Northwest Stock Performance


USD 12.88  0.38  3.04%   

The company secures a Beta (Market Risk) of 0.5718, which conveys possible diversification benefits within a given portfolio. Let's try to break down what Northwest's beta means in this case. As returns on the market increase, Northwest Bancshares returns are expected to increase less than the market. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Northwest Bancshares will be expected to be smaller as well. Even though it is essential to pay attention to Northwest Bancshares price patterns, it is always good to be careful when utilizing equity historical price patterns. Our philosophy towards estimating any stock's future performance is to check both, its past performance charts as well as the business as a whole, including all available technical indicators. Northwest Bancshares exposes twenty-seven different technical indicators, which can help you to evaluate its performance. Northwest Bancshares has an expected return of -0.11%. Please be advised to verify Northwest Bancshares expected short fall, and the relationship between the value at risk and daily balance of power to decide if Northwest Bancshares performance from the past will be repeated at some point in the near future.
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Over the last 90 days Northwest Bancshares has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions. Despite latest weak performance, the Stock's fundamental drivers remain stable and the current disturbance on Wall Street may also be a sign of long-run gains for the company stockholders. ...more

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Northwest Price Channel

Fifty Two Week Low12.04
Target High Price14.00
Fifty Two Week High15.15
Payout Ratio72.07%
Trailing Annual Dividend Yield6.40%
Target Low Price12.00

Northwest Bancshares Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  1,383  in Northwest Bancshares on March 29, 2022 and sell it today you would lose (95.00)  from holding Northwest Bancshares or give up 6.87% of portfolio value over 90 days. Northwest Bancshares is currently does not generate positive expected returns and assumes 1.2288% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 90 days horizon. In different words, 10% of stocks are less volatile than Northwest, and 99% of all traded equity instruments are projected to make higher returns than the company over the 90 days investment horizon.
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Given the investment horizon of 90 days Northwest Bancshares is expected to generate 0.85 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 1.17 times less risky than the market. It trades about -0.09 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The DOW is currently generating roughly -0.12 per unit of risk.

Northwest Bancshares Market Risk Analysis

Today, many novice investors tend to focus exclusively on investment returns with little concern for Northwest Bancshares' investment risk. Standard deviation is the most common way to measure market volatility of stocks, such as Northwest Bancshares, and traders can use it to determine the average amount a Northwest Bancshares' price has deviated from the expected return over a period of time. It is calculated by determining the expected price for the established period and then subtracting this figure from each price point. The differences are then squared, summed, and averaged to produce the variance.

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Based on monthly moving average Northwest Bancshares is performing at about 0% of its full potential. If added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of Northwest Bancshares by adding it to a well-diversified portfolio.

About Northwest Bancshares Performance

To evaluate Northwest Bancshares Stock as a possible investment, you need to clearly understand its upside potential, downside risk, and overall future performance outlook. You may be satisfied when Northwest Bancshares generates a 15% return over the last few months, but what if the market is generating 25% over the same period? In this case, it makes sense to compare Northwest Stock's performance with different market indexes, such as the Dow or NASDAQ Composite. These indexes can act as benchmarks that will help you to understand Northwest Bancshares stock market performance in a much more refined way. At Macroaxis, we take it even further. The Macroaxis performance score is an integer between 0 and 100 that represents Northwest's market performance from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Generally speaking, the higher the score, the better is overall performance as compared to other investors. The score is normalized against the average investing universe (the best we can interpret from the data available). Within this methodology, scores of individual equity instruments will always be inferior to the scores of portfolios of equities as portfolios typically diversify a lot of unsystematic risks away. The formula to derive the Macroaxis score bases on multiple unequally-weighted factors. For more information, refer to our portfolio performance evaluation section.
Please also refer to our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
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Return on Average Assets 1.09  0.93 
Return on Average Equity 9.89  7.88 
Return on Invested Capital 0.0161  0.0151 
Return on Sales 0.37  0.36 
Northwest Bancshares, Inc. operates as the holding company for Northwest Bank, a state-chartered savings bank that provides personal and business banking solutions. Northwest Bancshares, Inc. was founded in 1896 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Northwest Bancshares operates under BanksRegional classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. It employs 2268 people.

Things to note about Northwest Bancshares

Checking the ongoing alerts about Northwest Bancshares for important developments is a great way to find new opportunities for your next move. Our stock alerts and notifications screener for Northwest Bancshares help investors to be notified of important events, changes in technical or fundamental conditions, and significant headlines that can affect investment decisions.

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Northwest Bancshares generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Northwest Bancshares has a poor financial position based on the latest SEC disclosures
About 65.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from Insider Selling First Financial Northwest, Inc. CFO Sells 2481 Shares of Stock - Defense World
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Is Northwest Bancshares' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Northwest Bancshares. If investors know Northwest will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Northwest Bancshares listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of Northwest Bancshares is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Northwest that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Northwest Bancshares' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Northwest Bancshares' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Northwest Bancshares' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Northwest Bancshares' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Northwest Bancshares' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Northwest Bancshares value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Northwest Bancshares' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.