NYSE:AVA - Avista Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$44.77
+0.02 (+0.04 %)
(As of 06/25/2019 01:49 AM ET)
Today's Range
$44.42
Now: $44.77
$44.95
50-Day Range
$41.28
MA: $42.98
$44.86
52-Week Range
$39.75
Now: $44.77
$52.91
Volume310,080 shs
Average Volume676,391 shs
Market Capitalization$2.94 billion
P/E Ratio21.22
Dividend Yield3.46%
Beta0.41
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$5.0588 per share
Book Value$27.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$136.42 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,766
Market Cap$2.94 billion
Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (Estimated)
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 Friday, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.3875 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $1.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.46%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 22nd. View Avista's Dividend History.

How were Avista's earnings last quarter?

Avista Corp (NYSE:AVA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.83 by $0.31. The utilities provider earned $377.70 million during the quarter. Avista had a return on equity of 6.48% and a net margin of 14.26%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.83 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, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Avista.

What guidance has Avista issued on next quarter's earnings?

Avista issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 20th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.77-1.97 for the period.

What price target have analysts set for AVA?

4 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Avista's shares. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate Avista's stock price to reach $39.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.3%. 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 2 sell ratings and 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Avista.

Has Avista been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AVA stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Avista earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near 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 AT&T (T), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), IDACORP (IDA), Ford Motor (F), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), General Electric (GE) and The Coca-Cola (KO).

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (19.05%), CNH Partners LLC (2.55%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.53%), Citigroup Inc. (1.12%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.09%) and OLD Republic International Corp (1.03%). Company insiders that own Avista stock include Akiko Levinson, B Matthew Hornor, David J Meyer, Gerald Patrick Mccarvill, Heidi B Stanley, James M Kensok, Jason R Thackston, Joness Lang, 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 CNH Partners LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Syquant Capital Sas, Citigroup Inc. and Gabelli Funds 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., OLD Republic International Corp, Cooper Creek Partners Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, SG Americas Securities LLC and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have bought Avista stock in the last two years include Akiko Levinson, B Matthew Hornor, Gerald Patrick Mccarvill and Joness Lang. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Avista's stock price today?

One share of AVA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.77.

How big of a company is Avista?

Avista has a market capitalization of $2.94 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.avistacorp.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:  184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  309 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  493
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 6/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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