Empire District Electric Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:EDE)

$34.09 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 12/14/2017 07:59 AM ET)
Previous Close$34.09
Today's Range$34.09 - $34.13
52-Week Range$26.20 - $34.49
Volume542,900 shs
Average Volume291,281 shs
Market Capitalization$1.50 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.05%
Beta0.11

About Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)

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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Multiline Utilities
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
SectorUtilities
SymbolNYSE:EDE
CUSIP29164110
Phone+1-417-6255100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.00%
Current Ratio1.27%
Quick Ratio0.86%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPS$1.38
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins15.69%
Return on Equity13.50%
Return on Assets4.46%

Miscellaneous

Employees749
Outstanding Shares44,040,000

Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Empire District Electric's stock symbol?

Empire District Electric trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EDE."

How were Empire District Electric's earnings last quarter?

Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 27th. The utilities provider reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.63. Empire District Electric had a return on equity of 13.50% and a net margin of 15.69%. View Empire District Electric's Earnings History.

Where is Empire District Electric's stock going? Where will Empire District Electric's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Empire District Electric's shares. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate Empire District Electric's share price to reach $16.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Empire District Electric.

Who are some of Empire District Electric's key competitors?

How do I buy Empire District Electric stock?

Shares of Empire District Electric 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 Empire District Electric's stock price today?

One share of Empire District Electric stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.09.

How big of a company is Empire District Electric?

Empire District Electric has a market capitalization of $1.50 billion. Empire District Electric employs 749 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Empire District Electric?

Empire District Electric's mailing address is 602 Joplin St, JOPLIN, MO 64801, United States. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at +1-417-6255100.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Empire District Electric (EDE)

Community Ranking:  1.1 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  58 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  202 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  260
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Empire District Electric and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 1.631.631.671.70
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $20.13$20.13$20.13$22.00
Price Target Upside: 41.12% downside41.12% downside41.12% downside35.63% downside

Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)

Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/20/2016Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> Underperform$18.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingReduce$18.00N/AView Rating Details
12/5/2016Scotia Howard WeillReiterated RatingSector Perform$21.00N/AView Rating Details
9/23/2016Dundee SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral$20.00N/AView Rating Details
9/19/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$21.00N/AView Rating Details
9/19/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweight$19.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
9/14/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Perform$23.00N/AView Rating Details
6/23/2016Raymond James FinancialReiterated RatingMarket Perform$26.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
4/29/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/14/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$31.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
2/22/2016KeyCorpDowngradeOverweight -> Sector Weight$34.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 12/14/2015 forward)

Earnings

Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)

Empire District Electric (NYSE EDE) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q3$0.63$0.63$169.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q2$0.26$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.30$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.28$0.23$170.94 million$96.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.59$0.58$161.57 million$122.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.24$0.15$151.58 million$134.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.40$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$0.45$0.55$153.93 million$164.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q413$0.23$0.26$137.06 million$140.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q1 2014$0.41$0.48$152.20 million$177.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE) Earnings Estimates

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE) Dividend Information

Most Recent Dividend:12/15/2016
Annual Dividend:$1.04
Dividend Yield:3.05%
Dividend Growth:1.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:75.36% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)

Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/28/2016quarterly$0.263.04%11/29/201612/1/201612/15/2016
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

Empire District Electric (NYSE EDE) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.67%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 65.86%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Empire District Electric (NYSE:EDE)

Empire District Electric (NYSE EDE) Insider Trades by Quarter

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

Empire District Electric (NYSE EDE) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Comparing Empire District Electric (EDE) & Wec Acquisition (TEG)Comparing Empire District Electric (EDE) & Wec Acquisition (TEG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 4 at 5:12 PM
Comparing Empire District Electric (EDE) & NiSource (NI)Comparing Empire District Electric (EDE) & NiSource (NI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 1 at 9:16 PM
Financial Comparison: Empire District Electric (EDE) versus Black Hills Corporation (BKH)Financial Comparison: Empire District Electric (EDE) versus Black Hills Corporation (BKH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 12:16 AM
Analyzing Empire District Electric (EDE) and The CompetitionAnalyzing Empire District Electric (EDE) and The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 8:16 PM
Financial Comparison: CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) & Empire District Electric (EDE)Financial Comparison: CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) & Empire District Electric (EDE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 12:28 AM
Financial Analysis: Empire District Electric (EDE) versus Its RivalsFinancial Analysis: Empire District Electric (EDE) versus Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 10:30 PM
Reviewing Empire District Electric (EDE) and The CompetitionReviewing Empire District Electric (EDE) and The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 8:30 PM
Critical Analysis: Empire District Electric (EDE) versus The CompetitionCritical Analysis: Empire District Electric (EDE) versus The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 6:22 AM
Reviewing PPL Corporation (PPL) & Empire District Electric (EDE)Reviewing PPL Corporation (PPL) & Empire District Electric (EDE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 21 at 12:22 AM
Financial Comparison: Empire District Electric (EDE) and Its RivalsFinancial Comparison: Empire District Electric (EDE) and Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 8:16 AM
Avista Corporation (AVA) versus Empire District Electric (EDE) Critical ReviewAvista Corporation (AVA) versus Empire District Electric (EDE) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 8:38 AM
Morning Agenda: Proving Uber’s Real ValueMorning Agenda: Proving Uber’s Real Value
www.nytimes.com - August 25 at 5:09 AM
Comparing Avista Corporation (AVA) & Empire District Electric (EDE)Comparing Avista Corporation (AVA) & Empire District Electric (EDE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 4:24 PM
Empire District Electric (EDE) vs. Avangrid (AGR) Head-To-Head ReviewEmpire District Electric (EDE) vs. Avangrid (AGR) Head-To-Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 10:48 AM
Comparing Empire District Electric (EDE) & Avangrid (AGR)Comparing Empire District Electric (EDE) & Avangrid (AGR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 8:26 AM
Reviewing Avangrid (AGR) & Empire District Electric (EDE)Reviewing Avangrid (AGR) & Empire District Electric (EDE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 2:26 PM
Comparing Empire District Electric (EDE) and Avangrid (AGR)Comparing Empire District Electric (EDE) and Avangrid (AGR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 10:34 PM
Form 15-12B EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRICForm 15-12B EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC
www.streetinsider.com - January 13 at 5:39 PM
Algonquin Power Completes Transformative Purchase of Empire District - Motley FoolAlgonquin Power Completes Transformative Purchase of Empire District - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - January 10 at 5:50 PM
EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Notice of DelistiEMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Notice of Delisti
biz.yahoo.com - January 5 at 5:41 PM
The Empire District Electric Company Declares Pro-Rated Dividend - Business Wire (press release)The Empire District Electric Company Declares Pro-Rated Dividend - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - December 22 at 10:05 PM
BRIEF-Algonquin Power,Empire District announce Kansas Corporation Commission authorization of merger transactionBRIEF-Algonquin Power,Empire District announce Kansas Corporation Commission authorization of merger transaction
www.reuters.com - December 22 at 5:04 PM
Algonquin Power (AQN) and Empire District Electric (EDE) Announce KCC Authorization of Merger TransactionAlgonquin Power (AQN) and Empire District Electric (EDE) Announce KCC Authorization of Merger Transaction
www.streetinsider.com - December 22 at 5:04 PM
2:19 pm Empire District Elec and Algonquin Power & Utilities (<a href="/q?s=aqn" name="aqn">AQN</a>) announce Kansas Corporation Commission approval of settlement agreement related to Empire and Liberty merger; transaction closing expected2:19 pm Empire District Elec and Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN) announce Kansas Corporation Commission approval of settlement agreement related to Empire and Liberty merger; transaction closing expected
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 22 at 5:04 PM

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