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Portland General Electric Co (NYSE:POR)
Profitability Rank
6 (As of Jun. 2014)

Portland General Electric Co has the Profitability Rank of 6.

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

Portland General Electric Co's operating margin for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was 13.71%. As of today, Portland General Electric Co's Piotroski F-Score is 6.


Definition

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way.

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.

Portland General Electric Co has the Profitability Rank of 6.

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 Rank is based on these factors:

•1. Operating Margin

Operating Margin - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Portland General Electric Co's Operating Margin for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as:

Operating Margin=Operating Income (Q: Jun. 2014 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=58 / 423
=13.71 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

•2. Piotroski F-Score

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Portland General Electric Co has an F-score of 6 indicating the company's financial situation is typical for a stable company.

•3. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Good Sign:

Portland General Electric Co operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

•4. Consistency of the profitability

•5. Predictability Rank


Related Terms

Financial Strength Rank, Operating Margin, Piotroski F-Score

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