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NYSE:AVA

Avista - AVA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$41.42
+1.09 (+2.70%)
(As of 09/23/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$40.47
$41.44
50-Day Range
$40.14
$44.90
52-Week Range
$37.73
$46.90
Volume
840,296 shs
Average Volume
348,895 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.02 billion
P/E Ratio
20.11
Dividend Yield
4.25%
Price Target
$44.00

Avista MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.2% Upside
$44.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.60% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.44mentions of Avista in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$54,212 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
25.91%
From $1.93 to $2.43 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.49 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

21st out of 87 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

3rd out of 19 stocks

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About Avista (NYSE:AVA) Stock

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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AVA Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/03/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/15 Dividend
8/18/2022
Dividend Payable
9/15/2022
Today
9/25/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$44.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$44.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$44.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+6.2%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$147.33 million
Pretax Margin
8.61%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.44 billion
Cash Flow
$5.40 per share
Book Value
$30.45 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
72,291,000
Market Cap
$3.02 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.53

Key Executives

  • Mr. Dennis P. Vermillion (Age 60)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $1.69M
  • Mr. Mark T. Thies (Age 58)
    Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $812.83k
  • Mr. Jason R. ThackstonMr. Jason R. Thackston (Age 52)
    Sr. VP of Energy Resources & Environmental Compliance Officer
    Comp: $587.93k
  • Mr. Kevin J. ChristieMr. Kevin J. Christie (Age 54)
    Sr. VP of External Affairs & Chief Customer Officer
    Comp: $585.78k
  • Ms. Heather Lynn Rosentrater (Age 44)
    Sr. VP of Energy Delivery & Shared Services
    Comp: $585.78k
  • Mr. Ryan L. Krasselt (Age 52)
    VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. James M. KensokMr. James M. Kensok (Age 63)
    VP, Chief Information Officer & Chief Security Officer
  • Mr. Gregory Curtis Hesler (Age 44)
    VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Bryan Alden Cox (Age 52)
    VP of Safety & HR
  • Mr. David J. MeyerMr. David J. Meyer (Age 68)
    VP and Chief Counsel for Regulatory & Gov. Affairs













AVA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Avista stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Avista in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" AVA shares.
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What is Avista's stock price forecast for 2022?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Avista's shares. Their AVA share price forecasts range from $44.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $44.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have AVA shares performed in 2022?

Avista's stock was trading at $42.49 at the start of the year. Since then, AVA stock has decreased by 2.5% and is now trading at $41.42.
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Are investors shorting Avista?

Avista saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,900,000 shares, an increase of 9.2% from the August 15th total of 1,740,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 397,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.8 days.
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When is Avista's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
View our AVA earnings forecast
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How were Avista's earnings last quarter?

Avista Co. (NYSE:AVA) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The utilities provider reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.01. Avista had a net margin of 9.53% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.80%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.20 EPS.

How often does Avista pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Avista?

Avista announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Thursday, September 15th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.25%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 18th.
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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 4.36%. AVA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 19 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 85.44%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, AVA will have a dividend payout ratio of 72.43% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for AVA.

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

Avista issued an update on its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.42-$2.62 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $2.46. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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

9 employees have rated Avista Chief Executive Officer Scott L. Morris on Glassdoor.com. Scott L. Morris has an approval rating of 100% among the company'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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Public Sector Pension Investment Board (4.82%), State Street Corp (4.71%), Nuance Investments LLC (2.21%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (2.06%), Northern Trust Corp (1.22%) and Millennium Management LLC (1.17%). Insiders that own company 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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How do I buy shares of Avista?

Shares of AVA stock 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 $41.42.

How much money does Avista make?

Avista (NYSE:AVA) has a market capitalization of $3.02 billion and generates $1.44 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $147.33 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.06 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Avista have?

The company 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 the company is www.avistacorp.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (509) 489-0500, via email at john.wilcox@avistacorp.com, or via fax at 509-777-5075.

This page (NYSE:AVA) was last updated on 9/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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