NorthWestern Corporation

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
Type
Public
HQ
Butte, US
Size (employees)
1,552 (est)-3%
NorthWestern Corporation is headquartered in Butte, US

NorthWestern Corporation Office Locations

NorthWestern Corporation has offices in Butte, Billings, Helena, Missoula and in 21 other locations
Butte, US (HQ)
11 E Park St
North Platte, US
215 E 5th St
Kearney, US
1023 E 25th St
Grand Island, US
515 W 3rd St
Yankton, US
313 Cedar St
Wagner, US
108 Main Ave N
Redfield, US
515 N Main St
Madison, US
104 Egan Ave N
Huron, US
600 Market St Sw
Brookings, US
1232 22nd Ave S
Webster, US
201 W 5th Ave
Scotland, US
504 Main St
Mitchell, US
514 N Main St
Kimball, US
121 Main St
Chamberlain, US
115 N Main St
Aberdeen, US
Centennial St S
Kalispell, US
890 N Meridian Rd
Black Eagle, US
1501 N River Rd
Bozeman, US
121 E Griffin Dr
Missoula, US
1903 S Russell St
Helena, US
1313 N Last Chance Gulch
Billings, US
1944 Monad Rd

NorthWestern Corporation Data and Metrics

NorthWestern Corporation Financial Metrics

NorthWestern Corporation's revenue was reported to be $1.3 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %

4%

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

856.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %

68%

Net income (FY, 2016)

164.2 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

245.9 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

3 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)

61.4

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

5.1 m

EV

5.1 b
NorthWestern Corporation's current market capitalization is $3 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b

Revenue growth, %

4%1%4%

Cost of goods sold

479.5 m482.6 m372.9 m401 m

Gross profit

675 m722.3 m841.4 m856.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

58%60%69%68%

General and administrative expense

285.6 m305.9 m

Operating expense total

983.5 m1 b948.5 m1 b

EBIT

171 m178 m265.8 m245.9 m

EBIT margin, %

15%15%22%20%

Interest expense

70.5 m77.8 m92.2 m95 m

Pre tax profit

108.3 m110.4 m181.2 m156.5 m

Income tax expense

14.3 m(10.3 m)(30 m)7.6 m

Net Income

94 m120.7 m151.2 m164.2 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

16.6 m20.4 m12 m5.1 m

Accounts Receivable

174.9 m163.5 m154.4 m159.6 m

Inventories

55.6 m55.1 m53.5 m49.2 m

Current Assets

321 m350.9 m286.7 m280.2 m

PP&E

2.7 b3.8 b4.1 b4.2 b

Goodwill

355.1 m355.1 m357.6 m357.6 m

Total Assets

3.7 b5 b5.3 b5.5 b

Accounts Payable

93 m82 m74.5 m79.3 m

Total Debt

1.3 b1.9 b2 b2.1 b

Current Liabilities

463.6 m614.6 m571.2 m613.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

910.2 m1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b

Retained Earnings

209.1 m264.8 m325.9 m396.9 m

Total Equity

1 b1.5 b1.6 b1.7 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.3 x1.3 x1.3 x1.2 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.4 x0.4 x0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.6 x3.4 x3.3 x3.3 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

94 m120.7 m151.2 m164.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

112.8 m

Accounts Receivable

(31 m)12.6 m9.1 m(5.1 m)

Inventories

181 k747 k1.6 m4.3 m

Accounts Payable

6.2 m(9.6 m)(11.2 m)3.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

193.7 m250 m339.8 m289 m

Purchases of PP&E

(903.6 m)(146.7 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(149 k)(90 k)(150 m)(225.2 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

960.7 m35.9 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016

EV/EBIT

20.6 x

EV/CFO

17.5 x

Revenue/Employee

781.9 k

Debt/Equity

1.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x

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