NYSE:BKH - Black Hills Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$59.15 +0.29 (+0.49 %)
(As of 09/24/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$59.15
Today's Range$58.51 - $59.6175
52-Week Range$50.49 - $69.79
Volume630,645 shs
Average Volume296,231 shs
Market Capitalization$3.17 billion
P/E Ratio16.61
Dividend Yield3.21%
Black Hills logoBlack Hills Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a vertically-integrated utility company in the United States. The company's Electric Utilities segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity to approximately 210,000 electric customers in South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, and Montana. This segment owns 941 megawatts of generation capacity and 8,839 miles of electric transmission and distribution lines. Its Gas Utilities segment distributes natural gas to approximately 1,042,000 natural gas utility customers in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Wyoming. This segment owns 4,656 miles of intrastate gas transmission pipelines and 40,455 miles of gas distribution mains and service lines; 7 natural gas storage sites; and approximately 45,000 horsepower of compression and 600 miles of gathering lines. The company's Power Generation segment produces electric power and sells the electric capacity and energy primarily to its utilities under long-term contracts. Its Mining segment produces coal at its coal mine located near Gillette, Wyoming and sells the coal to electric generation facilities. The company also provides appliance repair services to approximately 63,000 residential customers; and constructs and maintains gas infrastructure facilities and electrical systems for gas transportation and electric utilities customers. Black Hills Corporation was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.48
Current Ratio0.52
Quick Ratio0.39


Trailing P/E Ratio16.61
Forward P/E Ratio17.40
P/E Growth3.88

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.68 billion
Price / Sales1.89
Cash Flow$7.1351 per share
Price / Cash8.29
Book Value$34.03 per share
Price / Book1.74


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.36
Net Income$177.03 million
Net Margins13.90%
Return on Equity10.40%
Return on Assets2.94%


Outstanding Shares53,600,000
Market Cap$3.17 billion

Black Hills (NYSE:BKH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Black Hills' stock symbol?

Black Hills trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BKH."

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

Black Hills declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 25th. Investors of record on Monday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.475 per share on Saturday, September 1st. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 17th. View Black Hills' Dividend History.

How were Black Hills' earnings last quarter?

Black Hills Corp (NYSE:BKH) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.04. The utilities provider earned $355.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $352.83 million. Black Hills had a net margin of 13.90% and a return on equity of 10.40%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.41 EPS. View Black Hills' Earnings History.

When is Black Hills' next earnings date?

Black Hills is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Black Hills.

What guidance has Black Hills issued on next quarter's earnings?

Black Hills updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.30-3.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.44.

What price target have analysts set for BKH?

7 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Black Hills' stock. Their predictions range from $53.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect Black Hills' share price to reach $60.4286 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Black Hills.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Black Hills?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Black Hills in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Black Hills.

Who are some of Black Hills' key competitors?

Who are Black Hills' key executives?

Black Hills' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David R. Emery, Chairman & CEO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Linden R. Evans, Pres & COO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Richard W. Kinzley, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Scott A. Buchholz, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Brian G. Iverson, Chief Compliance Officer, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 55)

Who are Black Hills' major shareholders?

Black Hills' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.13%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.55%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.13%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (2.09%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.95%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.86%). Company insiders that own Black Hills stock include Jennifer C Landis and Thomas J Zeller. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Black Hills.

Which major investors are selling Black Hills stock?

BKH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OppenheimerFunds Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Millennium Management LLC, Voya Investment Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Strs Ohio. View Insider Buying and Selling for Black Hills.

Which major investors are buying Black Hills stock?

BKH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, River Road Asset Management LLC, WBI Investments Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Sei Investments Co. and Peregrine Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Black Hills.

How do I buy shares of Black Hills?

Shares of BKH 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Black Hills' stock price today?

One share of BKH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.15.

How big of a company is Black Hills?

Black Hills has a market capitalization of $3.17 billion and generates $1.68 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $177.03 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.36 on an earnings per share basis. Black Hills employs 2,744 workers across the globe.

What is Black Hills' official website?

The official website for Black Hills is http://www.blackhillscorp.com.

How can I contact Black Hills?

Black Hills' mailing address is 7001 MOUNT RUSHMORE ROAD, RAPID CITY SD, 57702. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 605-721-1700 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Black Hills (NYSE BKH)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  250 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  288 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  538
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Black Hills and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BKH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BKH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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