Northwest Gas (NWN) Receives a Buy from Stifel Nicolaus

In a report issued on May 5, Selman Akyol from Stifel Nicolaus maintained a Buy rating on Northwest Gas (NWNResearch Report), with a price target of $54.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $49.34.

According to, Akyol is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 2.8% and a 57.1% success rate. Akyol covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Enterprise Products Partners, Dcp Midstream Partners, and Green Plains Partners.

Northwest Gas has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $54.50, which is an 11.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on May 5, Maxim Group also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $62.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $57.63 and a one-year low of $43.07. Currently, Northwest Gas has an average volume of 286.5K.

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Northwest Natural Holding Co. operates through its subsidiaries, which engages in the local distribution of gas and water. It supplies natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Oregon and southwest Washington. The company is headquartered in Portland, OR.

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