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NASDAQ:OTTROtter Tail Stock Price, Forecast & News

$42.91
-0.21 (-0.49 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$41.89
Now: $42.91
$43.12
50-Day Range
$38.54
MA: $43.07
$47.55
52-Week Range
$30.95
Now: $42.91
$57.74
Volume151,010 shs
Average Volume145,401 shs
Market Capitalization$1.73 billion
P/E Ratio20.24
Dividend Yield3.45%
Beta0.34
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.16 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
SectorUtilities
Current SymbolNASDAQ:OTTR
CUSIP68964810
Phone866-410-8780

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$919.50 million
Cash Flow$4.15 per share
Book Value$19.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$86.85 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,321
Market Cap$1.73 billion
Next Earnings Date8/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Otter Tail's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Otter Tail's stock was trading at $45.33 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, OTTR shares have decreased by 5.3% and is now trading at $42.91. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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.

When is Otter Tail's next earnings date?

Otter Tail is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 3rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Otter Tail.

How were Otter Tail's earnings last quarter?

Otter Tail Co. (NASDAQ:OTTR) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.07. The utilities provider had revenue of $234.75 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $250.70 million. Otter Tail had a net margin of 9.34% and a return on equity of 11.00%. View Otter Tail's earnings history.

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

Otter Tail declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Wednesday, June 10th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 14th. View Otter Tail's dividend history.

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

Otter Tail updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.00-2.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.22.

What price target have analysts set for OTTR?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Otter Tail's stock. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate Otter Tail's stock price to reach $52.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Otter Tail.

Has Otter Tail been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about OTTR stock have been trending negative on Monday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Otter Tail earned a daily sentiment score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutOtter Tail.

Are investors shorting Otter Tail?

Otter Tail saw a decrease in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 251,500 shares, a decrease of 9.1% from the April 30th total of 276,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 138,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Currently, 0.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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 AT&T (T), Dominion Energy (D), Ford Motor (F), Gilead Sciences (GILD), ONEOK (OKE), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Exxon Mobil (XOM), B&G Foods (BGS) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Otter Tail's key executives?

Otter Tail's management team includes the following 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)

What is Otter Tail's stock symbol?

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

Who are Otter Tail's major shareholders?

Otter Tail's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.12%), First Trust Advisors LP (2.28%), State Street Corp (2.20%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.89%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.55%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.84%). Company insiders that own Otter Tail stock include John D Erickson and Paul L Knutson. View institutional ownership trends for Otter Tail.

Which institutional investors are selling Otter Tail stock?

OTTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Gabelli Funds LLC, UBS Group AG, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Martingale Asset Management L P, and State Street Corp. View insider buying and selling activity for Otter Tail.

Which institutional investors are buying Otter Tail stock?

OTTR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Alliancebernstein L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Advisor Group Holdings Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $42.91.

How big of a company is Otter Tail?

Otter Tail has a market capitalization of $1.73 billion and generates $919.50 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $86.85 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.

What is Otter Tail's official website?

The official website for Otter Tail is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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