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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 0.04
POR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. POR: 0.04 )
POR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset 0.28
POR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. POR: 0.28 )
POR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.28

0.27
0.38
Interest Coverage 2.04
POR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. POR: 2.04 )
POR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 3.64
Current: 2.04

1.57
3.64
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.04
M-Score: -2.78
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 15.69
POR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. POR: 15.69 )
POR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 20.2
Current: 15.69

4.4
20.2
Net-margin (%) 9.43
POR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. POR: 9.43 )
POR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 11.65
Current: 9.43

1.12
11.65
ROE (%) 9.70
POR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. POR: 9.70 )
POR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 14.38
Current: 9.7

3.1
14.38
ROA (%) 2.87
POR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. POR: 2.87 )
POR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 4.27
Current: 2.87

0.98
4.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.78
POR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.53 vs. POR: 5.78 )
POR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.31   Max: 20.38
Current: 5.78

4.31
20.38
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.40
POR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. POR: -0.40 )
POR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.4   Max: 37.4
Current: -0.4

-27.4
37.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.10
POR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. POR: -4.10 )
POR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.9   Max: 9.3
Current: -4.1

-14.9
9.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.40
POR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. POR: -6.40 )
POR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 12.7
Current: -6.4

0
12.7
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

POR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 309,416 sh (+12.83%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 151,449 sh (+0.1%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen 21,146 sh (-66.32%)
Jim Simons 88,700 sh (-84.39%)
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Q1 2014

POR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 27,718 sh (+31.08%)
David Dreman 319,088 sh (+3.13%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 151,449 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2014

POR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 31,134 sh (New)
Jim Simons 186,200 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 151,887 sh (+0.29%)
David Dreman 312,444 sh (-2.08%)
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Q3 2014

POR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 287,100 sh (+54.19%)
David Dreman 316,551 sh (+1.31%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 151,924 sh (+0.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,108 sh (-41.84%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with POR

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.08%$27.93 - $30.52 $ 38.4131%0
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -74.16%0.65%$27.63 - $32.38 $ 38.4128%274239
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -34.68%0.06%$27.63 - $32.38 $ 38.4128%82678
David Dreman 2013-06-30 Reduce -14.69%0.15%$29.56 - $32.72 $ 38.4124%1061371
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 34.22%0.04%$29.56 - $32.72 $ 38.4124%126576
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-06-30 Reduce -43.92%0.02%$29.56 - $32.72 $ 38.4124%151300
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.15%$27.36 - $30.33 $ 38.4133%94302
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-03-31 Reduce -44.41%0.03%$27.36 - $30.33 $ 38.4133%269800
Richard Pzena 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.07%$26.73 - $27.74 $ 38.4141%0
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2012-09-30 Reduce -42.36%0.06%$26.73 - $27.74 $ 38.4141%514300
Richard Pzena 2012-06-30 Reduce -36.17%0.03%$24.41 - $26.73 $ 38.4152%208370
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$24.41 - $26.73 $ 38.4152%0
Richard Pzena 2012-03-31 Reduce -44.34%0.07%$24.33 - $25.44 $ 38.4164%326457
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$24.33 - $25.44 $ 38.4164%0
Ken Fisher 2011-12-31 Reduce -26.16%$22.75 - $25.46 $ 38.4157%104127
David Dreman 2011-09-30 Reduce -21.63%0.2%$21.49 - $25.94 $ 38.4158%1486118
Richard Pzena 2011-09-30 Reduce -39.47%0.09%$21.49 - $25.94 $ 38.4158%598962
Ken Fisher 2011-09-30 Add 26.61%$21.49 - $25.94 $ 38.4158%141015
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.30
POR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. POR: 17.30 )
POR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.04   Max: 93.23
Current: 17.3

10.04
93.23
P/B 1.59
POR's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. POR: 1.59 )
POR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.61
Current: 1.59

0.66
1.61
P/S 1.62
POR's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. POR: 1.62 )
POR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.62
Current: 1.62

0.58
1.62
EV-to-EBIT 17.54
POR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. POR: 17.54 )
POR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.8   Max: 23.4
Current: 17.54

9.8
23.4
PEG 19.00
POR's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. POR: 19.00 )
POR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 20.08
Current: 19

0.98
20.08
Shiller P/E 21.87
POR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 24.65 vs. POR: 21.87 )
POR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.88   Max: 39.71
Current: 21.87

9.88
39.71
Current Ratio 1.12
POR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. POR: 1.12 )
POR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.12

0.73
2.04
Quick Ratio 0.95
POR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. POR: 0.95 )
POR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.91
Current: 0.95

0.67
1.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.89
POR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. POR: 2.89 )
POR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 6.09
Current: 2.89

0.8
6.09
Dividend Payout 0.50
POR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
77% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. POR: 0.50 )
POR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.41
Current: 0.5

0.26
2.41
Dividend growth (3y) 1.90
POR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. POR: 1.90 )
POR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 14.4
Current: 1.9

0
14.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.20
POR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
53% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. POR: 3.20 )
POR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 6.72
Current: 3.2

0.88
6.72
Share Buyback Rate -0.90
POR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. POR: -0.90 )
POR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -6.4
Current: -0.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.59
POR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. POR: 1.59 )
POR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.59

0.72
1.59
Price/DCF (Projected) 6.00
POR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. POR: 6.00 )
POR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 25.81
Current: 6

0.97
25.81
Price/Median PS Value 1.55
POR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. POR: 1.55 )
POR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.55

0.61
1.42
Price/Graham Number 1.09
POR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. POR: 1.09 )
POR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.59
Current: 1.09

0.68
2.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
POR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. POR: 5.70 )
POR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 10.2
Current: 5.7

4.3
10.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.39
POR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. POR: -0.39 )
POR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16.7   Max: 3
Current: -0.39

-16.7
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
Compare:AVA, PSD, EIX, HE, PCG, AEP, SRP » details
Traded in other countries:49P.Germany,
Portland General Electric Co was incorporated in 1930. The Company is a vertically integrated electric utility engaged in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and retail sale of electricity in the state of Oregon. The Company operates as a cost-based, regulated electric utility. The Company's retail load requirement is met with both Company-owned generation and power purchased in the wholesale market. The Company also participates in the wholesale market by purchasing and selling electricity and natural gas in an effort to obtain reasonably-priced power for its retail customers. It has authority under its FERC Market-Based Rates tariff to charge market-based rates for wholesale energy sales. The Company offers transmission service pursuant to its Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT), which is filed with the FERC. In addition to cost-of-service pricing, residential and small commercial customers can select portfolio options from the company that include time-of-use and renewable resource pricing. Transmission systems deliver energy from generating facilities to distribution systems for final delivery to customers. The transmission system is part of the Western Interconnection, the regional grid in the western United States. The Western Interconnection includes the interconnected transmission systems of 11 western states, two Canadian provinces and parts of Mexico, and is subject to the reliability rules of the WECC and the NERC. The Company is subject to regulation by several federal agencies, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

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