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York Water (YORW) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.84 (-2.18%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
43,206 shs
Average Volume
44,906 shs
Market Capitalization
$540.56 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

York Water MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Short Interest
1.08% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.33mentions of York Water in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$24,649 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.61 to $1.69 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.61 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

34th out of 90 stocks

Water Supply Industry

5th out of 11 stocks

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About York Water Stock (NASDAQ:YORW)

The York Water Company impounds, purifies, and distributes drinking water. It owns and operates three wastewater collection systems; ten wastewater collection and treatment systems; and two reservoirs, including Lake Williams and Lake Redman, which hold approximately 2.2 billion gallons of water. The company also operates a 15-mile pipeline from the Susquehanna River to Lake Redman; and owns satellite groundwater systems in York, Adams, and Lancaster Counties, as well as two impounding dams on primary system located in York and Springfield Townships. It serves customers in the fixtures and furniture, electrical machinery, food products, paper, ordnance units, textile products, air conditioning systems, laundry detergents, barbells, and motorcycle industries in 56 municipalities within four counties in south-central Pennsylvania. The York Water Company was incorporated in 1816 and is based in York, Pennsylvania.

YORW Stock Price History

YORW Stock News Headlines

3 Utilities Stocks to Sell in May Before They Crash & Burn
York Water declares $0.2108 dividend
The Top 3 Utilities Stocks to Buy in April 2024
Fire damages York County business
York Water Co executive buys shares worth $1,300
3 Water Stocks to Snap Up Before the Next Shortage
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/15 Dividend
Last Earnings
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Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Water supply
Water Utilities
Current Symbol
Year Founded


Net Income
$23.76 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$71.03 million
Cash Flow
$2.45 per share
Book Value
$15.54 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$540.56 million

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YORW Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have YORW shares performed in 2024?

York Water's stock was trading at $38.62 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, YORW stock has decreased by 2.5% and is now trading at $37.67.
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When is York Water's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
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How were York Water's earnings last quarter?

The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.06. The utilities provider had revenue of $18.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17 million. York Water had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.18% and a net margin of 33.35%.

How often does York Water pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for York Water?

York Water declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.2108 per share on Monday, July 15th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 28th.
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Is York Water a good dividend stock?

York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.19%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 26 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 49.41%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, YORW will have a dividend payout ratio of 49.70% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for YORW.

What ETFs hold York Water's stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) stock in their portfolio include Global X Clean Water ETF (AQWA).Invesco Water Resources ETF (PHO).

What other stocks do shareholders of York Water own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other York Water investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Bank of America (BAC), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), NVIDIA (NVDA), AMC Entertainment (AMC), AbbVie (ABBV) and Boeing (BA).

Who are York Water's major shareholders?

York Water's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.76%), Zimmer Partners LP (5.19%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.85%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.33%), California State Teachers Retirement System (0.10%) and BNP Paribas Financial Markets (0.09%). Insiders that own company stock include Alexandra C Chiaruttini, Alexandra C Chiaruttini, Cynthia Dotzel, Erin C Mcglaughlin, Ernest J Waters, Jody L Keller, Joseph Thomas Hand, Mark A Wheeler, Mark J Hardman, Mark J Hardman, Mark S Snyder, Matthew E Poff, Matthew J Scarpato, Michael W Gang, Robert P Newcomer, Steven R Rasmussen and Vernon L Bracey.
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How do I buy shares of York Water?

Shares of YORW stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:YORW) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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