Avista Corporation (AVA): Price and Financial Metrics

Avista Corporation (AVA): $43.41

0.24 (+0.56%)

POWR Rating

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  • AVA scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 75.59% of US stocks.
  • AVA's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • AVA ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 30th percentile.

AVA Stock Summary

  • AVA's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 222.69 -- higher than 88.82% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Avista Corp's stock had its IPO on November 16, 1987, making it an older stock than 90.6% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of Avista Corp's share price is greater than that of only 7.47% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Avista Corp are TIGO, AGO, GWRS, IHRT, and RGCO.
  • AVA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Avista Corp's official 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

    The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -27.99%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 0.39%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -4.11%.
Over the past 70 months, AVA's revenue has gone down $17,523,000.

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
2021-12-31 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
2020-12-31 1,321.891 331.004 129.488
2020-09-30 1,306.027 340.249 121.529

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 $43.41 52-week high $46.90
Prev. close $43.17 52-week low $37.73
Day low $43.07 Volume 414,000
Day high $43.81 Avg. volume 430,463
50-day MA $43.86 Dividend yield 4.05%
200-day MA $42.19 Market Cap 3.14B

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 GAAP EPS of $0.71 beats by $0.04, revenue of $418.83M misses by $12.35M

Avista press release (NYSE:AVA): Q4 GAAP EPS of $0.71 beats by $0.04. Revenue of $418.83M (+13.7% Y/Y) misses by $12.35M....

Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights American Electric Power Company, Public Service Enterprise Group and Avista Corporation

American Electric Power Company, Public Service Enterprise Group and Avista Corporation are included in this Industry Outlook blog.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021, Confirms 2022 and 2023 Guidance

SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) today reported net income of $147.3 million, or $2.10 per diluted share for the year ended Dec. 31, 2021, compared to $129.5 million, or $1.90 per diluted share for the year ended Dec. 31, 2020. For the fourth quarter of 2021, net income was $50.9 million, or $0.71 per diluted share, compared to $58.7 million, or $0.85 per diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2020. “Our 2021 consolidated earnings were in the upper half

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

3 Utility Stocks Set to Beat Estimates This Earnings Season

Utilities AEP, PEG, and AVA are likely to beat four-quarter earnings estimates, courtesy of stable demand for their services, new rates and systematic investments to provide high-quality services to customers.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Exelon (EXC) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

Exelon's (EXC) Q4 earnings are likely to have gained from strong demand from commercial & industrial customer groups. Efficient cost management is likely to have an impact on the upcoming results.

Yahoo | February 21, 2022

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AVA Price Returns

1-mo -2.97%
3-mo 2.41%
6-mo N/A
1-year -2.03%
3-year 14.21%
5-year 20.52%
YTD 3.23%
2021 10.28%
2020 -13.10%
2019 17.27%
2018 -15.06%
2017 32.87%

AVA Dividends

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