Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) Analyst Coverage

Mar 03, 2017, 00:16

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) 's clean energy startup, Current, is partnering with AT&T to sell internet-connected sensors to cities in the USA and Mexico. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. now owns 350,485 shares of the company's stock valued at $10,381,000 after buying an additional 9,113 shares during the period. First Pacific Advisors LLC increased its position in General Electric Company by 2.4% in the second quarter.

A number of other research firms also recently weighed in on EMR. General Electric Company (GE) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 10, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.24. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 2,605,353 shares of the company's stock worth $110,962,000 after buying an additional 277,820 shares in the last quarter. The company's outstanding shares are 242.42 Million. General Electric Company comprises approximately 2.3% of Holderness Investments Co.'s portfolio, making the stock its 8th largest position. Global X Management Co. Finally, Barnett & Company Inc. increased its position in General Electric Company by 12.6% in the third quarter. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 738,907 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $21,842,090.92. Welch Group LLC increased its stake in Emerson Electric Company by 2.7% in the third quarter. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 6.06 Million. Stockman Asset Management increased its stake in Emerson Electric Company by 1.7% in the third quarter. The firm owned 81,276 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 1,708 shares during the period.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 68,757 shares in the company, valued at $2,037,269.91.

The company's ATR (Average True Range) is 0.69. The current share price indicate that stock is -7.54% away from its one year high and is moving 7.39% ahead of its 52-week low. The company has a market capitalization of $277.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 26.96 and a beta of 1.20. The correct version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/03/01/fort-pitt-capital-group-llc-lowers-position-in-general-electric-company-ge.html. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.32. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 3.6 Billion and 3.38 Billion respectively.

11/22/2016 - Portland General Electric Company was downgraded to "underperform" by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 25th. On average, equities research analysts predict that General Electric Company will post $1.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 27th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.86%. General Electric Company's quarterly revenue was down 2.4% compared to the same quarter past year. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 23rd. General Electric Company's payout ratio is presently 106.67%.

GE has been the topic of several analyst reports. The 52-week range of the share price is from $48.45 - $64.36. RBC Capital Markets set a $37.00 target price on shares of General Electric Company and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, December 15th. Vetr raised shares of General Electric Company from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $32.04 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, September 26th.

11/04/2016 - Guggenheim began new coverage on Portland General Electric Company giving the company a "neutral" rating.

20 analysts projected Price Targets for Emerson Electric Co. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $55.12.

In other news, Vice Chairman David Leon Joyce sold 159,662 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 3rd.

For the ongoing Fiscal Quarter, 6 analysts have an average earnings forecast of $0.55 per share. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

As most professionals know, technical analysis can offer critical insights into what smart money and insiders think about a stock's prospects going forward.

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