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NorthWestern Corp. (NYSE:NWE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $1.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.08, AR Network reports. The company had revenue of $369.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $326.00 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.01 earnings per share. NorthWestern Corp.’s revenue was up 18.1% compared to the same quarter last year.

Shares of NorthWestern Corp. (NYSE:NWE) traded down 0.04% on Thursday, hitting $47.65. 23,424 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. NorthWestern Corp. has a 52-week low of $38.12 and a 52-week high of $48.81. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $46.87 and a 200-day moving average of $45.20. The company has a market cap of $1.847 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.38.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 13th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.36%.

On the ratings front, analysts at Sidoti initiated coverage on shares of NorthWestern Corp. in a research note on Thursday, March 6th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as NorthWestern Energy, provides electricity and natural gas to approximately 668,300 customers in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska.

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