Case: Portland General Electric Company
Venue: United States District Court of Oregon
Class Period: 4/24/2020 - 8/24/2020
Lead Plaintiff: 11/2/2020
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NEW YORK, NY – October 6, 2020 – Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Portland General Electric Company (“PGE” or the “Company”) (NYSE: POR).  A complaint has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired PGE securities between April 24, 2020 and August 24, 2020, inclusive (the “Class Period”).

On August 24, 2020, after the market closed, PGE announced that as a result of energy trading activity in certain wholesale electricity markets it had incurred losses of $127 million as of August 24, 2020.  PGE further stated that “personnel entered into a number of energy trades during 2020, with increasing volume accumulating late in the second quarter and into the third quarter, resulting in significant exposure to the Company.”  In addition, the Company announced that it had formed a Special Committee “to review the energy trading that led to the losses and the Company’s procedures and controls related to the trading.

”On this news, the price of PGE’s shares fell $3.51 per share, or 8.37%, to close at $38.45 per share on August 25, 2020, thereby injuring investors.

If you are a member of the proposed Class, you may move the court no later than November 2, 2020 to serve as a lead plaintiff for the purported class.  You need not seek to become a lead plaintiff in order to share in any possible recovery.  If you would like to discuss the complaint or our investigation, please contact us by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by calling 646-315-9003.

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