NorthWestern Corporation (NYSE:NWE) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition

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NorthWestern Corporation (NYSE:NWE) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition
Item 2.02Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On February 12, 2018, NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) (the“Company”) issued a press release (the “Press Release”) discussing financial results for the year ended December 31, 2017, and affirming non-GAAP earnings guidance for 2018 in the range of $3.35to$3.50 per diluted share. Assumptions concerning the earnings guidance for 2018 can be found in the Press Release, which isfurnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K provided under Item 2.02 shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information provided under Item 2.02 in this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

As previously announced and as stated in the Press Release, the Company will host an investor conference call and webcast on February 13, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time to review its financial results. During the conference call, Robert C. Rowe, president and chief executive officer, and Brian B. Bird, vice president and chief financial officer, of the Company will make a slide presentation (the "Investor Call Presentation") concerning the Company's financial results.

A live webcast of the investor conference call can be accessed from the Company’s website at www.northwesternenergy.com under the "Our Company / Investor Relations / Presentations and Webcasts" heading or by visiting www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1050/24037.To listen and view the slideshow presentation, please go to the site at least 10minutes in advance of the call to register. An archived webcast will be available shortly after the call and will be available for one year. A telephonic replay of the call will be available for one month, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Eastern time on February 13, 2018, at (888) 203-1112 access code 5682232.

The Investor Call Presentation is being furnished to Regulation FD as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. The information in the presentation shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liability of that section. Furthermore, the presentation shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into the Company's filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, except as set forth with respect thereto in any such filing.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

EXHIBIT NO.

DESCRIPTION OF DOCUMENT

Press Release dated February 12, 2018

Investor Call Presentation, dated February 13, 2018

* filed herewith


NORTHWESTERN CORP Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 ex991pressreleaseq42017.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 EARNINGS RELEASE Q4 2017 Exhibit NorthWestern Reports 2017 Financial Results February 12,…
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About NorthWestern Corporation (NYSE:NWE)

NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as North-Western Energy, provides electricity and natural gas. The Company provides electricity and natural gas to over 701,000 customers in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. It generates and distributes electricity in South Dakota; distributes natural gas in South Dakota and Nebraska, and generates and distributes electricity and distributed natural gas in Montana. The Company’s segments are Electric operations, Natural gas operations and All other, which primarily consists of unallocated corporate costs. The Company’s regulated electric utility business in Montana includes generation, transmission and distribution. Its service territory covers approximately 107,600 square miles, representing over 73% of Montana’s land area. Its regulated natural gas utility business in Montana includes production, storage, transmission and distribution. The Company distributes natural gas to approximately 191,500 customers in over 105 Montana communities.

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