Empire District Electric Company Profile (NYSE:EDE)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 6 Hold Rating(s), 2 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $25.80 (23.58% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/1/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$24.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/26/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$22.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/23/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket Perform$26.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/29/2016Ladenburg ThalmannDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/14/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$31.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/22/2016KeyCorpDowngradeOverweight -> Sector Weight$34.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/13/2015Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$28.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/13/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$28.67 -> $27.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/11/2015CIBCReiterated RatingSector Perform$28.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/11/2015Scotia Howard WeillReiterated RatingOutperform$31.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/14/2015ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/23/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/28/2016        
4/28/2016Q116$0.30$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2016Q415$0.28$0.23$170.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2015Q315$0.59$0.58$161.57 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2015Q215$0.24$0.15$151.58 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2015Q115$0.34$0.34$173.60 million$142.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2015Q414$0.26$0.26$99.90 million$134.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2014Q314$0.44$0.55$153.93 million$164.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2014Q413$0.27$0.26$137.06 million$140.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2014$0.41$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.30$0.30$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
Annual Dividend:$1.04
Dividend Yield:3.08%
Payout Ratio:81.25% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
71.72% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
65.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:1.30% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
4/29/2016quarterly$0.263.09%5/27/20166/1/20166/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2016quarterly$0.263.62%2/26/20163/1/20163/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2015quarterly$0.264.61%11/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2015quarterly$0.264.52%8/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2015quarterly$0.264.42%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2015quarterly$0.263.75%2/26/20153/2/20153/16/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2014quarterly$0.263.66%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/1/2014quarterly$0.264.12%8/28/20149/2/20149/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2014quarterly$0.264.3%5/29/20146/2/20146/16/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2014quarterly$0.264.45%2/27/20143/3/20143/17/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/1/2013quarterly$0.264.54%11/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2013quarterly$0.254.22%8/29/20139/3/20139/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/25/2013quarterly$0.254.39%5/30/20136/3/20136/17/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/7/2013quarterly$0.254.67%2/27/20133/1/20133/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
2/26/2015William L GipsonDirectorSell2,698$25.84$69,716.32View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/11/2014William L GipsonDirectorSell1,558$24.17$37,656.86View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2014Bonnie Cruickshank LindDirectorBuy2,000$23.50$47,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
DateHeadline
07/23/16 07:52 AMStock Focus: Following Analyst Expectations on Shares of Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 07:16 AMEarnings Focus and Crowd Sourced Sentiment Review for Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) - TGP
07/22/16 07:16 AMThe Empire District Electric Company Files Recovery Rider for Riverton 12 Combined Cycle Unit - Business Wire (press release)
07/21/16 02:36 PMThe Empire District Electric Company Files Recovery Rider for Riverton 12 Combined Cycle Unit - [Business Wire] - The Empire District Electric Company announced today that it has filed a request with the Arkansas Public Service Commission to implement a cost recovery rider for the conversion of the existing Riverton Unit 12 to combined cycle operation.
07/19/16 09:51 AMSolid Performer in Focus: The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 09:51 AMIs $34 Price Target Attainable For Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE)? - Investor Newswire
07/19/16 09:51 AMEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 09:51 AMEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
07/15/16 09:28 AM07-15-2016 - Scheduled Service Interruption in Strafford MO - [at noodls] - 5b661e5c-b320-4e29-84f7-e7c5b1485c34.pdf PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Maus Director of Corporate Communications 417-625-5101 [email protected] EMPIRE ANNOUNCES SCHEDULED SERVICE ...
07/14/16 08:45 PMWhat Will Happen to Empire District Electric Co Next? The Stock Just Reaches All-Time High - Consumer Eagle
07/13/16 07:28 AMEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/13/16 07:28 AMStrong Sell Calls For Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) At 0 - Investor Newswire
07/13/16 07:28 AMBroker Outlook For Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) - Fiscal Standard
07/09/16 07:15 AMEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Stock Update: Check on Ratings and Target Price - Telanagana Press
07/06/16 03:53 PMEmpire District Electric Company celebrates completion of $168 million Unit 12 Combined Cycle project at its Riverton Power Plant
07/06/16 08:30 AMCan Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Improve on the Earnings Front? - Engelwood Daily
07/06/16 08:30 AMCompany Stock Focus for Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE): Which Way Will Shares Head? - Press Telegraph
07/06/16 08:30 AMInstitutional Investor's Anti-Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE) Sentiment In 2016 Q1 - Press Telegraph
07/06/16 08:30 AMEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
07/05/16 03:40 PMShares With YTD Gains: The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) - Telanagana Press
07/03/16 08:19 AMEmpire's combined-cycle power unit fully operational
07/02/16 03:42 PMStock Valuation in Review: The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) - Telanagana Press
07/02/16 06:46 AMEmpire District Electric Company (The) (EDE) Hits New 52-week High During June 30 Session - Equities.com
07/01/16 07:34 AMEmpire District Electric Co Hit 52-Week High - Press Telegraph
06/30/16 04:00 PMBrokers Issue Average Price Target Of 31.61 On Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) - Fiscal Standard
06/28/16 03:41 PMEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Earnings Glance and Target Price Review - Engelwood Daily
06/28/16 03:40 PMCovering the Bases on Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE): Where is the Stock Going? - Press Telegraph
06/28/16 07:39 AMEmpire District Electric Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EDE-US : June 28, 2016 -
06/27/16 03:45 PMEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) PEG Ratio Is 4.58
06/23/16 02:42 PMEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News
06/22/16 03:52 PMEmpire District Electric Company
06/21/16 12:49 PM06-21-2016 - Empire Files Stipulation and Agreement in MO Rate Case - [at noodls] - 1e6dd2e4-2bfa-4f69-9308-7d5d47635ee9.pdf PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS Julie Maus Director of Corporate Communications 417-625-5101 [email protected] INVESTOR ...
06/21/16 12:19 PMThe Empire District Electric Company Announces Stipulation and Agreement in Missouri Rate Case - [at noodls] - JOPLIN, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) announced today that it has filed a Unanimous Stipulation and Agreement with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MPSC) ...
06/21/16 12:07 PM1:07 pm Empire District Elec files Unanimous Stipulation and Agreement with the MPSC for changes in rates for its Missouri electric customers; reaffirms FY16 EPS -
06/21/16 08:26 AMThe Empire District Electric Company Upside Stock Momentum at Extreme Strength - CML News
06/19/16 08:08 AMCentral Bank announces series of officer promotions
06/16/16 08:58 PMUPDATED: Empire shareholders approve Algonquin deal
06/16/16 03:44 PMEmpire District shareholders approve merger with Algonquin
06/16/16 03:44 PMEmpire District Electric : Shareholders Approve Merger with Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.
06/14/16 03:41 PMEmpire offers unique glimpse of rescued osprey
06/14/16 03:41 PMLive Stream: Empire District Electric invites you to say hello to osprey chicks
06/13/16 03:32 PMTrend Of Rating Given To Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) - Investor Newswire
06/13/16 08:13 AMEmpire District Named Finalist for 2016 Edison Award, Electric Power Industry's Highest Honor
06/09/16 03:48 PMThe Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) Fundamental Star Rating Report - CML News
06/06/16 09:09 PMEmpire District Electric receives the Edison Award
06/06/16 10:58 AM06-06-2016 - Empire Named as Finalist for EEI Award - [at noodls] - 5f8f2f67-ff95-4489-96e2-6e57c4bbb158.pdf PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Robin McAlester Corporate Communications 417-625-5180 [email protected] EMPIRE DISTRICT NAMED FINALIST ...
06/06/16 07:07 AMStock Review and Earnings Check on Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) - HNN
06/06/16 07:07 AMPerformance Review for The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) - HNN
06/05/16 03:43 PMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) - Share Trading News
06/02/16 03:54 PMEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Quarterly EPS Estimate At $0.0000 - Investor Newswire - Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Quarterly EPS Estimate At $0.0000Investor NewswireFirst Call stated that Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) can touch $34.0000 in coming one year. For the next quarter, the per-share earnings target is $0.0000 and for ongoing fiscal at $1.4700. EPS target for next year is $1.5600 versus ...and more »

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About Empire District Electric

Empire District Electric logoThe Empire District Electric Company is a regulated utility company. The Company is engaged in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity. It provides its services with in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. It operates its businesses in three segments: electric, gas and other. The electric segment provides water service to around three towns in Missouri. The Company through its wholly owned subsidiary, The Empire District Gas Company (EDG), is engaged in the distribution of natural gas in Missouri. Its other segment consists of fiber optics business. It supplies electric service at retail to around 119 incorporated communities and unincorporated areas and at wholesale to around four municipally owned distribution systems. It provides natural gas distribution to around 48 communities and 422 transportation customers. Its customers include residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: EDE
  • CUSIP: 29164110
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.78
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.81
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $32.57
  • P/E Ratio: 26.58
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $1.48B
  • Beta: 0.17
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.45 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.6 EPS
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