Company profile

Ticker
NWE
Exchange
CEO
Robert C. Rowe
Employees
Incorporated in
Location
Fiscal year end
Former names
Northwestern Public Service Co
SEC CIK
IRS number
460172280

NWE stock data

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Calendar

23 Apr 20
3 Jul 20
31 Dec 20

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Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Mar 20 Dec 19 Sep 19 Jun 19
Revenue 335.26M 328.14M 274.84M 270.72M
Net income 50.7M 59.98M 21.67M 47.66M
Diluted EPS 1 1.18 0.42 0.94
Net profit margin 15.12% 18.28% 7.88% 17.61%
Operating income 75.21M 84.65M 46.36M 48.82M
Net change in cash 51.25M 99K 829K 258K
Cash on hand 56.39M 5.15M 5.05M 4.22M
Cost of revenue 91.27M 82.31M 64.23M 55.74M
Annual (USD) Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16
Revenue 1.26B 1.19B 1.31B 1.26B
Net income 202.12M 196.96M 162.7M 164.17M
Diluted EPS 3.98 3.92 3.34 3.39
Net profit margin 16.07% 16.52% 12.46% 13.06%
Operating income 276.85M 266.27M 271.75M 254.98M
Net change in cash -2.72M -613K 3.39M -6.9M
Cash on hand 5.15M 7.86M 8.47M 5.08M
Cost of revenue 318.02M 272.88M 410.35M 400.97M

Financial data from company earnings reports

Date Owner Security Transaction Code $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
6 May 20 Rowe Robert C Common Stock Sell Dispose S 55.45 1,000 55.45K 178,236
6 May 20 Rowe Robert C Common Stock Gift Dispose G 0 1,125 0 177,111
6 Mar 20 Bobbi L Schroeppel Common Stock Sell Dispose S 75.68 665 50.33K 23,537
27 Feb 20 Michael R Cashell Common Stock Sell Dispose S 77.13 1,774 136.83K 12,561
26 Feb 20 Crystal Dawn Lail Common Stock Grant Aquire A 77.46 1,768 136.95K 6,332
95.1% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 266 279 -4.7%
Opened positions 31 30 +3.3%
Closed positions 44 36 +22.2%
Increased positions 96 98 -2.0%
Reduced positions 107 104 +2.9%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 8.89B 14.64B -39.3%
Total shares 48.02M 49.22M -2.4%
Total puts 500 0 +Infinity%
Total calls 4.6K 0 +Infinity%
Total put/call ratio 0.1
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
BLK BlackRock 7.46M $446.14M +0.7%
Vanguard 5.51M $329.71M +2.7%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2.38M $142.13M -0.9%
American Century Companies 1.86M $111.43M -9.0%
STT State Street 1.84M $110.28M +1.6%
CNS Cohen & Steers 1.63M $97.54M -3.2%
NTRS Northern Trust 1.52M $90.7M +0.8%
MCQEF Macquarie 1.43M $85.41M +1.5%
Victory Capital Management 1.36M $81.42M +3.9%
IVZ Invesco 1.03M $61.8M -16.2%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Norges Bank 0 -665.32K EXIT
Aqr Capital Management 1.02M -319.11K -23.8%
BEN Franklin Resources 1M +299.78K +42.7%
Renaissance Technologies 344.83K +261.33K +313.0%
Panagora Asset Management 331.62K -248.94K -42.9%
Nuveen Asset Management 435.46K +231.06K +113.0%
IVZ Invesco 1.03M -200.04K -16.2%
Hood River Capital Management 193.83K +193.83K NEW
American Century Companies 1.86M -185.05K -9.0%
MS Morgan Stanley 128.76K -165.85K -56.3%

Financial report summary

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Competition
Petrochina
Risks
  • The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting adverse economic conditions will likely have a negative impact on our business, financial condition and results of operations.
  • Our profitability is dependent on our ability to recover the costs of providing energy and utility services to our customers and earn a return on our capital investment in our utility operations. We are subject to potential unfavorable state and federal regulatory outcomes. To the extent our incurred costs are deemed imprudent by the applicable regulatory commissions or certain regulatory mechanisms are not available, we may not recover some of our costs, which could adversely impact our results of operations and liquidity.
  • We are subject to changing federal and state laws and regulations. Congress and state legislatures may enact legislation that adversely affects our operations and financial results.
  • We are subject to extensive and changing environmental laws and regulations, including legislative and regulatory responses to climate change, with which compliance may be difficult and costly.
  • Early closure of our owned and jointly owned electric generating facilities due to environmental risks, litigation or public policy changes could have a material adverse impact on our results of operations and liquidity.
  • Increased risks of regulatory penalties could negatively impact our business.
  • Federally mandated purchases of power from QFs, and integration of power generated from those projects in our system, may increase costs to our customers and decrease system reliability, limit our ability to make generation investments and adversely affect our business.
  • Our electric and natural gas operations involve numerous activities that may result in accidents, fires, system outages and other operating risks and costs that are unique to our industry.
  • Cyber and physical attacks, threats of terrorism and catastrophic events that could result from terrorism, or individuals and/or groups attempting to disrupt our business, or the businesses of third parties, may affect our operations in unpredictable ways and could adversely affect our liquidity and results of operations. Failure to maintain the security of personally identifiable information could adversely affect us.
  • Weather and weather patterns, including normal seasonal and quarterly fluctuations of weather, as well as extreme weather events that might be associated with climate change, could adversely affect our results of operations and liquidity.
  • Our electric and natural gas portfolios rely significantly on market purchases. Prices for electric power and natural gas are often unpredictable as they are subject to market volatility and general market disruption. This exposure adversely affects our ability to manage our operational requirements and costs, which ultimately could adversely affect our results of operations and liquidity.
  • Our revenues, results of operations and financial condition are impacted by customer growth and usage in our service territories and may fluctuate with current economic conditions or response to price increases. We are also impacted by market conditions outside of our service territories related to demand for transmission capacity and wholesale electric pricing.
  • Our plans for future expansion through the acquisition of assets, capital improvements to existing assets, generation investments, and transmission grid expansion involve substantial risks.
  • We must meet certain credit quality standards. If we are unable to maintain investment grade credit ratings, our liquidity, access to capital and operations could be materially adversely affected.
  • Poor investment performance of plan assets of our defined benefit pension and postretirement benefit plans, in addition to other factors impacting these costs, could unfavorably impact our results of operations and liquidity.
  • Our obligation to include a minimum annual quantity of power in our Montana electric supply portfolio at an agreed upon price per MWH could expose us to material commodity price risk if certain QFs under contract with us do not perform during a time of high commodity prices, as we are required to make up the difference. In addition, we are subject to price escalation risk with one of the largest QF contracts.
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