NWE Northwestern Corp

Price (delayed)

$69.29

Market cap

$3.51B

P/E Ratio

22.57

Dividend/share

$2.42

EPS

$3.07

Enterprise value

$5.92B

Sector: Utilities
Industry: Utilities - Diversified

NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as NorthWestern Energy, provides electricity and / or natural gas to approximately 734,800 customers in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. We have generated and distributed electricity ...

Highlights

The quick ratio has grown by 33% from the previous quarter but it has contracted by 26% YoY
NWE's P/E is 32% above its 5-year quarterly average of 17.1 and 32% above its last 4 quarters average of 17.2
NWE's EPS is down by 23% year-on-year and by 4.1% since the previous quarter

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of NWE
Market
Shares outstanding
50.62M
Market cap
$3.51B
Enterprise value
$5.92B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
22.57
Price to book (P/B)
1.69
Price to sales (P/S)
2.92
EV/EBIT
24.57
EV/EBITDA
14.08
EV/Sales
4.94
Earnings
Revenue
$1.2B
EBIT
$241.06M
EBITDA
$420.7M
Free cash flow
-$53.61M
Per share
EPS
$3.07
Free cash flow per share
-$1.06
Book value per share
$41.1
Revenue per share
$23.71
TBVPS
$119.3
Balance sheet
Total assets
$6.39B
Total liabilities
$4.31B
Debt
$2.43B
Equity
$2.08B
Working capital
-$157.74M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.17
Current ratio
0.66
Quick ratio
0.4
Net debt/EBITDA
5.74
Margins
EBITDA margin
35.1%
Gross margin
74.5%
Net margin
12.9%
Operating margin
19.7%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.5%
Return on equity
7.5%
Return on invested capital
3.2%
Return on capital employed
4.1%
Return on sales
20.1%
Dividend
Dividend yield
3.49%
DPS
$2.42
Payout ratio
78.8%

NWE stock price

How has the Northwestern stock price performed over time
Intraday
-0.35%
1 week
2.36%
1 month
8.9%
1 year
10.62%
YTD
18.83%
QTD
6.27%

Financial performance

How have Northwestern's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$1.2B
Gross profit
$892.48M
Operating income
$236.2M
Net income
$155.22M
Gross margin
74.5%
Net margin
12.9%
The company's net income fell by 23% YoY and by 4% QoQ
Northwestern's net margin has decreased by 20% YoY and by 3% QoQ
NWE's operating income is down by 15% year-on-year and by 7% since the previous quarter
The operating margin has declined by 10% year-on-year and by 6% since the previous quarter

Growth

What is Northwestern's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Northwestern stock price valuation
P/E
22.57
P/B
1.69
P/S
2.92
EV/EBIT
24.57
EV/EBITDA
14.08
EV/Sales
4.94
NWE's P/E is 32% above its 5-year quarterly average of 17.1 and 32% above its last 4 quarters average of 17.2
NWE's EPS is down by 23% year-on-year and by 4.1% since the previous quarter
The stock's price to book (P/B) is 21% more than its last 4 quarters average of 1.4 and 6% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 1.6
The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 27% more than its last 4 quarters average of 2.3 and 22% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 2.4
Northwestern's revenue has decreased by 4.7% YoY

Efficiency

How efficient is Northwestern business performance
NWE's return on assets is down by 29% year-on-year and by 7% since the previous quarter
The ROE has contracted by 26% YoY and by 5% from the previous quarter
Northwestern's ROIC has decreased by 16% YoY and by 6% from the previous quarter
NWE's return on sales is down by 9% year-on-year and by 3.4% since the previous quarter

Dividends

What is NWE's dividend history
DPS
$2.42
Dividend yield
3.49%
Payout ratio
78.8%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Northwestern financials performed over time
NWE's total assets is 48% greater than its total liabilities
The quick ratio has grown by 33% from the previous quarter but it has contracted by 26% YoY
The current ratio has contracted by 27% YoY but it has grown by 16% from the previous quarter
Northwestern's debt is 17% higher than its equity
Northwestern's debt has increased by 8% YoY and by 5% QoQ
The company's debt to equity rose by 6% YoY and by 4.5% QoQ

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.