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NYSE:NWE

NorthWestern Stock Forecast, Price & News

$48.64
+0.23 (+0.48 %)
(As of 09/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$48.22
Now: $48.64
$49.22
50-Day Range
$48.01
MA: $51.67
$55.92
52-Week Range
$45.06
Now: $48.64
$80.52
Volume275,406 shs
Average Volume377,282 shs
Market Capitalization$2.46 billion
P/E Ratio16.05
Dividend Yield4.96%
Beta0.26
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: 3.3Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.30 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.26 billion
Cash Flow$6.77 per share
Book Value$40.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$202.12 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,533
Market Cap$2.46 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$48.64
+0.23 (+0.48 %)
(As of 09/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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NorthWestern (NYSE: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 stock has decreased by 31.5% and is now trading at $48.64.
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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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When is NorthWestern's next earnings date?

NorthWestern is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were NorthWestern's earnings last quarter?

NorthWestern Corp (NYSE:NWE) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The utilities provider reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.07. The utilities provider had revenue of $269.36 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $252.41 million. NorthWestern had a return on equity of 7.89% and a net margin of 12.74%. NorthWestern's revenue was down .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.50 EPS.
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How often does NorthWestern pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NorthWestern?

NorthWestern announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.93%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 14th.
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What guidance has NorthWestern issued on next quarter's earnings?

NorthWestern updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 10th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.30-3.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.33.

What price target have analysts set for NWE?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for NorthWestern's stock. Their forecasts range from $59.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate NorthWestern's stock price to reach $63.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.2% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting NorthWestern?

NorthWestern saw a drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 634,000 shares, a drop of 14.4% from the August 15th total of 740,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 333,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 Coca-Cola (KO), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Duke Energy (DUK), Consolidated Edison (ED), IBM (IBM), Southern (SO), AbbVie (ABBV), Dominion Energy (D) 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 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."

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 $48.64.

How big of a company is NorthWestern?

NorthWestern has a market capitalization of $2.46 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 9/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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