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NYSE:AVA

Avista Stock Forecast, Price & News

$41.45
+0.47 (+1.15%)
(As of 06/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$40.99
$42.01
50-Day Range
$39.58
$44.85
52-Week Range
$37.73
$46.90
Volume
773,015 shs
Average Volume
440,917 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.00 billion
P/E Ratio
19.74
Dividend Yield
4.29%
Price Target
$47.00
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AVA Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.80 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

18th out of 120 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

6th out of 22 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Avista (NYSE:AVA)

Avista Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an electric and natural gas utility company. It operates in 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. This segment also engages in the wholesale purchase and sale of electricity and natural gas. The AEL&P segment offers electric services to 17,400 customers in the city and borough of Juneau, Alaska. The company generates electricity through hydroelectric, thermal, and wind facilities. As of February 23, 2022, it provided electric service to 406,000 customers and natural gas to 372,000 customers. In addition, the company engages in venture fund investments, real estate investments, and other investments. Avista Corporation was incorporated in 1889 and is headquartered in Spokane, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric & other services combined
Sub-Industry
Multi-Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
05379B10
Employees
1,809
Year Founded
N/A

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/04/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/15 Dividend
5/26/2022
Dividend Payable
6/15/2022
Today
6/24/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$47.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$47.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$47.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+13.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$147.33 million
Pretax Margin
9.49%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.44 billion
Cash Flow
$5.53 per share
Book Value
$30.45 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
71,759,000
Market Cap
$3.00 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.62














Avista Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Avista stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Avista in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Avista stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AVA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Avista's stock price forecast for 2022?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Avista's shares. Their AVA stock forecasts range from $47.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Avista's stock price to reach $47.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.4% from the stock's current price.
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How has Avista's stock price performed in 2022?

Avista's stock was trading at $42.49 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, AVA stock has decreased by 2.4% and is now trading at $41.45.
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When is Avista's next earnings date?

Avista is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 3rd 2022.
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How were Avista's earnings last quarter?

Avista Co. (NYSE:AVA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.99 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.06. The utilities provider had revenue of $448.87 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $427.01 million. Avista had a net margin of 10.23% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.05%. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.98 earnings per share.
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How often does Avista pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Avista?

Avista declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Wednesday, June 15th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 26th.
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Is Avista a good dividend stock?

Avista(NYSE:AVA) pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.29%. AVA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Avista has been increasing its dividend for 21 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Avista is 83.81%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Avista will have a dividend payout ratio of 72.13% next year. This indicates that Avista will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Avista issued on next quarter's earnings?

Avista updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.93-$2.13 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.00. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

Who are Avista's key executives?

Avista's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Dennis P. Vermillion, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60, Pay $1.69M)
  • Mr. Mark T. Thies, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 58, Pay $812.83k)
  • Mr. Jason R. Thackston, Sr. VP of Energy Resources & Environmental Compliance Officer (Age 52, Pay $587.93k)
  • Mr. Kevin J. Christie, Sr. VP of External Affairs & Chief Customer Officer (Age 54, Pay $585.78k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Heather Lynn Rosentrater, Sr. VP of Energy Delivery & Shared Services (Age 44, Pay $585.78k)
  • Mr. Ryan L. Krasselt, VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. James M. Kensok, VP, Chief Information Officer & Chief Security Officer (Age 63)
  • Mr. Gregory Curtis Hessler, VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Bryan Alden Cox, VP of Safety & HR (Age 52)
  • Mr. David J. Meyer, VP and Chief Counsel for Regulatory & Gov. Affairs (Age 68) (LinkedIn Profile)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (18.27%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.56%), State Street Corp (4.57%), Nuance Investments LLC (4.24%), Invesco Ltd. (2.70%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.53%). Company insiders that own Avista stock include Broomfield Robert, 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, Marian M Durkin, Mcgeever Michael, R John Taylor, Scott L Morris and Sena M Kwawu.
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Which institutional investors are selling Avista stock?

AVA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, UBS Group AG, BlackRock Inc., Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, and Walleye Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Avista company stock in the last two years 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.
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Which institutional investors are buying Avista stock?

AVA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Nuance Investments LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, and Engineers Gate Manager LP.
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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 $41.45.

How much money does Avista make?

Avista (NYSE:AVA) has a market capitalization of $3.00 billion and generates $1.44 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $147.33 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.10 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Avista have?

Avista employs 1,809 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Avista?

Avista's mailing address is 1411 E MISSION AVE, SPOKANE WA, 99202. The official website for Avista is www.avistacorp.com. 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 (NYSE:AVA) was last updated on 6/24/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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