Avista Corporation (AVA) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.387 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 13, 2019. Shareholders who purchased AVA 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 $47.03, the dividend yield is 3.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AVA was $47.03, representing a -10.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.50 and a 18.31% increase over the 52 week low of $39.75.
AVA is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) and Exelon Corporation (EXC). AVA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.92. Zacks Investment Research reports AVA's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -9%, compared to an industry average of 3.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AVA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AVA as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P SmallCap Utilities & Communication Services ETF (PSCU).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an decrease of -0.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AVA at 8.96%.
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