NorthWestern Corporation (NWE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

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NorthWestern Corporation ( NWE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NWE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.7% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of NWE was $39.45, representing a -0.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.62 and a 19.62% 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 ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). NWE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.66. Zacks Investment Research reports NWE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.3%, compared to an industry average of 4.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NWE Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to NWE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NWE as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an increase of 0.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NWE at 4.81%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: DUK , EXC , NWE , PSCU

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