NorthWestern Corporation (NWE) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.575 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2019. Shareholders who purchased NWE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NWE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $72.76, the dividend yield is 3.16%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NWE was $72.76, representing a -2.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.47 and a 29.4% increase over the 52 week low of $56.23.
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 $4.25. Zacks Investment Research reports NWE's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as .74%, compared to an industry average of %.
Interested in gaining exposure to NWE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NWE as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P MidCap Low Volatility ETF (XMLV)
- Principal U.S. Small-Cap Multi-Factor Index ETF (PSC)
- VictoryShares USAA MSCI USA Small Cap Value Momentum ETF (USVM).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XMLV with an increase of 3.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NWE at 1.53%.
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