The North West Company (TSE:NWC) insider Chris Santschi bought 602 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 25th. The shares were bought at an average price of C$27.80 per share, for a total transaction of C$16,735.60.

The North West stock opened at C$27.68 on Friday. The North West Company has a fifty-two week low of C$26.50 and a fifty-two week high of C$33.74.

The North West (TSE:NWC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 15th. The company reported C$0.43 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of C$489.80 million for the quarter. The North West had a net margin of 4.39% and a return on equity of 22.37%.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. BMO Capital Markets dropped their target price on The North West from C$33.00 to C$31.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, March 16th. Barclays dropped their target price on The North West from C$33.00 to C$30.00 in a research report on Monday, March 12th. Royal Bank of Canada dropped their target price on The North West from C$31.00 to C$30.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, March 16th. Finally, TD Securities increased their target price on The North West from C$33.00 to C$37.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 16th.

The North West Company Profile

The North West Company Inc, through its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighborhood markets in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific, and the Caribbean. The company's Canadian operations comprise 122 Northern stores, which offer food, financial services, and general merchandise; 7 Northmart stores that provide fresh foods, fashion, and health products and services; 31 Giant Tiger junior discount stores, which offer family fashion, household products, and food; 13 Quickstop convenience stores that provide ready-to-eat foods, petroleum products, and related services; 1 Solo Market store for rural market; 1 Valu Lots clearance center; and 1 Price Chopper store, which offers grocery items.

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