NASDAQ:NWE - NorthWestern Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $66.17
  • Forecasted Upside: 8.51 %
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for NWE

Analyst Price Target is $66.17
▲ +8.51% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for NorthWestern in the last 3 months. The average price target is $66.17, with a high forecast of $72.00 and a low forecast of $62.00. The average price target represents a 8.51% upside from the last price of $60.98.

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 Buy

The current consensus among 7 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in NorthWestern. This rating has held steady since November 2020, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/25/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Equal Weight$65.00 ➝ $71.00Medium
4/23/2021Williams CapitalReiterated RatingBuyMedium
4/21/2021KeyCorpBoost Price 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 Price TargetOutperform$64.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
1/12/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
12/4/2020KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight$65.00Medium
11/19/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $63.00High
6/8/2020SidotiDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$67.00Medium
4/24/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price 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 Price TargetUnderweight$73.00 ➝ $56.00High
3/13/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$73.00High
2/18/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$72.00 ➝ $77.00Medium
1/19/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyMedium
1/7/2020GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutral$71.00Low
1/2/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$70.00 ➝ $72.00Medium
12/11/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower Price 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 Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$60.00 ➝ $56.00Low
12/17/2018KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$66.00 ➝ $67.00High
11/17/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$60.00 ➝ $62.00Low
10/1/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$55.00 ➝ $56.00Low
9/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$59.00 ➝ $61.00Medium
7/19/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform ➝ $58.28$54.00 ➝ $55.00Low
7/10/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$60.00High
6/4/2018KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight ➝ OverweightLow
2/14/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetHold$63.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
11/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperform$60.00 ➝ $58.00N/A
10/24/2017Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ Underperform$54.00N/A
10/20/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/A
7/31/2017Williams CapitalDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$64.00 ➝ $52.00High
7/24/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$62.00 ➝ $60.00High
7/5/2017Williams CapitalBoost Price TargetHold$61.00 ➝ $64.00Medium
4/28/2017Williams CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Hold$58.00 ➝ $61.00Low
1/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$60.00N/A
10/20/2016MizuhoLower Price TargetNeutral$65.00 ➝ $60.00N/A
10/10/2016Williams CapitalUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$58.00N/A
(Data available from 6/24/2016 forward)
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NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as NorthWestern Energy, provides electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and 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 6,809 miles of electric transmission and 18,068 miles of electric distribution lines; and 2,165 Miles of natural gas transmission and 4,892 miles of natural gas distribution lines in Montana. It also operates 1,308 Miles of electric transmission and 2,314 electric distribution lines in South Dakota; and 55 miles of natural gas transmission and 2,524 miles of natural gas distribution lines in South Dakota and Nebraska. It serves approximately 734,000 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: $60.98
Low: $60.51
High: $61.70

50 Day Range

MA: $65.27
Low: $60.98
High: $70.33

52 Week Range

Now: $60.98
Low: $47.43
High: $70.80


298,477 shs

Average Volume

310,347 shs

Market Capitalization

$3.09 billion

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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, Credit Suisse Group AG, KeyCorp, Sidoti, TheStreet, Wells Fargo & Company, Williams Capital, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for NorthWestern?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for NorthWestern in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $66.17, suggesting a possible upside of 7.4%. KeyCorp has the highest price target set, predicting NWE will reach $72.00 in the next twelve months. Sidoti has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $62.00 for NorthWestern in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for NorthWestern?

NorthWestern currently has 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe NWE will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of NorthWestern.
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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