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NYSE:NWE - NorthWestern Stock Price, Forecast & News

$71.51
+0.25 (+0.35 %)
(As of 12/10/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$70.58
Now: $71.51
$71.55
50-Day Range
$68.23
MA: $71.44
$75.02
52-Week Range
$57.28
Now: $71.51
$76.72
Volume179,159 shs
Average Volume303,417 shs
Market Capitalization$3.61 billion
P/E Ratio21.09
Dividend Yield3.23%
Beta0.15
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryMulti-Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP66807430
Phone605-978-2900

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.19 billion
Cash Flow$6.92 per share
Book Value$38.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$196.96 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,528
Market Cap$3.61 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Tuesday, October 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.575 per share on Tuesday, December 31st. This represents a $2.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 12th. View NorthWestern's Dividend History.

How were NorthWestern's earnings last quarter?

NorthWestern Corp (NYSE:NWE) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The utilities provider reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.13. The utilities provider earned $274.84 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $295.48 million. NorthWestern had a return on equity of 9.57% and a net margin of 16.84%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.58 EPS. View NorthWestern's Earnings History.

When is NorthWestern's next earnings date?

NorthWestern is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 10th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for NorthWestern.

What guidance has NorthWestern issued on next quarter's earnings?

NorthWestern updated its FY 2019 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.38-3.48 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.42.

What price target have analysts set for NWE?

6 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for NorthWestern's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect NorthWestern's stock price to reach $65.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for NorthWestern.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NorthWestern?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NorthWestern in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for NorthWestern.

Has NorthWestern been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about NWE stock have trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NorthWestern earned a daily sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for NorthWestern.

Are investors shorting NorthWestern?

NorthWestern saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,150,000 shares, a decline of 8.0% from the October 31st total of 1,250,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 304,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.8 days. Approximately 2.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. View NorthWestern's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of NorthWestern's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of NorthWestern own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other NorthWestern investors own include Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), The Coca-Cola (KO), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Costco Wholesale (COST), CSX (CSX), Lam Research (LRCX), Micron Technology (MU), PACCAR (PCAR) and Caterpillar (CAT).

Who are NorthWestern's key executives?

NorthWestern's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert C. Rowe Esq., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Brian B. Bird, Chief Financial Officer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Heather H. Grahame, VP of Regulatory & Federal Gov. Affairs and Gen. Counsel (Age 64)
  • Ms. Bobbi L. Schroeppel, VP of Customer Care, Communications & HR (Age 50)
  • Mr. Curtis T. Pohl, VP of Distribution (Age 54)

Who are NorthWestern's major shareholders?

NorthWestern's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.32%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.19%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.11%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.08%), Systematic Financial Management LP (0.87%) and Man Group plc (0.67%). Company insiders that own NorthWestern stock include Bobbi L Schroeppel, Curtis T Pohl, H Grahame Heather, Jan Robert Horsfall, Linda G Sullivan, Michael R Cashell, Patrick R Corcoran and Robert C Rowe. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NorthWestern.

Which institutional investors are selling NorthWestern stock?

NWE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, State Street Corp, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and Peregrine Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold NorthWestern company stock in the last year include Bobbi L Schroeppel, Curtis T Pohl, H Grahame Heather, Jan Robert Horsfall, Michael R Cashell and Robert C Rowe. View Insider Buying and Selling for NorthWestern.

Which institutional investors are buying NorthWestern stock?

NWE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, Man Group plc, GW&K Investment Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Price Capital Management Inc. and Voya Investment Management LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is NorthWestern's stock price today?

One share of NWE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.51.

How big of a company is NorthWestern?

NorthWestern has a market capitalization of $3.61 billion and generates $1.19 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $196.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.39 on an earnings per share basis. NorthWestern employs 1,528 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About NorthWestern.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  246 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  363 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  609
MarketBeat'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 12/10/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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