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Last $53.25 USD
Change Today -0.74 / -1.37%
Volume 269.7K
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northwestern corp (NWE) Details

NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as NorthWestern Energy, provides electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Montana, South Dakota, and Nebraska, the United States. It operates through Electric Operations and Natural Gas Operations segments. The company generates, transmits, and distributes electricity; and produces, stores, transmits, and distributes natural gas, as well as has municipal franchises to purchase, transport, and distribute natural gas. It delivers electricity to approximately 353,600 customers in Montana and 62,500 customers in South Dakota; and distributes natural gas to approximately 189,000 customers in Montana, and 87,500 customers in South Dakota and Nebraska. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

1,604 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/12/15
Founded in 1923

northwestern corp (NWE) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Executive...
Total Annual Compensation: $556.9K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $365.4K
Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $332.5K
Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $241.5K
Vice President of Distribution
Total Annual Compensation: $261.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

northwestern corp (NWE) Key Developments

NorthWestern Corporation Appoints Jan Horsfall to the Board of Directors

NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy has announced that Jan Horsfall, an experienced corporate executive and entrepreneur, has joined the company's board of directors as an independent representative. Horsfall, who lives in Colorado Springs, CO, is President and CEO of Maxletics Corporation. From 2012-2014, Horsfall was CEO of Universal Lubricants.

Northwestern Corporation Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend, Payable on June 30, 2015

The board of directors of Northwestern Corporation declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.48 per share, payable on June 30, 2015 to common shareholders of record as of June 15, 2015.

NorthWestern Corporation Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

NorthWestern Corporation reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net income of USD 51,425,000, or USD 1.09 per basic and diluted share compared to USD 45,580,000 or USD 1.17 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Total revenues were USD 346,011,000 compared to USD 369,723,000 a year ago. Operating income was USD 83,891,000, compared to USD 71,350,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was USD 61,441,000, compared to USD 53,573,000 a year ago. The increase in operating income was primarily due to the impacts of the hydro acquisition. The increase in net income of USD 5.8 million, or 13%, is primarily the result of earnings from recent hydro acquisition partially offset by mild weather in the first quarter 2015. Adjusted diluted EPS was USD 1.18 against USD 1.16 a year ago. Cash flow from operations is in USD 126.8 million. The company reaffirmed the 2015 adjusted earnings guidance range of USD 3.10 – USD 3.30 per diluted share and consolidated effective income tax rate of approximately 15% - 19% of pre-tax income.


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Price/Sales 2.1x
Price/Book 1.7x
Price/Cash Flow 8.9x
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