Empire District Electric Company Profile (NYSE:EDE)

About Empire District Electric

Empire District Electric logoThe Empire District Electric Company is a regulated utility company. The Company is engaged in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity. It provides services with in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The Company operates its businesses in three segments: electric, gas and other. As part of its electric segment, the Company provides water service to over three towns in Missouri. The Company through its subsidiary, The Empire District Gas Company (EDG), is engaged in the distribution of natural gas in Missouri. The Company's other segment consists of fiber optics business. It supplies electric service at retail to approximately 120 incorporated communities and to various unincorporated areas, and at wholesale to over four municipally owned distribution systems. Its gas operations serve customers in northwest, north central and west central Missouri. It serves a group of customers, including residential, commercial and industrial customers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: EDE
  • CUSIP: 29164110
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.88
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.79
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $33.46
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.49
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.72
  • P/E Growth: 4.61
  • Market Cap: $1.49B
  • Outstanding Shares: 44,038,000
  • Beta: 0.18
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $25.80 (23.85% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/1/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$24.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
6/26/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$22.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
6/23/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket Perform$26.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
4/29/2016Ladenburg ThalmannDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
3/14/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$31.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
2/22/2016KeyCorpDowngradeOverweight -> Sector Weight$34.00View Rating Details
12/13/2015Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$28.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
12/13/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$28.67 -> $27.00View Rating Details
12/11/2015CIBCReiterated RatingSector Perform$28.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
12/11/2015Scotia Howard WeillReiterated RatingOutperform$31.50View Rating Details
9/14/2015ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016        
7/28/2016Q2$0.23$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.30$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.28$0.23$170.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.59$0.58$161.57 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.24$0.15$151.58 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.34$0.34$173.60 million$142.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.26$0.26$99.90 million$134.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.44$0.55$153.93 million$164.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q413$0.27$0.26$137.06 million$140.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014$0.41$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.47 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.56 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.30$0.30$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
Annual Dividend:$1.04
Dividend Yield:3.07%
Payout Ratio:77.61% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
70.75% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
66.67% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:1.30% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/1/2016quarterly$0.263.1%8/30/20169/1/20169/15/2016
4/29/2016quarterly$0.263.09%5/27/20166/1/20166/15/2016
2/5/2016quarterly$0.263.62%2/26/20163/1/20163/15/2016
10/30/2015quarterly$0.264.61%11/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015
7/31/2015quarterly$0.264.52%8/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015
5/1/2015quarterly$0.264.42%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015
2/6/2015quarterly$0.263.75%2/26/20153/2/20153/16/2015
10/30/2014quarterly$0.263.66%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014
8/1/2014quarterly$0.264.12%8/28/20149/2/20149/15/2014
5/1/2014quarterly$0.264.3%5/29/20146/2/20146/16/2014
2/6/2014quarterly$0.264.45%2/27/20143/3/20143/17/2014
11/1/2013quarterly$0.264.54%11/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013
7/25/2013quarterly$0.254.22%8/29/20139/3/20139/16/2013
4/25/2013quarterly$0.254.39%5/30/20136/3/20136/17/2013
2/7/2013quarterly$0.254.67%2/27/20133/1/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/26/2015William L GipsonDirectorSell2,698$25.84$69,716.32View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014William L GipsonDirectorSell1,558$24.17$37,656.86View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Bonnie Cruickshank LindDirectorBuy2,000$23.50$47,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
DateHeadline
mysmartrend.com logo36.8% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Empire District Electric Call (EDE) (NYSE:EDE)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 25 at 9:42 AM
investornewswire.com logoEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Gets 0 Recommendations To Sell - Investor Newswire (NYSE:EDE)
www.investornewswire.com - August 23 at 9:00 AM
News IconStock Gaining Over the Past Six Months: The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) - Post News (NYSE:EDE)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 22 at 9:24 AM
News IconShare Valuation Review for The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) - Post News (NYSE:EDE)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 20 at 8:12 AM
News IconPSC approves agreement reached in Empire District Electric rate case (NYSE:EDE)
buffaloreflex.com - August 18 at 7:26 AM
mysmartrend.com logoEmpire District Electric Shares Up 36.6% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (EDE) (NYSE:EDE)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 17 at 4:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Financials (NYSE:EDE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 4:48 PM
investornewswire.com logoWill Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Hit $34 Price Target? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:EDE)
www.investornewswire.com - August 15 at 10:14 PM
News IconPSC approves Empire rates; increase begins Sept. 14 (NYSE:EDE)
www.joplinglobe.com - August 13 at 7:52 AM
News IconPSC approves Empire rate case agreement (NYSE:EDE)
themissouritimes.com - August 12 at 4:46 PM
News IconPSC approves Empire rate case agreement (NYSE:EDE)
themissouritimes.com - August 12 at 4:46 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Empire District Electric Co. : August 11, 2016 (NYSE:EDE)
www.capitalcube.com - August 11 at 4:55 PM
mysmartrend.com logoShares of EDE Up 36.2% Since Uptrend Call on Shares (NYSE:EDE)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 10 at 12:00 PM
capitalcube.com logoEmpire District Electric Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : EDE-US : August 10, 2016 (NYSE:EDE)
www.capitalcube.com - August 10 at 12:00 PM
News IconPSC staff, Empire come to agreement on merger (NYSE:EDE)
www.joplinglobe.com - August 5 at 10:00 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 10-Q EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC For: Jun 30 (NYSE:EDE)
www.streetinsider.com - August 5 at 4:48 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoEMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:EDE)
biz.yahoo.com - August 5 at 4:48 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoEMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:EDE)
biz.yahoo.com - August 5 at 4:48 PM
publicnow.com logoTHE EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC COMPANY USES INFRARED TECHNOLOGY FOR ANNUAL TRANSMISSION LINE INSPECTION PROCESS (NYSE:EDE)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 9:34 AM
4-traders.com logoEMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO : Results of Operations and Financial Condition (form 8-K) (NYSE:EDE)
www.4-traders.com - July 29 at 11:48 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoEMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:EDE)
biz.yahoo.com - July 29 at 6:07 AM
nasdaq.com logoThe Empire District Electric Company Reports Second Quarter 2016 Earnings; Declares Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:EDE)
www.nasdaq.com - July 28 at 9:12 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoEmpire District Electric posts 2Q profit (NYSE:EDE)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 7:36 PM
capitalcube.com logoEmpire District Electric Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EDE-US : July 26, 2016 (NYSE:EDE)
www.capitalcube.com - July 26 at 8:19 AM
investornewswire.com logoCan Shares Of Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Hit $34? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:EDE)
www.investornewswire.com - July 25 at 4:47 PM
investornewswire.com logoCan Shares Of Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Hit $34? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:EDE)
www.investornewswire.com - July 25 at 4:47 PM
4-traders.com logoEDITORIAL: Move forward with merger (NYSE:EDE)
www.4-traders.com - July 25 at 9:25 AM
News IconEmpire unveils new electric car incentive program (NYSE:EDE)
www.sekvoice.com - July 25 at 9:25 AM
News IconStock Focus: Following Analyst Expectations on Shares of Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:EDE)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 23 at 8:52 AM
News IconEarnings Focus and Crowd Sourced Sentiment Review for Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) - TGP (NYSE:EDE)
telanaganapress.com - July 22 at 8:16 AM
businesswire.com logoThe Empire District Electric Company Files Recovery Rider for Riverton 12 Combined Cycle Unit - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:EDE)
www.businesswire.com - July 22 at 8:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Empire District Electric Company Files Recovery Rider for Riverton 12 Combined Cycle Unit (NYSE:EDE)
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 3:36 PM
News IconSolid Performer in Focus: The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:EDE)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 19 at 10:51 AM
investornewswire.com logoIs $34 Price Target Attainable For Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE)? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:EDE)
www.investornewswire.com - July 19 at 10:51 AM
News IconEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:EDE)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 19 at 10:51 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:EDE)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 19 at 10:51 AM
publicnow.com logo07-15-2016 - Scheduled Service Interruption in Strafford MO (NYSE:EDE)
www.publicnow.com - July 15 at 10:28 AM
News IconWhat Will Happen to Empire District Electric Co Next? The Stock Just Reaches All-Time High - Consumer Eagle (NYSE:EDE)
www.consumereagle.com - July 14 at 9:45 PM
News IconEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:EDE)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 13 at 8:28 AM
investornewswire.com logoStrong Sell Calls For Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) At 0 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:EDE)
www.investornewswire.com - July 13 at 8:28 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoBroker Outlook For Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:EDE)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 13 at 8:28 AM
News IconEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Stock Update: Check on Ratings and Target Price - Telanagana Press (NYSE:EDE)
telanaganapress.com - July 9 at 8:15 AM
News IconEmpire District Electric Company celebrates completion of $168 million Unit 12 Combined Cycle project at its Riverton Power Plant (NYSE:EDE)
electricenergyonline.com - July 6 at 4:53 PM
News IconCan Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Improve on the Earnings Front? - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:EDE)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 6 at 9:30 AM
News IconCompany Stock Focus for Empire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE): Which Way Will Shares Head? - Press Telegraph (NYSE:EDE)
presstelegraph.com - July 6 at 9:30 AM
News IconInstitutional Investor's Anti-Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE) Sentiment In 2016 Q1 - Press Telegraph (NYSE:EDE)
presstelegraph.com - July 6 at 9:30 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoEmpire District Electric Company (The) (NYSE:EDE) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:EDE)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 6 at 9:30 AM
News IconShares With YTD Gains: The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) - Telanagana Press (NYSE:EDE)
telanaganapress.com - July 5 at 4:40 PM
News IconEmpire's combined-cycle power unit fully operational (NYSE:EDE)
www.sekvoice.com - July 3 at 9:19 AM
News IconStock Valuation in Review: The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) - Telanagana Press (NYSE:EDE)
telanaganapress.com - July 2 at 4:42 PM

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Last Updated on 8/26/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff