About NorthWestern (NYSE:NWE)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Electric & other services combined
Trailing P/E Ratio16.53
Forward P/E Ratio16.12
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.31 billion
Price / Sales2.09
Cash Flow$6.9358 per share
Price / Cash7.95
Book Value$37.02 per share
Price / Book1.49
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.30
Net Income$162.70 million
Return on Equity9.38%
Return on Assets3.01%
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 24th. Investors of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 14th. View NorthWestern's Dividend History.
How were NorthWestern's earnings last quarter?
NorthWestern Co. (NYSE:NWE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The utilities provider reported $1.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.09. The utilities provider earned $341.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $369.59 million. NorthWestern had a return on equity of 9.38% and a net margin of 12.86%. NorthWestern's revenue for the quarter was down 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.17 earnings per share. View NorthWestern's Earnings History.
When is NorthWestern's next earnings date?
What guidance has NorthWestern issued on next quarter's earnings?
NorthWestern issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.35-3.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.42.
What price target have analysts set for NWE?
5 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for NorthWestern's stock. Their predictions range from $52.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect NorthWestern's stock price to reach $54.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for NorthWestern.
Who are some of NorthWestern's key competitors?
Who are NorthWestern's key executives?
NorthWestern's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Robert C. Rowe Esq., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)
- Mr. Brian B. Bird, VP & CFO (Age 58)
- Ms. Heather H. Grahame, VP of Regulatory & Federal Gov. Affairs and Gen. Counsel (Age 63)
- Ms. Bobbi L. Schroeppel, VP of Customer Care, Communications & HR (Age 49)
- Mr. Curtis T. Pohl, VP of Distribution (Age 53)
Has NorthWestern been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about NWE stock have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NorthWestern earned a media sentiment score of 0.34 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 43.35 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
Who are NorthWestern's major shareholders?
NorthWestern's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.68%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.58%), American Century Companies Inc. (5.14%), Northern Trust Corp (2.96%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.05%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (1.82%). Company insiders that own NorthWestern stock include Brian B Bird, Curtis T Pohl, H Grahame Heather, Jan Robert Horsfall, John D Hines, 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 BlackRock Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Tiverton Asset Management LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, UBS Group AG, SG Americas Securities LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Denver Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold NorthWestern company stock in the last year include Jan Robert Horsfall, Michael R Cashell, Patrick R Corcoran and Robert C Rowe. View Insider Buying and Selling for NorthWestern.
Which institutional investors are buying NorthWestern stock?
NWE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., LSV Asset Management, American Century Companies Inc., Millennium Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citadel Advisors LLC, Northern Trust Corp and Susquehanna Fundamental Investments 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 $55.14.
How big of a company is NorthWestern?
NorthWestern has a market capitalization of $2.68 billion and generates $1.31 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $162.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.30 on an earnings per share basis. NorthWestern employs 1,557 workers across the globe.
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]
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