Avista Corp(AVA) Declares Dividend of $0.3575.

Avista Corp (AVA) had declared a cash dividend of $0.3575 on Feb 3, 2017. The shares will quote ex-dividend on Feb 22, 2017 and the record date has been fixed for Feb 24, 2017. Based on Feb 22, 2017 share price, the yield comes out to be 3.72%. The dividend payable date has been fixed on Mar 15, 2017.

Avista Corp (AVA) shares turned negative on Wednesdays trading session with the shares closing down -0.0625 points or -0.16% at a volume of 5,62,917. The pessimistic mood was evident in the company shares which never went considerably beyond the level of $39.81. The peak price level was also seen at $39.81 while the days lowest was $38.5. Finally the shares closed at $38.93. The 52-week high of the shares is $45.22 while the 52-week low is $36.89. According to the latest information available, the market cap of the company is $2,499 M.

Avista Corp(AVA) last announced its earnings results on Feb 22, 2017 for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q4.Company reported revenue of $402.123M. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $576.050M. Earnings per share were $0.62. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $0.57.

Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Sep 14, 2016, Jason R Thackston (Sr VP) sold 950 shares at $40.90 per share price.Also, On Aug 22, 2016, James M Kensok (Vice President) sold 250 shares at $41.84 per share price.On Aug 12, 2016, Marian M Durkin (Senior Vice President) sold 3,500 shares at $42.56 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Avista Corporation is primarily an electric and natural gas utility with certain other business ventures. The Company operates through two business segments: Avista Utilities and Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P). Avista Utilities provides electric distribution and transmission as well as natural gas distribution services in parts of eastern Washington and northern Idaho. It also provides natural gas distribution service in parts of northeastern and southwestern Oregon. AEL&P owns and operates electric generation transmission and distribution facilities located in Juneau. The Company operates other businesses including sheet metal fabrication venture fund investments and real estate investments.

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