NYSE:NWE - NorthWestern Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $60.75 +0.71 (+1.18 %) (As of 10/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$60.75Today's Range$59.50 - $61.1452-Week Range$50.01 - $64.47Volume278,916 shsAverage Volume316,635 shsMarket Capitalization$3.06 billionP/E Ratio18.41Dividend Yield3.62%Beta0.08 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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, stores, transmits, and distributes natural gas, as well as owns municipal franchises to provide natural gas service in the communities. The company's electric transmission and distribution network consists of approximately 24,660 miles of overhead and underground transmission and distribution lines, as well as 385 transmission and distribution substations in Montana; and transmission and distribution network comprises of approximately 3,560 miles of overhead and underground transmission and distribution lines, as well as 126 substations in South Dakota. Its natural gas transmission system consists of approximately 2,100 miles of pipeline. The company serves approximately 718,300 customers in Montana, South Dakota, and Nebraska, the United States. NorthWestern Corporation was founded in 1923 and is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Receive NWE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NWE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric & other services combined Sub-IndustryMulti-Utilities SectorUtilities SymbolNYSE:NWE CUSIP66807430 Webwww.northwesternenergy.com Phone605-978-2900 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.07 Current Ratio0.77 Quick Ratio0.62 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.41 Forward P/E Ratio17.61 P/E Growth7.78 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.31 billion Price / Sales2.34 Cash Flow$6.8258 per share Price / Cash8.90 Book Value$37.02 per share Price / Book1.64 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.30 Net Income$162.70 million Net Margins14.84% Return on Equity10.28% Return on Assets3.41% Miscellaneous Employees1,557 Outstanding Shares50,320,000Market Cap$3.06 billion NorthWestern (NYSE:NWE) Frequently Asked Questions What is NorthWestern's stock symbol? NorthWestern trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NWE." How often does NorthWestern pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NorthWestern? NorthWestern announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 13th. View NorthWestern's Dividend History. How were NorthWestern's earnings last quarter? NorthWestern Corp (NYSE:NWE) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The utilities provider reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.09. The utilities provider had revenue of $341.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $369.59 million. NorthWestern had a net margin of 14.84% and a return on equity of 10.28%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.17 EPS. View NorthWestern's Earnings History. When is NorthWestern's next earnings date? NorthWestern is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for NorthWestern. How can I listen to NorthWestern's earnings call? NorthWestern will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 24th at 3:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8772601479. What price target have analysts set for NWE? 5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for NorthWestern's shares. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate NorthWestern's stock price to reach $57.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for NorthWestern. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NorthWestern? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NorthWestern in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for NorthWestern. Who are some of NorthWestern's key competitors? Some companies that are related to NorthWestern include Alliant Energy (LNT), NiSource (NI), Westar Energy (WR), United Utilities Group (UUGRY), SCANA (SCG), ALLETE (ALE), Avista (AVA), Unitil (UTL), Spark Energy (SPKE), Genie Energy (GNE) and EuroSite Power (EUSP). Who are NorthWestern's key executives? NorthWestern's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Robert C. Rowe Esq., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)Mr. Brian B. Bird, VP & CFO (Age 58)Ms. Heather H. Grahame, VP of Regulatory & Federal Gov. Affairs and Gen. Counsel (Age 63)Ms. Bobbi L. Schroeppel, VP of Customer Care, Communications & HR (Age 49)Mr. Curtis T. Pohl, VP of Distribution (Age 53) Who are NorthWestern's major shareholders? NorthWestern's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.70%), First Manhattan Co. (0.48%), First PREMIER Bank (0.28%), Aperio Group LLC (0.26%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.19%) and Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.15%). Company insiders that own NorthWestern stock include Curtis T Pohl, H Grahame Heather, Jan Robert Horsfall, John D Hines, Linda G Sullivan, Michael R Cashell, Patrick R Corcoran and Robert C Rowe. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NorthWestern. Which major investors are selling NorthWestern stock? NWE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Manhattan Co., Bank of Montreal Can, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. Company insiders that have sold NorthWestern company stock in the last year include Curtis T Pohl, Jan Robert Horsfall, Michael R Cashell, Patrick R Corcoran and Robert C Rowe. View Insider Buying and Selling for NorthWestern. Which major investors are buying NorthWestern stock? NWE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Aperio Group LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Alpha Windward LLC, Personal Capital Advisors Corp and First PREMIER Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for NorthWestern. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is NorthWestern's stock price today? One share of NWE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $60.75. How big of a company is NorthWestern? NorthWestern has a market capitalization of $3.06 billion and generates $1.31 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $162.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.30 on an earnings per share basis. NorthWestern employs 1,557 workers across the globe. What is NorthWestern's official website? The official website for NorthWestern is http://www.northwesternenergy.com. How can I contact NorthWestern? NorthWestern's mailing address is 3010 WEST 69TH STREET, SIOUX FALLS SD, 57108. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 605-978-2900 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for NorthWestern (NYSE NWE)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 200 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 304 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 504MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NorthWestern and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NWE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NWE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 10/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do You Calculate Return on Equity (ROE)?