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Avista Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:AVA)

$48.05
+0.23 (+0.48 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$47.82
Now: $48.05
$48.39
50-Day Range
$47.04
MA: $48.02
$49.13
52-Week Range
$39.75
Now: $48.05
$52.70
Volume203,091 shs
Average Volume532,819 shs
Market Capitalization$3.18 billion
P/E Ratio22.77
Dividend Yield3.22%
Beta0.37
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$3.18 billion
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (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 Thursday, August 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.387 per share on Friday, September 13th. This represents a $1.55 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 21st. View Avista's Dividend History.

How were Avista's earnings last quarter?

Avista Corp (NYSE:AVA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $300.81 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $315.08 million. Avista had a net margin of 14.43% and a return on equity of 6.35%. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.39 earnings per share. View Avista's Earnings History.

When is Avista's next earnings date?

Avista is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Avista.

How can I listen to Avista's earnings call?

Avista will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 7th 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 guidance has Avista issued on next quarter's earnings?

Avista issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.83-3.03 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.91.

What price target have analysts set for AVA?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Avista's shares. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate Avista's share price to reach $41.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.7%. 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 3 sell ratings and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for Avista.

Has Avista been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AVA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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. Avista earned a news sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories 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 stock's share price in the next few days. 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 AT&T (T), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), IDACORP (IDA), AbbVie (ABBV), Verizon Communications (VZ), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Chevron (CVX), Pfizer (PFE) and SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP).

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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Rhumbline Advisers (0.33%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.27%), Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL (0.24%), Crow Point Partners LLC (0.19%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.17%) and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.11%). Company insiders that own Avista stock include David J Meyer, Gerald Patrick Mccarvill, Heidi B Stanley, James M Kensok, Jason R Thackston, Karen S Feltes, Kevin J Christie, Marian M Durkin, 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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Foundry Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Avista company stock in the last year include David J Meyer, Heidi B Stanley, James M Kensok, Jason R Thackston, Karen S Feltes, 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 Crow Point Partners LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Rhumbline Advisers, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and NEXT Financial Group Inc. 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 $48.05.

How big of a company is Avista?

Avista has a market capitalization of $3.18 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:  201 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  336 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  537
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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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