NorthWestern Energy Group - NWE Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $51.86
  • Forecasted Upside: 1.44%
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$51.12
▼ -0.05 (-0.10%)

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Analyst Price Target for NWE

Analyst Price Target is $51.86
▲ +1.44% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for NorthWestern Energy Group in the last 3 months. The average price target is $51.86, with a high forecast of $59.00 and a low forecast of $47.00. The average price target represents a 1.44% upside from the last price of $51.12.

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 7 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in NorthWestern Energy Group. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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12/1/2022
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3/1/2023
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5/30/2023
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8/28/2023
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11/26/2023
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2/24/2024
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4/24/2024
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/16/2024MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$51.00 ➝ $52.00Low
3/21/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$53.00 ➝ $54.00Low
1/22/2024BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$48.00 ➝ $49.00Low
1/22/2024GuggenheimUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$47.00Low
1/4/2024KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Sector WeightLow
11/7/2023LADENBURG THALM/SH SHDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$51.00Low
10/30/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$59.00 ➝ $51.00Low
10/18/2023KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$64.00 ➝ $59.00Low
10/10/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$59.00 ➝ $55.00Low
10/9/2023GuggenheimLower Target$48.00 ➝ $41.00Low
9/22/2023MizuhoLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$59.00 ➝ $51.00Low
8/23/2023BarclaysInitiated CoverageUnderweight$48.00Low
8/17/2023LADENBURG THALM/SH SHLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$59.00 ➝ $53.00Low
8/9/2023MizuhoLower Target$60.00 ➝ $59.00Low
7/27/2023LADENBURG THALM/SH SHUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$57.00 ➝ $59.00Low
7/21/2023MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$60.00 ➝ $59.00Low
7/7/2023GuggenheimBoost Target$46.00 ➝ $48.00Low
6/14/2023LADENBURG THALM/SH SHLower Target$57.50 ➝ $57.00Low
5/17/2023LADENBURG THALM/SH SHInitiated CoverageNeutral$57.50Low
4/14/2023Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$62.00 ➝ $64.00Low
1/23/2023GuggenheimDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$48.00 ➝ $46.00Low
12/19/2022MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$56.00 ➝ $57.00Low
12/14/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$57.00Low
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
(Data available from 5/24/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.33 (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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  • 8 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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10/27/2023
  • 2 very positive mentions
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11/26/2023
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12/26/2023
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1/25/2024
  • 13 very positive mentions
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2/24/2024
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3/25/2024
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4/24/2024
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Current Sentiment

  • 20 very positive mentions
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NorthWestern Energy Group logo
NorthWestern Energy Group, Inc. provides electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and various industrial customers. 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 6,600 miles of electric transmission and 18,674 miles of electric distribution lines with approximately 395 transmission and distribution substations; and 2,235 miles of natural gas transmission and 5,155 miles of natural gas distribution lines with approximately 133 city gate stations in Montana. It also operates 1,310 miles of electric transmission and 2,365 miles of electric distribution lines in South Dakota with approximately 124 transmission and distribution substations; and 55 miles of natural gas transmission and 2,573 miles of natural gas distribution lines in South Dakota and Nebraska. The company provides electricity and/or natural gas to approximately 775,300 customers in Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Yellowstone National Park. NorthWestern Energy Group, Inc. was founded in 1923 and is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
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Today's Range

Now: $51.12
Low: $51.04
High: $51.54

50 Day Range

MA: $50.36
Low: $47.90
High: $52.85

52 Week Range

Now: $51.12
Low: $45.97
High: $59.59

Volume

43,626 shs

Average Volume

362,923 shs

Market Capitalization

$3.13 billion

P/E Ratio

15.83

Dividend Yield

4.97%

Beta

0.43

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of NorthWestern Energy Group?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued research reports on NorthWestern Energy Group in the last year: Barclays PLC, Guggenheim, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, LADENBURG THALM/SH SH, Mizuho, StockNews.com, TheStreet, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for NorthWestern Energy Group?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for NorthWestern Energy Group in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $51.86, suggesting a possible upside of 1.4%. KeyCorp has the highest price target set, predicting NWE will reach $59.00 in the next twelve months. Guggenheim has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $47.00 for NorthWestern Energy Group in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for NorthWestern Energy Group?

NorthWestern Energy Group currently has 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 Energy Group?

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

How do I contact NorthWestern Energy Group's investor relations team?

NorthWestern Energy Group's physical mailing address is 3010 West 69th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57108, United States. The company's listed phone number is 605-978-2900 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for NorthWestern Energy Group is www.northwesternenergy.com. Learn More about contacing NorthWestern Energy Group investor relations.