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NASDAQ:OTTR - Otter Tail Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.61 (-1.09 %)
(As of 02/23/2020 03:08 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $55.41
50-Day Range
MA: $53.50
52-Week Range
Now: $55.41
Volume75,700 shs
Average Volume81,185 shs
Market Capitalization$2.20 billion
P/E Ratio25.42
Dividend Yield2.64%
Otter Tail Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in electric, manufacturing, and plastics businesses in the United States. The company's Electric segment produces, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota; and operates as a participant in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc markets. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
Current SymbolNASDAQ:OTTR



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$919.50 million
Cash Flow$3.92 per share
Book Value$18.38 per share


Net Income$82.35 million


Market Cap$2.20 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2020 (Estimated)

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Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Otter Tail's stock symbol?

Otter Tail trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "OTTR."

How often does Otter Tail pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Otter Tail?

Otter Tail declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 4th. Investors of record on Friday, February 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share on Tuesday, March 10th. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 13th. This is an increase from Otter Tail's previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. View Otter Tail's Dividend History.

How were Otter Tail's earnings last quarter?

Otter Tail Co. (NASDAQ:OTTR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 17th. The utilities provider reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.51. The utilities provider earned $215.68 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $234.40 million. Otter Tail had a return on equity of 11.63% and a net margin of 9.44%. View Otter Tail's Earnings History.

When is Otter Tail's next earnings date?

Otter Tail is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Otter Tail.

What guidance has Otter Tail issued on next quarter's earnings?

Otter Tail issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 18th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.22-2.37 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.41.

What price target have analysts set for OTTR?

5 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Otter Tail's stock. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Otter Tail's stock price to reach $54.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Otter Tail.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Otter Tail?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Otter Tail in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Otter Tail.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Otter Tail stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Otter Tail stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "OTTER TAIL's primary business is the production, transmission, distribution and sale of electric energy. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is also engaged in other businesses which are referred to as Health Services Operations and Diversified Operations. " (5/21/2019)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "$0.66 was below our $0.69 forecast and flat y/y as growth in OTTR’s electric utility business (about 70% of income) offset a y/y decline in non-utility net income, due partly to weather." (5/7/2019)

Has Otter Tail been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about OTTR stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Otter Tail earned a news impact score of -3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Otter Tail.

Are investors shorting Otter Tail?

Otter Tail saw a decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 237,700 shares, a decline of 8.3% from the January 15th total of 259,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 102,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 0.6% of the company's stock are sold short. View Otter Tail's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Otter Tail's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Otter Tail own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Otter Tail investors own include QUALCOMM (QCOM), Ford Motor (F), AT&T (T), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Altria Group (MO), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Dominion Energy (D) and Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET).

Who are Otter Tail's key executives?

Otter Tail's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Charles S. MacFarlane, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Kevin G. Moug, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Ms. Jennifer O. Smestad, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Timothy J. Rogelstad, Sr. VP of Electric Platform (Age 52)
  • Mr. John S. Abbott, Sr. VP of Manufacturing Platform & Pres of Varistar (Age 60)

Who are Otter Tail's major shareholders?

Otter Tail's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include First Trust Advisors LP (2.46%), State Street Corp (2.26%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.20%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.01%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.46%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.89%). Company insiders that own Otter Tail stock include John D Erickson, Kevin G Moug and Paul L Knutson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Otter Tail.

Which major investors are selling Otter Tail stock?

OTTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gabelli Funds LLC, Oxford Asset Management LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of Montreal Can and SG Americas Securities LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Otter Tail.

Which major investors are buying Otter Tail stock?

OTTR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Barclays PLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, Citigroup Inc., UBS Group AG and Icon Advisers Inc. Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Otter Tail.

How do I buy shares of Otter Tail?

Shares of OTTR 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Otter Tail's stock price today?

One share of OTTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.41.

How big of a company is Otter Tail?

Otter Tail has a market capitalization of $2.20 billion and generates $919.50 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $82.35 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.17 on an earnings per share basis. Otter Tail employs 2,321 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Otter Tail.

What is Otter Tail's official website?

The official website for Otter Tail is http://www.ottertail.com/.

How can I contact Otter Tail?

Otter Tail's mailing address is 215 S CASCADE ST PO BOX 496, FERGUS FALLS MN, 56538. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 866-410-8780 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Otter Tail (NASDAQ OTTR)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  214 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  264 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  478
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Otter Tail and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe OTTR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe OTTR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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