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NYSE:AVA - Avista Stock Price, Forecast & News

$51.19
-0.37 (-0.72 %)
(As of 02/24/2020 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$51.19
Now: $51.19
$51.92
50-Day Range
$46.84
MA: $49.84
$52.21
52-Week Range
$39.75
Now: $51.19
$52.43
Volume398,070 shs
Average Volume296,780 shs
Market Capitalization$3.41 billion
P/E Ratio17.53
Dividend Yield3.16%
Beta0.36
Avista Corporation operates as an electric and natural gas utility company. It operates through two segments, Avista Utilities and AEL&P. The Avista Utilities segment provides electric distribution and transmission, and natural gas distribution services in parts of eastern Washington and northern Idaho; and natural gas distribution services in parts of northeastern and southwestern Oregon, as well as generates electricity in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Montana. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryMulti-Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP05379B10
Phone509-489-0500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.40 billion
Cash Flow$5.05 per share
Book Value$27.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$136.42 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,766
Market Cap$3.41 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Avista (NYSE:AVA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Avista's stock symbol?

Avista trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AVA."

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

Avista declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 21st will be given a dividend of $0.405 per share on Friday, March 13th. This represents a $1.62 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 20th. This is an increase from Avista's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39. View Avista's Dividend History.

How were Avista's earnings last quarter?

Avista Corp (NYSE:AVA) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.07. The utilities provider earned $283.77 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $295.10 million. Avista had a net margin of 14.19% and a return on equity of 5.96%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.15 EPS. View Avista's Earnings History.

When is Avista's next earnings date?

Avista is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Avista.

How can I listen to Avista's earnings call?

Avista will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 26th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for AVA?

4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Avista's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Avista's share price to reach $42.33 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Avista.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Avista?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Avista in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for Avista.

Has Avista been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AVA stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Avista earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Avista.

Who are some of Avista's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Avista own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Avista investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), IDACORP (IDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Ford Motor (F), Pfizer (PFE), Chevron (CVX), The Coca-Cola (KO) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are Avista's key executives?

Avista's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Scott L. Morris, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Dennis P. Vermillion, Pres & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Mark T. Thies, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Marian M. Durkin, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 65)
  • Ms. Karen S. Feltes, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 63)

Who are Avista's major shareholders?

Avista's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.57%), State Street Corp (3.46%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (2.75%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.74%), Citigroup Inc. (2.15%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.78%). Company insiders that own Avista stock include Broomfield Robert, David J Meyer, Heidi B Stanley, James M Kensok, Jason R Thackston, Karen S Feltes, Kevin J Christie, Marian M Durkin, Mcgeever Michael, R John Taylor and Scott L Morris. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Avista.

Which institutional investors are selling Avista stock?

AVA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, Bank of America Corp DE, Man Group plc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Arizona State Retirement System, AQR Capital Management LLC and 361 Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Avista company stock in the last year include Heidi B Stanley, James M Kensok, Jason R Thackston, Kevin J Christie, Marian M Durkin, R John Taylor and Scott L Morris. View Insider Buying and Selling for Avista.

Which institutional investors are buying Avista stock?

AVA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Citigroup Inc., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, First Trust Advisors LP, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Avista.

How do I buy shares of Avista?

Shares of AVA 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 Avista's stock price today?

One share of AVA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.19.

How big of a company is Avista?

Avista has a market capitalization of $3.41 billion and generates $1.40 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $136.42 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.11 on an earnings per share basis. Avista employs 1,766 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Avista.

What is Avista's official website?

The official website for Avista is http://www.myavista.com/.

How can I contact Avista?

Avista's mailing address is 1411 E MISSION AVE, SPOKANE WA, 99202. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 509-489-0500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Avista (NYSE AVA)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  212 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  360 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  572
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Avista and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AVA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AVA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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