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Empire District Electric Co Company Profile (NYSE:EDE)

Consensus Ratings for Empire District Electric Co (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 (24.05% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/1/2016BarclaysDowngradeEqual 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 JamesReiterated 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
2/22/2016KeyBancDowngradeOverweight -> Sector Weight$34.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/13/2015Credit SuisseDowngradeNeutral -> 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 7/1/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Empire District Electric Co (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)
Earnings Estimates for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.30$0.30$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Current Dividend Information for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
Annual Dividend:$1.04
Dividend Yield:3.06%
Payout Ratio:71.72%
Dividend Growth:1.30% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Empire District Electric Co (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 Trading History for Empire District Electric Co (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)
Latest Headlines for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
DateHeadline
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 »
05/31/16 03:50 PMShare Rating Focus on Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) - HNN - Share Rating Focus on Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE)HNNThis stock research may entail following what professional equity analysts think about the company. Presently, Wall Street analysts have given a consensus stock rating of 3 on shares of Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE). Covering ...and more »
05/30/16 09:13 PMEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Share Trading News - Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Broker Price Targets For The Coming WeekShare Trading NewsMarket analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets on shares of Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE). The latest reports which are currently in issue on Monday 30th of May state 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, ...and more »
05/28/16 01:30 PMEmpire District Electric Co Hit All-Time High - Wall Street Hints and News - Empire District Electric Co Hit All-Time HighWall Street Hints and NewsThe stock of Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE) reached all time high today, May, 27 and still has $43.71 target or 29.00% above today's $33.88 share price. This indicates more upside for the $1.49 billion company. This technical setup was reported ...Ex-Dividends To Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: EDE, HSNI, LTheStreet.comall 2 news articles »
05/28/16 01:30 PMEmpire District Electric Co. (EDE) Hits New 52-week High During May 26 Session - Equities.com - Empire District Electric Co. (EDE) Hits New 52-week High During May 26 SessionEquities.comEmpire District Electric Co. (EDE) hit a new 52-week high yesterday, reaching a peak of $33.89 after opening at $33.71 and closing at $33.88 for a move of 0.27%. Hitting a new 52-week high is a notable milestone for any company, and it can mean a ...and more »
05/26/16 01:35 PMEmpire District Electric Company (EDE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 27, 2016 - Nasdaq - NasdaqEmpire District Electric Company (EDE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 27, 2016NasdaqEmpire District Electric Company ( EDE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 27, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased EDE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for ...Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE): Sell-Side Analysts Take on EarningsNews TribuneEmpire District Electric Compan (EDE) Trades at New 52-Week HighFinance Dailyall 5 news articles »
05/19/16 02:47 PMETF’s with exposure to Empire District Electric Co. : May 19, 2016 -
05/18/16 07:29 AMEmpire District Electric Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EDE-US : May 18, 2016 -
05/09/16 04:58 PMRichardson Named Plant Manager - [at noodls] - PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Robin McAlester, Corporate Communications 417-625-5180,[email protected] THE EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC COMPANY ANNOUNCES RANDY RICHARDSON AS PLANT ...
05/06/16 06:04 AMEMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report -
05/05/16 04:08 PMETF’s with exposure to Empire District Electric Co. : May 5, 2016 -
05/03/16 11:07 AMEmpire District Electric Co. :EDE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
04/29/16 11:43 PMEdited Transcript of EDE earnings conference call or presentation 29-Apr-16 5:00pm GMT -
04/29/16 08:22 AMEMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders -
04/28/16 01:56 PM04-28-2016 - First Quarter 2016 Earnings Report and Dividend Declaration - [at noodls] - PRESS RELEASE THE EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC COMPANY REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2016 EARNINGS; DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND JOPLIN, MO, April 28, 2016 - (NYSE:EDE) At the Board of Directors meeting of The Empire ...
04/28/16 10:52 AMEmpire District Electric posts 1Q profit -
04/28/16 10:34 AMEmpire District Electric beats by $0.08 -
03/15/16 01:58 PMCan Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Stock ... - Investor Newswire - Can Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Stock ...Investor NewswireAnalysts have placed a low target of $24.5 on Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) stock for next 12 months. At the same time, the bullish target ...and more »
03/04/16 12:04 PMEMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Financials -
02/29/16 02:56 PMEMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
02/26/16 03:20 PMThe Empire District Electric Company Updates 2016 Earnings Guidance to Reflect Transaction Costs - [Business Wire] - The Empire District Electric Company announced today that the Company expects full-year 2016 earnings to be an estimated $0.10 to $0.12 per share lower than the guidance provided on February 4, 2016, reflecting the impact of transaction costs that will be associated with the Agreement and Plan of Merger with Liberty Utilities, a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.
02/26/16 09:25 AMEmpire District Electric Company (EDE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2016 - Nasdaq - Empire District Electric Company (EDE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2016NasdaqEmpire District Electric Company ( EDE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased EDE prior to the ex-dividend date are ...Empire District Electric Co (EDE) To Go Ex-Dividend on February 26thThe Hilltop NewsKeyBanc Downgrades Empire District Electric Co to Sector WeightStreet EditionEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Short Interest UpdateLos Angeles MirrorEquities Focus -Markets Dailyall 5 news articles »
02/26/16 06:06 AMEMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report -
02/22/16 12:43 PMEmpire District Elec downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts -
About Empire District Electric Co

Empire District Electric Co 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: $33.77
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.67
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $31.93
  • P/E Ratio: 26.75
  • P/E Growth: 4.59
  • Market Cap: $1.49B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.47 EPS
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