NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy is an investor-owned utility and one of the largest providers of electricity and natural gas in the northwest quadrant of the United States. We serve approximately 656,000 customers – 392,600 electric and 263,700 natural gas – in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. Classified as a “mid-sized” utility by most industry standards, our service territory size is one of the largest in the country. The foundation of NorthWestern’s energy business dates back to 1923, with the start of the utility operations in a few communities in South Dakota and Nebraska. Our electric system serves 297 communities and surrounding rural areas covering two-thirds of Montana, eastern South Dakota, and Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. Our natural gas system serves 169 communities and surrounding rural areas in Montana, South Dakota and central Nebraska. NorthWestern Energy has approximately 1,362 full-time employees. Our corporate headquarters is in Sioux Falls, S.D., with operational headquarters in Butte, Mont., and Huron, S.D. Montana Operations: Electric transmission and distribution services to approximately 332,500 customers in 187 communities Electric transmission lines - 7,000 miles Electric distribution lines - 21,000 miles Natural gas transmission and distribution services to approximately 179,200 customers in 105 communities Natural gas transmission lines - 2,000 miles Natural gas distribution lines - 4,000 miles Approximately 1,035 employees South Dakota/Nebraska Operations: Electric distribution services to approximately 60,100 customers in 110 communities Electric transmission and distribution lines - 3,200 miles Natural gas distribution services to approximately 84,500 customers in 60 communities in South Dakota and four communities in southcentral Nebraska Natural gas distribution lines - 2,200 miles Approximately 327 employees
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Employee Rating

3.6More
TypePublic
HQButte, US
Size (employees)1,557 (est)
Websitenorthwesternenergy.com
NorthWestern Energy is headquartered in Butte, US
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Key People/Management at NorthWestern Energy

Robert Rowe

Robert Rowe

President and Chief Executive Officer
Brian Bird

Brian Bird

CFO
Michael Cashell

Michael Cashell

Vice President - Transmission
Heather Grahame

Heather Grahame

General Counsel and Vice President of Regulatory and Federal Government Affairs
John Hines

John Hines

Vice President - Supply/Montana Government Affairs
Curtis Pohl

Curtis Pohl

Vice President - Distribution
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NorthWestern Energy Office Locations

NorthWestern Energy has offices in Butte, Lincoln, Sioux Falls, Yankton and in 23 other locations
Butte, (HQ)
11 E Park St
Aberdeen,
Centennial St S
Billings,
1944 Monad Rd
Black Eagle,
1501 N River Rd
Bozeman,
121 E Griffin Dr
Brookings,
1232 22nd Ave S
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NorthWestern Energy Financials and Metrics

NorthWestern Energy Revenue

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NorthWestern Energy's revenue was reported to be $1.31 b in FY, 2017
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Revenue (FY, 2017)

1.3b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

895.3m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

68.6%

Net income (FY, 2017)

162.7m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

261.4m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

3.2b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

64.0

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

8.5m

EV

5.3b
NorthWestern Energy's current market capitalization is $3.2 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

1.2b1.2b1.2b1.3b1.3b

Revenue growth, %

4%1%4%

Cost of goods sold

479.5m482.6m372.9m401.0m410.3m

Gross profit

675.0m722.3m841.4m856.3m895.3m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

16.6m20.4m12.0m5.1m8.5m

Accounts Receivable

174.9m163.5m154.4m159.6m182.3m

Inventories

55.6m55.1m53.5m49.2m52.4m

Current Assets

321.0m350.9m286.7m280.2m296.4m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

94.0m120.7m151.2m164.2m162.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

112.8m

Inventories

181.0k747.0k1.6m4.3m(3.2m)

Accounts Payable

6.2m(9.6m)(11.2m)3.6m3.6m
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

20.4 x

EV/CFO

16.5 x

Revenue/Employee

840.6k

Financial Leverage

3 x
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NorthWestern Energy Online and Social Media Presence

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NorthWestern Energy News and Updates

NorthWestern Energy and Montana Intervenors Reach Settlement to reduce Customer Bills with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act benefits

BUTTE, Mont., Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Energy has reached an agreement with the Montana Consumer Counsel, Montana Large Customer Group, Human Resource Council, District XI and the Natural Resources Defense Council, Montana Environmental Information Center and the...
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NorthWestern Energy Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are NorthWestern Energy key executives?

    NorthWestern Energy's key executives are Robert Rowe, Brian Bird and Michael Cashell.

  • How many employees does NorthWestern Energy have?

    NorthWestern Energy has 1,557 employees.

  • What is NorthWestern Energy revenue?

    Latest NorthWestern Energy annual revenue is $1.3 b.

  • What is NorthWestern Energy revenue per employee?

    Latest NorthWestern Energy revenue per employee is $838.6 k.

  • Who are NorthWestern Energy competitors?

    Competitors of NorthWestern Energy include Corning Natural Gas Holding, ENGIE and Dominion Resources.

  • Where is NorthWestern Energy headquarters?

    NorthWestern Energy headquarters is located at 11 E Park St, Butte.

  • Where are NorthWestern Energy offices?

    NorthWestern Energy has offices in Butte, Lincoln, Sioux Falls, Yankton and in 23 other locations.

  • How many offices does NorthWestern Energy have?

    NorthWestern Energy has 27 offices.