NorthWestern Corporation (NWE)

NASDAQ: NWE · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
0.49 (0.85%)
Jan 26, 2022 4:00 PM EST - Market closed

Total Valuation

NorthWestern has a market cap or net worth of $3.20 billion. The enterprise value is $5.65 billion.

Market Cap3.20B
Enterprise Value5.65B

Important Dates

The next earnings date is Thursday, February 10, 2022, after market close.

Estimated Earnings DateFeb 10, 2022
Ex-Dividend DateDec 14, 2021

Share Statistics

NorthWestern has 54.97 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 2.60% in one year.

Shares Outstanding54.97M
Shares Change (YoY)+2.60%
Shares Change (QoQ)+1.77%
Owned by Insiders (%)1.32%
Owned by Institutions (%)92.85%

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 15.77 and the forward PE ratio is 15.38. NorthWestern's PEG ratio is 6.74.

PE Ratio15.77
Forward PE15.38
PS Ratio2.39
PB Ratio1.42
P/FCF Ration/a
PEG Ratio6.74
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

EV / Earnings29.89
EV / Sales4.22
EV / EBITDA12.07
EV / EBIT20.04
EV / FCFn/a

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 0.95, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 1.10.

Current Ratio0.95
Quick Ratio0.40
Debt / Equity1.10
Debt / EBITDA5.29
Debt / FCFn/a

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 8.80%, which is not very high. The company has a high ROIC of 3.40%.

Return on Equity (ROE)8.80%
Return on Assets (ROA)2.90%
Return on Capital (ROIC)3.40%
Revenue Per Employee$874,784
Profits Per Employee$123,565
Employee Count1,530
Asset Turnover0.21
Inventory Turnover5.17


Income Tax-1.89M
Effective Tax Rate-1.01%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +7.37% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.50, so NorthWestern's price volatility has been lower than the market average.

Beta (1Y)0.50
52-Week Price Change+7.37%
50-Day Moving Average56.53
200-Day Moving Average58.44
Average Volume (30 Days)551,552

Short Selling Information

Short Interest807,242
Short % of Shares Out1.47%
Short % of Float1.55%
Short Ratio (days to cover)1.60

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, NorthWestern had revenue of $1.34 billion and earned 189.06 million in profits. Earnings per share was $3.69.

Gross Profit941.45M
Operating Income262.19M
Pretax Income187.17M
Net Income189.06M
Earnings Per Share (EPS)$3.69
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $24.22 million in cash and $2.48 billion in debt, giving a net cash position of -$2.45 billion or -$44.65 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents24.22M
Total Debt2.48B
Net Cash-2.45B
Net Cash Per Share-$44.65
Book Value2.25B
Book Value Per Share40.87
Working Capital-20.73M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $251.24 million and capital expenditures -$433.94 million, giving a free cash flow of -$182.69 million.

Operating Cash Flow251.24M
Capital Expenditures-433.94M
Free Cash Flow-182.69M
FCF Per Sharen/a
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 70.34%, with operating and profit margins of 19.59% and 14.13%.

Gross Margin70.34%
Operating Margin19.59%
Pretax Margin13.98%
Profit Margin14.13%
EBITDA Margin34.98%
EBIT Margin21.07%
FCF Margin-13.65%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $2.48, which amounts to a dividend yield of 4.26%.

Dividend Per Share$2.48
Dividend Yield4.26%
Earnings Yield5.91%
FCF Yield-5.71%
Dividend Growth (YoY)3.33%
Payout Ratio66.30%

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on May 28, 1997. It was a forward split with a ratio of 2:1.

Last Split DateMay 28, 1997
Split TypeForward
Split Ratio2:1