Avista Corporation (AVA): Price and Financial Metrics

Avista Corporation (AVA): $41.54

0.10 (+0.24%)

POWR Rating

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  • AVA scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 89.37% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AVA is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • AVA's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 1.72% of US stocks).

AVA Stock Summary

  • AVA's went public 35.25 years ago, making it older than 91.47% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • For AVA, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 78.8% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of AVISTA CORP's share price is greater than that of only 4.03% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to AVISTA CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be TIGO, USM, AGO, TDS, and OGS.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 10.19% higher, now standing at 23.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, AVA's price/earnings ratio has gone down 29.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AVA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AVA 2023-01-27 1.8 1.3 23.0 23.8
AVA 2023-01-26 1.8 1.3 23.4 24.0
AVA 2023-01-25 1.8 1.3 23.5 24.1
AVA 2023-01-24 1.9 1.4 24.1 24.4
AVA 2023-01-23 1.9 1.4 23.7 24.2
AVA 2023-01-20 1.9 1.4 23.8 24.3

AVA Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -16.36%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 1270.02%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -1.28%.
Over the past 33 months, AVA's revenue has gone up $286,240,000.

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
2022-09-30 1,631.862 248.836 128.097
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

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 $41.54 52-week high $46.90
Prev. close $41.44 52-week low $35.72
Day low $41.41 Volume 925,000
Day high $41.97 Avg. volume 1,528,404
50-day MA $42.20 Dividend yield 4.25%
200-day MA $41.42 Market Cap 3.06B

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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Avista's (NYSE:AVA) Dividend Will Be Increased To $0.46

Avista Corporation ( NYSE:AVA ) will increase its dividend on the 15th of March to $0.46, which is 4.5% higher than...

Yahoo | February 6, 2023

Avista Corp. Board Increases Common Stock Dividend

SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avista Corp.’s (NYSE: AVA) board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.46 per share on the company’s common stock, an increase of $0.02 per share (4.5 percent), yielding an annualized dividend of $1.84. The common stock dividend is payable March 15, 2023, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 17, 2023. “The dividend increase approved by the board of directors marks the twenty-first consecutive year the board ha

Yahoo | February 3, 2023

Avista files multiyear electric and natural gas rate plan in Idaho

Company seeks to recover costs for ongoing infrastructure investments and increased operating costsSPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Avista (NYSE: AVA) has filed a multiyear rate plan with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission that would allow the Company to recover costs for fixed expenses and ongoing investments to infrastructure, technology and more. If approved, new rates would be effective in Sept. 2023 and Sept. 2024. “As an energy provider, we understand we play a v

Yahoo | February 1, 2023

Avista (NYSE:AVA) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

There are a few key trends to look for if we want to identify the next multi-bagger. In a perfect world, we'd like to...

Yahoo | January 24, 2023

Avista and NorthWestern Energy enter into strategic transaction of Colstrip, Montana assets

SPOKANE, Wash., Jan. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avista Corporation (“Avista”) and NorthWestern Energy (“NorthWestern”) announce an agreement through which Avista will turn over its interest in the Colstrip coal-fired power plant to NorthWestern on December 31, 2025. Through the transaction, NorthWestern will assume ownership of the 222 MW generating capacity that is currently owned by Avista, along with its related interest in the plant, plant equipment, rights and obligations. “This transacti

Yahoo | January 17, 2023

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AVA Price Returns

1-mo -4.59%
3-mo 13.96%
6-mo -1.20%
1-year -2.28%
3-year -8.21%
5-year -0.13%
YTD -6.31%
2022 8.79%
2021 10.28%
2020 -13.10%
2019 17.27%
2018 -15.06%

AVA Dividends

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