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$48.02
Previous Close
$48.05
Day High
$48.34
Day Low
$47.75
52 Week High
07/1/14 - $52.70
52 Week Low
09/3/13 - $39.68
Market Cap
1.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
128.1K
EPS TTM
$2.42
Shares Outstanding
39.1M
EX-Date
09/11/14
P/E TM
19.9x
Dividend
$1.60
Dividend Yield
3.23%
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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. The company operates through Electric Operations and Natural Gas Operations segments. It generates, transmits, and distributes electricity, as well as purchases, transports, distributes, and stores natural gas. As of February 19, 2014, the company served approximately 678,200 customers. NorthWestern Corporation was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

1,493 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/19/14
Founded in 1923

northwestern corp (NWE) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Executive...
Total Annual Compensation: $540.8K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $354.7K
Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $322.8K
Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $234.5K
Vice President of Distribution
Total Annual Compensation: $254.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

northwestern corp (NWE) Key Developments

Northwestern Corporation Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend, Payable September 30, 2014; Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

Northwestern Corporation's Board of Directors declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.40 per share, payable September 30, 2014 to common shareholders of record as of September 15, 2014. Northwestern Corporation reported consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $7,746,000 or $0.20 per diluted share on total revenues of $270,281,000 compared to net income of $14,341,000 or $0.37 per diluted share on total revenues of $260,161,000 reported a year ago. Operating income was $25,097,000 compared to $32,660,000 for the same period of last year. Income before income taxes was $8,950,000 compared to $16,447,000 for the same period of last year. Adjusted diluted EPS was $0.25 compared to $0.35 for the same period of last year. For the six months, the company reported net income of $53,326,000 or $1.37 per diluted share on total revenues of $640,004,000 compared to net income of $52,243,000 or $1.38 per diluted share on total revenues of $573,181,000 reported a year ago. Operating income was $96,447,000 compared to $89,670,000 for the same period of last year. Income before income taxes was $62,523,000 compared to $59,393,000 for the same period of last year. Adjusted diluted EPS was $1.41 compared to $2.50 for the same period of last year. Cash provided by operating activities is approximately $5 million less than it was for the 6 months ended June 30, 2013. The company reaffirms the 2014 earnings guidance range of $2.60 - $2.75 per diluted share based upon, but not limited to, the following major assumptions and expectations: Normal weather in electric and natural gas service territories for 2014; Excludes any hydro related transaction fees (including legal and bridge financing) and any potential income generated from the regulated operation of the hydro assets post-closing, assuming regulatory approval; Excludes any potential additional impact as a result of the FERC decision regarding revenue allocation at Dave Gates Generating Station; A consolidated income tax rate of approximately 14% - 16% of pre-tax income; and Diluted average shares outstanding of 39.3 million.

Northwestern Corporation, Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 24, 2014

Northwestern Corporation, Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 24, 2014

NorthWestern Energy Breaks Ground on General Office Building in Uptown Butte, Montana

NorthWestern Energy has broken ground on a five-story, 100,000 sqft general office building in uptown Butte, Montana. The new general office, at the corner of Park and Main, will he home to about 220 NorthWestern employees and serve as the company's Montana headquarters. When completed early in 2016, it will replace an existing structure at 40 E. Broadway which has served the company for more than a century. Incremental property taxes on the new building will help finance the construction of the parking facility. The parking facility, to be constructed and financed by Butte- Silver Bow, will be located east of the Phoenix Building on Park Street. The project will result in about 380 construction and support jobs. Mosaic Architecture designed the new structure, while Dick Anderson Construction is the general contractor. A number of local and regional subcontractors will be used during the project. The existing general office building at 40 E. The new general office building will provide significant gains in functional and operational efficiency in a modern work space. The company is working with Butte-Silver Bow and local development leaders to find new occupants for the existing building after the completion of the new general office. Along with the employees in the general office, NorthWestern has an additional 95 employees that occupy the Energy Building at 9 W. Granite. The company plans to maintain the current occupancy and use of the Energy Building. NorthWestern Energy employs about 565 people in Butte, in eight buildings.

 

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