Otter Tail Company Profile (NASDAQ:OTTR)

About Otter Tail

Otter Tail logoOtter Tail Corporation is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, operates through three segments: Electric, Manufacturing and Plastics. The Company's subsidiaries own facilities and equipment used in the manufacture of producing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe, thermoformed products, heavy metal fabricated products, metal parts stamping, fabricating, painting and contract machining. The Company, through its Electric segment, is engaged in the production, transmission, distribution and sale of electric energy in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota by its subsidiary, Otter Tail Power Company (OTP). Its Manufacturing segment consists of businesses engaged in the activities, including contract machining, metal parts stamping, fabrication and painting, and production of material and handling trays and horticultural containers. The Company's Plastics segment consists of businesses producing PVC pipe at plants in North Dakota and Arizona.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Diversified Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: OTTR
  • CUSIP: 68964810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $38.25
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $38.16
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $36.83
  • 52-Week Range: $26.50 - $42.55
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.80
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.13
  • P/E Growth: 4.24
  • Market Cap: $1.50B
  • Outstanding Shares: 39,236,000
  • Beta: 0.76
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 7.76%
  • Return on Equity: 9.76%
  • Return on Assets: 3.34%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.70%
  • Current Ratio: 0.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.50%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $38.00 (0.65% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/6/2017Williams CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$36.00View Rating Details
12/7/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutral$40.00View Rating Details
5/6/2015Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$35.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/1/2017        
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 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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.72 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.81 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q2 20161$0.38$0.38$0.38
Q3 20161$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q4 20161$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q1 20171$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q2 20171$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q3 20171$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q4 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q1 20181$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q2 20181$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q3 20181$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q4 20181$0.49$0.49$0.49
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Annual Dividend:$1.28
Dividend Yield:3.35%
Payout Ratio:80.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
74.42% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
70.72% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/3/2017quarterly$0.323.29%2/13/20172/15/20173/10/2017
11/3/2016quarterly$0.313.61%11/10/201611/15/201612/10/2016
8/5/2016quarterly$0.313.62%8/11/20168/15/20169/10/2016
5/3/2016quarterly$0.314.15%5/11/20165/13/20166/10/2016
2/3/2016quarterly$0.314.29%2/10/20162/12/20163/10/2016
11/3/2015quarterly$0.314.66%11/10/201511/13/201512/10/2015
8/4/2015quarterly$0.314.39%8/12/20158/14/20159/10/2015
5/6/2015quarterly$0.314.42%5/13/20155/15/20156/10/2015
2/3/2015quarterly$0.313.82%2/11/20152/13/20153/10/2015
11/3/2014quarterly$0.303.88%11/12/201411/14/201412/10/2014
8/4/2014quarterly$0.304.38%8/13/20148/15/20149/10/2014
5/5/2014quarterly$0.304.25%5/13/20145/15/20146/10/2014
2/3/2014quarterly$0.304.44%2/12/20142/14/20143/10/2014
11/4/2013quarterly$0.303.9%11/13/201311/15/201312/10/2013
8/5/2013quarterly$0.304.13%8/13/20138/15/20139/10/2013
5/3/2013quarterly$0.303.85%5/13/20135/15/20136/10/2013
2/5/2013quarterly$0.304.39%2/13/20132/15/20133/9/2013
2/4/2013quarterly$0.302/15/20133/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 37.58%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR)
DateHeadline
biz.yahoo.com logoOTTER TAIL CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:OTTR)
biz.yahoo.com - February 22 at 7:12 PM
News IconCFO & Sr VP of Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR), Moug Kevin G, sells 800 shares worth $30,240 (NASDAQ:OTTR)
empowerednews.net - February 16 at 6:39 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoOTTER TAIL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:OTTR)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 8:14 PM
capitalcube.com logoOtter Tail Corp. :OTTR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 9, 2017 (NASDAQ:OTTR)
www.capitalcube.com - February 9 at 8:14 PM
capitalcube.com logoOtter Tail Corp. :OTTR-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 8, 2017 (NASDAQ:OTTR)
www.capitalcube.com - February 8 at 8:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of OTTR earnings conference call or presentation 7-Feb-17 4:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:OTTR)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 1:12 AM
marketexclusive.com logoOTTER TAIL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:OTTR) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:OTTR)
marketexclusive.com - February 7 at 8:11 PM
News IconOtter Tail Corporation (OTTR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages (NASDAQ:OTTR)
xboxonezone.com - February 7 at 8:11 PM
News IconOtter Tail Corporation (OTTR) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS (NASDAQ:OTTR)
hoyentv.com - February 7 at 8:11 PM
seekingalpha.com logoOtter Tail's (OTTR) CEO Chuck MacFarlane on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:OTTR)
seekingalpha.com - February 7 at 8:11 PM
News IconIs buying Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) for its upcoming $0.32 dividend a good choice? (NASDAQ:OTTR)
simplywall.st - February 7 at 12:10 AM
streetinsider.com logoOtter Tail Corp (OTTR) Tops Q4 EPS by 1c (NASDAQ:OTTR)
www.streetinsider.com - February 7 at 12:10 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on Otter Tail Power by Williams Capital Group (NASDAQ:OTTR)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 6 at 7:08 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoOtter Tail Corporation Reports 2016 Diluted Earnings per Share from Continuing Operations of $1.60, Increases Quarterly Dividend and Provides 2017 Earnings Guidance from Continuing Operations of $1.60 to $1.75 per Share (NASDAQ:OTTR)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 6 at 7:08 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoOtter Tail posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:OTTR)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 7:08 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Otter Tail Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:OTTR)
biz.yahoo.com - February 6 at 9:17 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo3:01 pm Otter Tail Power raises quarterly dividend to $0.32/share from $0.3125/share (NASDAQ:OTTR)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 4 at 7:04 PM
globenewswire.com logoOtter Tail Corporation Increases Quarterly Dividend (NASDAQ:OTTR)
globenewswire.com - February 2 at 8:02 PM
streetinsider.com logoOtter Tail Corp (OTTR) Raises Quarterly Dividend 2.4% to $0.32; 3.4% Yield (NASDAQ:OTTR)
www.streetinsider.com - February 2 at 8:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOtter Tail Corporation will Host Conference Call on 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:OTTR)
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 7:45 PM
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lakecitytribune.com - January 30 at 8:40 AM
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lakecitytribune.com - January 29 at 7:33 PM
News IconStocks Wilt on Friday But Pull Off Positive Week, How Did This One Fare: Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:OTTR)
wsbeacon.com - January 29 at 7:33 PM
News IconChecking the Levels on Shares of Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) - The Tribune (NASDAQ:OTTR)
lakecitytribune.com - January 24 at 7:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoOtter Tail Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:OTTR) : January 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:OTTR)
www.capitalcube.com - January 13 at 11:58 PM
capitalcube.com logoOtter Tail Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : OTTR-US : January 12, 2017 (NASDAQ:OTTR)
www.capitalcube.com - January 12 at 7:43 PM
capitalcube.com logoOtter Tail Corp. : OTTR-US: Dividend Analysis : November 15th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 12, 2017 (NASDAQ:OTTR)
www.capitalcube.com - January 12 at 7:43 PM
News IconVP of Human Resources of Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR), Knutson Paul L, sells 500 shares worth $19,900 (NASDAQ:OTTR)
empowerednews.net - January 9 at 7:45 PM
stocksdaily.net logoOtter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) Held $2.007 In Cash And Short-Term ... (NASDAQ:OTTR)
www.stocksdaily.net - January 3 at 11:41 PM
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wsbeacon.com - December 30 at 7:27 PM
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wsbeacon.com - December 26 at 9:44 AM
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wsbeacon.com - December 24 at 8:46 AM
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businessdailyleader.com - December 20 at 1:30 PM
News IconInvestor Watch: Looking at Shares of Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) - Business Daily Leader (NASDAQ:OTTR)
businessdailyleader.com - December 17 at 12:50 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoOTTER TAIL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance S (NASDAQ:OTTR)
biz.yahoo.com - December 15 at 8:04 PM
News IconStock Review for Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) - Business Daily Leader (NASDAQ:OTTR)
businessdailyleader.com - December 15 at 5:52 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Otter Tail Corp. : December 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:OTTR)
www.capitalcube.com - December 13 at 7:29 PM
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www.insidermonkey.com - December 13 at 9:00 AM
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www.crookstontimes.com - December 12 at 7:12 PM
News IconIs Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) A Good Stock To Buy? (NASDAQ:OTTR)
feedproxy.google.com - December 12 at 8:15 AM
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www.streetinsider.com - December 9 at 12:34 AM
News IconROIC Focus on Shares of Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:OTTR)
wsbeacon.com - December 8 at 7:32 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Otter Tail Corp. : December 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:OTTR)
www.capitalcube.com - December 2 at 6:44 PM
News IconOtter Tail Corp. stock rises to new high (NASDAQ:OTTR)
www.fergusfallsjournal.com - December 1 at 6:58 PM
marketexclusive.com logoOTTER TAIL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:OTTR) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (NASDAQ:OTTR)
marketexclusive.com - November 18 at 9:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoOTTER TAIL CORP Financials (NASDAQ:OTTR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 6:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOtter Tail Power Company announces purchase of new wind farm in North Dakota (NASDAQ:OTTR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 10:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo9:02 am Otter Tail Power to purchase a 150-MW wind farm in southeastern North Dakota that EDF Renewable Energy will design and build in 2019 (NASDAQ:OTTR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 10:37 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoOTTER TAIL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (NASDAQ:OTTR)
biz.yahoo.com - November 17 at 10:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEDF Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with Otter Tail Power Company (NASDAQ:OTTR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 10:37 AM

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 3rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Friday, March 10th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.35%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 13th. This is a positive change from Otter Tail's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31.

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

2 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Otter Tail's stock. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Otter Tail's stock price to reach $38.00 in the next year.

When will Otter Tail announce their earnings?

Otter Tail is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.

Who owns Otter Tail stock?

Otter Tail's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gabelli Funds LLC (2.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.83%), State Street Corp (2.05%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.01%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.92%) and Martingale Asset Management L P (0.20%). Company insiders that own Otter Tail stock include George A Koeck, John D Erickson, Kevin G Moug and Paul L Knutson.

Who sold Otter Tail stock? Who is selling Otter Tail stock?

Otter Tail's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Zebra Capital Management LLC, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. and Huff W R Asset Management Co. LLC DE. Company insiders that have sold Otter Tail stock in the last year include John D Erickson, Kevin G Moug and Paul L Knutson.

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

Otter Tail's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, State Street Corp, Summit Global Investments, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Guggenheim Capital LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Symons Capital Management Inc..

How do I buy Otter Tail stock?

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

How much does a share of Otter Tail stock cost?

One share of Otter Tail stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.25.

Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR) Chart for Sunday, February, 26, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff