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NorthWestern Reports First Quarter 2024 Financial Results

Date: Apr 25, 2024

TYPE: News

Company reports GAAP diluted earnings per share of $1.06 for the quarter; affirms 2024 earnings guidance and $500 million capital investment plan; and announces a $0.65 per share quarterly dividend payable June 28, 2024

BUTTE, MT / SIOUX FALLS, SD - April 25, 2024 - NorthWestern Energy Group, Inc. d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE) reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2024. Net income for the period was $65.1 million, or $1.06 per diluted share, as compared with net income of $62.5 million, or $1.05 per diluted share, for the same period in 2023.

“Solid regulatory execution provided for quarter-over-earnings growth. New rates in Montana and South Dakota helped offset mild weather and a few one-time headwinds in the first quarter,” said Brian Bird, President and CEO. “We are affirming 2024 earnings guidance and remain on track to complete our $500 million capital plan, including the in-service of our 175 megawatt Yellowstone County Generating Station in Montana. Additionally, we expect to release our updated Wildfire Mitigation Plan soon which includes our new Public Safety Power Shutoff process. The plan recognizes and addresses the unique needs of our customers, communities and first responders.”

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