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Relatively Low EPS Growth Detected in Shares of NorthWestern in the Multi-Utilities Industry (NWE, SRE, BKH, UTL, CNP)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Multi-Utilities industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

NorthWestern ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 425.1%. Following is Sempra Energy with a EPS growth of 1,329.5%. Black Hills ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 1,528.7%.

Unitil follows with a EPS growth of 2,028.0%, and Centerpoint Energy rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 2,929.0%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Centerpoint Energy on November 4th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $23.22. Since that recommendation, shares of Centerpoint Energy have risen 20.5%. We continue to monitor Centerpoint Energy for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest eps growth northwestern Sempra Energy black hills unitil CenterPoint Energy

Ticker(s): NWE SRE BKH UTL CNP