Avista Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 20, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3175 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13,
2014. Shareholders who purchased AVA stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
4.1% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $32.31, the dividend yield is 3.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AVA was $32.31,
representing a -1.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.94 and
a 26.46% increase over the 52 week low of $25.55.
AVA is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Duke Energy Corporation (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). AVA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.96. Zacks Investment Research reports AVA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.52%, compared to an
industry average of .7%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AVA through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AVA as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SMLV with an decrease of
-2.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AVA at 2.01%.