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AVA Avista dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Avista's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share was on Aug 18, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $1.74 per share represents a current dividend yield of 4.56%.

Key dates

  • AVA last dividend date: Aug 18, 2022
  • AVA next dividend date: Not announced
AVA dividend stats
DPS
$1.74
Dividend yield
4.56%
Payout ratio
83.4%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.24%
Payout ratio
63.5%

Dividend yield

What is Avista current dividend yield

AVA has a dividend yield of 4.56% which is above the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Utilities sector average of 3.24%, Avista's dividend yield is 41% higher. The current dividend yield is above the historical average of 3.6% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is AVA dividend payout history and dates

Avista has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of AVA show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 4.1% for the last twelve months. And since the stock price has gone down by 6% from a year ago, the dividend yield has an increase of 11%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Aug 18, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 Aug 4, 2022 $0.44 normal
May 26, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 May 12, 2022 $0.44 normal
Feb 17, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 Feb 3, 2022 $0.44 normal
Nov 18, 2021 Dec 15, 2021 Nov 4, 2021 $0.423 normal
Aug 18, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 Aug 5, 2021 $0.423 normal
May 26, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 May 11, 2021 $0.423 normal
Feb 18, 2021 Mar 15, 2021 Feb 4, 2021 $0.423 normal
Dec 2, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 Nov 9, 2020 $0.405 normal
Aug 19, 2020 Sep 15, 2020 Aug 6, 2020 $0.405 normal
May 28, 2020 Jun 15, 2020 May 11, 2020 $0.405 normal
Feb 20, 2020 Mar 13, 2020 Feb 5, 2020 $0.405 normal
Nov 20, 2019 Dec 13, 2019 Nov 5, 2019 $0.388 normal
Aug 21, 2019 Sep 13, 2019 Aug 8, 2019 $0.388 normal
May 22, 2019 Jun 14, 2019 May 9, 2019 $0.388 normal
Feb 21, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 Feb 5, 2019 $0.388 normal
Nov 29, 2018 Dec 14, 2018 Nov 19, 2018 $0.373 normal
Aug 30, 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 $0.373 normal
May 24, 2018 Jun 15, 2018 May 10, 2018 $0.373 normal
Feb 22, 2018 Mar 15, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 $0.373 normal
Nov 30, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Nov 21, 2017 $0.358 normal
Aug 29, 2017 Sep 15, 2017 Aug 17, 2017 $0.358 normal
May 23, 2017 Jun 15, 2017 May 11, 2017 $0.358 normal
Feb 22, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 $0.358 normal
Nov 16, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 $0.343 normal
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 $0.343 normal
May 24, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 May 12, 2016 $0.343 normal
Feb 17, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 Feb 5, 2016 $0.343 normal

Avista dividend payout ratio

What is Avista dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

AVA has a payout ratio of 83.4% which is higher than the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Utilities sector average of 63.5%, Avista's payout ratio is 31% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

AVA dividend vs peer dividends

How does AVA dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
AVA Avista Corp 4.56% $1.74 83.4%
POR Portland General Electric Co 3.92% $1.77 65.9%
BKH Black Hills Corp 3.46% $2.38 57.3%
WEC Wec Energy Group Inc 3.16% $2.86 66.1%
CMS Cms Energy Corp 3.1% $1.82 39.9%
MDU Mdu Resources Group Inc 3.02% $0.87 53.8%
XEL Xcel Energy Inc 2.99% $1.92 63.9%
IDA Idacorp Inc 2.96% $3 63.2%
CNP Centerpoint Energy Inc 2.4% $0.69 27.8%

Frequently asked questions

Does Avista pay a dividend?

Yes, Avista has been paying dividends for the last 28 years.

When is Avista's next dividend?

At this point we don't have a record of AVA's next dividend date, but based on the current dividend schedule we project that it will likely be in November 2022.

When was AVA's last dividend?

Avista's last dividend ex-date was on Aug 18, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.44 per share.

How much dividend does Avista pay (per share)?

AVA's annualized dividend per share is $1.74.

What is Avista's dividend yield?

Currently Avista's dividend yield is 4.56%.

How often does Avista pay dividends?

Avista pays four dividends per year.

What is Avista's dividend payout ratio?

Avista's dividend payout ratio is 83.4%.

Does Avista pay a good dividend?

Avista's dividend yield is above the Utilities sector average.