The 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
- Symbol: NYSE:EDE
- CUSIP: 29164110
- Web: www.empiredistrict.com
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $34.22
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $34.02
- 52 Week Range: $26.20 - $34.49
- Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.91
- P/E Growth: 0.00
- Annual Dividend: $1.04
- Dividend Yield: 3.1%
- Net Margins: 10.78%
- Return on Equity: 8.13%
- Return on Assets: 2.68%
- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.00%
- Current Ratio: 1.27%
- Quick Ratio: 0.86%
- Average Volume: 176,320 shs.
- Beta: 0.11
Frequently Asked Questions for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
What is Empire District Electric Co's stock symbol?
Empire District Electric Co trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EDE."
How often does Empire District Electric Co pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Empire District Electric Co?
Empire District Electric Co announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 29th. View Empire District Electric Co's Dividend History.
How were Empire District Electric Co's earnings last quarter?
Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 27th. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.63. Empire District Electric Co had a return on equity of 8.13% and a net margin of 10.78%. View Empire District Electric Co's Earnings History.
Where is Empire District Electric Co's stock going? Where will Empire District Electric Co's stock price be in 2017?
8 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Empire District Electric Co's stock. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate Empire District Electric Co's share price to reach $20.13 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Empire District Electric Co.
Who are some of Empire District Electric Co's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Empire District Electric Co include NextEra Energy (NEE), Duke Energy Corp (DUK), Dominion Resources (D), Southern Co (SO), American Electric Power Company (AEP), PG&E Co. (PCG), PPL Corp (PPL), Edison International (EIX), Consolidated Edison (ED), Korea Electric Power (KEP), Xcel Energy (XEL), WEC Energy Group (WEC), DTE Energy Co (DTE), Entergy (ETR), Ameren Corp (AEE), CMS Energy (CMS), FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) and Huaneng Power International (HNP).
Who owns Empire District Electric Co stock?
Who bought Empire District Electric Co stock? Who is buying Empire District Electric Co stock?
How do I buy Empire District Electric Co stock?
Shares of Empire District Electric Co can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Empire District Electric Co stock cost?
One share of Empire District Electric Co stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.09.
Earnings History for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)Earnings History by Quarter for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|2/4/2016||Q415||$0.28||$0.23||$170.94 million||$96.10 million||View||N/A|
|10/29/2015||Q315||$0.59||$0.58||$161.57 million||$122.60 million||View||Listen|
|7/30/2015||Q215||$0.24||$0.15||$151.58 million||$134.50 million||View||Listen|
|4/30/2015||Q115||$0.40||$0.34||$173.60 million||$142.50 million||View||N/A|
|2/5/2015||Q414||$0.26||$0.26||$99.90 million||$134.10 million||View||N/A|
|10/30/2014||Q314||$0.45||$0.55||$153.93 million||$164.50 million||View||N/A|
|7/31/2014||Q413||$0.23||$0.26||$137.06 million||$140.80 million||View||N/A|
|5/1/2014||Q1 2014||$0.41||$0.48||$152.20 million||$177.70 million||View||N/A|
Earnings Estimates for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.48 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.63 EPS
Current Dividend Information for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
|Most Recent Dividend:||12/15/2016|
|Dividend Growth:||1.10% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||75.36% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
70.27% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
63.80% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend History by Quarter for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.67%Insider Trades by Quarter for Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 65.86%
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|2/26/2015||William L Gipson||Director||Sell||2,698||$25.84||$69,716.32|| |
|6/11/2014||William L Gipson||Director||Sell||1,558||$24.17||$37,656.86|| |
|3/11/2014||Bonnie Cruickshank Lind||Director||Buy||2,000||$23.50||$47,000.00|| |
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