NASDAQ:NWE - NorthWestern Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $65.60
  • Forecasted Upside: 18.05 %
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$55.57
▼ -1.14 (-2.01%)

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Analyst Price Target for NWE

Analyst Price Target is $65.60
▲ +18.05% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for NorthWestern in the last 3 months. The average price target is $65.60, with a high forecast of $71.00 and a low forecast of $58.00. The average price target represents a 18.05% upside from the last price of $55.57.

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 6 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in NorthWestern. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
6/5/2020
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9/3/2020
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12/2/2020
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3/2/2021
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5/31/2021
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8/29/2021
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  • 1 sell ratings
10/28/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
11/27/2021

Latest Recommendations

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  • 1 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/18/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$64.00 ➝ $58.00Low
11/16/2021BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$71.00High
10/26/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$72.00 ➝ $64.00Low
10/19/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $71.00Medium
7/29/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$74.00 ➝ $72.00High
7/20/2021KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$72.00 ➝ $70.00High
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
(Data available from 11/27/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.27 (Hold)

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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5/1/2021
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5/31/2021
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6/30/2021
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7/30/2021
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8/29/2021
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9/28/2021
  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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10/28/2021
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 20 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
11/27/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 20 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
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NorthWestern Corp. engages in generating and distributing electricity and natural gas. It operates through the following segments: Electric Utility Operations, Natural Gas Operations, and All Other. The Electric Utility Operations segment includes generation, transmission, and distribution of electric utility business as a vertically integrated generation transmission and distribution utility. The Natural Gas Operations segment comprises production, storage, transmission, and distribution of natural gas. The All Other segment consists of unallocated corporate costs. The company was founded in November 1923 and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD.
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Today's Range

Now: $55.57
Low: $54.52
High: $56.19

50 Day Range

MA: $57.58
Low: $54.74
High: $59.97

52 Week Range

Now: $55.57
Low: $53.16
High: $70.80

Volume

287,773 shs

Average Volume

331,586 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.93 billion

P/E Ratio

15.02

Dividend Yield

4.37%

Beta

0.47

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, Wells Fargo & Company, Williams Capital, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for NorthWestern?

5 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for NorthWestern in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $65.60, suggesting a possible upside of 18.0%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting NWE will reach $71.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $58.00 for NorthWestern in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for NorthWestern?

NorthWestern currently has 1 sell rating, 2 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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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.