Northwest Bancshares Company Profile (NASDAQ:NWBI)

About Northwest Bancshares

Northwest Bancshares logoNorthwest Bancshares, Inc. (Northwest) is a savings and loan holding company. The Company's principal business consists of attracting deposits and making loans secured by various types of collateral, including real estate and other assets in the markets in which it operates. Its subsidiary, Northwest Bank, is a Pennsylvania-chartered stock savings bank. Northwest Bank is a community-oriented financial institution, offering personal and business banking solutions, investment management and trust services and insurance products. Through a subsidiary, Northwest Consumer Discount Company, it also offers consumer finance loans. Northwest Bank operates over 180 community-banking offices throughout its market. Northwest Bank also offers investment management and trust services and through its subsidiaries, actuarial and benefit plan administration services, as well as property and casualty and employer benefit plan insurance.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Savings & Loans
  • Sub-Industry: Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NWBI
  • CUSIP: 66734010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $17.96
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $17.55
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $16.62
  • 52-Week Range: $101,699,000.00 - $12.23
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 36.65
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.96
  • P/E Growth: 3.68
  • Market Cap: $1.83B
  • Outstanding Shares: 101,699,000
  • Beta: 0.62
  • Net Margins: 11.46%
  • Return on Equity: 7.31%
  • Return on Assets: 0.92%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.22%
  • Current Ratio: 1.00%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.00%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $15.33 (14.63% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/19/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
10/26/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMkt Perform$15.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
9/13/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$14.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$14.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
6/22/2015Boenning ScattergoodInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/23/2017Q4 2016$0.25$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2016Q2$0.20($0.07)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2016Q1$0.18$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2016Q415$0.19$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2015Q3$0.18$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/16/2015Q215$0.17$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.16$0.18$62.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2015Q414$0.17$0.19$62.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2014Q3$0.17$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2014$0.16$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2014Q1 14$0.17$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2014Q413$0.17$0.22$62.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2013Q3 13$0.16$0.19$64.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2013Q2 13$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.97 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.00 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.18$0.19$0.19
Q2 20162$0.19$0.21$0.20
Q3 20162$0.22$0.26$0.24
Q4 20162$0.25$0.26$0.26
Q1 20172$0.23$0.24$0.24
Q2 20172$0.24$0.25$0.25
Q3 20172$0.24$0.25$0.25
Q4 20172$0.24$0.25$0.25
Q1 20181$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q2 20181$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q3 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q4 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI)
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:3.56%
Payout Ratio:130.61% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
65.98% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
64.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.11%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/15/2017Gerald J RitzertEVPSell42,936$17.64$757,391.04View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017William W HarveyCFOSell10,000$17.72$177,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Philip M TredwayDirectorSell5,850$18.62$108,927.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2016Timothy M HunterDirectorBuy1,000$18.37$18,370.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Michael G SmelkoVPSell30,375$18.27$554,951.25View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Richard K LawsEVPSell8,682$18.21$158,099.22View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Steven G FisherEVPSell1,000$18.22$18,220.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Philip M TredwayDirectorSell9,750$17.81$173,647.50View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Gerald J RitzertEVPSell10,607$17.58$186,471.06View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016William W HarveyCFOSell9,286$17.75$164,826.50View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Jonathan P ScaliseEVPSell8,720$17.98$156,785.60View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Michael G SmelkoVPSell10,125$14.98$151,672.50View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016Andrew YoungEVPSell8,425$14.37$121,067.25View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Julia W MctavishInsiderSell2,500$14.76$36,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016Gerald J RitzertEVPSell10,125$14.74$149,242.50View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Steven G FisherEVPSell25,874$14.83$383,711.42View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016William W HarveyCFOSell12,937$14.77$191,079.49View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Jonathan P ScaliseEVPSell4,313$14.69$63,357.97View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016David E WesterburgCOOSell20,250$14.47$293,017.50View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016William F McknightDirectorBuy800$14.30$11,440.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Gerald J RitzertEVPSell14,061$14.24$200,228.64View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Philip M TredwayDirectorSell10,468$13.77$144,144.36View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Julia W. MctavishinsiderSell1,687$13.90$23,449.30View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015David E. WesterburgCOOSell10,452$13.80$144,237.60View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015David E. WesterburgCOOSell10,100$13.75$138,875.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Robert M CampanaDirectorSell3,479$13.58$47,244.82View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Timothy M HunterDirectorBuy1,000$13.34$13,340.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Steven G. FisherEVPSell16,903$13.86$234,275.58View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Julia W MctavishInsiderSell1,500$12.70$19,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Timothy M HunterDirectorBuy1,000$12.20$12,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015John P MeeganDirectorBuy2,000$11.68$23,360.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Deborah J Esq. ChadseyDirectorBuy1,400$11.77$16,478.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2015John P MeeganDirectorBuy2,000$11.98$23,960.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014A Paul KingDirectorSell22,500$12.67$285,075.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014William J WagnerCEOBuy11,462$13.30$152,444.60View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Julia W MctavishInsiderSell1,462$14.56$21,286.72View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014Timothy A HuberVPSell31,725$14.69$466,040.25View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014William W HarveyCFOSell9,163$14.61$133,871.43View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Steven G FisherVPSell10,125$14.49$146,711.25View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Gerald J RitzertVPSell7,233$14.43$104,372.19View SEC Filing  
1/28/2014John P MeeganDirectorBuy5,000$14.82$74,100.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI)
News IconTechnical Study: Following Indicators for Northwest Bancshares Inc. (NWBI) - Baldwin Journal (NASDAQ:NWBI) - February 18 at 11:51 AM logoNorthwest Bank gets sales tax breaks for regional HQ in Amherst (NASDAQ:NWBI) - February 17 at 4:37 PM
News IconResearch Reports on Savings & Loans Equities -- New York Community Bancorp, People's United Financial, Northwest Bancshares, and Washington Federal (NASDAQ:NWBI) - February 16 at 6:31 PM logoNorthwest Bancshares Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 3.77% Yield (NWBI) (NASDAQ:NWBI) - February 2 at 7:52 PM logoETFs with exposure to Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (Pennsylvania) : February 2, 2017 (NASDAQ:NWBI) - February 2 at 7:52 PM logoNORTHWEST BANCSHARES, INC. : ex-dividend day (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 30 at 7:37 PM logoRSI Alert: Northwest Bancshares Now Oversold (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 30 at 7:37 PM
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News IconMerger, acquisition drive jump in Northwest profit (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 24 at 7:42 PM
News IconWill Northwest Bancshares Inc (NWBI) Continue To Underperform Its Industry? (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 23 at 7:17 PM logoNorthwest Bancshares, Inc. Announces Record Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings and Quarterly Dividend Increase (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 23 at 7:17 PM logo11:31 am Northwest Bancshares reports Q4 net income per share of $0.24 vs $0.26 Capital IQ Consensus; increases quarterly cash dividend to $0.16/share from $0.15/share (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 23 at 7:17 PM logoNorthwest Bancshares posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 23 at 7:17 PM
News IconMonitoring Relative Strength Index Values for Northwest Bancshares Inc. (NWBI) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 21 at 6:37 AM
News IconAnalysts Take: Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) Projected Earnings & Price Targets - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 19 at 11:29 PM logoDozens of new jobs at Northwest Bank as company establishes Western New York headquarters (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 18 at 7:33 PM logoETFs with exposure to Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (Pennsylvania) : January 17, 2017 (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 17 at 7:21 PM logoFocused on New York, Northwest Bank sells Maryland branches (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 17 at 11:25 AM logoNorthwest Bancshares, Inc. (Pennsylvania) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NWBI-US : January 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 13 at 11:41 PM logoForm 8-K Northwest Bancshares, For: Jan 10 (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 12 at 7:35 PM logoNORTHWEST BANCSHARES, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 12 at 7:35 PM logoNorthwest selling 3 Baltimore branches, exits Maryland (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 11 at 7:34 PM logoShore United Bank Expands Maryland Operations with Acquisition of Three Branches in the Greater Baltimore Metro Areas of Elkridge, Owings Mills and Arbutus from Northwest Bank (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 10 at 7:48 PM logoShore United Bank entering Baltimore area with deal for Northwest branches (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 10 at 7:48 PM logoNorthwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) Held $167.408 In ... - Stocks Daily (NASDAQ:NWBI) - January 8 at 11:42 PM
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News IconTechnicals in Focus for Northwest Bancshares Inc. (NWBI) - StockTalk Daily (NASDAQ:NWBI) - December 20 at 6:05 PM logoNorthwest Bank Enhances Consumer Loan Offerings with Docutech™ (NASDAQ:NWBI) - December 20 at 1:03 PM logoNorthwest Bancshares downgraded by Sandler O'Neill (NASDAQ:NWBI) - December 20 at 1:03 PM logoQuarterly Accrued Expenses Of Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) At $0.682 Millions - Stocks Daily (NASDAQ:NWBI) - December 18 at 12:26 AM
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What is Northwest Bancshares' stock symbol?

Northwest Bancshares trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NWBI."

How often does Northwest Bancshares pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Northwest Bancshares?

Northwest Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Thursday, February 16th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 31st. This is an increase from Northwest Bancshares's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15.

Where is Northwest Bancshares' stock going? Where will Northwest Bancshares' stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Northwest Bancshares' shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect Northwest Bancshares' share price to reach $15.33 in the next year.

When will Northwest Bancshares announce their earnings?

Northwest Bancshares is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April, 20th 2017.

Who owns Northwest Bancshares stock?

Northwest Bancshares' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.91%), State Street Corp (2.32%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.93%), Denver Investment Advisors LLC (0.85%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.56%) and Martingale Asset Management L P (0.28%). Company insiders that own Northwest Bancshares stock include Andrew Young, David E Westerburg, Deborah J Esq Chadsey, Gerald J Ritzert, John P Meegan, Jonathan P Scalise, Julia W Mctavish, Michael G Smelko, Philip M Tredway, Richard K Laws, Robert M Campana, Steven G Fisher, Timothy M Hunter, William F Mcknight and William W Harvey.

Who sold Northwest Bancshares stock? Who is selling Northwest Bancshares stock?

Northwest Bancshares' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Denver Investment Advisors LLC, Comerica Bank, Cipher Capital LP, Ramsey Quantitative Systems, Guggenheim Capital LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC and Ancora Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Northwest Bancshares stock in the last year include Andrew Young, David E Westerburg, Gerald J Ritzert, Jonathan P Scalise, Julia W Mctavish, Michael G Smelko, Philip M Tredway, Richard K Laws, Steven G Fisher and William W Harvey.

Who bought Northwest Bancshares stock? Who is buying Northwest Bancshares stock?

Northwest Bancshares' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC, FMR LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Martingale Asset Management L P and Two Sigma Investments LP. Company insiders that have bought Northwest Bancshares stock in the last two years include Deborah J Esq Chadsey, John P Meegan, Timothy M Hunter and William F Mcknight.

How do I buy Northwest Bancshares stock?

Shares of Northwest Bancshares can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Northwest Bancshares stock cost?

One share of Northwest Bancshares stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.96.

Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI) Chart for Sunday, February, 19, 2017

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI)

Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by Staff