Avista Corporation (AVA): Price and Financial Metrics

Avista Corporation (AVA): $43.18

0.52 (+1.22%)

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  • AVA scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 63.05% of US stocks.
  • AVA's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • AVA ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 8th percentile.

AVA Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 240.51, Avista Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 86.73% of US stocks.
  • AVA's went public 33.71 years ago, making it older than 90.49% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • For AVA, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 77.2% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AVA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GEF, AKO.B, UVV, MDU, and AGO.
  • 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 9.55% lower, now standing at 19.9.
  • AVA's price/earnings ratio has moved up 12.7 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, AVA's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 13.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AVA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AVA 2020-05-11 2.0 1.4 20.5 19.5
AVA 2015-03-24 1.4 1.4 11.0 11.0
AVA 2014-10-07 1.3 1.4 10.5 9.8
AVA 2008-05-23 0.8 1.2 22.1 13.0
AVA 2006-01-05 0.7 1.2 20.6 12.3
AVA 2005-08-29 0.8 1.2 22.4 12.9

AVA Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -4.11%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at 15.35%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 48.19%.
AVA's revenue has moved down $79,086,000 over the prior 34 months.

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
2021-03-31 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
2020-03-31 1,339.371 336.605 129.609
2019-12-31 1,345.622 398.212 196.979

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 $44.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2.1 (Hold)

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AVA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $43.18 52-week high $49.14
Prev. close $42.66 52-week low $32.26
Day low $42.72 Volume 208,600
Day high $43.28 Avg. volume 429,060
50-day MA $44.22 Dividend yield 3.91%
200-day MA $41.47 Market Cap 2.99B

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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Latest AVA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Avista Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AVA as an investment opportunity.

Avista Corp. files natural gas rate adjustments in Idaho - Thu, 08 Jul 2021 PST

Avista Corp. has filed two rate adjustments in Idaho that could change the amount customers pay for natural gas.

SpokesmanReview | July 8, 2021

Avista Corp. Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast Announced

SPOKANE, Wash., July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) will hold its quarterly conference call and webcast to discuss second quarter 2021 results on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. A news release with second quarter 2021 earnings information will be issued at 7:05 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on August 4, 2021.

Intrado Digital Media | July 7, 2021

Shawn Vestal: She lost power in the heat wave, but Avista told her the problem was lightning - Fri, 02 Jul 2021 PST

Like a lot of folks, Christine Wren employs a whole range of tactics to manage the heat in her Hillyard home.

SpokesmanReview | July 2, 2021

Could The Avista Corporation (NYSE:AVA) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?

The big shareholder groups in Avista Corporation ( NYSE:AVA ) have power over the company. Large companies usually have...

Yahoo | July 2, 2021

Rolling Blackouts Triggered as Historic Heatwave Grips Pacific Northwest

The post Rolling Blackouts Triggered as Historic Heatwave Grips Pacific Northwest appeared first on POWER Magazine . Utilities across the Pacific Northwest are bracing for exceptional stress on the grid as record-breaking temperatures continue to fester across the region, and at least one utilityAvista Corp.this week began rolling outages as a measure to alleviate strain on the electric system. Despite pleas to customers to reduce their power consumption, Avista, which supplies power [] The post Rolling Blackouts Triggered as Historic Heatwave Grips Pacific Northwest appeared first on POWER Magazine .

POWER magazine | June 30, 2021

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AVA Price Returns

1-mo -0.37%
3-mo -6.41%
6-mo 12.22%
1-year 20.55%
3-year -4.07%
5-year 16.52%
YTD 9.79%
2020 -13.10%
2019 17.27%
2018 -15.06%
2017 32.87%
2016 17.05%

AVA Dividends

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