NASDAQ:NWBI - Northwest Bancshares Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.92 +0.13 (+0.73 %) (As of 01/23/2019 11:19 AM ET)Previous Close$17.79Today's Range$17.74 - $18.0052-Week Range$15.50 - $18.56Volume24,926 shsAverage Volume501,143 shsMarket Capitalization$1.85 billionP/E Ratio21.36Dividend Yield3.73%Beta0.71 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Northwest Bancshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Northwest Savings Bank that offers various personal and business banking solutions in the United States. The company offers personal and business deposits, such as checking, savings, money market deposit, term certificate, and individual retirement accounts. Its loan portfolio comprise one-to-four family residential real estate, residential mortgage, short term consumer, multi-family residential and commercial real estate, commercial business, and home equity loans; lines of credit; and consumer loans, including automobile, sales finance, unsecured personal, and credit card loans, as well as loans secured by deposit accounts. In addition, the company offers employee benefit, property, and casualty insurance services; and trust, investment management, and brokerage services. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 172 community-banking locations in central and western Pennsylvania, western New York, and eastern Ohio. Northwest Bancshares, Inc. was founded in 1896 and is headquartered in Warren, Pennsylvania. Receive NWBI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NWBI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry National commercial banks Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWBI Previous Symbol CUSIP66734010 Webwww.northwest.com Phone814-726-2140Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.23 Current Ratio1.01 Quick Ratio1.01Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.36 Forward P/E Ratio17.40 P/E Growth2.46 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$469.34 million Price / Sales3.94 Cash Flow$0.9857 per share Price / Cash Flow18.18 Book Value$11.76 per share Price / Book1.52Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.84 Net Income$94.46 million Net Margins21.95% Return on Equity8.27% Return on Assets1.06%Miscellaneous Employees2,254 Outstanding Shares103,300,000Market Cap$1.85 billion OptionableOptionable Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI) Frequently Asked Questions 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 1st will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.79%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 31st. View Northwest Bancshares' Dividend History. How were Northwest Bancshares' earnings last quarter? Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 22nd. The savings and loans company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.01. The savings and loans company earned $110.08 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $109.58 million. Northwest Bancshares had a return on equity of 8.27% and a net margin of 21.95%. View Northwest Bancshares' Earnings History. When is Northwest Bancshares' next earnings date? Northwest Bancshares is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Northwest Bancshares. What price target have analysts set for NWBI? 2 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Northwest Bancshares' shares. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect Northwest Bancshares' share price to reach $17.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Northwest Bancshares. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Northwest Bancshares? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northwest Bancshares in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Northwest Bancshares. Has Northwest Bancshares been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about NWBI stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Northwest Bancshares earned a news impact score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Northwest Bancshares' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Northwest Bancshares include Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR), Akbank T.A.S. (AKBTY), BOK Financial (BOKF), Webster Financial (WBS), PacWest Bancorp (PACW), CIT Group (CIT), First Horizon National (FHN), Pinnacle Financial Partners (PNFP), Sterling Bancorp (STL), Synovus Financial (SNV), MB Financial (MBFI), F.N.B. (FNB), TCF Financial (TCF), UMB Financial (UMBF) and Community Bank System (CBU). Who are Northwest Bancshares' key executives? Northwest Bancshares' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. William W. Harvey Jr., Sr. EVP, Fin., CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 53)Mr. Steven G. Fisher, Sr. EVP & Chief Revenue Officer (Age 62)Mr. Michael G. Smelko, Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 51)Mr. Michael W. Bickerton, Exec. VP of Commercial Lending (Age 59)Mr. Ronald J. Seiffert, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62) Who are Northwest Bancshares' major shareholders? Northwest Bancshares' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), Verity & Verity LLC (0.02%), Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.01%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.01%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%). Company insiders that own Northwest Bancshares stock include Andrew Young, David E Westerburg, Gerald J Ritzert, John P Meegan, Jonathan P Scalise, Philip M Tredway, Ronald J Seiffert, Shawn O Walker, Thomas J Townsend, Timothy M Hunter, William J Wagner and William W Harvey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Northwest Bancshares. Which institutional investors are selling Northwest Bancshares stock? NWBI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Northwest Bancshares company stock in the last year include David E Westerburg, Gerald J Ritzert, Jonathan P Scalise, Philip M Tredway, Shawn O Walker, Thomas J Townsend, William J Wagner and William W Harvey. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northwest Bancshares. Which institutional investors are buying Northwest Bancshares stock? NWBI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C., Verity & Verity LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have bought Northwest Bancshares stock in the last two years include John P Meegan, Ronald J Seiffert and Timothy M Hunter. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northwest Bancshares. How do I buy shares of Northwest Bancshares? Shares of NWBI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Northwest Bancshares' stock price today? One share of NWBI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.94. How big of a company is Northwest Bancshares? Northwest Bancshares has a market capitalization of $1.85 billion and generates $469.34 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $94.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.84 on an earnings per share basis. Northwest Bancshares employs 2,254 workers across the globe. What is Northwest Bancshares' official website? The official website for Northwest Bancshares is http://www.northwest.com. How can I contact Northwest Bancshares? Northwest Bancshares' mailing address is 100 LIBERTY STREET, WARREN PA, 16365. The savings and loans company can be reached via phone at 814-726-2140. MarketBeat Community Rating for Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ NWBI)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 164 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 201 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 365MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Northwest Bancshares and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NWBI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NWBI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does EPS mean?