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Stock Risk Measures for Northwestern Corp

A quantitative factor review, as of July 31, 2020.
  1. Company Info - Description, identity and sector data.
  2. Share Data - Stock earnings and key dates.
  3. Market Risk - Beta, size, liquidity and momentum measures.
  4. Financial Risk - Earnings and dividends.
by Paul Alan Davis, CFA
Updated: August 02, 2020
See how we arrive at an overall risk score of 58 for NWE below.

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NWE Risk Report

Overview

Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Northwestern Corp. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.

We show how NWE stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Utilities sector and Electric Utilities industry.

Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.

Company Info

Business Description

Company logo NorthWestern Corp. engages in generating and distributing electricity and natural gas. It operates through the following segments: Electric Utility Operations, Natural Gas Operations, and All Other. The Electric Utility Operations segment includes generation, transmission, and distribution of electric utility business as a vertically integrated generation transmission and distribution utility. The Natural Gas Operations segment comprises production, storage, transmission, and distribution of natural gas. The All Other segment consists of unallocated corporate costs. The company was founded in November 1923 and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD.

Identity

Sector and Industry

Share Data

Shares and Float

Earnings and Dividends

Market Risk Measures

Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.

Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.

Systematic Risk

Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)

Company Size

Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)

Trading Liquidity

Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)

Price Momentum

Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)

Financial Risk Measures

Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.

Earnings Yield

Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)

Dividend Yield

Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)

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