NWE Northwestern Corp

Price (delayed)

$62.99

Market cap

$3.19B

P/E Ratio

18.97

Dividend/share

$2.44

EPS

$3.32

Enterprise value

$5.65B

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
Northwestern's revenue has increased by 5% from the previous quarter and by 4.6% YoY
NWE's equity is up by 2.6% year-on-year
The quick ratio has contracted by 24% YoY but it has grown by 20% from the previous quarter
The company's net income rose by 8% QoQ but it fell by 7% YoY
NWE's P/E is 12% above its 5-year quarterly average of 17.0 and 6% above its last 4 quarters average of 17.9
Northwestern's debt has increased by 10% YoY

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of NWE
Market
Shares outstanding
50.68M
Market cap
$3.19B
Enterprise value
$5.65B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
18.97
Price to book (P/B)
1.51
Price to sales (P/S)
2.52
EV/EBIT
22.21
EV/EBITDA
12.97
EV/Sales
4.47
Earnings
Revenue
$1.26B
EBIT
$254.38M
EBITDA
$435.74M
Free cash flow
-$145.66M
Per share
EPS
$3.32
Free cash flow per share
-$2.88
Book value per share
$41.76
Revenue per share
$24.97
TBVPS
$121.37
Balance sheet
Total assets
$6.5B
Total liabilities
$4.39B
Debt
$2.48B
Equity
$2.11B
Working capital
-$27.74M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.17
Current ratio
0.93
Quick ratio
0.48
Net debt/EBITDA
5.64
Margins
EBITDA margin
34.5%
Gross margin
71.6%
Net margin
13.3%
Operating margin
19.1%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.7%
Return on equity
8.1%
Return on invested capital
3.3%
Return on capital employed
4.2%
Return on sales
20.1%
Dividend
Dividend yield
3.87%
DPS
$2.44
Payout ratio
73.5%

NWE stock price

How has the Northwestern stock price performed over time
Intraday
2.46%
1 week
0.25%
1 month
3.3%
1 year
15.03%
YTD
8.03%
QTD
4.6%

Financial performance

How have Northwestern's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$1.26B
Gross profit
$904.79M
Operating income
$241.98M
Net income
$167.58M
Gross margin
71.6%
Net margin
13.3%
Northwestern's net margin has decreased by 11% YoY but it has increased by 3.1% QoQ
The operating margin has declined by 9% year-on-year and by 3% since the previous quarter
The company's net income rose by 8% QoQ but it fell by 7% YoY
The gross margin has contracted by 5% YoY and by 3.9% from the previous quarter

Growth

What is Northwestern's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Northwestern stock price valuation
P/E
18.97
P/B
1.51
P/S
2.52
EV/EBIT
22.21
EV/EBITDA
12.97
EV/Sales
4.47
NWE's P/E is 12% above its 5-year quarterly average of 17.0 and 6% above its last 4 quarters average of 17.9
NWE's EPS is up by 8% since the previous quarter but it is down by 7% year-on-year
The stock's price to book (P/B) is 8% more than its last 4 quarters average of 1.4 but 6% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 1.6
NWE's equity is up by 2.6% year-on-year
The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 10% more than its last 4 quarters average of 2.3 and 5% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 2.4
Northwestern's revenue has increased by 5% from the previous quarter and by 4.6% YoY

Efficiency

How efficient is Northwestern business performance
NWE's return on assets is down by 13% year-on-year but it is up by 8% since the previous quarter
The ROE has contracted by 9% YoY but it has grown by 8% from the previous quarter
NWE's return on sales is down by 3.8% year-on-year
Northwestern's ROIC has increased by 3.1% from the previous quarter but it has decreased by 2.9% YoY

Dividends

What is NWE's dividend history
DPS
$2.44
Dividend yield
3.87%
Payout ratio
73.5%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Northwestern financials performed over time
NWE's total assets is 48% greater than its total liabilities
The current ratio has grown by 41% from the previous quarter but it has contracted by 2.1% YoY
The quick ratio has contracted by 24% YoY but it has grown by 20% from the previous quarter
Northwestern's debt is 17% higher than its equity
Northwestern's debt has increased by 10% YoY
The company's debt to equity rose by 6% YoY

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