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

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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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