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NorthWestern: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) _ NorthWestern Corp. (NWE) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $47.7 million.

On a per-share basis, the Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based company said it had profit of 94 cents.

The electric and gas utility posted revenue of $270.7 million in the period.

NorthWestern shares have climbed 19% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $70.75, a rise of 20% in the last 12 months.

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