NASDAQ:AY - Atlantica Yield Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $19.38 -0.02 (-0.10 %) (As of 03/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$19.40Today's Range$19.24 - $19.455052-Week Range$17.50 - $21.22Volume373,088 shsAverage Volume501,215 shsMarket Capitalization$1.94 billionP/E Ratio46.14Dividend Yield7.63%Beta0.63 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Atlantica Yield plc acquires, owns, and manages renewable energy natural gas, power, electric transmission lines, and water assets in North America, South America, Spain, Algeria, and South Africa. As of December 31, 2017, it had 22 assets, including 1,446 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy generation assets comprising solar power and wind plants; 300 MW of natural gas power generation assets that produce electricity and steam from natural gas; 1,099 miles of electric transmission lines; and desalination plants with an aggregate capacity of 10.5 million cubic feet per day. The company was formerly known as Abengoa Yield plc and changed its name to Atlantica Yield plc in May 2016. Atlantica Yield plc was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Brentford, the United Kingdom. Receive AY News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AY and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Electric services Sub-IndustryN/A SectorUtilities Current SymbolNASDAQ:AY Previous SymbolNASDAQ:ABY CUSIPN/A CIK1601072 Webwww.atlanticayield.com Phone44-20-3499-0465Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.98 Current Ratio1.53 Quick Ratio1.50Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio46.14 Forward P/E Ratio20.62 P/E Growth1.01 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.04 billion Price / Sales1.86 Cash Flow$4.0375 per share Price / Cash Flow4.80 Book Value$17.52 per share Price / Book1.11Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.42 Net Income$41.60 million Net Margins3.98% Return on Equity2.25% Return on Assets0.41%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares100,217,000Market Cap$1.94 billion Next Earnings Date5/13/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Atlantica Yield (NASDAQ:AY) Frequently Asked Questions What is Atlantica Yield's stock symbol? Atlantica Yield trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AY." How often does Atlantica Yield pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Atlantica Yield? Atlantica Yield announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 12th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.64%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 11th. View Atlantica Yield's Dividend History. How were Atlantica Yield's earnings last quarter? Atlantica Yield PLC (NASDAQ:AY) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.08. The utilities provider earned $323.81 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $297.91 million. Atlantica Yield had a net margin of 3.98% and a return on equity of 2.25%. View Atlantica Yield's Earnings History. When is Atlantica Yield's next earnings date? Atlantica Yield is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Atlantica Yield. What price target have analysts set for AY? 5 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Atlantica Yield's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Atlantica Yield's stock price to reach $25.1250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Atlantica Yield. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Atlantica Yield? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Atlantica Yield in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Atlantica Yield. Has Atlantica Yield been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about AY stock have trended positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Atlantica Yield earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Atlantica Yield's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Atlantica Yield include Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), Enel Chile (ENIC), IDACORP (IDA), CEMIG (CIG), Portland General Electric (POR), Enel Generacion Chile (EOCC), Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE), Black Hills (BKH), PNM Resources (PNM), TerraForm Power (TERP), Companhia Paranaense de Energia (ELP), Ormat Technologies (ORA), Clearway Energy (CWEN) and CENTRAIS ELETRI/S (EBR.B). What other stocks do shareholders of Atlantica Yield own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Atlantica Yield investors own include BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Alibaba Group (BABA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM), Intel (INTC), Ford Motor (F) and Pfizer (PFE). Who are Atlantica Yield's key executives? Atlantica Yield's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Santiago Seage Medela, CEO & Director (Age 50)Mr. Francisco Martinez-Davis, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)Ms. Leire Pérez, Director, Investor RelationsMs. Irene M. Hernandez, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 39)Mr. Stevens C. Moore, VP of Corp. Strategy & Devel. (Age 46) Who are Atlantica Yield's major shareholders? Atlantica Yield's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Centerbridge Partners L.P. (2.68%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (2.52%), Norges Bank (1.75%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.47%), Rare Infrastructure Ltd (1.41%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.14%). Which major investors are selling Atlantica Yield stock? AY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Centerbridge Partners L.P., Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Eagle Global Advisors LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Macquarie Group Ltd. and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd.. Which major investors are buying Atlantica Yield stock? AY stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Rare Infrastructure Ltd, Millennium Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Covalis Capital LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. How do I buy shares of Atlantica Yield? Shares of AY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Atlantica Yield's stock price today? One share of AY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.38. How big of a company is Atlantica Yield? Atlantica Yield has a market capitalization of $1.94 billion and generates $1.04 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $41.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.42 on an earnings per share basis. What is Atlantica Yield's official website? The official website for Atlantica Yield is http://www.atlanticayield.com. How can I contact Atlantica Yield? Atlantica Yield's mailing address is GREAT WEST HOUSE GW1 17TH FLOOR GREAT WEST ROAD, BRENTFORD X0, TW8 9DF. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 44-20-3499-0465 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Atlantica Yield (NASDAQ AY)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 316 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 318 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 634MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Atlantica Yield and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Coverage Ratio?