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NorthWestern Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.06 (-0.10 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 10:27 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $57.26
50-Day Range
MA: $57.21
52-Week Range
Now: $57.26
Volume1,116 shs
Average Volume288,263 shs
Market Capitalization$2.90 billion
P/E Ratio17.95
Dividend Yield4.06%
NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as NorthWestern Energy, provides electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company operates through Electric Operations and Natural Gas Operations segments. It generates, transmits, and distributes electricity; and produces, purchases, stores, transmits, and distributes natural gas, as well as owns municipal franchises to provide natural gas service in the communities. The company's natural gas transmission system covers approximately 4,810 miles of pipeline. It serves approximately 734,800 customers in Montana, South Dakota, and Nebraska, the United States. NorthWestern Corporation was founded in 1923 and is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.


Overall MarketRank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

18th out of 272 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

6th out of 28 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NWE



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.26 billion
Cash Flow$6.81 per share
Book Value$40.42 per share


Net Income$202.12 million


Market Cap$2.90 billion
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Confirmed)
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NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has NorthWestern's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

NorthWestern's stock was trading at $70.96 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NWE shares have decreased by 19.2% and is now trading at $57.32.
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Is NorthWestern a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NorthWestern in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" NorthWestern stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than NorthWestern?

Wall Street analysts have given NorthWestern a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but NorthWestern wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is NorthWestern's next earnings date?

NorthWestern is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 11th 2021.
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How can I listen to NorthWestern's earnings call?

NorthWestern will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 11th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were NorthWestern's earnings last quarter?

NorthWestern Co. (NASDAQ:NWE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 21st. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $280.61 million for the quarter. NorthWestern had a return on equity of 8.05% and a net margin of 13.32%.
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How often does NorthWestern pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NorthWestern?

NorthWestern declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 21st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.60 per share on Thursday, December 31st. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.19%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 14th.
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Is NorthWestern a good dividend stock?

NorthWestern pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.06%. NWE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of NorthWestern is 70.18%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NorthWestern will have a dividend payout ratio of 68.57% next year. This indicates that NorthWestern will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has NorthWestern issued on next quarter's earnings?

NorthWestern updated its fourth quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.23-1.38 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.28.

What price target have analysts set for NWE?

5 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for NorthWestern's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect NorthWestern's stock price to reach $63.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are NorthWestern's key executives?

NorthWestern's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert C. Rowe Esq., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 64, Pay $1.5M)
  • Mr. Brian B. Bird, Chief Financial Officer (Age 60, Pay $842.16k)
  • Ms. Heather H. Grahame, VP of Regulatory & Federal Gov. Affairs and Gen. Counsel (Age 65, Pay $761.6k)
  • Ms. Bobbi L. Schroeppel, VP of Customer Care, Communications & HR (Age 51, Pay $486.86k)
  • Ms. Crystal Dawn Lail, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Travis Meyer, Director - Investor Relations & Corp. Fin.
  • Ms. Jeanne M. Vold, Bus. Technology Officer
  • Mr. Michael L. Nieman, Chief Audit & Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Daniel L. Rausch, Treasurer
  • Mr. Timothy P. Olson, Sr. Corp. Counsel & Corp. Sec.

What is NorthWestern's stock symbol?

NorthWestern trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NWE."

Who are NorthWestern's major shareholders?

NorthWestern's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.71%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.60%), First PREMIER Bank (0.24%), Liberty One Investment Management LLC (0.22%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.18%) and North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.06%). Company insiders that own NorthWestern stock include Bobbi L Schroeppel, Curtis T Pohl, H Grahame Heather, Jan Robert Horsfall, Michael R Cashell and Robert C Rowe.
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Which major investors are selling NorthWestern stock?

NWE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Cox Capital Mgt LLC, First PREMIER Bank, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Diversified Trust Co, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold NorthWestern company stock in the last year include Curtis T Pohl, H Grahame Heather, Jan Robert Horsfall, and Robert C Rowe.
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Which major investors are buying NorthWestern stock?

NWE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, North Star Investment Management Corp., Liberty One Investment Management LLC, Sound Income Strategies LLC, and Sowell Financial Services LLC.
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How do I buy shares of NorthWestern?

Shares of NWE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is NorthWestern's stock price today?

One share of NWE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.32.

How big of a company is NorthWestern?

NorthWestern has a market capitalization of $2.90 billion and generates $1.26 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $202.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.42 on an earnings per share basis. NorthWestern employs 1,533 workers across the globe.

What is NorthWestern's official website?

The official website for NorthWestern is www.northwesternenergy.com.

How can I contact NorthWestern?

NorthWestern's mailing address is 3010 WEST 69TH STREET, SIOUX FALLS SD, 57108. The company can be reached via phone at 605-978-2900 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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