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NYSE:NWE - NorthWestern Stock Price, Forecast & News

$59.53
-2.03 (-3.30 %)
(As of 03/31/2020 01:09 PM ET)
Today's Range
$59.26
Now: $59.53
$61.65
50-Day Range
$48.25
MA: $70.06
$80.22
52-Week Range
$45.06
Now: $59.53
$80.52
Volume15,113 shs
Average Volume544,353 shs
Market Capitalization$3.01 billion
P/E Ratio14.96
Dividend Yield4.00%
Beta0.31
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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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$6.91 per share
Book Value$40.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$202.12 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,533
Market Cap$3.01 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2020 (Estimated)
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 (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NWE shares have decreased by 16.1% and is now trading at $59.53. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

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 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 Tuesday, April 28th 2020. View our earnings forecast for NorthWestern.

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, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.19. The utilities provider had revenue of $328.14 million for 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 in the prior year, the firm posted $1.07 earnings per share. 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. Stockholders 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 yield of 4.03%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 12th. This is a boost 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 issued an update on 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?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for NorthWestern's shares. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $77.00. On average, they expect NorthWestern's share price to reach $69.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for NorthWestern.

Has NorthWestern been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about NWE stock have trended very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NorthWestern earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutNorthWestern.

Are investors shorting NorthWestern?

NorthWestern saw a drop in short interest in 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 volume of 286,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.3 days. Currently, 1.9% of the shares of the company 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), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), PACCAR (PCAR), Dominion Energy (D) and Duke Energy (DUK).

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 $59.53.

How big of a company is NorthWestern?

NorthWestern has a market capitalization of $3.01 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for NorthWestern (NYSE NWE)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  259 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  380 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  639
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 3/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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