NorthWestern Corporation stock performance trend indicates that the stock price has rallied 1% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 0.38% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is down -4.47% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of NorthWestern Corporation has a positive value of 0.48 compared to overall market.Northwestern Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 55.54 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.
NorthWestern Corporation (NYSE:NWE) has climbed 2.03% in the past week and advanced 0.23% in the last 4 weeks. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.79% in the past week but underperformed the index by 0.92% in the last 4 weeks.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week NorthWestern Corporation (NYSE:NWE) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in NorthWestern Corporation (NYSE:NWE) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $57.58 and hit $58.19 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $57.75, with a gain of 0.3% or 0.17 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,879,900 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $63.75 and the company has a market cap of $2,791 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $53.8539 .
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.NorthWestern Corp was Initiated by Credit Suisse to Neutral on Jan 25, 2017.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 10, 2017, H. Grahame Heather (VP & General Counsel) sold 3,975 shares at 58.31 per share price.On Mar 8, 2017, Curtis T Pohl (Vice President – Distribution) sold 2,900 shares at 58.75 per share price.On Mar 7, 2017, Michael R Cashell (Vice President – Transmission) sold 4,500 shares at 58.27 per share price.
NorthWestern Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 16, 2017. The company reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.95. The company had revenue of $330.59 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $336.66 million. The companys revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.98 EPS.
Northwestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy is an investor-owned utility and one of the largest providers of electricity and natural gas in the northwest quadrant of the United States. NorthWestern was incorporated in Delaware in November 1923, and since has generated and distributed electricity in South Dakota and distributed natural gas in South Dakota and Nebraska through their energy division, NorthWestern Energy.