NYSE:NWE - NorthWestern Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$58.67 +0.04 (+0.07 %)
(As of 07/15/2018 02:48 PM ET)
Previous Close$58.67
Today's Range$58.3850 - $59.04
52-Week Range$50.01 - $64.47
Volume207,474 shs
Average Volume330,742 shs
Market Capitalization$2.90 billion
P/E Ratio17.36
Dividend Yield3.75%
NorthWestern logoNorthWestern 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric & other services combined


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.11
Current Ratio0.79
Quick Ratio0.66


Trailing P/E Ratio17.36
Forward P/E Ratio17.15
P/E Growth5.69

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.31 billion
Price / Sales2.22
Cash Flow$6.8221 per share
Price / Cash8.60
Book Value$37.02 per share
Price / Book1.58


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.30
Net Income$162.70 million
Net Margins12.86%
Return on Equity9.38%
Return on Assets3.01%


Outstanding Shares49,470,000
Market Cap$2,902.70

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 24th. Investors of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.75%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. View NorthWestern's Dividend History.

How were NorthWestern's earnings last quarter?

NorthWestern Corp (NYSE:NWE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The utilities provider reported $1.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.20 by $0.09. The utilities provider earned $341.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $369.59 million. NorthWestern had a net margin of 12.86% and a return on equity of 9.38%. The company's revenue was down 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.17 EPS. View NorthWestern's Earnings History.

When is NorthWestern's next earnings date?

NorthWestern is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 19th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for NorthWestern.

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

NorthWestern updated 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 earnings per share estimate of $3.42.

What price target have analysts set for NWE?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for NorthWestern's stock. Their predictions range from $52.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect NorthWestern's share price to reach $55.80 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.9%. View Analyst Ratings 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."

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 somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NorthWestern earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.82 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are NorthWestern's major shareholders?

NorthWestern's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.67%), First PREMIER Bank (0.27%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%). 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 major investors are selling NorthWestern stock?

NWE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers 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 major investors are buying NorthWestern stock?

NWE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. and First PREMIER Bank. 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 $58.67.

How big of a company is NorthWestern?

NorthWestern has a market capitalization of $2.90 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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for NorthWestern (NYSE NWE)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  176 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  284 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  460
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 7/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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