Avista Corporation (AVA): Price and Financial Metrics

Avista Corporation (AVA): $39.18

0.34 (+0.88%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where AVA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 63% of US stocks.
  • AVA's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 52 weeks.
  • AVA ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 12th percentile.

AVA Stock Summary

  • AVA's went public 34.05 years ago, making it older than 90.54% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • For AVA, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 78.06% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of Avista Corp's share price is greater than that of only 21.62% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Avista Corp are RGCO, NWE, PNM, AGO, and CWT.
  • 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 10.22% lower, now standing at 20.2.
  • AVA's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, AVA's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 14.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AVA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AVA 2021-09-01 2.2 1.4 20.2 19.3
AVA 2021-08-31 2.1 1.4 20.0 19.2
AVA 2021-08-30 2.1 1.4 19.9 19.2
AVA 2021-08-27 2.1 1.4 19.8 19.1
AVA 2021-08-26 2.1 1.4 19.7 19.1
AVA 2021-08-25 2.1 1.4 19.9 19.2

AVA Growth Metrics

  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 16.4%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -24.42%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at -9.79%.
Over the past 52 months, AVA's revenue has gone down $68,888,000.

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
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
2020-12-31 1,321.891 331.004 129.488
2020-09-30 1,306.027 340.249 121.529
2020-06-30 1,317.151 345.429 121.743

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 $39.18 52-week high $49.14
Prev. close $38.84 52-week low $36.20
Day low $38.87 Volume 314,014
Day high $39.40 Avg. volume 424,515
50-day MA $39.81 Dividend yield 4.35%
200-day MA $42.93 Market Cap 2.77B

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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A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Avista Corporation (NYSE:AVA)

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Yahoo | November 13, 2021

Moscow City Council and the community partner to find ways to deal with climate change

Moscow City Council specifically highlighted Avista Utilities in its resolution to power Moscow with clean energy by 2045. Though the resolutions commitment date is well into the future, Avista has []

The Argonaut | November 9, 2021

Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC Purchases 51,677 Shares of Avista Co. (NYSE:AVA)

Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC boosted its position in Avista Co. (NYSE:AVA) by 383.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 65,166 shares of the utilities providers stock after purchasing an additional 51,677 shares during the quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLCs holdings in Avista []

Dakota Financial News | November 8, 2021

Susquehanna International Group LLP Has $284,000 Holdings in Avista Co. (NYSE:AVA)

Susquehanna International Group LLP reduced its holdings in Avista Co. (NYSE:AVA) by 94.1% in the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 6,649 shares of the utilities providers stock after selling 106,108 shares during the quarter. Susquehanna International Group LLPs holdings in Avista were worth $284,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. []

Transcript Daily | November 6, 2021

Avista (NYSE:AVA) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

Avista (NYSE:AVA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The utilities provider reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.14, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Avista had a return on equity of 7.15% and a net margin of 10.78%. During the same period last year, the []

Transcript Daily | November 4, 2021

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AVA Price Returns

1-mo -0.53%
3-mo -5.38%
6-mo -11.38%
1-year 7.45%
3-year -15.38%
5-year 15.56%
YTD 1.69%
2020 -13.10%
2019 17.27%
2018 -15.06%
2017 32.87%
2016 17.05%

AVA Dividends

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