NASDAQ:OTTR - Otter Tail Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $50.70 +0.29 (+0.58 %) (As of 04/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$50.41Today's Range$50.47 - $50.9252-Week Range$42.55 - $51.88Volume128,880 shsAverage Volume77,299 shsMarket Capitalization$2.01 billionP/E Ratio24.61Dividend Yield2.78%Beta0.33 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. This segment generates electricity through coal, wind and hydro, and natural gas and oil sources. It serves approximately 130,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other customers. Otter Tail Corporation's Manufacturing segment stamps, fabricates, welds, paints, and laser cuts metal components for use in the recreational vehicle, agricultural, oil and gas, lawn and garden, industrial equipment, health and fitness, and enclosure industries; manufactures and fabricates parts for off-road equipment, mining machinery, oil fields and offshore oil rigs, wind industry components, broadcast antennae, and farm equipment; and provides laser cutting services and stamping to weldments and assemblies for metal fabrication buyers and original equipment manufacturers. It also manufactures and sells thermoformed products for the horticulture industry; and clamshell packing, blister packs, returnable pallets, and handling trays for shipping and storing odd-shaped or difficult-to-handle parts for customers in the medical and life sciences, industrial, recreation, and electronics industries. The company's Plastics segment manufactures polyvinyl chloride pipes for municipal water, rural water, wastewater, storm drainage system, and other uses. This segment markets its products to wholesalers and distributors through independent sales representatives, company salespersons, and customer service representatives. The company was formerly known as Otter Tail Power Company and changed its name to Otter Tail Corporation in 2001. Otter Tail Corporation was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Receive OTTR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for OTTR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Electric services Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNASDAQ:OTTR Previous Symbol CUSIP68964810 CIK1466593 Webwww.ottertail.com Phone866-410-8780Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.81 Current Ratio1.42 Quick Ratio0.79Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.61 Forward P/E Ratio23.05 P/E Growth3.28 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$916.45 million Price / Sales2.20 Cash Flow$3.9734 per share Price / Cash Flow12.76 Book Value$18.38 per share Price / Book2.76Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.06 Net Income$82.35 million Net Margins8.99% Return on Equity11.45% Return on Assets4.07%Miscellaneous Employees2,321 Outstanding Shares39,730,000Market Cap$2.01 billion Next Earnings Date5/6/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable 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 Wednesday, February 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Saturday, March 9th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th. This is an increase from Otter Tail's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. 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, 18th. The utilities provider reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.39 by $0.04. The utilities provider earned $221.17 million during the quarter. Otter Tail had a net margin of 8.99% and a return on equity of 11.45%. 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 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Otter Tail. How can I listen to Otter Tail's earnings call? Otter Tail will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, May 7th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What guidance has Otter Tail issued on next quarter's earnings? Otter Tail issued an update on its FY earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 19th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.10-2.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.20. What price target have analysts set for OTTR? 2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Otter Tail's shares. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Otter Tail's stock price to reach $51.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Otter Tail. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Otter Tail? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Otter Tail in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 buy rating 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. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We forecast growth in EPS, dividends, and return on equity in the next two years due to future income from current utility projects and more growth in OTTR’s other manufacturing and plastics businesses." (4/11/2019) 2. 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. " (3/22/2019) Has Otter Tail been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about OTTR stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Otter Tail's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Otter Tail include CENTRICA PLC/S (CPYYY), CPFL Energia (CPL), Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), Enel Chile (ENIC), IDACORP (IDA), CEMIG (CIG), Portland General Electric (POR), Enel Generacion Chile (EOCC), Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE), Black Hills (BKH), PNM Resources (PNM), Clearway Energy (CWEN), Ormat Technologies (ORA) and TerraForm Power (TERP). 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 Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), WSI Industries (WSCI), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Ford Motor (F), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), Kinder Morgan (KMI) and RED ELECTRICA C/ADR (RDEIY). 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Manhattan Co. (0.20%), Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management (0.02%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.02%), Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.01%) and Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.01%). 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. Which major investors are selling Otter Tail stock? OTTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Manhattan Co. and Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management. Company insiders that have sold Otter Tail company stock in the last year include John D Erickson, Kevin G Moug and Paul L Knutson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Otter Tail. Which major investors are buying Otter Tail stock? OTTR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pennsylvania Trust Co, Pennsylvania Trust Co and Foundry Partners LLC. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Otter Tail's stock price today? One share of OTTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.70. How big of a company is Otter Tail? Otter Tail has a market capitalization of $2.01 billion and generates $916.45 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $82.35 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.06 on an earnings per share basis. Otter Tail employs 2,321 workers across the globe. 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: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 188 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 227 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 415MarketBeat'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 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is the conference call important?