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NorthWestern Corporation (NWE)

Stock Price: $61.77 USD 1.27 (2.10%)
Updated November 24, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 3.12B
Revenue (ttm) 1.21B
Net Income (ttm) 161.65M
Shares Out 50.58M
EPS (ttm) 3.19
PE Ratio 19.36
Forward PE 16.58
Dividend $2.40
Dividend Yield 3.89%

Stock Quote

Trading Day November 24
Last Price $61.77
Previous Close $60.50
Change ($) 1.27
Change (%) 2.10%
Day's Open 61.46
Day's Range 60.46 - 62.82
Day's Volume 488,217
52-Week Range 45.06 - 80.52

More Stats

Market Cap 3.12B
Enterprise Value 5.42B
Earnings Date (est) Feb 18, 2021
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 14, 2020
Shares Outstanding 50.58M
Float 49.92M
EPS (basic) 3.20
EPS (diluted) 3.19
FCF / Share 0.18
Dividend $2.40
Dividend Yield 3.89%
Earnings Yield 5.16%
FCF Yield 0.30%
Payout Ratio 74.20%
Shares Short 594,480
Short Ratio 1.95
Short % of Float 1.19%
Beta 0.30
PE Ratio 19.36
Forward PE 16.58
P/FCF Ratio 337.96
PS Ratio 2.58
PB Ratio 1.44
Revenue 1.21B
Operating Income 254.36M
Net Income 161.65M
Free Cash Flow 9.25M
Net Cash -2.29B
Net Cash / Share -45.33
Gross Margin 77.46%
Operating Margin 20.96%
Profit Margin 13.30%
FCF Margin 0.76%
ROA 2.65%
ROE 7.97%
ROIC 3.40%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (7)

Buy 4
Overweight 0
Hold 2
Underweight 1
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(1.99% upside)
Current: $61.77
Target: 63.00
*Average 12-month price target from 7 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth5.53%-8.7%3.85%3.54%0.78%4.36%7.86%-4.2%0.59%-
Gross Profit940919895856841722675675623580
Operating Income277266272255266178171177166163
Net Income20219716316415112193.9898.4192.5677.38
Shares Outstanding50.4349.9948.5648.3047.3040.1638.1536.8536.2636.19
Earnings Per Share3.983.923.343.393.172.992.462.662.532.14
EPS Growth1.53%17.37%-1.47%6.94%6.02%21.54%-7.52%5.14%18.22%-
Dividend Per Share2.302.
Dividend Growth4.55%4.76%5%4.17%20%5.26%2.7%2.78%5.88%-
Operating Cash Flow297382323287340250194251234219
Capital Expenditures-316-284-276-287-253-269-227-219-189-228
Free Cash Flow-19.3098.0946.680.2686.32-18.81-32.9732.2245.24-9.38
Cash & Equivalents12.0715.3112.039.5118.6150.0223.4516.5218.6419.10
Total Debt2,2532,1252,1372,1202,0261,9601,3281,2111,1101,104
Net Cash / Debt-2,241-2,109-2,125-2,111-2,008-1,910-1,304-1,195-1,091-1,085
Book Value2,0391,9421,7991,6761,6001,4781,031934859820
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name NorthWestern Corporation
Country United States
Employees 1,533
CEO Robert C. Rowe

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol NWE
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Sector Utilities
Industry Utilities—Diversified
Unique Identifier NASDAQ: 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, purchases, stores, transmits, and distributes natural gas, as well as owns municipal franchises to provide natural gas service in the communities. The company's natural gas transmission system covers approximately 4,810 miles of pipeline. It serves approximately 734,800 customers in Montana, South Dakota, and Nebraska, the United States. NorthWestern Corporation was founded in 1923 and is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.