NYSE:AVA - Avista Stock Price, News & Analysis

$48.07
-0.16 (-0.33 %)
(As of 09/15/2019 11:57 AM ET)
Today's Range
$47.8606
Now: $48.07
$48.35
50-Day Range
$45.12
MA: $46.45
$48.33
52-Week Range
$39.75
Now: $48.07
$52.70
Volume374,232 shs
Average Volume287,822 shs
Market Capitalization$3.18 billion
P/E Ratio22.78
Dividend Yield3.21%
Beta0.38
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$5.0388 per share
Book Value$27.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$136.42 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,766
Market Cap$3.18 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (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 Thursday, August 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 22nd will be given 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.03. The utilities provider had revenue of $300.81 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $315.08 million. Avista had a return on equity of 6.35% and a net margin of 14.43%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $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 Wednesday, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Avista.

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

Avista updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company provided 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 twelve-month price targets for Avista's shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Avista's share price to reach $39.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.3%. 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?

News stories about AVA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Avista earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Avista.

Who are some of Avista's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Avista own?

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (18.95%), BlackRock Inc. (18.95%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.18%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.71%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.71%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.90%). 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 D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC and Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio. 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 Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Invesco Ltd., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, AMP Capital Investors Ltd, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Morgan Stanley. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Avista's stock price today?

One share of AVA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.07.

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:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  324 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  519
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 9/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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