Avista Corporation (AVA): Price and Financial Metrics

Avista Corporation (AVA): $38.21

-0.58 (-1.50%)

POWR Rating

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  • AVA scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 95.04% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AVA is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • AVA ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

AVA Stock Summary

  • AVA's went public 34.91 years ago, making it older than 91.18% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • For AVA, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 78.08% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, AVA is more volatile than only 1.58% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to AVISTA CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be AGO, TIGO, SKYW, ALGT, and CLH.
  • Visit AVA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.avistacorp.com.

AVA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, AVA's price/earnings ratio is 2.86% lower, now standing at 20.4.
  • Over the past 243 months, AVA's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AVA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AVA 2022-09-23 1.9 1.4 20.4 22.5
AVA 2022-09-22 1.9 1.3 19.9 22.2
AVA 2022-09-21 1.9 1.3 19.8 22.2
AVA 2022-09-20 1.9 1.3 19.9 22.2
AVA 2022-09-19 1.9 1.3 20.1 22.4
AVA 2022-09-16 1.9 1.3 20.1 22.3

AVA Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 122.39%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -6.05%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 2.57%.
Over the past 15 months, AVA's revenue has gone up $223,892,000.

The table below shows AVA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 1,568.423 283.218 148.261
2022-03-31 1,488.112 284.1 150.882
2021-12-31 1,438.936 267.34 147.334
2021-09-30 1,387.555 277.392 155.192
2021-06-30 1,364.194 321.179 145.702
2021-03-31 1,344.531 340.82 149.081

AVA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AVA has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 30.23% of graded US stocks.
  • AVA's asset turnover comes in at 0.212 -- ranking 55th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • AQN, MSEX, and SJW are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AVA.

The table below shows AVA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.212 0.597 0.034
2021-06-30 0.212 0.609 0.034
2021-03-31 0.212 0.620 0.033
2020-12-31 0.210 0.618 0.031
2020-09-30 0.210 0.618 0.030
2020-06-30 0.215 0.607 0.030

AVA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AVA, see our AVA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $41.50 Average Broker Recommendation 2.1 (Hold)

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AVA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $38.21 52-week high $46.90
Prev. close $38.79 52-week low $37.03
Day low $37.89 Volume 352,700
Day high $38.40 Avg. volume 420,504
50-day MA $41.56 Dividend yield 4.61%
200-day MA $42.82 Market Cap 2.79B

Avista Corporation (AVA) Company Bio

Avista Corporation generates, transmits, and distributes electricity; and distributes natural gas in the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 1889 and is based in Spokane, Washington.

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Should We Be Cautious About Avista Corporation's (NYSE:AVA) ROE Of 6.6%?

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Yahoo | September 19, 2022

Avista Makes Price Adjustment Requests in Washington and Idaho

Overall changes in electric and natural gas prices would be effective November 1, 2022SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avista (NYSE: AVA) has made annual rate adjustment filings with the utility commissions in Washington and Idaho that, if approved, will result in an increase in electric and natural gas rates in Washington and natural gas rates in Idaho, effective November 1, 2022 Washington Electric Adjustment FilingsTwo electric adjustments were filed, that if approved, are d

Yahoo | September 2, 2022

Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of North American Utilities issuers

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of North American Utilities issuersGlobal Credit Research - 30 Aug 2022New York, August 30, 2022 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings -and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical units for the rated entity(entities) listed below.The review was conducted through a portfolio review discussion held on 23 August 2022 in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. A possible outcome from periodic reviews is a referral of a rating to a rating committee.Th...

Yahoo | August 30, 2022

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Yahoo | August 30, 2022

Avista (NYSE:AVA) Could Be Struggling To Allocate Capital

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Yahoo | August 17, 2022

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AVA Price Returns

1-mo -5.16%
3-mo -8.45%
6-mo -15.14%
1-year -3.69%
3-year -11.15%
5-year -11.83%
YTD -7.31%
2021 10.28%
2020 -13.10%
2019 17.27%
2018 -15.06%
2017 32.87%

AVA Dividends

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