Avista Corp

Earnings Estimates

Stock Information

Price (Prev Close): 50.40
Price - 52 Week High: 52.91
Price - 52 Week Low: 47.50
Price Date (Latest): 7/19/18
Median Price Target: 46.50
Diff from Prev Close: -3.90
% Difference: -7.74

Analyst Ratings

Mean Recommendation:

3.67

Sell

Strong Buy

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.95
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: 1.43
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: -2.04
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: 70.53
Yield (%): 2.84

Analyst Forecasts - Earnings Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 2.32 2.34 2.30 2.32 2 -- 1 --
Annual 12/1/19 2.23 2.25 2.20 2.23 3 1 1 1.65
Annual 12/1/18 2.05 2.05 2.04 2.05 2 1 -- -2.53
Quarterly 6/1/18 0.36 0.38 0.34 0.36 2 -- 1 --
Quarterly 9/1/18 0.18 0.18 0.18 0.18 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/18 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65 1 -- 1 -5.38
Quarterly 3/1/19 0.98 1.03 0.92 0.98 2 -- 1 --
Long Term Growth 5.30 5.30 5.30 5.30 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Earnings Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 1.95 1.91 2.36
Annual 12/1/16 2.15 2.08 3.51
Annual 12/1/15 1.97 1.95 0.92
Quarterly 3/1/18 0.83 0.88 -5.68
Quarterly 12/1/17 0.58 0.52 12.26
Quarterly 9/1/17 0.07 0.15 -53.33
Quarterly 6/1/17 0.34 0.38 -9.33

Reference Information - Book Value Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 26.42
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Book Value Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 29.55 29.55 29.55 29.55 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 28.57 28.57 28.57 28.57 1 -- 1 --
Annual 12/1/18 27.55 27.55 27.55 27.55 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Book Value Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 26.42 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 25.69 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 24.53 -- --

Reference Information - Cash Flow Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 6.33
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Cash Flow Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 5.32 5.32 5.32 5.32 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 5.28 5.28 5.28 5.28 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 5.38 5.38 5.38 5.38 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Cash Flow Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 6.33 5.50 15.09
Annual 12/1/16 5.60 4.39 27.56
Annual 12/1/15 5.99 4.11 45.74

Reference Information - Dividend Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.43
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Dividend Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 1.62 1.63 1.61 1.62 2 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 1.56 1.56 1.55 1.56 2 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 1.49 1.49 1.49 1.49 2 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.37 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.37 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/18 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.37 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/19 0.39 0.39 0.39 0.39 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Dividend Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 1.43 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 1.37 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 1.32 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 0.37 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 0.36 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 0.36 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 0.36 -- --

Reference Information - EBIT

Last Actual (FY0): 284.51
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - EBIT

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 411.48 411.48 411.48 411.48 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 373.81 373.81 373.81 373.81 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 319.41 319.41 319.41 319.41 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 66.39 66.39 66.39 66.39 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 48.36 48.36 48.36 48.36 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/18 98.03 98.03 98.03 98.03 1 -- -- --

Actuals - EBIT

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 284.51 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 289.80 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 253.21 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 94.21 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 81.98 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 31.04 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 56.10 -- --

Reference Information - EBITDA

Last Actual (FY0): 456.53
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - EBITDA

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 618.33 618.33 618.33 618.33 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 569.64 569.64 569.64 569.64 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 503.79 503.79 503.79 503.79 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 112.12 112.12 112.12 112.12 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 94.83 94.83 94.83 94.83 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/18 145.21 145.21 145.21 145.21 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/19 188.60 188.60 188.60 188.60 1 -- -- --

Actuals - EBITDA

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 456.53 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 454.73 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 401.05 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 140.03 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 125.93 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 74.15 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 99.80 -- --

Reference Information - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.79
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 2.42 2.42 2.42 2.42 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 2.23 2.25 2.20 2.23 2 -- -- -1.12
Annual 12/1/18 2.05 2.05 2.05 2.05 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 0.34 0.34 0.34 0.34 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/18 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/19 1.03 1.03 1.03 1.03 1 -- -- --

Actuals - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 1.79 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 2.15 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 1.97 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 0.83 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 0.42 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 0.07 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 0.34 -- --

Reference Information - Net Debt

Last Actual (FY0): 1,910.01
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Net Debt

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/19 1,610.00 1,610.00 1,610.00 1,610.00 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 1,500.00 1,500.00 1,500.00 1,500.00 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 2,148.00 2,148.00 2,148.00 2,148.00 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 2,218.00 2,218.00 2,218.00 2,218.00 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/18 2,271.00 2,271.00 2,271.00 2,271.00 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/19 2,271.00 2,271.00 2,271.00 2,271.00 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Net Debt

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 1,910.01 690.00 176.81
Annual 12/1/16 1,845.04 1,739.39 6.07
Annual 12/1/15 1,719.34 1,566.45 9.76
Quarterly 12/1/17 1,910.01 2,079.00 -8.13
Quarterly 9/1/17 1,912.54 2,027.00 -5.65

Reference Information - Net Income

Last Actual (FY0): 126.12
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Net Income

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 164.79 164.79 164.79 164.79 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 155.19 155.19 155.19 155.19 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 135.72 135.72 135.72 135.72 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 25.98 25.98 25.98 25.98 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 12.92 12.92 12.92 12.92 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/18 44.13 44.13 44.13 44.13 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Net Income

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 126.12 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 137.23 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 123.23 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 54.89 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 37.78 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/17 4.45 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/17 21.77 -- --

Reference Information - Operating Profit

Last Actual (FY0): --
FY0 End Date:
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Operating Profit

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Actuals - Operating Profit

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --

Reference Information - Return On Equity

Last Actual (FY0): --
FY0 End Date:
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Return On Equity

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 7.60 7.60 7.60 7.60 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 7.80 7.80 7.80 7.80 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.50 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Return On Equity

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/16 8.64 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 8.18 -- --

Reference Information - Sales

Last Actual (FY0): 1,445.93
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Sales

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 1,766.79 1,766.79 1,766.79 1,766.79 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 1,661.55 1,661.55 1,661.55 1,661.55 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 1,413.40 1,413.40 1,413.40 1,413.40 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 338.14 338.14 338.14 338.14 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 332.84 332.84 332.84 332.84 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/18 430.46 430.46 430.46 430.46 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Sales

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 1,445.93 1,428.45 1.22
Annual 12/1/16 1,442.48 1,648.17 -12.48
Annual 12/1/15 1,484.78 1,698.86 -12.60
Quarterly 3/1/18 409.36 429.80 -4.76
Quarterly 12/1/17 397.86 380.39 4.59
Quarterly 9/1/17 297.10 316.17 -6.03
Quarterly 6/1/17 314.50 326.33 -3.63

P/E Ratios

P/E Ratios Company Industry Ind. Relative
FY0 24.65 16.57 1.49
FY1 22.63 8.81 2.57
FY2 21.72 16.03 1.36

EPS Growth Rates

Growth Rates Company Industry Ind. Relative
FY1/FY0 4.87 -85.66 7.31
FY2/FY1 8.88 5.62 1.03
FY3/FY2 8.88 5.62 1.03

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