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NWE Northwestern PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 18, 2024, the Northwestern stock's PE ratio is 15.29. This results from the current EPS of $3.23 and stock price of $49.4. The P/E ratio has a decrease of 8% from the past four quarters average of 16.6.

NWE PE ratio history

How has NWE's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Northwestern has averaged 17.24 over the last ten years. The current PE ratio of 15.29 is 11% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, NWE's PE ratio was at its highest in the Jun 2014 quarter at 21.3, when the stock price was $52.19 and the EPS was $2.45. The lowest value was in the Jun 2015 quarter, when it reached 14.38 with a price of $48.75 and an EPS of $3.39.

Average
17.24
Median
16.93
Minimum
14.38
Maximum
21.3

Northwestern PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 18.42% in 2019

Maximum annual decrease: -16.64% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 15.8 -12.66%
2022 18.09 14.28%
2021 15.83 -16.64%
2020 18.99 6.27%
2019 17.87 18.42%
2018 15.09 -15.32%
2017 17.82 6.52%
2016 16.73 -1.3%
2015 16.95 -9.84%
2014 18.8 6.76%

NWE average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of NWE for the past years

The current PE ratio of NWE is below the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
16.82
5-year avg
17.16
10-year avg
17.24
15-year avg
16.19

NWE PE vs peers

What is NWE's PE ratio compared to its peers

NWE's PE ratio is lower than its peer stocks PCG and XEL, but it is greater than EXC's and MDU's. Northwestern's current PE ratio of 15.29 is below the average of its peers, which is 18.09.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
MDU Mdu Resources Group Inc 10.71 $5.13B
BKH Black Hills Corp 12.9 $3.62B
AVA Avista Corp 14.07 $2.66B
EXC Exelon Corp 15.04 $34.89B
NWE Northwestern Corp 15.29 $3.03B
PCG PG&E Corp 15.6 $46.49B
XEL Xcel Energy Inc 15.95 $29.52B
NI Nisource Inc 17.54 $12.58B
IDA Idacorp Inc 18.22 $4.62B
CNP Centerpoint Energy Inc 21.68 $19.83B
PNM Pnm Resources Inc 39.18 $3.22B

Frequently asked questions

What is Northwestern's PE ratio?

As of Jun 18, 2024, NWE stock has a price to earnings ratio of 15.29.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Northwestern (NWE)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for NWE stock is 16.82.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Northwestern (NWE)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for NWE stock is 17.16.

What is the highest PE ratio for NWE?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 21.3 in the Jun 2014 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for NWE compare to its historical average?

NWE's price to earnings ratio is currently 11% below its 10-year historical average.

How is NWE's PE ratio calculated (Northwestern PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (Jun 18, 2024), Northwestern's stock price is $49.4. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $3.23. Therefore, Northwestern's P/E ratio for today is 15.29. PE RATIO(15.29) = STOCK PRICE($49.4) / TTM EPS($3.23)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.