NYSE:NWE - NorthWestern Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$70.32 -0.42 (-0.59 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$70.74
Today's Range$70.01 - $70.86
52-Week Range$51.47 - $71.02
Volume301,770 shs
Average Volume314,538 shs
Market Capitalization$3.54 billion
P/E Ratio20.74
Dividend Yield3.25%
Beta0.34
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryMulti-Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP66807430
Phone605-978-2900

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.19 billion
Cash Flow$6.8806 per share
Book Value$38.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$196.96 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,528
Market Cap$3.54 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 Wednesday, February 13th. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.575 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $2.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. This is a boost from NorthWestern's previous quarterly dividend of $0.55. View NorthWestern's Dividend History.

How were NorthWestern's earnings last quarter?

NorthWestern Corp (NYSE:NWE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February, 11th. The utilities provider reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.11. The utilities provider had revenue of $308.82 million for the quarter. NorthWestern had a return on equity of 9.80% and a net margin of 16.52%. View NorthWestern's Earnings History.

When is NorthWestern's next earnings date?

NorthWestern is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for NorthWestern.

What price target have analysts set for NWE?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for NorthWestern's shares. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect NorthWestern's share price to reach $60.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.4%. 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.

Has NorthWestern been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about NWE stock have been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NorthWestern earned a coverage optimism score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Deere & Company (DE), General Electric (GE), Texas Instruments (TXN), Campbell Soup (CPB), The Coca-Cola (KO), CSX (CSX) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.56%), American Century Companies Inc. (5.88%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.99%), Northern Trust Corp (2.75%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.61%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.11%). 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 institutional investors are selling NorthWestern stock?

NWE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Millennium Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Sapience Investments LLC, Barclays PLC and Dean Investment Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold NorthWestern company stock in the last year include 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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Norges Bank, BlackRock Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Macquarie Group Ltd., Bank of America Corp DE, Rhumbline Advisers and Geode Capital 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is NorthWestern's stock price today?

One share of NWE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.32.

How big of a company is NorthWestern?

NorthWestern has a market capitalization of $3.54 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.

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:  220 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  331 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  551
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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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