NorthWestern Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.37 per share scheduled for December 31,
2012. Shareholders who purchased NWE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that NWE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $35.03, the dividend yield is 4.22%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NWE was $35.03,
representing a -7.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.96 and
a 6.22% increase over the 52 week low of $32.98.
NWE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Duke Energy Corporation (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). NWE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.02. Zacks Investment Research reports NWE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -2.01%, compared to an
industry average of -1.2%.
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