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NYSE:BKH

Black Hills (BKH) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$52.45
+0.72 (+1.39%)
(As of 04/18/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$51.80
$52.56
50-Day Range
$50.98
$54.60
52-Week Range
$46.43
$66.85
Volume
536,415 shs
Average Volume
551,402 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.58 billion
P/E Ratio
13.38
Dividend Yield
4.96%
Price Target
$55.80

Black Hills MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.4% Upside
$55.80 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.25% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-6.48
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.31mentions of Black Hills in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.36 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

67th out of 90 stocks

Electric Services Industry

27th out of 39 stocks

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About Black Hills Stock (NYSE:BKH)

Black Hills Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an electric and natural gas utility company in the United States. The company operates in two segments: Electric Utilities and Gas Utilities. The Electric Utilities segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity to approximately 222,000 electric utility customers in Colorado, Montana, South Dakota, and Wyoming; and owns and operates 1,394 megawatts of generation capacity and 9,106 miles of electric transmission and distribution lines. The Gas Utilities segment distributes natural gas to approximately 1,116,000 natural gas utility customers in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming; owns and operates 4,663 miles of intrastate gas transmission pipelines; 42,514 miles of gas distribution mains and service lines; seven natural gas storage sites; and approximately 50,000 horsepower of compression and 516 miles of gathering lines. It also constructs and maintains customer owned gas infrastructure facilities for gas transportation customers; and provides appliance repair services to residential utility customers, as well as electrical system construction services to large industrial customers. In addition, the company produces electric power through wind, natural gas, and coal-fired generating plants; and coal at its coal mine located near Gillette, Wyoming. Black Hills Corporation was incorporated in 1941 and is headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota.

BKH Stock Price History

BKH Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/08/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/15/2024
Dividend Payable
3/01/2024
Today
4/18/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/08/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Electric services
Sub-Industry
Multi-Utilities
CUSIP
09211310
Employees
2,874
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$55.80
High Stock Price Target
$62.00
Low Stock Price Target
$49.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+7.9%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.80
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$262.20 million
Pretax Margin
12.94%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.33 billion
Cash Flow
$7.74 per share
Book Value
$48.62 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
67,860,000
Market Cap
$3.53 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.64
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Linden R. EvansMr. Linden R. Evans (Age 61)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.87M
  • Ms. Kimberly F. Nooney (Age 52)
    Senior VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.11M
  • Mr. Erik D. Keller (Age 60)
    Senior VP & Chief Information Officer
    Comp: $764.12k
  • Mr. Brian G. Iverson (Age 61)
    Senior VP, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
    Comp: $1.06M
  • Ms. Marne M. Jones (Age 50)
    Senior Vice President of Utilities
    Comp: $1.16M
  • Mr. Jerome E. Nichols
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Todd Jacobs (Age 55)
    Senior Vice President Growth and Strategy
  • Ms. Amy K. Koenig (Age 50)
    VP of Governance, Corporate Secretary & Deputy General Counsel
  • Mr. Courtney Hebert
    VP, Corporate Controller & Chief Risk Officer
  • Mr. Tom Stevens
    VP & Treasurer

BKH Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Black Hills stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Black Hills in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "reduce" BKH shares.
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What is Black Hills' stock price target for 2024?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Black Hills' shares. Their BKH share price targets range from $49.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $55.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have BKH shares performed in 2024?

Black Hills' stock was trading at $53.95 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, BKH stock has decreased by 2.8% and is now trading at $52.46.
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Are investors shorting Black Hills?

Black Hills saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,900,000 shares, a drop of 7.6% from the March 15th total of 3,140,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 573,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.1 days.
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When is Black Hills' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2024.
View our BKH earnings forecast
.

How can I listen to Black Hills' earnings call?

Black Hills will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 9th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Black Hills' earnings last quarter?

Black Hills Co. (NYSE:BKH) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 8th. The utilities provider reported $1.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.11. The utilities provider earned $591.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $863.67 million. Black Hills had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.09% and a net margin of 11.25%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.11 earnings per share.

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

Black Hills declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be given a dividend of $0.65 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $2.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 15th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.63.
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Is Black Hills a good dividend stock?

Black Hills (NYSE:BKH) pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.08%. BKH has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 66.33%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What guidance has Black Hills issued on next quarter's earnings?

Black Hills updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of 3.800-4.000 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 3.890. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Linn Evans' approval rating as Black Hills' CEO?

9 employees have rated Black Hills Chief Executive Officer Linn Evans on Glassdoor.com. Linn Evans has an approval rating of 85% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Black Hills own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Black Hills investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Altria Group (MO), United Technologies (UTX), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Coca-Cola (KO), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Bank of Hawaii (BOH).

Who are Black Hills' major shareholders?

Black Hills' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.09%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.08%), Diversified Trust Co (0.05%), First PREMIER Bank (0.04%), AdvisorNet Financial Inc (0.03%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Rebecca B Roberts, Richard Kinzley, Stuart A Wevik and Stuart A Wevik.
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How do I buy shares of Black Hills?

Shares of BKH stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:BKH) was last updated on 4/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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