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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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Equity to Asset 0.33
EDE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. EDE: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EDE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.33
0.27
0.42
Interest Coverage 2.13
EDE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. EDE: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EDE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 2.32 Max: 2.73
Current: 2.13
1.92
2.73
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.99
M-Score: -2.45
WACC vs ROIC
3.43%
5.66%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 16.01
EDE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. EDE: 16.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EDE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.87  Med: 16.42 Max: 22.13
Current: 16.01
14.87
22.13
Net-margin (%) 9.45
EDE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. EDE: 9.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EDE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.78  Med: 9.43 Max: 10.68
Current: 9.45
6.78
10.68
ROE (%) 7.01
EDE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. EDE: 7.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EDE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 7.72 Max: 9.11
Current: 7.01
6.6
9.11
ROA (%) 2.29
EDE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. EDE: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EDE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 2.60 Max: 3.22
Current: 2.29
2.32
3.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.83
EDE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.67 vs. EDE: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EDE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.99  Med: 5.75 Max: 9.84
Current: 4.83
4.99
9.84
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.70
EDE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. EDE: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EDE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.9  Med: 0.90 Max: 7.9
Current: 1.7
-5.9
7.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.20
EDE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. EDE: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EDE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.1  Med: 0.40 Max: 6.2
Current: 3.2
-7.1
6.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.60
EDE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. EDE: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EDE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.4  Med: 2.30 Max: 13.5
Current: -0.6
-27.4
13.5
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-31)


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Empire District Electric Co is engaged in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in parts of Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The Company's business segments are electric and gas.

Empire District Electric Co is a Kansas corporation organized in 1909. The Company is an operating public utility engaged in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in parts of Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The Company operates its businesses as three segments; Electric, Gas and Other. The Company also provides water service to three towns in Missouri. The Company, along with its subsidiary The Empire District Gas Company, is engaged in the distribution of natural gas in Missouri. The Other segment consists of fiber optics business. As of December 31, 2013 the Company's electric operations serve approximately 168,800 customers and gas operations serve approximately 44,000 customers. The territory served by electric operations embraces an area of about 10,000 square miles, located principally in southwestern Missouri, and also includes smaller areas in southeastern Kansas, northeastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. The Company supplies electric service at retail to 119 incorporated communities as of December 31, 2013, and to various unincorporated areas and at wholesale to four municipally owned distribution systems. The Company operates under franchises having original terms of twenty years or longer in the incorporated communities. The three largest classes of on-system customers are residential, commercial and industrial. The largest single on-system wholesale customer is the city of Monett, Missouri. The Company currently supplements its on-system generating capacity with purchases of capacity and energy from other sources in order to meet the demands of its customers and the capacity margins applicable under current pooling agreements and National Electric Reliability Council rules. The generating facilities consist of three coal-fired generating plants, two natural gas generating plants and one hydroelectric generating plant. The Company's gas operations serve customers in northwest, north central and west central Missouri. As of December 31, 2013, gas operations served approximately 44,000 customers. The Company provides natural gas distribution to 48 communities and 377 transportation customers as of December 31, 2013. At December 31, 2013 the principal gas utility properties of the Company consisted of approximately 87 miles of transmission mains and approximately 1,160 miles of distribution mains. The three pipelines that serve the Company's gas customers are Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company and ANR Pipeline Company. The Company is subject to the jurisdiction of the Missouri Public Service Commission (MPSC), the State Corporation Commission of the State of Kansas (KCC), the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma (OCC) and the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) with respect to services and facilities, rates and charges, regulatory accounting, valuation of property, depreciation and various other matters.

Guru Investment Theses on Empire District Electric Co

Mario Gabelli Comments on Empire District Electric - Jun 09, 2016

Empire District Electric (0.7%) (NYSE:EDE) (EDE – $33.05 – NYSE) On February 9, EDE announced an agreement to be acquired for $34 per share in cash by Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (AQN). The $34 per share purchase price represents a 21% premium to the previous day’s close and 50% premium to the unaffected share price prior to the December 10, 2015 announcement confirming that EDE was in the early stages of exploring strategic alternatives. The $2.4 billion enterprise value, including assumed debt, represents a 10.9x multiple of our 2017 EBITDA estimate and 21.9x our 2017 earnings estimate of $1.55 per share. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2017 pending approval of EDE shareholders, and the PUC’s of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, the Federal Communications Commission (the FCC), the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the FERC). Alogonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a renewable energy and regulated utility company with an eclectic set of assets, including 35 clean energy facilities netting to 889 MWs of capacity in Canada and seven U.S. states and Liberty Utilities. Liberty is an electric, gas and water utility serving 485,000 customers in ten states. Algonquin will maintain EDE’s headquarters in Joplin, retain all Empire District Electric employees, and place the Empire management team to lead Liberty Utilities' Central U.S. Region.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s Gabelli Utilities Fund first quarter 2016 commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on The Empire District Electric Company - May 03, 2016

The Empire District Electric Company (0.1%) (NYSE:EDE)(EDE – $33.05 – NYSE) is a regulated utility company. The company is engaged in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity. It provides its services within Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. It operates its businesses in three segments: electric, gas and ‘other’. On February 2, 2016, EDE entered into an agreement to be acquired by Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. for $34 cash per share. This transaction values EDE at $1.5 billion dollars, and is subject to regulatory approval and shareholder votes. It is currently expected to close in the first quarter of 2017.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Empire District Electric Guru stock highlight
Empire District Electric (0.7%) (NYSE:EDE) (EDE – $33.05 – NYSE) On February 9, EDE announced an agreement to be acquired for $34 per share in cash by Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (AQN). The $34 per share purchase price represents a 21% premium to the previous day’s close and 50% premium to the unaffected share price prior to the December 10, 2015 announcement confirming that EDE was in the early stages of exploring strategic alternatives. The $2.4 billion enterprise value, including assumed debt, represents a 10.9x multiple of our 2017 EBITDA estimate and 21.9x our 2017 earnings estimate of $1.55 per share. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2017 pending approval of EDE shareholders, and the PUC’s of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, the Federal Communications Commission (the FCC), the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the FERC). Alogonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a renewable energy and regulated utility company with an eclectic set of assets, including 35 clean energy facilities netting to 889 MWs of capacity Read more...
Mario Gabelli Comments on The Empire District Electric Company Guru stock highlight
The Empire District Electric Company (0.1%) (NYSE:EDE)(EDE – $33.05 – NYSE) is a regulated utility company. The company is engaged in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity. It provides its services within Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. It operates its businesses in three segments: electric, gas and ‘other’. On February 2, 2016, EDE entered into an agreement to be acquired by Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. for $34 cash per share. This transaction values EDE at $1.5 billion dollars, and is subject to regulatory approval and shareholder votes. It is currently expected to close in the first quarter of 2017. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 26.18
EDE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
76% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. EDE: 26.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EDE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.81  Med: 16.85 Max: 26.67
Current: 26.18
9.81
26.67
Forward P/E 24.10
EDE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
85% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.98 vs. EDE: 24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.18
EDE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
75% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.53 vs. EDE: 26.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
EDE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.79  Med: 16.85 Max: 26.59
Current: 26.18
9.79
26.59
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 47.85
EDE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 19.51 vs. EDE: 47.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
EDE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.92  Med: 42.22 Max: 215.73
Current: 47.85
16.92
215.73
P/B 1.81
EDE's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. EDE: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EDE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.31 Max: 1.85
Current: 1.81
0.81
1.85
P/S 2.48
EDE's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. EDE: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EDE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.54 Max: 2.52
Current: 2.48
0.82
2.52
PFCF 108.58
EDE's PFCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. EDE: 108.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EDE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.7  Med: 41.28 Max: 385.32
Current: 108.58
11.7
385.32
POCF 8.13
EDE's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. EDE: 8.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EDE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.29  Med: 6.40 Max: 12.84
Current: 8.13
4.29
12.84
EV-to-EBIT 23.36
EDE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. EDE: 23.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EDE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.3  Med: 16.70 Max: 23.6
Current: 23.36
12.3
23.6
EV-to-EBITDA 12.60
EDE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.95 vs. EDE: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EDE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 9.60 Max: 12.7
Current: 12.6
8.1
12.7
PEG 10.56
EDE's PEG is ranked lower than
85% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. EDE: 10.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
EDE' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.82  Med: 13.56 Max: 423.5
Current: 10.56
6.82
423.5
Shiller P/E 23.60
EDE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. EDE: 23.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
EDE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.27  Med: 16.84 Max: 24.48
Current: 23.6
10.27
24.48
Current Ratio 1.14
EDE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. EDE: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EDE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.07
Current: 1.14
0.35
2.07
Quick Ratio 0.73
EDE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. EDE: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EDE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.73
0.27
1.55
Days Inventory 69.23
EDE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
83% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.26 vs. EDE: 69.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EDE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.54  Med: 64.84 Max: 91.71
Current: 69.23
53.54
91.71
Days Sales Outstanding 40.45
EDE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 49.71 vs. EDE: 40.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EDE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.21  Med: 39.33 Max: 45.06
Current: 40.45
24.21
45.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.09
EDE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. EDE: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
EDE' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: 5.37 Max: 10.22
Current: 3.09
2.31
10.22
Dividend Payout 0.81
EDE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
54% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. EDE: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
EDE' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.19 Max: 32
Current: 0.81
0.39
32
Dividend Growth (3y) 1.30
EDE's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
58% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. EDE: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
EDE' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: 0.00 Max: 17
Current: 1.3
-20.6
17
Forward Dividend Yield 3.10
EDE's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. EDE: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.26
EDE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. EDE: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
EDE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 5.67 Max: 10.79
Current: 3.26
2.44
10.79
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.00
EDE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. EDE: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
EDE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.4  Med: -6.60 Max: -1
Current: -1
-12.4
-1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.92
EDE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. EDE: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EDE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.45 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.92
1
1.99
Price/Projected FCF 2.10
EDE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. EDE: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EDE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 3.98 Max: 39.86
Current: 2.1
1.49
39.86
Price/Median PS Value 1.61
EDE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. EDE: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EDE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.61
0.61
1.59
Price/Graham Number 1.49
EDE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
59% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. EDE: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
EDE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.85
Current: 1.49
0.71
1.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.32
EDE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. EDE: 4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EDE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 6.00 Max: 8.1
Current: 4.32
4.2
8.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.79
EDE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. EDE: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
EDE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.9  Med: -2.80 Max: 3.1
Current: 1.79
-11.9
3.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $592.3
EPS (TTM) $ 1.28
Beta0.11
Short Percentage of Float4.00%
52-Week Range $20.69 - 34.04
Shares Outstanding (Mil)43.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 634 654 678
EPS ($) 1.39 1.48 1.65
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.39 1.48 1.65
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.04 1.05 1.07
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The Empire District Electric Company (EDE) President and CEO William L Gipson sells 4,496 Shares Aug 10 2010 

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Empire District Electric Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EDE-US : June... Jun 28 2016
The Empire District Electric Company Announces Stipulation and Agreement in Missouri Rate Case Jun 21 2016
The Empire District Electric Company Announces Stipulation and Agreement in Missouri Rate Case Jun 21 2016
06-16-2016 - Empire Shareholders Approve Merger Jun 16 2016
EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders Jun 16 2016
Empire Shareholders Approve Merger with Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Jun 16 2016
Empire Shareholders Approve Merger with Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Jun 16 2016
Empire Shareholders Approve Merger with Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Jun 16 2016
Empire Shareholders Approve Merger with Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Jun 16 2016
06-06-2016 - Empire Named as Finalist for EEI Award Jun 06 2016
ETF’s with exposure to Empire District Electric Co. : May 19, 2016 May 19 2016
Empire District Electric Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EDE-US : May... May 18 2016
EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Financials May 14 2016
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Announces 2016 First Quarter Financial Results May 12 2016
/C O R R E C T I O N from Source -- Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp./ May 12 2016
Richardson Named Plant Manager May 09 2016
EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and... May 06 2016
EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report May 06 2016

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