Overview

Plan Rating

BrightScope Rating
80
Lowest Rating in Peer Group
Average Rating in Peer Group
Highest Rating in Peer Group
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Lowest in Peer Group (44)
Average in Peer Group (79)
Highest in Peer Group (91)

Plan Description

Northwest Natural Gas Company Retirement K Savings Plan is a defined contribution plan with a profit-sharing component, 401k feature, and ESOP component. This plan has a BrightScope Rating of 80. This plan is in the top 15% of plans for Account Balances, Participation Rate, Salary Deferral, and Total Plan Cost. Northwest Natural Gas Company Retirement K Savings Plan currently has over 1,200 active participants and over $171.5M in plan assets.

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For the average 401k participant, the 11 point difference between this plan's BrightScope Rating (80) and the top rated plan (91) could equate to:
8
Additional years of work
81,164
Lost Savings
*The delay in retirement calculations apply solely to this defined contribution plan and do not take into account other retirement plans and programs offered by this employer. How is this calculated?

Plan Details

Plan Details Relevant details about the plan and the plan sponsor, including the address and industry of the plan sponsor and the size of the plan in assets and participants.

 
Plan data accurate as of 12/31/2013
Plan data has been audited by an Independent Qualified Public Accountant (IQPA).
Address 220 Nw 2nd Avenue
  • Location
    Portland , OR
  • 97209-3943
  • Industry
    Natural Gas Distribution
  • Administrator
    Lea Anne Doolittle
  • Net Plan Assets
    $172,000,000
  • Total Participants
    1,300
  • Avg Account Balance
    $140,000

Plan Components

Component Ratings

Design

Total Plan Cost:
Lowest Fees
Company Generosity:
Above Average

Performance

Participation Rate:
Great
Salary Deferrals:
Great
Account Balance:
Great

Design

Total Plan Cost:
Low Fees
Company Generosity:
Average

Performance

Participation Rate:
Above Average
Salary Deferrals:
Above Average
Account Balance:
Above Average
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Investments

Investment Menu Stats

# of Investment Options

21

(Plan Average: 20)

Largest Funds in this Plan Allocation of Assets 1 YR Rank in Category
BlackRock, Inc. Blackrock Lifepath Index 60%
N/A
Northwest Natural Gas Company Common Stock 11%
N/A
T. Rowe Price Summit Cash Reserves 5%
40%
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100%
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100%
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100%
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100%
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Providers

Plan Service Providers

SERVICE PROVIDER
Corporate Trustee
T. Rowe Price
Recordkeeper
T. Rowe Price
Consultant
Towers Watson
Auditor
Grant Thornton, LLP