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Avista Competitors

$41.38
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Today's Range
$40.82
Now: $41.38
$41.69
50-Day Range
$37.32
MA: $38.90
$40.60
52-Week Range
$32.09
Now: $41.38
$53.00
Volume10,133 shs
Average Volume386,406 shs
Market Capitalization$2.87 billion
P/E Ratio22.86
Dividend Yield4.27%
Beta0.54

Competitors

Avista (NYSE:AVA) Vs. D, SRE, PEG, WEC, ED, and DTE

Should you be buying AVA stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "multi-utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to Avista, including Dominion Energy (D), Sempra Energy (SRE), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), WEC Energy Group (WEC), Consolidated Edison (ED), and DTE Energy (DTE).

Avista (NYSE:AVA) and Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and dividends.

Dividends

Avista pays an annual dividend of $1.69 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Dominion Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Avista pays out 97.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Dominion Energy pays out 59.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Avista has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Dominion Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Avista and Dominion Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Avista11102.00
Dominion Energy041102.73

Avista currently has a consensus price target of $41.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.42%. Dominion Energy has a consensus price target of $82.5714, indicating a potential upside of 18.57%. Given Dominion Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Dominion Energy is more favorable than Avista.

Risk & Volatility

Avista has a beta of 0.54, suggesting that its share price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dominion Energy has a beta of 0.3, suggesting that its share price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Avista and Dominion Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Avista9.31%6.19%1.96%
Dominion Energy0.10%12.19%3.40%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Avista and Dominion Energy's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Avista$1.35 billion2.13$196.98 million$1.7423.78
Dominion Energy$16.57 billion3.38$1.36 billion$4.2416.38

Dominion Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Avista. Dominion Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avista, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

81.9% of Avista shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.1% of Dominion Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Avista shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Dominion Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Dominion Energy beats Avista on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) and Avista (NYSE:AVA) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability and dividends.

Dividends

Sempra Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Avista pays an annual dividend of $1.69 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Sempra Energy pays out 61.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Avista pays out 97.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Sempra Energy has raised its dividend for 10 consecutive years and Avista has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Sempra Energy and Avista, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sempra Energy05712.69
Avista11102.00

Sempra Energy presently has a consensus price target of $141.25, indicating a potential upside of 17.96%. Avista has a consensus price target of $41.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.42%. Given Sempra Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Sempra Energy is more favorable than Avista.

Volatility & Risk

Sempra Energy has a beta of 0.6, indicating that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Avista has a beta of 0.54, indicating that its stock price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Sempra Energy and Avista's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sempra Energy34.85%11.02%3.40%
Avista9.31%6.19%1.96%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Sempra Energy and Avista's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sempra Energy$10.83 billion3.33$2.20 billion$6.7817.57
Avista$1.35 billion2.13$196.98 million$1.7423.78

Sempra Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Avista. Sempra Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avista, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.8% of Sempra Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.9% of Avista shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Sempra Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Avista shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Sempra Energy beats Avista on 15 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) and Avista (NYSE:AVA) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability and dividends.

Volatility & Risk

Public Service Enterprise Group has a beta of 0.49, indicating that its stock price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Avista has a beta of 0.54, indicating that its stock price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Public Service Enterprise Group and Avista, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Public Service Enterprise Group03902.75
Avista11102.00

Public Service Enterprise Group presently has a consensus price target of $63.7273, indicating a potential upside of 15.66%. Avista has a consensus price target of $41.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.42%. Given Public Service Enterprise Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Public Service Enterprise Group is more favorable than Avista.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Public Service Enterprise Group and Avista's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Public Service Enterprise Group$10.08 billion2.77$1.69 billion$3.2816.83
Avista$1.35 billion2.13$196.98 million$1.7423.78

Public Service Enterprise Group has higher revenue and earnings than Avista. Public Service Enterprise Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avista, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Public Service Enterprise Group and Avista's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Public Service Enterprise Group19.74%11.30%3.58%
Avista9.31%6.19%1.96%

Dividends

Public Service Enterprise Group pays an annual dividend of $1.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Avista pays an annual dividend of $1.69 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Public Service Enterprise Group pays out 59.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Avista pays out 97.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Public Service Enterprise Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Avista has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

69.6% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.9% of Avista shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Avista shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Public Service Enterprise Group beats Avista on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) and Avista (NYSE:AVA) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, meaning that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Avista has a beta of 0.54, meaning that its share price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for WEC Energy Group and Avista, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WEC Energy Group33402.10
Avista11102.00

WEC Energy Group presently has a consensus price target of $93.80, indicating a potential upside of 10.76%. Avista has a consensus price target of $41.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.42%. Given WEC Energy Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe WEC Energy Group is more favorable than Avista.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares WEC Energy Group and Avista's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion3.52$1.14 billion$3.5823.45
Avista$1.35 billion2.13$196.98 million$1.7423.78

WEC Energy Group has higher revenue and earnings than Avista. WEC Energy Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avista, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares WEC Energy Group and Avista's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%
Avista9.31%6.19%1.96%

Dividends

WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Avista pays an annual dividend of $1.69 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. WEC Energy Group pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Avista pays out 97.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. WEC Energy Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Avista has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.9% of Avista shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Avista shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

WEC Energy Group beats Avista on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) and Avista (NYSE:AVA) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

62.4% of Consolidated Edison shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.9% of Avista shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Consolidated Edison shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Avista shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Consolidated Edison and Avista's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Consolidated Edison$12.57 billion1.87$1.34 billion$4.3715.68
Avista$1.35 billion2.13$196.98 million$1.7423.78

Consolidated Edison has higher revenue and earnings than Avista. Consolidated Edison is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avista, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Consolidated Edison pays an annual dividend of $3.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Avista pays an annual dividend of $1.69 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Consolidated Edison pays out 70.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Avista pays out 97.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Consolidated Edison has raised its dividend for 47 consecutive years and Avista has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Consolidated Edison is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Consolidated Edison and Avista, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Consolidated Edison58101.71
Avista11102.00

Consolidated Edison presently has a consensus price target of $76.1154, indicating a potential upside of 10.44%. Avista has a consensus price target of $41.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.42%. Given Consolidated Edison's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Consolidated Edison is more favorable than Avista.

Profitability

This table compares Consolidated Edison and Avista's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Consolidated Edison11.06%7.77%2.43%
Avista9.31%6.19%1.96%

Volatility and Risk

Consolidated Edison has a beta of 0.11, meaning that its share price is 89% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Avista has a beta of 0.54, meaning that its share price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Consolidated Edison beats Avista on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Avista (NYSE:AVA) and DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

81.9% of Avista shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of DTE Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Avista shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of DTE Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Avista and DTE Energy's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Avista$1.35 billion2.13$196.98 million$1.7423.78
DTE Energy$12.67 billion1.84$1.17 billion$6.3019.18

DTE Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Avista. DTE Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avista, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Avista pays an annual dividend of $1.69 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. DTE Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Avista pays out 97.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. DTE Energy pays out 68.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Avista has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and DTE Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Avista and DTE Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Avista11102.00
DTE Energy041102.73

Avista currently has a consensus target price of $41.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.42%. DTE Energy has a consensus target price of $131.1538, indicating a potential upside of 8.66%. Given DTE Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe DTE Energy is more favorable than Avista.

Profitability

This table compares Avista and DTE Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Avista9.31%6.19%1.96%
DTE Energy11.30%11.43%3.18%

Risk and Volatility

Avista has a beta of 0.54, suggesting that its stock price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DTE Energy has a beta of 0.55, suggesting that its stock price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

DTE Energy beats Avista on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Avista Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Dominion Energy logo
D
Dominion Energy
2.2$69.45+0.2%$56.06 billion$16.57 billion-3,472.50
Sempra Energy logo
SRE
Sempra Energy
2.7$119.10+1.8%$35.39 billion$10.83 billion9.23Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Unusual Options Activity
Public Service Enterprise Group logo
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
2.0$55.20+1.7%$27.44 billion$10.08 billion14.64Earnings Announcement
WEC Energy Group logo
WEC
WEC Energy Group
1.9$83.94+2.0%$25.95 billion$7.52 billion22.69Analyst Upgrade
Consolidated Edison logo
ED
Consolidated Edison
2.6$68.52+1.6%$23.09 billion$12.57 billion16.96Analyst Report
DTE Energy logo
DTE
DTE Energy
1.9$120.86+2.5%$22.69 billion$12.67 billion17.12
PG&E logo
PCG
PG&E
1.5$10.79+0.4%$21.34 billion$17.13 billion-1.08Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Ameren logo
AEE
Ameren
2.4$72.23+1.5%$18.02 billion$5.91 billion21.12Decrease in Short Interest
CMS Energy logo
CMS
CMS Energy
2.1$54.80+1.7%$15.57 billion$6.85 billion20.45Analyst Downgrade
CenterPoint Energy logo
CNP
CenterPoint Energy
1.9$20.23+3.9%$10.73 billion$12.30 billion-10.37Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
NiSource logo
NI
NiSource
2.0$21.88+1.4%$8.45 billion$5.21 billion-27.70Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
MDU Resources Group logo
MDU
MDU Resources Group
1.9$29.75+2.3%$5.83 billion$5.34 billion15.99
Black Hills logo
BKH
Black Hills
2.2$60.13+1.1%$42.33 million$1.73 billion16.94Analyst Downgrade
This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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