About Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR)
Otter 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
Industry Electric Utilities
Trailing P/E Ratio23.0770498739004
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$849.35 million
Price / Sales1.96
Cash Flow$3.80 per share
Price / Cash11.05
Book Value$17.59 per share
Price / Book2.39
Net Income$72.44 million
Return on Equity10.73%
Return on Assets3.77%
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.335 per share on Saturday, March 10th. This represents a $1.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.19%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 14th. This is a positive change from Otter Tail's previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. View Otter Tail's Dividend History.
How were Otter Tail's earnings last quarter?
Otter Tail Co. (NASDAQ:OTTR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February, 12th. The utilities provider reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.06. The utilities provider earned $206.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $207.30 million. Otter Tail had a return on equity of 10.73% and a net margin of 8.53%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.44 EPS. View Otter Tail's Earnings History.
When will Otter Tail make its next earnings announcement?
What guidance has Otter Tail issued on next quarter's earnings?
Otter Tail updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 12th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.80-1.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.93.
Where is Otter Tail's stock going? Where will Otter Tail's stock price be in 2018?
3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Otter Tail's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate Otter Tail's stock price to reach $44.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Otter Tail.
Who are some of Otter Tail's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Otter Tail include Ormat Technologies (ORA), UIL (UIL), PNM Resources (PNM), Capital Power (CPX), NorthWestern (NWE), Companhia Paranaense de Energia (ELP), El Paso Electric (EE), Atlantica Yield (AY), MGE Energy (MGEE), Dynegy (DYN), Kenon (KEN), Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt (EDN), NRG Yield, Inc. Class C (NYLD), UNITIL (UTL), ERM Power (EPW), Spark Energy (SPKE), Atlantic Power (AT) and US Geothermal (HTM).
Who are Otter Tail's key executives?
Otter Tail's management team includes the folowing people:
- Nathan I. Partain CPA, Chairman of the Board, Independent Director (Age 60)
- Charles Scot MacFarlane, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 52)
- Kevin G. Moug, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President (Age 57)
- John S. Abbott, Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Platform (Age 58)
- Timothy J. Rogelstad, Senior Vice President - Electric Platform (Age 50)
- Jennifer Smestad, Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary (Age 47)
- Karen M. Bohn, Independent Director (Age 63)
- John D. Erickson, Independent Director (Age 58)
- Steven L. Fritze, Independent Director (Age 62)
- Kathryn O. Johnson, Independent Director (Age 62)
Who owns Otter Tail stock?
Otter Tail's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.49%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.79%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.75%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.36%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.01%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.93%). Company insiders that own Otter Tail stock include George A Koeck, John D Erickson, Kevin G Moug and Paul L Knutson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Otter Tail.
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 Icon Advisers Inc. Co., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, Gabelli Funds LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Guggenheim Capital LLC, Rhumbline Advisers and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Otter Tail company stock in the last year include George A Koeck, John D Erickson and Kevin G Moug. View Insider Buying and Selling for Otter Tail.
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 Millennium Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, First Trust Advisors LP, Chicago Equity Partners LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Otter Tail.
How do I buy Otter Tail stock?
Shares of Otter Tail 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 Otter Tail's stock price today?
One share of Otter Tail stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.00.
How big of a company is Otter Tail?
Otter Tail has a market capitalization of $1.62 billion and generates $849.35 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $72.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.82 on an earnings per share basis. Otter Tail employs 682 workers across the globe.
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]
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Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Otter Tail (NASDAQ OTTR) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|2/12/2018||Q4 2017||$0.44||$0.50||$207.30 million||$206.70 million||View||Listen|
|11/1/2017||Q3 2017||$0.39||$0.45||$201.70 million||$216.50 million||View||N/A|
|8/7/2017||Q2 2017||$0.41||$0.42||$211.30 million||$212.10 million||View||Listen|
|5/1/2017||Q1 2017||$0.43||$0.49||$211.80 million||$214.10 million||View||Listen|
|2/6/2017||Q4 2016||$0.43||$0.44||$192.40 million||$196.90 million||View||Listen|
|11/2/2016||Q316||$0.45||$0.37||$204.00 million||$197.20 million||View||N/A|
|8/8/2016||Q2||$0.38||$0.41||$194.00 million||$203.50 million||View||N/A|
|5/2/2016||Q1||$0.31||$0.38||$207.70 million||$206.20 million||View||N/A|
|2/8/2016||Q4 2015||$0.44||$0.41||$203.75 million||$188.79 million||View||N/A|
|11/2/2015||Q3||$0.44||$0.42||$202.65 million||$200.02 million||View||Listen|
|8/3/2015||Q215||$0.23||$0.36||$200.15 million||$188.15 million||View||Listen|
|5/4/2015||Q115||$0.55||$0.37||$216.80 million||$202.84 million||View||Listen|
|2/10/2015||Q414||$0.45||$0.43||$235.00 million||$193.41 million||View||Listen|
|11/3/2014||Q314||$0.41||$0.43||$240.75 million||$242.40 million||View||N/A|
|8/4/2014||Q214||$0.23||$0.27||$221.20 million||$234.61 million||View||N/A|
|5/6/2014||Q114||$0.53||$0.59||$227.75 million||$240.47 million||View||N/A|
|2/10/2014||Q413||$0.40||$0.35||$207.60 million||$233.20 million||View||N/A|
|11/4/2013||Q313||$0.40||$0.41||$221.40 million||$229.77 million||View||N/A|
|8/5/2013||Q2 2013||$0.26||$0.21||$220.40 million||$212.39 million||View||N/A|
|5/6/2013||Q1 2013||$0.34||$0.41||$224.25 million||$217.95 million||View||N/A|
|2/11/2013||Q4 2012||$0.30||$0.47||$213.85 million||$212.63 million||View||N/A|
|11/5/2012||Q312||$0.35||$0.35||$266.21 million||$277.14 million||View||N/A|
Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR) Earnings Estimates
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.82
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR) Dividend Information
|Payout Ratio:||73.63% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
70.53% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Otter Tail (NASDAQ OTTR) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 41.58%
Otter Tail (NASDAQ OTTR) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|2/15/2018||Kevin G. Moug||CFO||Sell||1,500||$40.55||$60,825.00|| |
|11/20/2017||John D Erickson||Director||Sell||2,400||$45.55||$109,320.00|| |
|11/15/2017||George A. Koeck||VP||Sell||3,000||$46.50||$139,500.00|| |
|11/15/2017||Kevin G Moug||CFO||Sell||1,500||$46.50||$69,750.00|| |
|8/16/2017||Kevin G. Moug||CFO||Sell||1,500||$41.75||$62,625.00|| |
|5/15/2017||Kevin G. Moug||CFO||Sell||800||$37.25||$29,800.00|| |
|3/13/2017||George A. Koeck||VP||Sell||4,000||$36.30||$145,200.00|| |
|2/15/2017||Kevin G. Moug||CFO||Sell||800||$37.80||$30,240.00|| |
|1/9/2017||Paul L. Knutson||VP||Sell||500||$39.80||$19,900.00|| |
|11/21/2016||John D. Erickson||Director||Sell||2,900||$37.33||$108,257.00|| |
|11/10/2016||Kevin G. Moug||CFO||Sell||800||$35.20||$28,160.00|| |
|8/16/2016||Kevin G. Moug||CFO||Sell||800||$34.07||$27,256.00|| |
|8/11/2016||Paul L. Knutson||VP||Sell||1,700||$34.50||$58,650.00|| |
|8/17/2015||George A Koeck||SVP||Sell||2,500||$27.65||$69,125.00|| |
|11/18/2014||John D Erickson||Director||Sell||4,000||$29.30||$117,200.00|| |
|8/22/2014||George A Koeck||SVP||Sell||2,000||$28.34||$56,680.00|| |
|2/21/2014||George Koeck||SVP||Sell||6,201||$30.53||$189,316.53||9,474|| |
|2/20/2014||Kevin Moug||CFO||Sell||7,550||$30.34||$229,067.00||37,253|| |
|11/26/2013||John Erickson||Director||Sell||4,102||$29.42||$120,680.84||152,389|| |
|11/14/2013||George Koeck||SVP||Sell||3,000||$29.57||$88,710.00||9,376|| |
|9/13/2013||Steven Fritze||Director||Buy||4,000||$27.01||$108,040.00||4,000|| |
|6/12/2013||Arvid R Liebe||Director||Sell||2,000||$28.01||$56,020.00|| |
|5/20/2013||Kevin G Moug||CFO||Sell||2,617||$29.66||$77,620.22|| |
|11/26/2012||John D Erickson||Director||Sell||5,962||$23.75||$141,597.50|| |
Otter Tail (NASDAQ OTTR) News Headlines
|Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) Position Lifted by First Trust Advisors LP|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 5:42 AM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Lifted to "Hold" at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 8:52 PM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 18 at 12:44 PM
|Zacks: Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 17 at 1:32 PM
|Insider Selling: Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) CFO Sells 1,500 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 3:26 PM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Given New $42.00 Price Target at Williams Capital|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 15 at 2:08 PM
|Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Otter Tail (OTTR) to Hold|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 15 at 6:58 AM
| Analysts Set $43.50 Price Target for Otter Tail Co. (OTTR)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 14 at 1:36 PM
|Otter Tail's (OTTR) CEO Chuck MacFarlane on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript|
www.msn.com - February 14 at 8:48 AM
|Otter Tail Corp (OTTR) Tops Q4 EPS by 4c|
www.streetinsider.com - February 13 at 8:45 AM
|Otter Tail Corporation to Host Earnings Call|
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 8:45 AM
|$0.44 EPS Expected for Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 13 at 5:24 AM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.17 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 12 at 10:20 PM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 12 at 9:08 PM
|Brokerages Anticipate Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) to Announce $0.44 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 11 at 11:12 AM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 8 at 5:28 PM
|Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) Increases Dividend to $0.34 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 8 at 12:14 AM
|Zacks: Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 5 at 7:12 PM
|Football Fans In Otter Tail County Embrace The Cold|
www.msn.com - February 5 at 8:45 AM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 5 at 2:52 AM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 9:18 PM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 9:38 AM
| Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) Given $43.50 Average Target Price by Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 2 at 5:32 AM
| Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) Given $43.50 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 27 at 9:14 PM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 25 at 11:20 AM
|Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) Forecasted to Earn FY2018 Earnings of $1.90 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 24 at 2:52 PM
|Zacks: Brokerages Set $43.50 Price Target for Otter Tail Co. (OTTR)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 24 at 3:26 AM
|BidaskClub Lowers Otter Tail (OTTR) to Strong Sell|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 14 at 10:30 PM
|Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.44 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 10 at 4:04 AM
|Zacks: Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 9 at 11:06 AM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Downgraded by Sidoti|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 8 at 9:44 AM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Downgraded to "Sell" at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 10:20 PM
|ETFs with exposure to Otter Tail Corp. : December 29, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 4:36 PM
|Otter Tail Corp. :OTTR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 28, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 4:44 PM
|Analysts Expect Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) to Announce $0.44 Earnings Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 25 at 1:34 AM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Downgraded to Hold at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 22 at 7:00 PM
|Jennifer Smestad to assume Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary roles at Otter Tail Corporation|
finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 4:37 PM
|TECO Energy (TE) vs. Otter Tail (OTTR) Financial Review|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 17 at 1:30 PM
|Otter Tail Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:OTTR) : December 14, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 5:10 PM
|Otter Tail Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : OTTR-US : December 13, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 10:36 AM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) Downgraded to "Buy" at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 8:00 PM
|Comparing Otter Tail (OTTR) and American Electric Power (AEP)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 1:42 PM
|Zacks: Otter Tail Co. (OTTR) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 1:36 PM
| Analysts Expect Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) to Post $0.46 Earnings Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 7 at 1:20 AM
|Otter Tail (OTTR) and The AES (AES) Financial Review|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 3 at 8:04 PM
|Brokerages Expect Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) to Post $0.46 Earnings Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 9:34 AM
|John D. Erickson Sells 2,400 Shares of Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 7:56 PM
|Zacks: Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) Given $43.50 Average Price Target by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 9:11 AM
|ETFs with exposure to Otter Tail Corp. : November 17, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 10:44 AM
|Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) and Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE) Critical Review|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 5:06 PM
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Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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