NorthWestern - NWE Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $57.67
  • Forecasted Upside: -0.20 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$57.78
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Analyst Price Target for NWE

Analyst Price Target is $57.67
▼ -0.20% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for NorthWestern in the last 3 months. The average price target is $57.67, with a high forecast of $66.00 and a low forecast of $48.00. The average price target represents a -0.20% upside from the last price of $57.78.

This chart shows the closing price for NWE for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 8 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in NorthWestern. This rating has held steady since March 2022, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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6/15/2021
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9/13/2021
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12/12/2021
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3/12/2022
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6/10/2022
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9/8/2022
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11/7/2022
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12/7/2022

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/1/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral$55.00Low
10/26/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$54.00 ➝ $53.00Low
10/24/2022GuggenheimLower Target$58.00 ➝ $48.00Low
10/20/2022KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$64.00 ➝ $59.00Low
10/19/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$59.00 ➝ $54.00Low
9/29/2022Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Buy$58.00 ➝ $56.00Low
7/19/2022KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$67.00 ➝ $64.00Low
7/18/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$62.00 ➝ $57.00Low
5/31/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$61.00 ➝ $62.00High
4/20/2022KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$68.00 ➝ $67.00Low
4/19/2022BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$57.00 ➝ $62.00Low
4/6/2022SidotiDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$63.00High
3/10/2022MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$62.00Low
2/22/2022Siebert Williams ShankLower TargetBuy$72.00 ➝ $66.00Medium
1/13/2022KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$71.00 ➝ $68.00Low
12/13/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$58.00 ➝ $59.00Medium
11/18/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$64.00 ➝ $58.00Low
11/16/2021BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$71.00High
10/26/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$72.00 ➝ $64.00Low
10/19/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $71.00Medium
7/29/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$74.00 ➝ $72.00High
7/20/2021KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$72.00 ➝ $70.00High
5/25/2021BarclaysBoost TargetAverage ➝ Equal Weight$65.00 ➝ $71.00Medium
4/23/2021Williams CapitalReiterated RatingBuyMedium
4/21/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $72.00Low
4/19/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Neutral$60.00 ➝ $66.00N/A
4/13/2021Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$60.00 ➝ $66.00Low
3/23/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$62.00Low
1/19/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$64.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
1/12/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
12/4/2020KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight$65.00Medium
11/19/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$60.00 ➝ $64.00Low
11/18/2020BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight$63.00High
11/17/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeOutperform$64.00Medium
11/16/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$64.00Low
10/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$60.00 ➝ $62.00Low
9/21/2020BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$62.00 ➝ $59.00Low
7/15/2020SidotiUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$62.00Low
6/17/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $63.00High
6/8/2020SidotiDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$67.00Medium
4/24/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$85.00 ➝ $65.00Medium
4/21/2020BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$66.00Medium
4/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$77.00 ➝ $64.00High
4/7/2020SidotiUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$68.00Medium
3/26/2020BarclaysLower TargetUnderweight$73.00 ➝ $56.00High
3/13/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$73.00High
2/18/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetUnderperform$72.00 ➝ $77.00Medium
1/19/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyMedium
1/7/2020GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutral$71.00Low
1/2/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetUnderperform$70.00 ➝ $72.00Medium
12/11/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetUnderperform$73.00 ➝ $70.00Low
12/9/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyMedium
11/27/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformN/A
11/21/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$76.00Medium
10/31/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$71.00Low
8/26/2019Williams CapitalUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$66.00Medium
7/28/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$70.00Low
6/19/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$68.00Medium
3/20/2019BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$62.00 ➝ $65.00Low
3/18/2019Williams CapitalReiterated RatingSellLow
3/14/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform$55.00Low
2/13/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$60.00 ➝ $56.00Low
12/17/2018KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$66.00 ➝ $67.00High
11/17/2018BarclaysSet TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$60.00 ➝ $62.00Low
10/1/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$55.00 ➝ $56.00Low
9/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetMarket Perform$59.00 ➝ $61.00Medium
7/19/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetUnderperform ➝ $58.28$54.00 ➝ $55.00Low
7/10/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$60.00High
6/4/2018KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight ➝ OverweightLow
2/14/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet TargetHold$63.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
(Data available from 12/7/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.80 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 2 very positive mentions
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5/11/2022
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6/10/2022
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7/10/2022
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8/9/2022
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9/8/2022
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10/8/2022
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11/7/2022
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12/7/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 2 very positive mentions
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Recent Stories by Sentiment

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NorthWestern logo
NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as NorthWestern Energy, provides electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and various industrial customers. The company operates through Electric and Natural Gas segments. It generates, purchases, transmits, and distributes electricity; and produces, purchases, stores, transmits, and distributes natural gas, as well as owns municipal franchises to provide natural gas service in the communities. The company operates 6,819 miles of electric transmission and 18,177 miles of electric distribution lines with approximately 400 transmission and distribution substations; and 2,166 miles of natural gas transmission and 4,945 miles of natural gas distribution lines with approximately 138 city gate stations in Montana. It also operates 1,308 miles of electric transmission and 2,320 miles of electric distribution lines in South Dakota; and 55 miles of natural gas transmission and 2,517 miles of natural gas distribution lines in South Dakota and Nebraska. The company serves approximately 753,600 customers in Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Yellowstone National Park. NorthWestern Corporation was incorporated in 1923 and is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
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Today's Range

Now: $57.78
Low: $57.59
High: $58.17

50 Day Range

MA: $53.37
Low: $50.49
High: $58.41

52 Week Range

Now: $57.78
Low: $48.68
High: $63.06

Volume

7,385 shs

Average Volume

289,901 shs

Market Capitalization

$3.34 billion

P/E Ratio

18.94

Dividend Yield

4.33%

Beta

0.45

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of NorthWestern?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued research reports on NorthWestern in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Guggenheim, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Mizuho, Sidoti, Siebert Williams Shank, StockNews.com, TheStreet, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for NorthWestern?

9 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for NorthWestern in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $57.67, suggesting a possible downside of 0.2%. Siebert Williams Shank has the highest price target set, predicting NWE will reach $66.00 in the next twelve months. Guggenheim has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $48.00 for NorthWestern in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for NorthWestern?

NorthWestern currently has 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in NWE, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with NorthWestern?

Other companies that are similar to NorthWestern include Avista, ALLETE, Unitil, NiSource and California Water Service Group. Learn More about companies similar to NorthWestern.

How do I contact NorthWestern's investor relations team?

NorthWestern's physical mailing address is 3010 WEST 69TH STREET, SIOUX FALLS SD, 57108. The company's listed phone number is (605) 978-2900 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for NorthWestern is www.northwesternenergy.com. Learn More about contacing NorthWestern investor relations.