NASDAQ:AY - Atlantica Yield Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $19.86 +0.50 (+2.58 %) (As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$19.86Today's Range$19.50 - $19.9952-Week Range$18.00 - $23.76Volume536,711 shsAverage Volume507,913 shsMarket Capitalization$1.98 billionP/E Ratio-110.33Dividend Yield6.88%Beta0.91 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 Webwww.atlanticayield.com Phone44-20-3499-0465 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.92 Current Ratio2.61 Quick Ratio2.57 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-110.33 Forward P/E Ratio22.57 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.01 billion Price / Sales1.97 Cash Flow$2.9422 per share Price / Cash6.75 Book Value$18.89 per share Price / Book1.05 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.18) Net Income$-111,800,000.00 Net Margins-3.17% Return on Equity3.21% Return on Assets0.59% Miscellaneous Employees185 Outstanding Shares100,220,000Market Cap$1.98 billion 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Friday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.25%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. This is a boost from Atlantica Yield's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View Atlantica Yield's Dividend History. How were Atlantica Yield's earnings last quarter? Atlantica Yield PLC (NASDAQ:AY) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the 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 negative net margin of 3.17% and a positive return on equity of 3.21%. 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 Wednesday, March 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Atlantica Yield. What price target have analysts set for AY? 5 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Atlantica Yield's stock. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $27.50. On average, they anticipate Atlantica Yield's stock price to reach $26.1250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.5% 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 somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Atlantica Yield earned a daily sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Atlantica Yield's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Atlantica Yield include OGE Energy (OGE), ENGIE BRASIL EN/S (EGIEY), CPFL Energia (CPL), Great Plains Energy (GXP), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP), Enel Generacion Chile (EOCC), IDACORP (IDA), Enel Chile (ENIC), Portland General Electric (POR), Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE), Black Hills (BKH), CEMIG (CIG), PNM Resources (PNM) and Clearway Energy (CWEN). Who are Atlantica Yield's key executives? Atlantica Yield's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Santiago Seage Medela, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 49)Mr. Francisco Martinez-Davis, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)Ms. Leire Pérez, Director of Investor RelationsMs. Irene M. Hernandez, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 38)Mr. Stevens C. Moore, VP of Corp. Strategy & Devel. (Age 45) Who are Atlantica Yield's major shareholders? Atlantica Yield's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (2.71%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.49%), Diameter Capital Partners LP (1.33%), Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP (1.32%), Credit Suisse AG (1.30%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.05%). Which institutional investors are buying Atlantica Yield stock? AY stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Diameter Capital Partners LP, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, Credit Suisse AG, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Man Group plc, Warlander Asset Management LP and CarVal Investors LLC. 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 $19.86. How big of a company is Atlantica Yield? Atlantica Yield has a market capitalization of $1.98 billion and generates $1.01 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-111,800,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.18) on an earnings per share basis. Atlantica Yield employs 185 workers across the globe. 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: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 288 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 273 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 561MarketBeat'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 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does cost of debt say about a company’s financial health?