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Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$6.54
+0.04 (+0.62%)
(As of 05/24/2024 08:49 PM ET)
Today's Range
$6.46
$6.58
50-Day Range
$5.67
$6.76
52-Week Range
$4.90
$8.74
Volume
2.41 million shs
Average Volume
4.93 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.51 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
6.57%
Price Target
$7.44

Algonquin Power & Utilities MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.8% Upside
$7.44 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.88% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.20
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.64%
From $0.44 to $0.50 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.62 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

44th out of 93 stocks

Electric Services Industry

19th out of 41 stocks

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About Algonquin Power & Utilities Stock (NYSE:AQN)

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. operates in the power and utility industries in the United States, Canada, and other regions. The company operates in two segments, Regulated Services Group and Renewable Energy Group. The company primarily owns and operates a regulated electric, water distribution and wastewater collection, and natural gas utility systems and transmission operations. As of December 31, 2023, it provided distribution services to approximately 1,256,000 customer connections in the electric (approximately 309,000 customer connections), water and wastewater (approximately 572,000 customer connections), and natural gas sectors (approximately 375,000 customer connections). The company's electrical distribution utility systems and related transmission and generation assets are located in the states of Arkansas, California, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma, and in Bermuda. Its regulated water distribution and wastewater collection utility systems are located in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Missouri, New York and Texas, and in Chile. The company's regulated natural gas distribution utility systems located in the province of New Brunswick and the states of Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire and New York. It also owns and operates generating assets with a gross capacity of approximately 2.0 gigawatt (GW) and has investments in generating assets with approximately 0.3 GW of net generation capacity. The company generates and sells electrical energy, capacity, ancillary products, and renewable attributes produced by its renewable and clean power generation facilities. It has economic interests in hydroelectric, wind, solar, renewable natural gas, and thermal facilities. As of December 31, 2023, it had a combined net generating capacity attributable to the Renewable Energy Group of approximately 2.7 GW. The company was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in Oakville, Canada.

AQN Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/15 Dividend
3/27/2024
Dividend Payable
4/15/2024
Last Earnings
5/10/2024
Today
5/26/2024
Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
6/28/2024
Dividend Payable
7/15/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/08/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Electric services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
3,500
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$7.44
High Stock Price Target
$10.00
Low Stock Price Target
$5.25
Potential Upside/Downside
+13.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$28.67 million
Pretax Margin
-19.78%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.70 billion
Cash Flow
$1.22 per share
Book Value
$9.06 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
689,292,000
Market Cap
$4.51 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.64
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Darren G. Myers (Age 50)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $893.14k
  • Mr. Anthony Johnston
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Ms. Jennifer Tindale (Age 52)
    Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $615.25k
  • Mr. Jeffery Norman (Age 55)
    President of Renewables
    Comp: $615.28k
  • Mr. Colin Michael Penny
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Brian James Chin CPA (Age 50)
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Stephanie Bose
    Director of Corporate Communications
  • Ms. Sarah R. MacDonald B.A (Age 55)
    LL.B, M.B.A, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Ms. Brenda Dale Marshall
    Senior Vice President of Wind Development
  • Ms. Alison Holditch
    Investor Relations Officer

AQN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Algonquin Power & Utilities stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Algonquin Power & Utilities in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" AQN shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AQN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Algonquin Power & Utilities' stock price target for 2024?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Algonquin Power & Utilities' shares. Their AQN share price targets range from $5.25 to $10.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $7.44 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have AQN shares performed in 2024?

Algonquin Power & Utilities' stock was trading at $6.32 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, AQN stock has increased by 3.5% and is now trading at $6.54.
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Are investors shorting Algonquin Power & Utilities?

Algonquin Power & Utilities saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 12,950,000 shares, an increase of 10.1% from the April 15th total of 11,760,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,190,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Algonquin Power & Utilities' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 8th 2024.
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How were Algonquin Power & Utilities' earnings last quarter?

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (NYSE:AQN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 10th. The utilities provider reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $737.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $813.38 million. Algonquin Power & Utilities had a negative net margin of 12.44% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.39%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.17 EPS.

How often does Algonquin Power & Utilities pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Algonquin Power & Utilities?

Algonquin Power & Utilities declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 10th. Investors of record on Friday, June 28th will be given a dividend of $0.108 per share on Monday, July 15th. This represents a $0.43 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 28th.
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Is Algonquin Power & Utilities a good dividend stock?

Algonquin Power & Utilities (NYSE:AQN) pays an annual dividend of $0.43 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.61%. AQN has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What ETFs hold Algonquin Power & Utilities' stock?
What is Ian Robertson's approval rating as Algonquin Power & Utilities' CEO?

25 employees have rated Algonquin Power & Utilities Chief Executive Officer Ian Robertson on Glassdoor.com. Ian Robertson has an approval rating of 85% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Algonquin Power & Utilities own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Algonquin Power & Utilities investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Verizon Communications (VZ), Home Depot (HD), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Micron Technology (MU) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are Algonquin Power & Utilities' major shareholders?

Algonquin Power & Utilities' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.81%), EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. (2.37%), Toronto Dominion Bank (1.85%), National Bank of Canada FI (1.48%), Jane Street Group LLC (0.55%) and Natixis (0.32%).

How do I buy shares of Algonquin Power & Utilities?

Shares of AQN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:AQN) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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