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Avista Corporation (AVA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 22, 2017

Avista Corporation ( AVA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.357 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AVA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.08% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of AVA was $39.52, representing a -12.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.22 and a 7.13% increase over the 52 week low of $36.89.

AVA is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXCU ). AVA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.12. Zacks Investment Research reports AVA's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 11.11%, compared to an industry average of -3.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AVA Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to AVA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have AVA as a top-10 holding:

  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF ( VIOV )
  • iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value ETF ( IJS )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV )
  • iShares Select Dividend ETF ( DVY )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF - DNQ ( VPU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IJS with an increase of 14.9% over the last 100 days. VIOV has the highest percent weighting of AVA at 0.84%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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