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Avista Corporation (AVA)

Stock Price: $38.13 USD -0.14 (-0.35%)
Updated Aug 10, 2020 2:12 PM EDT - Market open

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Key Info

Market Cap 2.59B
Revenue (ttm) 1.32B
Net Income (ttm) 121.74M
Shares Out 67.91M
EPS (ttm) 1.82
PE Ratio 20.95
Forward PE 20.83
Dividend $1.62
Dividend Yield 4.25%

Stock Quote

Trading Day Aug 10, 2020
Last Price $38.13
Previous Close $38.26
Change ($) -0.14
Change (%) -0.35%
Day's Open 38.22
Day's Range 37.91 - 38.61
Day's Volume 212,069
52-Week Range 32.09 - 53.00

More Stats

Market Cap 2.59B
Enterprise Value 4.74B
Earnings Date (est) Nov 4, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date May 28, 2020
Shares Outstanding 67.91M
Float 67.23M
EPS (basic) 1.82
EPS (diluted) 1.82
FCF / Share -1.28
Dividend $1.62
Dividend Yield 4.25%
Earnings Yield 4.77%
FCF Yield n/a
Payout Ratio 87.10%
Shares Short 2.25M
Short Ratio 4.28
Short % of Float 4.84%
Beta 0.42
PE Ratio 20.95
Forward PE 20.83
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PS Ratio 1.97
PB Ratio 1.27
Revenue 1.32B
Operating Income 220.67M
Net Income 121.74M
Free Cash Flow -86.57M
Net Cash -2.15B
Net Cash / Share -31.69
Gross Margin 68.77%
Operating Margin 16.75%
Profit Margin 9.20%
FCF Margin -6.57%
ROA 2.17%
ROE 6.31%
ROIC 3.00%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (5)

Buy 2
Overweight 0
Hold 2
Underweight 0
Sell 1

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(6.23% upside)
Current: $38.13
Target: 40.50
*Average 12-month price target from 4 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth-3.67%-3.39%0.24%-2.85%0.83%2.14%3.62%-14.1%3.92%-
Gross Profit800795815792730700664615746690
Operating Income313261292300253253231187228220
Net Income19713611613712319211178.2110092.43
Shares Outstanding66.2165.6764.5063.5162.3061.6359.9659.0357.8755.60
Earnings Per Share2.972.071.792.151.973.101.851.321.721.65
EPS Growth43.48%15.64%-16.74%9.14%-36.45%67.57%40.15%-23.26%4.24%-
Dividend Per Share1.551.491.431.371.321.
Dividend Growth3.96%4.41%4.23%3.79%3.94%4.1%5.17%5.45%10%-
Operating Cash Flow398362410358376267243317269228
Capital Expenditures-443-424-412-407-393-332-303-276-243-205
Free Cash Flow-44.30-62.47-2.04-48.38-17.79-64.68-60.5640.5826.0923.78
Cash & Equivalents9.9014.6616.178.5110.4822.1482.5775.4674.6669.41
Total Debt2,1332,1051,9261,8541,7301,6451,5591,4191,3711,322
Net Cash / Debt-2,123-2,090-1,910-1,845-1,719-1,623-1,477-1,344-1,297-1,253
Book Value1,9391,7731,7301,6491,5291,4841,2981,2591,1861,126
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Avista Corporation
Country United States
Employees 1,920
CEO Dennis P. Vermillion

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol AVA
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Utilities
Industry Utilities—Diversified
Unique Identifier NYSE: AVA


Avista Corporation operates as an electric and natural gas utility company. It operates through two segments, Avista Utilities and AEL&P. The Avista Utilities segment provides electric distribution and transmission, and natural gas distribution services in parts of eastern Washington and northern Idaho; and natural gas distribution services in parts of northeastern and southwestern Oregon, as well as generates electricity in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Montana. This segment also engages in the wholesale purchase and sale of electricity and natural gas. The AEL&P segment offers electric services to approximately 17,000 customers in the city and borough of Juneau, Alaska. The company generates electricity through hydro, thermal, and wind facilities. As of February 8, 2019, it provided electric service to approximately 393,000 customers and natural gas to approximately 361,000 customers. In addition, the company engages in venture fund investments, real estate investments, and other investments. Avista Corporation was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Spokane, Washington.