The North West Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.30 (+0.87 %)
(As of 09/21/2021 12:21 PM ET)
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Volume37,349 shs
Average Volume125,329 shs
Market CapitalizationC$1.68 billion
P/E Ratio11.62
Dividend Yield4.28%
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About The North West

The North West Company Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighborhood markets in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific, and the Caribbean. The company's Canadian operations comprise 118 Northern stores, which offers food, financial services, and general merchandise; 5 NorthMart stores that provides fresh foods, apparel, and health products and services; 25 Quickstop convenience stores that provides ready-to-eat foods, and fuel and related services; 5 Giant Tiger junior discount stores, which offers family fashion, household products, and food; 2 Valu Lots discount center and direct-to-customer food distribution outlet; 2 Pharmacy and Convenience stores; 1 Solo Market store for rural market; and 1 North West Company motorsports dealership offering sales, service, parts and accessories for Ski-doo, Honda, Can-am and other premier brands. The Canadian operations also provides contract tele-pharmacist services to rural hospitals and health centers; water and air-based transportation services; and produce and fresh meats to independent grocery stores. Its International operations include 27 Alaska Commercial Company stores that provides food and general merchandise to remote and rural regions; 12 Cost-U-Less mid-size warehouse stores, which offers discount food and general merchandise; 5 Quickstop convenience stores; 8 Riteway food markets; and 1 Cash and Carry store. The North West Company Inc. was founded in 1668 and is headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada.


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The North West (TSE:NWC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The North West a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The North West in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" The North West stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NWC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The North West?

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When is The North West's next earnings date?

The North West is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 8th 2021.
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How has The North West's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

The North West's stock was trading at C$23.54 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NWC stock has increased by 48.0% and is now trading at C$34.85.
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How often does The North West pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The North West?

The North West declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 30th will be given a dividend of 0.37 per share on Friday, October 15th. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.25%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 28th. This is a boost from The North West's previous quarterly dividend of C$0.36.
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Is The North West a good dividend stock?

The North West pays an annual dividend of C$1.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.28%. NWC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of The North West is 48.02%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for NWC?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for The North West's stock. Their forecasts range from C$36.00 to C$40.00. On average, they anticipate The North West's share price to reach C$38.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are The North West's key executives?

The North West's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Edward S. Kennedy, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $2.23M)
  • Mr. John D. King C.A., C.M.A., CPA, CPA, CA, CMA, Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Daniel G. McConnell, Pres of International Retail
  • Mr. Gary Merasty, Exec. VP & Chief Devel. Officer (Age 56, Pay $951.18k)
  • Mr. James W. Walker, VP & GM of International Wholesale Operations - International Operations
  • Ms. Amanda E. Sutton, VP of Legal & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Kyle Adrian Hill, Exec. Vice-Pres of Procurement & Marketing-Alaska Commercial Company
  • Mr. Frank W. Kelner, Pres & CEO of North Star Air Ltd
  • Mr. Jeffrey B. Stout, Pres & COO of North Star Air Ltd.
  • Mr. Rex Allen Wilhelm, Vice Chair of NWCI - International Operations (Age 62)

Who are some of The North West's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The North West own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The North West investors own include Canadian Utilities (CU), Fortis (FTS), BCE (BCE), Enbridge (ENB), Manulife Financial (MFC), The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Canadian National Railway (CNR).

What is The North West's stock symbol?

The North West trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "NWC."

How do I buy shares of The North West?

Shares of NWC and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through an online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the Canadian stock market include BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor's Edge, Desjardins Online Brokerage, HSBC InvestDirect, Laurentian Bank Discount Brokerage, National Bank Direct Brokerage, Qtrade Investor, Questrade, RBC Direct Investing, Scotia iTrade, TD Direct Investing, and Virtual Brokers.
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What is The North West's stock price today?

One share of NWC stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$34.85.

How much money does The North West make?

The North West has a market capitalization of C$1.68 billion and generates C$2.23 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does The North West have?

The North West employs 6,939 workers across the globe.

What is The North West's official website?

The official website for The North West is www.northwest.ca.

Where are The North West's headquarters?

How can I contact The North West?

The North West's mailing address is 77 Main Street, Stn Main PO Box 835, WINNIPEG, MB R3C 2R1, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-204-9341756.

This page was last updated on 9/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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