Headlines about IDACORP (NYSE:IDA) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. IDACORP earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the coal producer an impact score of 45.5944959044814 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

IDACORP (NYSE IDA) opened at $83.32 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.53, a current ratio of 2.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,200.00, a P/E ratio of 20.32, a P/E/G ratio of 4.23 and a beta of 0.55. IDACORP has a fifty-two week low of $78.05 and a fifty-two week high of $100.04.

IDACORP (NYSE:IDA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The coal producer reported $1.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.66 by $0.14. The firm had revenue of $408.32 million during the quarter. IDACORP had a return on equity of 9.44% and a net margin of 15.46%. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.65 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that IDACORP will post 4.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.

IDA has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of IDACORP from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of IDACORP in a research note on Friday, October 20th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of IDACORP from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Bank of America began coverage on IDACORP in a report on Tuesday. They issued an “underperform” rating and a $85.00 price target for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $91.00.

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IDACORP Company Profile

IDACORP, Inc is a holding company. The Company’s principal operating subsidiary is Idaho Power Company (Idaho Power). The Company’s segment is utility operations. The utility operations segment’s primary source of revenue is the regulated operations of Idaho Power. Idaho Power is an electric utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution, sale and purchase of electric energy and capacity.

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