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AVA - Avista Share Price

$46.97 -0.2  -0.4%

Last Trade - 07/05/21

Mid Cap
Market Cap £2.33bn
Enterprise Value £3.98bn
Revenue £946.1m
Position in Universe 1816th / 6858
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52w High -4.42%
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
1,485 1,442 1,446 1,397 1,346 1,322 1,442 1,510 -2.3%
-2.6 +14.0 -2.7 +1.3 +52.4 -41.1 +10.4 +9.76
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, AvistaCorp revenues decreased 2% to $1.32B. Net income decreased34% to $129.5M. Revenues reflect Avista Utilities segmentdecrease of 1% to $1.28B, Other segment decrease of 87% to$1.6M. Dividend per share increased from $1.55 to $1.62.Basic Earnings per Share excluding Extraordinary Itemsdecreased from $2.98 to $1.91.
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Profile Summary

Avista Corporation is an electric and natural gas utility company. The Company operates through two segments: Avista Utilities, and Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P). The Company's regional services include government and higher education, medical services, retail trade and finance. The Company's businesses also include sheet metal fabrication, venture fund investments, real estate investments, a company that explores markets that could be served with liquefied natural gas (LNG), as well as certain other investments of Avista Capital, which is a subsidiary of the Company. Avista Utilities is an operating division of the Company, which consists of its regulated utility operations in the Pacific Northwest. Avista Utilities division generates, transmits and distributes electricity, and distributes natural gas. As of December 31, 2016, AEL&P operated five hydroelectric generation facilities with 102.7 megawatts (MW) of hydroelectric generation capacity.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated March 15, 1889
Public Since May 22, 1981
No. of Shareholders: 6,841
No. of Employees: 1,200
Sector Utilities
Industry Multiline Utilities
Index S&P 600 Small Cap , S&P Composite 1500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 69,314,368
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Upcoming Events for AVA
Tuesday 11th May, 2021
Avista Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Tuesday 11th May, 2021 Estimate
Avista Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Tuesday 3rd August, 2021 Estimate
Q2 2021 Avista Corp Earnings Release
Tuesday 2nd November, 2021 Estimate
Q3 2021 Avista Corp Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Avista
What is the Avista share price?

As of 07/05/21, shares in Avista are trading at $46.97, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.33bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Avista share price performed this year?

Shares in Avista are currently trading at $46.97 and the price has moved by 17.13% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Avista price has moved by -18.32% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Avista?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Avista, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 2 "hold" and 1 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Avista is Sell. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Avista next release its financial results?

Avista is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Avista dividend yield?

The Avista dividend yield is 3.45% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Avista pay a dividend?

Last year, Avista paid a total dividend of 1.62, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 3.45%. Looking ahead, Avista has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Avista next pay dividends?

Avista has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Avista shares is currently 3.45%.

How do I buy Avista shares?

To buy shares in Avista you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Avista?

Shares in Avista are currently trading at $46.97, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.33bn.

Where are Avista shares listed? Where are Avista shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Avista:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: AVA
What kind of share is Avista?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Avista is currently classified as a Turnaround. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Avista share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Avista are currently priced at $46.97. At that level they are trading at 6.32% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Avista currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 2.1 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Avista share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Avista. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 16.77%. At the current price of $46.97, shares in Avista are trading at 19.62% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Avista PE Ratio?

The Avista PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 24.7. The shares are currently trading at $46.97.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Avista?

Avista's management team is headed by:

Kristianne Blake - LED
James Kensok - CIO
Dennis Vermillion - PRE
Mark Thies - CFO
Jason Thackston - SVP
Rebecca Klein - IND
Donald Burke - IND
Kevin Christie - SVP
Ryan Krasselt - CAO
Heather Rosentrater - SVP
Scott Maw - IND
Bryan Cox - VPR
Jeffry Philipps - IND
Gregory Hesler - CCO
Latisha Hill - VPR
Who are the major shareholders of Avista?

Here are the top five shareholders of Avista based on the size of their shareholding:

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 16.43% (11.4m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.93% (7.57m shares)
PSP Investments Pension Fund
Percentage owned: 7.4% (5.13m shares)
iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 6.6% (4.58m shares)
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation Bank and Trust
Percentage owned: 3.65% (2.53m shares)
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