NASDAQ:NWBI - Northwest Bancshares Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $16.99 -0.05 (-0.29 %) (As of 12/14/2018 10:31 AM ET)Previous Close$17.04Today's Range$16.94 - $17.0852-Week Range$15.50 - $18.56Volume16,616 shsAverage Volume474,640 shsMarket Capitalization$1.78 billionP/E Ratio20.17Dividend Yield3.94%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 Phone814-726-2140 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.23 Current Ratio1.01 Quick Ratio1.01 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.17 Forward P/E Ratio16.50 P/E Growth2.38 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$469.34 million Price / Sales3.74 Cash Flow$0.9878 per share Price / Cash Flow17.20 Book Value$11.76 per share Price / Book1.44 Profitability 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$1.78 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 31st. View Northwest Bancshares' Dividend History. How were Northwest Bancshares' earnings last quarter? Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 22nd. The savings and loans company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. The savings and loans company earned $108.37 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $109.30 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 Monday, January 28th 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 anticipate Northwest Bancshares' share price to reach $17.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.2%. 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 coverage about NWBI stock has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Northwest Bancshares earned a daily sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Northwest Bancshares' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Northwest Bancshares include Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR), BOK Financial (BOKF), Webster Financial (WBS), Akbank T.A.S. (AKBTY), First Horizon National (FHN), CIT Group (CIT), PacWest Bancorp (PACW), Synovus Financial (SNV), Pinnacle Financial Partners (PNFP), Sterling Bancorp (STL), F.N.B. (FNB), TCF Financial (TCF), MB Financial (MBFI), Community Bank System (CBU) and UMB Financial (UMBF). 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 52)Mr. Steven G. Fisher, Sr. EVP & Chief Revenue Officer (Age 61)Mr. Michael G. Smelko, Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 50)Mr. Michael W. Bickerton, Exec. VP of Commercial Lending (Age 58)Mr. Ronald J. Seiffert, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61) Who are Northwest Bancshares' major shareholders? Northwest Bancshares' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.29%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.61%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.61%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.40%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.53%) and First Trust Advisors LP (1.67%). 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Credit Suisse AG, Renaissance Technologies LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Morgan Stanley, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Bessemer Group Inc.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Man Group plc and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $17.04. How big of a company is Northwest Bancshares? Northwest Bancshares has a market capitalization of $1.78 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: 158 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 198 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 356MarketBeat'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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)?