Otter Tail Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:OTTR)

About Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)

Otter Tail Corporation logoOtter Tail Corporation is a holding company. The Company operates through three segments: Electric, Manufacturing and Plastics. The Electric segment includes the production, transmission, distribution and sale of electric energy in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota by Otter Tail Power Company (OTP). The Manufacturing segment consists of businesses in manufacturing activities, such as contract machining, metal parts stamping, fabrication and painting, and production of material and handling trays and horticultural containers. These businesses have manufacturing facilities in Georgia, Illinois and Minnesota and sell products primarily in the United States. The Plastics segment consists of businesses producing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe at plants in North Dakota and Arizona. The PVC pipe is sold primarily in the upper Midwest and Southwest regions of the United States. The Company's manufacturing and plastic pipe businesses are owned by its subsidiary, Varistar Corporation.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:OTTR
  • CUSIP: 68964810
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.83 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 39,557,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $43.85
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $40.87
  • 52 Week Range: $33.45 - $46.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.68
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.81
  • P/E Growth: 5.05
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $820.02 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.23
  • Book Value: $17.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.66
  • Annual Dividend: $1.28
  • Dividend Yield: 2.8%
  • EBITDA: $191.22 million
  • Net Margins: 8.35%
  • Return on Equity: 10.14%
  • Return on Assets: 3.57%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.71%
  • Current Ratio: 0.93%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.56%
  • Average Volume: 71,914 shs.
  • Beta: 0.78
  • Short Ratio: 4.66

Frequently Asked Questions for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)

What is Otter Tail Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Otter Tail Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 4th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Saturday, September 9th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 11th. View Otter Tail Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Otter Tail Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) released its earnings results on Monday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.01. The company earned $212.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $211.30 million. Otter Tail Corporation had a net margin of 8.35% and a return on equity of 10.14%. The company's revenue was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.41 earnings per share. View Otter Tail Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Otter Tail Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Otter Tail Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Otter Tail Corporation.

Where is Otter Tail Corporation's stock going? Where will Otter Tail Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Otter Tail Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $46.00. On average, they expect Otter Tail Corporation's share price to reach $41.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Otter Tail Corporation.

Who are some of Otter Tail Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Otter Tail Corporation's key executives?

Otter Tail Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Nathan I. Partain CPA, Chairman of the Board, Independent Director
  • Charles Scot MacFarlane, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Kevin G. Moug, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • George A. Koeck, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • John S. Abbott, Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Platform
  • Timothy J. Rogelstad, Senior Vice President - Electric Platform
  • Karen M. Bohn, Independent Director
  • John D. Erickson, Independent Director
  • Steven L. Fritze, Independent Director
  • Kathryn O. Johnson, Independent Director

Who owns Otter Tail Corporation stock?

Otter Tail Corporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alpha Windward LLC (0.03%) and Murphy Capital Management Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Otter Tail Corporation stock include George A Koeck, John D Erickson, Kevin G Moug and Paul L Knutson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Otter Tail Corporation.

Who bought Otter Tail Corporation stock? Who is buying Otter Tail Corporation stock?

Otter Tail Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpha Windward LLC and Murphy Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Otter Tail Corporation.

How do I buy Otter Tail Corporation stock?

Shares of Otter Tail Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Otter Tail Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Otter Tail Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.15.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ OTTR)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  61 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  120 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  181
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Otter Tail Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $41.00 (11.16% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Price Target History for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/20/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
3/24/2017SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$46.00LowView Rating Details
2/6/2017Williams CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$36.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Earnings by Quarter for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ OTTR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017$0.40N/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2017Q2 2017$0.41$0.42$211.30 million$212.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2017Q1 2017$0.43$0.49$211.80 million$214.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2017Q4 2016$0.43$0.44$192.40 million$196.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.45$0.37$204.00 million$197.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q2$0.38$0.41$194.00 million$203.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q1$0.31$0.38$207.70 million$206.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q3$0.44$0.42$202.65 million$200.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.23$0.36$200.15 million$188.15 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.55$0.37$216.80 million$202.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2015Q414$0.45$0.43$235.00 million$193.41 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$0.41$0.43$240.75 million$242.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q214$0.23$0.27$221.20 million$234.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.53$0.59$227.75 million$240.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2014Q413$0.40$0.35$207.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2013Q313$0.40$0.41$221.40 million$229.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.21$220.40 million$212.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q1 2013$0.34$0.41$224.25 million$217.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2013Q4 2012$0.30$0.47$213.85 million$212.63 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.35$0.35$266.21 million$277.14 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.21$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.20$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.25$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.70
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.82
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q2 20172$0.40$0.41$0.41
Q3 20172$0.38$0.39$0.39
Q4 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q1 20181$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q2 20181$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q3 20181$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q4 20181$0.48$0.48$0.48
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Most Recent Dividend:9/9/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.28
Dividend Yield:2.77%
Payout Ratio:74.42% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
73.14% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
68.82% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ OTTR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 40.60%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/16/2017Kevin G. MougCFOSell1,500$41.75$62,625.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Kevin G. MougCFOSell800$37.25$29,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017George A. KoeckVPSell4,000$36.30$145,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017Kevin G. MougCFOSell800$37.80$30,240.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2017Paul L. KnutsonVPSell500$39.80$19,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016John D. EricksonDirectorSell2,900$37.33$108,257.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Kevin G. MougCFOSell800$35.20$28,160.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Kevin G. MougCFOSell800$34.07$27,256.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Paul L. KnutsonVPSell1,700$34.50$58,650.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015George A KoeckSVPSell2,500$27.65$69,125.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014John D EricksonDirectorSell4,000$29.30$117,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014George A KoeckSVPSell2,000$28.34$56,680.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014George KoeckSVPSell6,201$30.53$189,316.53View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Kevin MougCFOSell7,550$30.34$229,067.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013John EricksonDirectorSell4,102$29.42$120,680.84View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013George KoeckSVPSell3,000$29.57$88,710.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Steven FritzeDirectorBuy4,000$27.01$108,040.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Arvid R LiebeDirectorSell2,000$28.01$56,020.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Kevin G MougCFOSell2,617$29.66$77,620.22View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012John D EricksonDirectorSell5,962$23.75$141,597.50View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) Chart for Tuesday, October, 24, 2017

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