NorthWestern Corporation (NWE): Price and Financial Metrics

NorthWestern Corporation (NWE): $62.47

0.55 (+0.89%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where NWE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 75.85% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NWE is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • NWE ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

NWE Stock Summary

  • NWE's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 193.43 -- higher than 84.54% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • For NWE, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 76.4% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NWE is more volatile than merely 10.86% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Northwestern Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be AVA, AKO.B, AGO, MDU, and AR.
  • NWE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Northwestern Corp's official web site, go to

NWE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, NWE's price/sales ratio is 25% higher, now standing at 2.5.
  • Over the past 165 months, NWE's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 7.6.
  • NWE's price/earnings ratio has moved down 6.9 over the prior 165 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NWE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NWE 2019-11-08 2.8 1.7 16.7 21.8
NWE 2019-04-17 2.9 1.8 17.5 20.6
NWE 2018-03-27 2.0 1.5 16.1 17.7
NWE 2015-03-19 2.1 1.7 20.8 23.5
NWE 2013-04-26 1.5 1.6 15.2 14.6
NWE 2012-12-31 1.2 1.5 17.5 16.5

NWE Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at -5.54%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 1.06%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 497.64%.
NWE's revenue has moved up $36,477,000 over the prior 30 months.

The table below shows NWE's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 1,264.218 259.586 167.582
2020-12-31 1,198.67 352.149 155.215
2020-09-30 1,213.36 365.374 161.646
2020-06-30 1,207.586 371.326 153.85
2020-03-31 1,208.945 343.458 180.018
2019-12-31 1,257.91 296.72 202.12

NWE Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NWE, see our NWE price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $71.25 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

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NWE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $62.47 52-week high $70.80
Prev. close $61.92 52-week low $47.43
Day low $61.78 Volume 179,600
Day high $62.85 Avg. volume 302,944
50-day MA $62.39 Dividend yield 4%
200-day MA $60.62 Market Cap 3.22B

NorthWestern Corporation (NWE) Company Bio

Northwestern Corporation provides electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Montana, South Dakota, and Nebraska. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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NorthWestern Corporation 2021 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by NorthWestern Corporation in conjunction with their 2021 Q2 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 29, 2021

NorthWestern Corporation (NWE) CEO Bob Rowe on Q2 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

NorthWestern Corporation (NWE) Q2 2021 Earnings Conference Call July 28, 2021 14:30 ET Company Participants Travis Meyer - Investor Relations Bob Rowe - Chief Executive Officer Crystal Lail - Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Brian Bird - President and Chief Operating Officer Conference Call Participants Ryan Greenwald - BofA...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 29, 2021

NorthWestern (NWE) Beats Q2 Earnings and Income Estimates

NorthWestern (NWE) got here out with quarterly earnings of $0.72 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.47 per share. This compares to earnings of $0.42 per share a yr in the past. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring objects. This quarterly report represents an earnings shock of 53.19%. 1 / 4 in the [] The post NorthWestern (NWE) Beats Q2 Earnings and Income Estimates appeared first on UK Stocks, Forex, Commodities, Crypto, Live Market News- Daily Forex News .

FXNews24 | July 28, 2021

NorthWestern Corporation (NWE) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

NWE earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2021.

The Motley Fool | July 28, 2021

NorthWestern Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Company reports GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.72 for the quarter, narrows 2021 earnings guidance, and announces a $0.62 per share quarterly dividend payable September 30, 2021 Company reports GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.72 for the quarter, narrows 2021 earnings guidance, and announces a $0.62 per share quarterly dividend payable September 30, 2021

Intrado Digital Media | July 27, 2021

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NWE Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -7.90%
6-mo 12.88%
1-year 15.15%
3-year 17.65%
5-year 26.52%
YTD 9.26%
2020 -15.15%
2019 24.50%
2018 3.52%
2017 8.74%
2016 8.45%

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