Avista Corp (AVA): Jason R Thackston , Sr VP of Avista Corp sold 950 shares on Sep 14, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Sep 14, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $40.90 per share for a total value of $38,855.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Aug 22, 2016, James M Kensok (Vice President) sold 250 shares at $41.84 per share price.On Aug 12, 2016, Marian M Durkin (Senior Vice President) sold 3,500 shares at $42.56 per share price.Also, On Jun 15, 2016, Erik J Anderson (director) sold 2,400 shares at $42.36 per share price.On Jun 7, 2016, Heidi B Stanley (director) sold 1,000 shares at $41.69 per share price.
Avista Corp: On Monday, Sep 12, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Avista Corp which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $40.54 and hit $41.18 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $41.16, with a gain of 1.81% or 0.73 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 236,810 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $45.22 and the company has a market cap of $2,622 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $30.37.
Avista Corporation is primarily an electric and natural gas utility with certain other business ventures. The Company operates through two business segments: Avista Utilities and Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P). Avista Utilities provides electric distribution and transmission as well as natural gas distribution services in parts of eastern Washington and northern Idaho. It also provides natural gas distribution service in parts of northeastern and southwestern Oregon. AEL&P owns and operates electric generation transmission and distribution facilities located in Juneau. The Company operates other businesses including sheet metal fabrication venture fund investments and real estate investments.