Otter Tail (OTTR) Shares Jump After Dividend Inrease

Otter Tail logged a 15% change during today's afternoon session, after a series of positive announcements. The company had a record year in terms of revenue, and is using its surge in profits to increase its dividend. It currently yields 2.85%.

On the other hand, analysts give the stock a target price of $67.67, and it currently trades at over $70..

Otter Tail Corporation is engaged in electrical service, manufacturing and plastic piping businesses in the United States. If you are thinking buying Otter Tail should be aware of the facts below:

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of 6.78, Otter Tail has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.26

  • OTTR has a forward P/E ratio of 13.99.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.891 — a number between 0 and 1 signifying that Otter Tail is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 2.081

  • Here's an overview of the company's last 5 years of cash flows:

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations (k) Capital Expenditures (k) Free Cash Flow (k) YoY Growth
2022-12-31 $389,309 $171,134 $218,175 267.21%
2021-12-31 $231,243 $171,829 $59,414 137.22%
2020-12-31 $211,921 $371,553 -$159,632 -614.94%
2019-12-31 $185,037 $207,365 -$22,328 -158.72%
2018-12-31 $143,448 $105,425 $38,023 n/a
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