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Open
$31.90
Previous Close
$32.09
Day High
$32.05
Day Low
$31.62
52 Week High
07/1/14 - $33.60
52 Week Low
09/9/13 - $25.55
Market Cap
2.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
366.9K
EPS TTM
$1.92
Shares Outstanding
64.4M
EX-Date
08/19/14
P/E TM
16.7x
Dividend
$1.27
Dividend Yield
3.93%
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avista corp (AVA) Details

Avista Corporation, an energy company, is engaged in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity; and distribution of natural gas primarily in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Avista Utilities and Ecova. The Avista Utilities segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity primarily from hydroelectric, thermal, and wind facilities; and provides natural gas distribution services to retail customers in parts of Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho, and Northeastern and Southwestern Oregon. This segment is also involved in the wholesale purchase and sale of electricity and natural gas; and provision of electric distribution and transmission, as well as natural gas distribution to residential, commercial, and industrial retail electric and natural gas customers. In addition, it operates facilities with a total net capability of approximately 1,844 mega watts; and provides retail electric service to approximately 366,000 customers and retail natural gas service to approximately 326,000 customers. The Ecova segment provides energy efficiency and cost management programs and services for multi-site customers and utilities in North America; and expense management services for telecom needs. This segment also provides strategic energy management and efficiency services that include procurement, conservation, performance reporting, financial planning, facility optimization and monitoring, and energy efficiency program management for commercial enterprises and utilities. The company is also engaged in custom sheet metal fabrication of electronic enclosures, parts, and systems for the computer, telecom, renewable energy, and medical industries; real estate investments primarily in commercial office buildings; and provision of investments in emerging technology venture capital funds and fuel cell business. Avista Corporation was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Spokane, Washington.

3,310 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/14
Founded in 1889

avista corp (AVA) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $723.5K
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $386.5K
Senior Vice President, Environmental Complian...
Total Annual Compensation: $344.3K
Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $314.0K
Senior Vice President of Human Resources and ...
Total Annual Compensation: $282.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

avista corp (AVA) Key Developments

Avista Corp. Board Declares Common Stock Dividend Payable Sept. 15, 2014

Avista Corp.'s board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.3175 per share on the company's common stock. The common stock dividend is payable Sept. 15, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 21, 2014.

Avista Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

Avista Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company reported adjusted EPS of $0.52, up from $0.40 in second quarter of 2013. Total revenue was $312.58 million was up from $307.48 million in second quarter of 2013. Income from continuing operations was $62,731,000 compared to $54,970,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $47,961,000 compared to $38,549,000 a year ago. Net income from continuing operations was $31,270,000 compared to $24,239,000 a year ago. Net income was $100,582,000 compared to $25,730,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company shareholders was $100,871,000 compared to $25,657,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $1.67 compared to $0.43 a year ago. For the six months, the company reported operating revenues of $759,158,000 compared to $747,987,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $153,073,000 compared to $137,108,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $122,709,000 compared to $104,020,000 a year ago. Net income from continuing operations was $78,736,000 compared to $65,458,000 a year ago. Net income was $149,563,000 compared to $68,831,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company shareholders was $149,370,000 compared to $67,998,000 a year ago. Earnings per common share from continuing operations were $1.31 compared to $1.09 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $2.48 compared to $1.13 a year ago. In the first half of 2014, the company spent $136.5 million on Avista Utilities capital expenditures. The company provided earnings guidance for the full year of 2014. For the period, the company expects full-year EPS near the upper end of the previous range of $3.00 to $3.20 per diluted share. The company expects capital expenditures at Avista Utilities to be about $255 million for 2014, which is a $20 million increase, and this relates -- this increase relates primarily to the replacement of customer information and work management systems project.

Avista Corp. Appoints Janet D. Widmann to its Board of Directors, Effective Aug. 2, 2014

Avista Corp. announced that Janet D. Widmann, age 47, has been appointed to the Avista Corp. Board of Directors effective Aug. 2, 2014. She will stand for election to the board at the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders. Ms. Widmann is executive vice president, markets, for Blue Shield of California, a position she has held since 2013. She joined the organization in 2003 to lead the newly formed California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) division.

 

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