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NYSE:NWENorthWestern Stock Price, Forecast & News

$64.60
+3.39 (+5.54 %)
(As of 04/9/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$62.40
Now: $64.60
$64.94
50-Day Range
$48.25
MA: $66.21
$80.22
52-Week Range
$45.06
Now: $64.60
$80.52
Volume335,671 shs
Average Volume379,278 shs
Market Capitalization$3.26 billion
P/E Ratio16.23
Dividend Yield3.92%
Beta0.47
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 24,765 miles of overhead and underground transmission and distribution lines, as well as 386 transmission and distribution substations in Montana; and transmission and distribution network comprises of approximately 3,572 miles of overhead and underground transmission and distribution lines, as well as 128 substations in South Dakota. Its natural gas transmission system consists of approximately 2,100 miles of pipeline. The company serves approximately 726,400 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: 1.0Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.05 out of 5 stars


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$1.26 billion
Cash Flow$7.80 per share
Book Value$40.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$202.12 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,533
Market Cap$3.26 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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NorthWestern (NYSE:NWE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has NorthWestern's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

NorthWestern's stock was trading at $70.96 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NWE shares have decreased by 9.0% and is now trading at $64.60. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of NorthWestern?

6 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for NorthWestern.

When is NorthWestern's next earnings date?

NorthWestern is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for NorthWestern.

How can I listen to NorthWestern's earnings call?

NorthWestern will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 22nd 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 Corp (NYSE:NWE) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 12th. The utilities provider reported $1.19 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.19. The utilities provider earned $328.14 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $329.22 million. NorthWestern had a return on equity of 9.76% and a net margin of 16.07%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.07 EPS. View NorthWestern's earnings history.

How often does NorthWestern pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NorthWestern?

NorthWestern announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 12th. Investors of record on Friday, March 13th will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 12th. This is a positive change from NorthWestern's previous quarterly dividend of $0.58. View NorthWestern's dividend history.

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

NorthWestern updated its FY 2020 IntraDay earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of 3.45-3.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.52.

What price target have analysts set for NWE?

6 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for NorthWestern's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $77.00. On average, they anticipate NorthWestern's share price to reach $69.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for NorthWestern.

Has NorthWestern been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about NWE stock has trended very negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. NorthWestern earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutNorthWestern.

Are investors shorting NorthWestern?

NorthWestern saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 939,500 shares, a drop of 7.0% from the February 27th total of 1,010,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 286,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 The Coca-Cola (KO), Consolidated Edison (ED), Altria Group (MO), Southern (SO), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Duke Energy (DUK), Emerson Electric (EMR), IBM (IBM) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are NorthWestern's key executives?

NorthWestern's management team includes the following 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)

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 Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.46%), First PREMIER Bank (0.26%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%) and Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC (0.00%). 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 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 Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. 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, and Robert C Rowe. View insider buying and selling activity for NorthWestern.

Which major investors are buying NorthWestern stock?

NWE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First PREMIER Bank, Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $64.60.

How big of a company is NorthWestern?

NorthWestern has a market capitalization of $3.26 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. 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]

This page was last updated on 4/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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