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NorthWestern Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.26 (+0.42 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $62.03
50-Day Range
MA: $54.90
52-Week Range
Now: $62.03
Volume441,117 shs
Average Volume365,149 shs
Market Capitalization$3.14 billion
P/E Ratio20.47
Dividend Yield3.89%
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.87 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.26 billion
Cash Flow$8.64 per share
Book Value$40.42 per share


Net Income$202.12 million


Market Cap$3.14 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2021 (Estimated)
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NorthWestern (NYSE:NWE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has NorthWestern's stock 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 stock has decreased by 12.6% and is now trading at $62.03.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of NorthWestern?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NorthWestern in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than NorthWestern?

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When is NorthWestern's next earnings date?

NorthWestern is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 10th 2021.
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How were NorthWestern's earnings last quarter?

NorthWestern Co. (NYSE:NWE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 21st. The utilities provider reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.01. NorthWestern had a net margin of 12.74% and a return on equity of 7.89%.
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How often does NorthWestern pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NorthWestern?

NorthWestern declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 23rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Thursday, December 31st. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 14th.
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What guidance has NorthWestern issued on next quarter's earnings?

NorthWestern updated its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 3.30-3.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.33.

What price target have analysts set for NWE?

5 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for NorthWestern's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate NorthWestern's share price to reach $64.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% from the stock's current price.
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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 The Coca-Cola (KO), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Duke Energy (DUK), International Business Machines (IBM), The Southern (SO), AbbVie (ABBV), Dominion Energy (D), Consolidated Edison (ED) and Emerson Electric (EMR).

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)

What is NorthWestern's stock symbol?

NorthWestern trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NWE."

Who are NorthWestern's major shareholders?

NorthWestern's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.53%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.94%), State Street Corp (3.11%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.39%), First Trust Advisors LP (2.24%) and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (1.21%). 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 BlackRock Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Victory Capital Management Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, and Morgan Stanley. 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 First Trust Advisors LP, Apollo Management Holdings L.P., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., GW&K Investment Management LLC, and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership.
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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 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 $62.03.

How big of a company is NorthWestern?

NorthWestern has a market capitalization of $3.14 billion and generates $1.26 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider 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 utilities provider can be reached via phone at 605-978-2900 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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