NWE Northwestern Corp

Price (delayed)

$58.06

Market cap

$3.14B

P/E Ratio

16.83

Dividend/share

$2.5

EPS

$3.45

Enterprise value

$5.64B

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
NWE's equity is up by 12% year-on-year
Northwestern's revenue has increased by 8% YoY
The quick ratio has contracted by 12% from the previous quarter but it has grown by 4.2% YoY
The company's net income rose by 9% YoY but it fell by 2.1% QoQ
NWE's P/E is 2.6% above its last 4 quarters average of 16.4
The gross margin has contracted by 2.9% YoY

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of NWE
Market
Shares outstanding
54.14M
Market cap
$3.14B
Enterprise value
$5.64B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
16.83
Price to book (P/B)
1.33
Price to sales (P/S)
2.3
EV/EBIT
20.03
EV/EBITDA
11.97
EV/Sales
4.13
Earnings
Revenue
$1.37B
EBIT
$281.31M
EBITDA
$470.71M
Free cash flow
-$121.93M
Per share
EPS
$3.45
Free cash flow per share
-$2.25
Book value per share
$43.77
Revenue per share
$25.25
TBVPS
$119.5
Balance sheet
Total assets
$6.82B
Total liabilities
$4.46B
Debt
$2.52B
Equity
$2.37B
Working capital
-$10.58M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.07
Current ratio
0.97
Quick ratio
0.5
Net debt/EBITDA
5.29
Margins
EBITDA margin
34.5%
Gross margin
69.5%
Net margin
13.4%
Operating margin
20.1%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.7%
Return on equity
8%
Return on invested capital
3.3%
Return on capital employed
4.4%
Return on sales
20.6%
Dividend
Dividend yield
4.31%
DPS
$2.5
Payout ratio
72.5%

NWE stock price

How has the Northwestern stock price performed over time
Intraday
2.02%
1 week
6.38%
1 month
-6.4%
1 year
-4.69%
YTD
1.57%
QTD
-4.02%

Financial performance

How have Northwestern's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$1.37B
Gross profit
$949.89M
Operating income
$273.91M
Net income
$182.88M
Gross margin
69.5%
Net margin
13.4%
NWE's operating income is up by 13% year-on-year
The company's net income rose by 9% YoY but it fell by 2.1% QoQ
Northwestern's revenue has increased by 8% YoY
The operating margin has grown by 5% year-on-year

Growth

What is Northwestern's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Northwestern stock price valuation
P/E
16.83
P/B
1.33
P/S
2.3
EV/EBIT
20.03
EV/EBITDA
11.97
EV/Sales
4.13
NWE's EPS is down by 4.4% since the previous quarter but it is up by 3.9% year-on-year
NWE's P/E is 2.6% above its last 4 quarters average of 16.4
NWE's equity is up by 12% year-on-year
The stock's price to book (P/B) is 11% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 1.5 but 2.3% more than its last 4 quarters average of 1.3
Northwestern's revenue has increased by 8% YoY
The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 4.2% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 2.4

Efficiency

How efficient is Northwestern business performance
The ROE has contracted by 4.8% from the previous quarter
NWE's return on assets is down by 3.6% since the previous quarter
Northwestern's ROIC has decreased by 2.9% from the previous quarter
NWE's return on sales is up by 2.5% year-on-year

Dividends

What is NWE's dividend history
DPS
$2.5
Dividend yield
4.31%
Payout ratio
72.5%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Northwestern financials performed over time
NWE's total assets is 53% greater than its total liabilities
The current ratio has contracted by 16% from the previous quarter but it has grown by 4.3% YoY
The quick ratio has contracted by 12% from the previous quarter but it has grown by 4.2% YoY
Northwestern's debt is 7% higher than its equity
NWE's equity is up by 12% year-on-year
The company's debt to equity fell by 9% YoY

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