Avista Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 19, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.305 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AVA stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that AVA has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $27.74, the dividend yield is 4.4%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AVA was $27.74,
representing a -5.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.26 and
a 21.77% increase over the 52 week low of $22.78.
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 $1.59. Zacks Investment Research reports AVA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 33.52%, compared to an
industry average of -.2%.
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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 increase of
8.6% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AVA at 1.86%.