NorthWestern Energy Group, Inc.

NasdaqGS:NWE Stock Report

Market Cap: US$3.1b

NorthWestern Energy Group Management

Management criteria checks 4/4

NorthWestern Energy Group's CEO is Brian Bird, appointed in Feb 2021, has a tenure of 3.42 years. total yearly compensation is $3.11M, comprised of 25.5% salary and 74.5% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 0.28% of the company’s shares, worth $8.70M. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 5.7 years and 4.8 years respectively.

Key information

Brian Bird

Chief executive officer

US$3.1m

Total compensation

CEO salary percentage25.5%
CEO tenure3.4yrs
CEO ownership0.3%
Management average tenure5.7yrs
Board average tenure4.8yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

Northwestern Energy Group: Risk To Capital Plan From Regulation

Jun 30

NorthWestern Energy Group: Attractive Yield But Limited Growth

Feb 24

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE)

Jul 11
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE)

Returns On Capital At NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Have Stalled

May 23
Returns On Capital At NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Have Stalled

NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.64

May 02
NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.64

Calculating The Fair Value Of NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE)

Apr 10
Calculating The Fair Value Of NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE)

Industry Analysts Just Made A Notable Upgrade To Their NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE) Revenue Forecasts

Feb 22
Industry Analysts Just Made A Notable Upgrade To Their NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE) Revenue Forecasts

NorthWestern's (NASDAQ:NWE) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Feb 21
NorthWestern's (NASDAQ:NWE) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Some Investors May Be Worried About NorthWestern's (NASDAQ:NWE) Returns On Capital

Jan 19
Some Investors May Be Worried About NorthWestern's (NASDAQ:NWE) Returns On Capital

A Look At The Fair Value Of NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE)

Dec 08
A Look At The Fair Value Of NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE)

The Returns At NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Aren't Growing

Oct 18
The Returns At NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Aren't Growing

NorthWestern: An Underperforming High-Dividend Stock With A Muted Growth Outlook

Oct 05

NorthWestern goes ex-dividend tomorrow

Sep 13

Is There An Opportunity With NorthWestern Corporation's (NASDAQ:NWE) 28% Undervaluation?

Aug 25
Is There An Opportunity With NorthWestern Corporation's (NASDAQ:NWE) 28% Undervaluation?

NorthWestern Non-GAAP EPS of $0.54 beats by $0.01, revenue of $323M beats by $42.45M

Jul 28

NorthWestern Corporation: Strong Renewable Focus But Expensive

Jul 21

NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

Jul 19
NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

Is There An Opportunity With NorthWestern Corporation's (NASDAQ:NWE) 20% Undervaluation?

May 19
Is There An Opportunity With NorthWestern Corporation's (NASDAQ:NWE) 20% Undervaluation?

NorthWestern Corporation: Little Utility On The Prairie

Apr 12

NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

Apr 05
NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Is Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.63

Mar 01
NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Is Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.63

NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.63

Feb 15
NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.63

NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE) Shares Could Be 22% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Feb 02
NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE) Shares Could Be 22% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

NorthWestern: Steady Yield And Growth

Jan 19

The Returns At NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Aren't Growing

Nov 14
The Returns At NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Aren't Growing

Is There An Opportunity With NorthWestern Corporation's (NASDAQ:NWE) 24% Undervaluation?

Oct 22
Is There An Opportunity With NorthWestern Corporation's (NASDAQ:NWE) 24% Undervaluation?

NorthWestern Corporation: Sturdy As A Montana Mountain For Dividend Growth Investors

Oct 22

Return Trends At NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Aren't Appealing

Aug 05
Return Trends At NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Aren't Appealing

NorthWestern: Conservative Growth

Jul 01

NorthWestern joins Western Energy Imbalance Market

Jun 16

Estimating The Fair Value Of NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE)

Jun 10
Estimating The Fair Value Of NorthWestern Corporation (NASDAQ:NWE)

Slowing Rates Of Return At NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Leave Little Room For Excitement

May 05
Slowing Rates Of Return At NorthWestern (NASDAQ:NWE) Leave Little Room For Excitement

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Brian Bird's remuneration changed compared to NorthWestern Energy Group's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Mar 31 2024n/an/a

US$197m

Dec 31 2023US$3mUS$795k

US$194m

Sep 30 2023n/an/a

US$178m

Jun 30 2023n/an/a

US$176m

Mar 31 2023n/an/a

US$186m

Dec 31 2022US$3mUS$511k

US$183m

Sep 30 2022n/an/a

US$168m

Jun 30 2022n/an/a

US$175m

Mar 31 2022n/an/a

US$183m

Dec 31 2021US$2mUS$495k

US$187m

Sep 30 2021n/an/a

US$189m

Jun 30 2021n/an/a

US$183m

Mar 31 2021n/an/a

US$168m

Dec 31 2020US$1mUS$475k

US$155m

Sep 30 2020n/an/a

US$162m

Jun 30 2020n/an/a

US$154m

Mar 31 2020n/an/a

US$180m

Dec 31 2019US$1mUS$445k

US$202m

Sep 30 2019n/an/a

US$209m

Jun 30 2019n/an/a

US$215m

Mar 31 2019n/an/a

US$211m

Dec 31 2018US$1mUS$432k

US$197m

Sep 30 2018n/an/a

US$178m

Jun 30 2018n/an/a

US$187m

Mar 31 2018n/an/a

US$165m

Dec 31 2017US$1mUS$420k

US$163m

Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD3.11M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.73M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


CEO

Brian Bird (64 yo)

3.4yrs

Tenure

US$3,110,602

Compensation

Mr. Brian B. Bird was Chief Operating Officer at NorthWestern Energy Group, Inc. (formerly known as NorthWestern Corporation) since February 05, 2021 and served as its Chief Financial Officer since Decembe...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Brian Bird
CEO, President & Director3.4yrsUS$3.11m0.28%
$ 8.7m
Crystal Lail
VP & CFO3.4yrsUS$1.26m0.036%
$ 1.1m
Shannon Heim
VP of Federal Government Affairs & General Counsel1.5yrsUS$770.11k0.00023%
$ 7.2k
Bobbi Schroeppel
Vice President of Customer Care18.8yrsUS$735.58k0.052%
$ 1.6m
Travis Meyer
Director of Corporate Finance & Investor Relations Officer7.1yrsno datano data
Jeanne Vold
Vice President of Technology11.6yrsno data0.018%
$ 558.6k
Michael Nieman
Chief Audit & Compliance Officer14.5yrsno datano data
Daniel Rausch
Treasurer & Corporate Development Officer11.6yrsno datano data
Bleau LaFave
VP of Asset Management & Business Development1.1yrsno data0.00082%
$ 25.8k
Timothy Olson
Senior Corporate Counsel & Corporate Secretary14.5yrsno datano data
Jeffrey Berzina
Controller4.3yrsno data0.0039%
$ 124.1k
Cyndee Fang
VP of Regulatory Affairs1.5yrsno datano data

5.7yrs

Average Tenure

53.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: NWE's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Brian Bird
CEO, President & Director1.5yrsUS$3.11m0.28%
$ 8.7m
Jan Horsfall
Independent Director9.3yrsUS$243.19k0.011%
$ 330.6k
Mahvash Yazdi
Independent Director4.6yrsUS$236.20k0.027%
$ 861.5k
Kent Larson
Independent Director1.9yrsUS$233.19k0.011%
$ 357.4k
Linda Sullivan
Independent Chairman7.3yrsUS$243.19k0.0066%
$ 206.6k
Anthony Clark
Independent Director7.6yrsUS$233.19k0.012%
$ 366.5k
Britt Ide
Independent Director7.3yrsUS$233.19k0.019%
$ 589.2k
Jeffrey Yingling
Independent Director4.8yrsUS$236.20k0.0041%
$ 130.4k
Sherina Edwards
Independent Director1.3yrsUS$213.64k0.0080%
$ 251.6k

4.8yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: NWE's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).


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