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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

Avista Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.31 (-0.70%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
448,662 shs
Average Volume
303,512 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.10 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Avista

Avista Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of electric and natural gas utility business. It operates through the Avista Utilities, and Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P) segments. The Avista Utilities segment includes electric distribution and transmission, and natural gas distribution services in parts of eastern Washington, Northern Idaho, and Northeastern and Southwestern Oregon. The AEL&P segment offers electric services in Juneau. The company was founded on March 13, 1889 and is headquartered in Spokane, WA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electric & other services combined
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.32 billion
Cash Flow
$5.17 per share
Book Value
$29.53 per share


Net Income
$129.49 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$3.10 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.26 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

61st out of 120 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

12th out of 22 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Avista (NYSE:AVA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Avista a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Avista in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Avista stock.
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How has Avista's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Avista's stock was trading at $48.01 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AVA stock has decreased by 8.9% and is now trading at $43.76.
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When is Avista's next earnings date?

Avista is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 23rd 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Avista

How were Avista's earnings last quarter?

Avista Co. (NYSE:AVA) released its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 3rd. The utilities provider reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.14. The utilities provider had revenue of $296.01 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $290.93 million. Avista had a net margin of 11.29% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.51%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.07 earnings per share.
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How often does Avista pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Avista?

Avista announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 19th will be given a dividend of $0.4225 per share on Wednesday, December 15th. This represents a $1.69 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 18th.
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Is Avista a good dividend stock?

Avista pays an annual dividend of $1.69 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.83%. Avista has been increasing its dividend for 20 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Avista is 75.45%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Avista will have a dividend payout ratio of 82.84% in the coming year. This indicates that Avista may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
View Avista's dividend history.

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

Avista updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.960-$2.160 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.040. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for AVA?

2 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Avista's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate Avista's share price to reach $48.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Avista's key executives?

Avista's management team includes the following people:
  • Dennis P. Vermillion, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Mark T. Thies, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Executive VP
  • James M. Kensok, Chief Information & Security Officer, VP
  • Gregory Curtis Hesler, Secretary, VP, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
  • Ryan L. Krasselt, Principal Accounting Officer, VP & Controller

What is Scott L. Morris' approval rating as Avista's CEO?

9 employees have rated Avista CEO Scott L. Morris on Glassdoor.com. Scott L. Morris has an approval rating of 100% among Avista's employees. This puts Scott L. Morris in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Energy Transfer (ET), IDACORP (IDA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Coca-Cola (KO), Southern (SO) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

What is Avista's stock symbol?

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

Who are Avista's major shareholders?

Avista's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.33%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.05%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.04%), Apella Capital LLC (0.03%) and Trust Co. of Vermont (0.01%). Company insiders that own Avista stock include Bryan Alden Cox, David J Meyer, David J Meyer, Heidi B Stanley, James M Kensok, James M Kensok, Jason R Thackston, Kevin J Christie, Kristianne Blake, R John Taylor, Scott L Morris and Sena M Kwawu.
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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Trust Co. of Vermont, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Cutler Group LP. Company insiders that have sold Avista company stock in the last year include Bryan Alden Cox, David J Meyer, Heidi B Stanley, James M Kensok, Jason R Thackston, Kevin J Christie, Kristianne Blake, R John Taylor, and Scott L Morris.
View insider buying and selling activity for Avista
or view top insider-selling stocks.

Which institutional investors are buying Avista stock?

AVA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Apella Capital LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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or or view top insider-buying stocks.

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Avista's stock price today?

One share of AVA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.76.

How much money does Avista make?

Avista has a market capitalization of $3.10 billion and generates $1.32 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $129.49 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.24 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Avista have?

Avista employs 2,018 workers across the globe.

What is Avista's official website?

The official website for Avista is www.avistacorp.com.

Where are Avista's headquarters?

Avista is headquartered at 1411 E MISSION AVE, SPOKANE WA, 99202.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 509-777-5075.

This page was last updated on 1/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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