NorthWestern Corporation (NWE): Price and Financial Metrics

NorthWestern Corporation (NWE)

Today's Latest Price: $55.31 USD

0.10 (-0.18%)

Updated Jul 2 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 61 in Utilities - Domestic

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NWE Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Northwestern Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 26.01% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Northwestern Corp is higher than it is for about 73.92% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Northwestern Corp's share price is greater than that of only 18.43% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NWE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AWR, POR, SHO, PLYA, and NLSN.
  • Visit NWE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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NWE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $55.31 52-week high $80.52
Prev. close $55.41 52-week low $45.06
Day low $55.04 Volume 216,183
Day high $56.45 Avg. volume 401,604
50-day MA $57.25 Dividend yield 4.34%
200-day MA $67.34 Market Cap 2.80B

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.

NWE Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Northwestern Corp. To summarize, we found that Northwestern Corp ranked in the 6th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Northwestern Corp ended up being:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Northwestern Corp over the past 4.76 years is -0.13%; that's better than only 11.18% of cash flow producing equities in the Utilities sector, where it is classified.
  • Northwestern Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than merely 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

PNM, AQN, PEG, ENIA, and HNP can be thought of as valuation peers to NWE, in the sense that they are in the Utilities sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest NWE News From Around the Web

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Hedge Funds Done Buying NorthWestern Corporation (NWE) For Now

In this article we will take a look at whether hedge funds think NorthWestern Corporation (NYSE:NWE) is a good investment right now. We check hedge fund and billionaire investor sentiment before delving into hours of research. Hedge funds spend millions of dollars on Ivy League graduates, unconventional data sources, expert networks, and get tips from […]

Yahoo | June 24, 2020

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Even if the coronavirus treatment is ultimately effective at neutralizing the pathogen, the lungs of severe COVID-19 survivors could be severely damaged. A young woman needed a double lung transplant after fighting COVID-19 for two months in the ICU. A team at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago performed a double lung transplant on the patient, the first in America for a COVID-19 survivor. We've been dealing with the novel coronavirus for nearly six months, and there are people who still question the danger of the disease and minimize the virus's effects on the body. Then there are those who have experienced COVID-19, including survivors who have had to deal with a more severe case of the disease . One woman in her 20s survived COVID-19 after weeks of battling the condition with ...

BGR | June 12, 2020

Did NorthWestern Corporation (NYSE:NWE) Use Debt To Deliver Its ROE Of 8.7%?

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Yahoo | May 20, 2020

A Trio of Graham-Style Stocks That Appear to Be Fairly Priced

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Yahoo | May 16, 2020

Edited Transcript of NWE earnings conference call or presentation 23-Apr-20 7:30pm GMT

Q1 2020 NorthWestern Corp Earnings Call

Yahoo | May 1, 2020

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NWE Price Returns

1-mo -9.98%
3-mo 5.80%
6-mo -19.98%
1-year -21.94%
3-year 0.89%
5-year 32.03%
YTD -21.33%
2019 24.50%
2018 3.52%
2017 8.74%
2016 8.45%
2015 -0.45%

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