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NWN

Northwest Natural Gas

$58.35

-0.6 (-1.02%)

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Northwest Natural Gas subsidiary acquires two water utilities in Washington

NW Natural Water, a subsidiary of NW Natural Gas, announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire two water utilities in Washington state. Both are located on Whidbey Island near Seattle in Puget Sound. Lehman Enterprises serves about 900 customers and Sea View Water serves just under 200 customers. The assets and operations of Lehman and Sea View will be combined under a newly-formed subsidiary of NW Natural Water. The transactions are subject to certain conditions, including approval by the Washington Transportation and Utilities Commission, and are expected to close in 2018. The planned acquisitions further the company's strategy to expand into the regulated water utility sector. In addition to Washington, NW Natural Water has pending water utility acquisitions in Oregon and Idaho.

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NWN Northwest Natural Gas
$58.35

-0.6 (-1.02%)

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Northwest Natural Gas upgraded to Neutral at Hilliard Lyons
As previously reported, Hilliard Lyons analyst Spencer Joyce upgraded Northwest Natural Gas to Neutral from Underperform, stating that his view toward its near-term risk/reward is "as positive as it has been in some time." However, he still thinks Northwest faces one of the more challenged long-term growth outlooks in the gas utility industry and continues to view the stock as a "potential source of funds" for investors in the sector.
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03/05/18
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Market Perform
Northwest Natural Gas upgraded to Market Perform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Sarah Akers upgraded Northwest Natural Gas to Market Perform from Underperform with an unchanged price target of $52. The analyst cites valuation for the upgrade with the shares down 25% over the past three months.
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Allegion

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