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Recent Fundamentals: IDACORP (NYSE: IDA)

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IDACORP is in the regulated utilities industry and utilities sector. The company CEO is Darrel T. Anderson. Idacorp Inc is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution, sale and purchase of electric energy regulated by the state regulatory commissions and the FERC. The company’s segment is utility operations.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The IDA stock showed a previous change of -0.26% with an open at 101.46 and a close of 101.22. It reached an intraday high of 102.01 and a low of 101.05.

SeekingAlpha:  Idacorp, Inc. (IDA) CEO Darrel Anderson Q4 2018 Earnings Results Call – Transcript

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $5.1b with 50.4m shares outstanding, of which the float is 49.6m shares. Trading volume reached 139,671 shares compared to its average volume of 222,700 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, IDACORP shares returned 2.55% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.27%. Over three months, it changed 0.10%. In one year it has changed 24.64% and within that year its 52-week high was 102.44 and its 52-week low was 82.44. IDA stock is 22.78% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 94.80 and a 50 day moving average of 95.97. Currently IDA stock is trading 6.77% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Idacorp, Inc. (IDA) CEO Darrel Anderson Q4 2018 Earnings Results Call – Transcript

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.49 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 22.54. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.48. The TTM EPS is 4.49, which comes to a TTM PE of 22.54. Historically, the PE high was 25.40 and the PE low was 13.80. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 61.97, which is a decrease of -38.78%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.52
09-30-2018:  2.02
06-30-2018:  1.23
03-31-2018:  0.72

The dividend per share is currently 2.52, which is a dividend yield of 2.49%. Also, the payout ratio is 56.12%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 143.21, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 29.32%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 128.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 1,136,552, which is 2.26% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 5.16. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.40

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.02%, return on assets is 3.73%, profit margin is 16.71%, price-to-sales is 3.74 and price-to-book is 2.16.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.