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NYSE:NWE - NorthWestern Stock Price, Forecast & News

$80.43
+0.69 (+0.87 %)
(As of 02/19/2020 11:07 AM ET)
Today's Range
$79.82
Now: $80.43
$80.43
50-Day Range
$70.36
MA: $74.93
$79.74
52-Week Range
$65.38
Now: $80.43
$80.09
Volume2,271 shs
Average Volume254,492 shs
Market Capitalization$4.06 billion
P/E Ratio20.21
Dividend Yield2.91%
Beta0.16
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. Read More…

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$7.10 per share
Book Value$40.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$202.12 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,528
Market Cap$4.06 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 12th. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 12th. This is a positive change from NorthWestern's previous quarterly dividend of $0.58. View NorthWestern's Dividend History.

How were NorthWestern's earnings last quarter?

NorthWestern Corp (NYSE:NWE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 12th. The utilities provider reported $1.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' 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 net margin of 16.07% and a return on equity of 9.76%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.07 EPS. 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 28th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for NorthWestern.

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

NorthWestern updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 12th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.45-3.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.54.

What price target have analysts set for NWE?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for NorthWestern's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $77.00. On average, they expect NorthWestern's share price to reach $69.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for NorthWestern.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NorthWestern?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NorthWestern in the last year. There are currently 3 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?

Press coverage about NWE stock has trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. NorthWestern earned a media sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for NorthWestern.

Are investors shorting NorthWestern?

NorthWestern saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,230,000 shares, an increase of 16.0% from the January 15th total of 1,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 258,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.8 days. Approximately 2.5% of the company's 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), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Consolidated Edison (ED), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Kohl's (KSS), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Altria Group (MO) and Southern (SO).

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 State Street Corp (3.60%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (3.34%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.66%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.66%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.60%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.47%). 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 institutional investors are selling NorthWestern stock?

NWE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Man Group plc, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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, 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 Cohen & Steers Inc., State Street Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Franklin Resources Inc., AJO LP, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., UBS Group AG and Acadian Asset 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is NorthWestern's stock price today?

One share of NWE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.33.

How big of a company is NorthWestern?

NorthWestern has a market capitalization of $4.06 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 1,528 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:  255 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  375 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  630
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 2/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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