The York Water Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:YORW)

About The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)

The York Water Company logoThe York Water Company is an investor-owned water utility in the United States. The primary business of the Company is to impound, purify to meet or exceed safe drinking water standards and distribute water. As of December 31, 2016, it also owned and operated three wastewater collection systems and two wastewater treatment systems. As of December 31, 2016, it operated within its territory, which covered 39 municipalities within York County, Pennsylvania and nine municipalities within Adams County, Pennsylvania. Its two wastewater treatment facilities are located in East Manchester and Lower Windsor Townships. It provides sewer billing services. It has a service line protection program, which allows customers to pay a fixed monthly fee, and it will repair or replace damaged customer service lines. As of December 31, 2016, it obtained the bulk of its water supply from both the South Branch and East Branch of the Codorus Creek, which together had a daily flow of 73 million gallons.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Water Supply & Irrigation Systems
  • Sub-Industry: Water Utilities
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:YORW
  • CUSIP: 98718410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $473.41 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 12,847,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $34.03
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $34.64
  • 52 Week Range: $28.85 - $39.86
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 38.66
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 37.22
  • P/E Growth: 7.71
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $48.03 million
  • Price / Sales: 9.86
  • Book Value: $8.97 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.11
  • Annual Dividend: $0.64
  • Dividend Yield: 1.8%
  • EBITDA: $28.97 million
  • Net Margins: 25.05%
  • Return on Equity: 10.52%
  • Return on Assets: 3.73%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.76%
  • Current Ratio: 0.86%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.78%
  • Average Volume: 23,959 shs.
  • Beta: 0.58
  • Short Ratio: 8.96

Frequently Asked Questions for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)

What is The York Water Company's stock symbol?

The York Water Company trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "YORW."

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

The York Water Company declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Monday, October 16th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. View The York Water Company's Dividend History.

How were The York Water Company's earnings last quarter?

The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $12.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $12.21 million. The York Water Company had a return on equity of 10.52% and a net margin of 25.05%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.23 earnings per share. View The York Water Company's Earnings History.

When will The York Water Company make its next earnings announcement?

The York Water Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for The York Water Company.

Who are some of The York Water Company's key competitors?

Who are The York Water Company's key executives?

The York Water Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • George W. Hodges, Lead Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Jeffrey R. Hines, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Kathleen M. Miller, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Joseph Thomas Hand, Chief Operating Officer
  • John H. Strine, Vice President - Operations
  • Vernon L. Bracey, Vice President - Customer Service
  • Mark S. Snyder, Vice President - Engineering
  • Erin C. Casey, Director
  • James H Cawley, Director
  • Jody L Keller, Director

How do I buy The York Water Company stock?

Shares of The York Water Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is The York Water Company's stock price today?

One share of The York Water Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.85.

MarketBeat Community Rating for The York Water Company (NASDAQ YORW)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  46 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  95 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  141
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The York Water Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
Price Target History for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
Analysts' Ratings History for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/22/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
3/9/2016Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$24.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/16/2015 forward)


Earnings History for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
Earnings by Quarter for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
Earnings History by Quarter for The York Water Company (NASDAQ YORW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017$0.28N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.22$0.23$12.21 million$12.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.19$0.20$11.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2017Q4 2016$0.26$0.23$12.05 million$11.89 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q3$0.28$0.27$12.50 million$12.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q2$0.23$0.23$12.08 million$11.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q1$0.20$0.19$11.20 million$11.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2016Q4$0.23$0.27$11.70 million$11.62 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q315$0.26$0.28$122.50 million$12.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q2$0.25$0.22$12.09 million$11.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015$0.23$0.20$11.52 million$11.21 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2015Q414$0.23$0.28$11.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.25$0.23$12.40 million$12.06 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.24$0.22$12.02 million$11.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.18$0.16$10.70 million$10.57 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/11/2014Q4 13$0.20$0.21$10.99 million$10.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2013Q313$0.22$0.19$11.40 million$10.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q213$0.18$0.18$10.50 million$10.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q113$0.16$0.17$10.05 million$10.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2013Q412$0.18$0.18$10.51 million$10.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.21$0.22$11.03 million$11.03 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.96 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.99 EPS


Current Dividend Information for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
Next Dividend:10/16/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:1.74%
Payout Ratio:68.82% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
66.67% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
64.65% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)

Dividend History by Quarter for The York Water Company (NASDAQ YORW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 35.39%
Insider Trades by Quarter for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/16/2017Kathleen M MillerCFOBuy43$32.60$1,401.80View SEC Filing  
10/16/2017Robert P NewcomerDirectorBuy26$32.60$847.60View SEC Filing  
9/20/2017Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy18$33.04$594.72View SEC Filing  
8/21/2017Erin C CaseyDirectorBuy30$32.96$988.80View SEC Filing  
7/20/2017Erin C CaseyDirectorBuy29$34.73$1,007.17View SEC Filing  
7/17/2017Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy170$33.32$5,664.40View SEC Filing  
7/17/2017Joseph Thomas HandInsiderBuy112$33.32$3,731.84View SEC Filing  
7/17/2017Kathleen M MillerCFOBuy78$33.32$2,598.96View SEC Filing  
7/17/2017Mark S SnyderVPBuy24$33.32$799.68View SEC Filing  
7/14/2017Bruce C McintoshVPBuy34$34.21$1,163.14View SEC Filing  
7/14/2017Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy281$34.21$9,613.01View SEC Filing  
7/14/2017Joseph Thomas HandCOOBuy55$34.21$1,881.55View SEC Filing  
7/14/2017Kathleen M MillerCFOBuy40$34.21$1,368.40View SEC Filing  
7/14/2017Michael W GangDirectorBuy47$34.21$1,607.87View SEC Filing  
6/20/2017Erin C CaseyDirectorBuy26$38.26$994.76View SEC Filing  
6/13/2017Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy39$34.61$1,349.79View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy18$32.92$592.56View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017George Hay Esq Kain IIIDirectorBuy87$38.00$3,306.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2017Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy17$34.95$594.15View SEC Filing  
4/18/2017John H StrineVPBuy39$32.20$1,255.80View SEC Filing  
4/18/2017Kathleen M MillerCFOBuy118$32.84$3,875.12View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy450$33.39$15,025.50View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017John H StrineVPBuy20$34.11$682.20View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017Joseph Thomas HandCOOBuy153$32.88$5,030.64View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017Michael W GangDirectorBuy47$34.11$1,603.17View SEC Filing  
3/20/2017Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy17$34.36$584.12View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy17$34.73$590.41View SEC Filing  
1/20/2017Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy16$36.37$581.92View SEC Filing  
1/18/2017Kathleen M MillerCFOBuy109$36.97$4,029.73View SEC Filing  
1/18/2017Vernon L BraceyVPBuy12$36.31$435.72View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Bruce C McintoshVPBuy31$38.59$1,196.29View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy416$37.68$15,674.88View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Joseph Thomas HandCOOBuy140$37.02$5,182.80View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Robert P NewcomerDirectorBuy22$38.59$848.98View SEC Filing  
1/11/2017Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy24$37.00$888.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2017George Hay Esq Kain IIIDirectorSell650$37.55$24,407.50View SEC Filing  
12/20/2016Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy15$38.89$583.35View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy362$30.55$11,059.10View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Joseph Thomas HandCOOBuy300$30.55$9,165.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy18$32.74$589.32View SEC Filing  
10/17/2016John H StrineVPBuy69$28.78$1,985.82View SEC Filing  
10/17/2016Kathleen M MillerCFOBuy137$28.77$3,941.49View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016Bruce C McintoshVPBuy38$30.29$1,151.02View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy517$29.42$15,210.14View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016Joseph Thomas HandCOOBuy175$28.80$5,040.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016Robert P NewcomerDirectorBuy27$30.29$817.83View SEC Filing  
10/12/2016Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy21$28.96$608.16View SEC Filing  
9/16/2016George Hay Esq Kain IIIDirectorSell359$27.88$10,008.92View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy21$28.78$604.38View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016Jody L KellerDirectorBuy521$28.78$14,994.38View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy21$28.97$608.37View SEC Filing  
7/18/2016Kathleen M MillerCFOBuy130$30.15$3,919.50View SEC Filing  
7/18/2016Mark S SnyderVPBuy32$30.07$962.24View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Bruce C McintoshVPBuy38$30.53$1,160.14View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy497$30.32$15,069.04View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Joseph Thomas HandCFOBuy166$30.16$5,006.56View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Robert P NewcomerDirectorBuy27$30.53$824.31View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy20$29.54$590.80View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Jody L KellerDirectorBuy517$29.00$14,993.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy30$29.28$878.40View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy21$29.19$612.99View SEC Filing  
4/18/2016Kathleen M MillerCFOBuy152$28.66$4,356.32View SEC Filing  
4/18/2016Mark S SnyderVPBuy33$28.75$948.75View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy528$28.39$14,989.92View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016Joseph Thomas HandCOOBuy174$28.62$4,979.88View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016Robert P NewcomerDirectorBuy29$28.10$814.90View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy20$29.60$592.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy22$27.68$608.96View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016Kathleen M. MillerCFOBuy221$24.50$5,414.50View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016Mark S. SnyderVPBuy39$24.41$951.99View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Jeffrey R. HinesCEOBuy591$25.18$14,881.38View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Joseph Thomas HandCOOBuy204$24.71$5,040.84View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Robert P NewcomerDirectorBuy31$25.87$801.97View SEC Filing  
12/17/2015Steven R RasmussenDirectorBuy25$23.58$589.50View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy29$24.16$700.64View SEC Filing  
10/15/2015John H. StrineVPSell2,200$22.93$50,446.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2015Ernest J WatersDirectorBuy4$22.24$88.96View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Robert P NewcomerDirectorBuy1,713$23.35$39,998.55View SEC Filing  
10/15/2014Ernest J WatersDirectorBuy4$20.18$80.72View SEC Filing  
7/16/2014Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy284$19.76$5,611.84View SEC Filing  
7/16/2014Joseph Thomas HandCOOBuy132$19.76$2,608.32View SEC Filing  
7/16/2014Mark S SnyderVPBuy39$19.76$770.64View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Jeffrey R HinesCEOBuy314$20.59$6,465.26View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Joseph Thomas HandCOOBuy61$20.59$1,255.99View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Mark S SnyderVPBuy6$20.59$123.54View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Joseph Thomas HandCOOBuy50$19.99$999.50View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014George W HodgesChairmanSell1,000$20.50$20,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Robert NewcomerDirectorBuy1,283$19.48$24,992.84View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Cynthia DotzelDirectorBuy1,400$19.65$27,510.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Cynthia DotzelDirectorBuy1,000$19.44$19,440.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012George W HodgesChairmanSell1,329$17.34$23,044.86View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
Latest Headlines for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW)
DateHeadline logoYork Water Co. : YORW-US: Dividend Analysis : September 29th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 13, 2017 - October 13 at 10:32 AM logo The York Water Company (YORW) Given $27.00 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages - October 12 at 6:34 PM logoPrivate equity firm invests in business that sells water in the Texas Hill Country - October 12 at 10:31 AM
News IconDove's 'racist' ad might have cost the brand an advantage it spent 13 years building - October 10 at 8:35 AM logoThis Water Costs More Than a Single Malt Whisky - October 10 at 8:35 AM logoKeep Your Water Flowing When the Lights Go Out - October 10 at 8:35 AM logoNew York’s Ferries Have Left Some of Their Builders High and Dry - October 6 at 8:34 PM logoThe Harvey Weinstein scandal and the silent left’s stunning hypocrisy - October 6 at 8:34 PM logoReviewing York Water (YORW) and Middlesex Water (MSEX) - September 30 at 2:06 AM logoYork Water goes ex-dividend tomorrow - September 28 at 12:26 PM logoThe York Water Company (YORW) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.16 - September 23 at 1:02 PM logoYork Water Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : YORW-US : September 21, 2017 - September 23 at 12:58 PM logo The York Water Company (YORW) Receives Consensus Rating of "Strong Sell" from Brokerages - September 18 at 6:10 AM logo3 Stocks That Have Paid a Dividend for at Least 135 Consecutive Years - September 16 at 10:43 AM logoTraces of Crime: How New York’s DNA Techniques Became Tainted - September 5 at 3:33 PM logoContrasting Middlesex Water (MSEX) and York Water (YORW) - September 5 at 2:22 AM logoETFs with exposure to York Water Co. : September 2, 2017 - September 2 at 1:22 AM logoYork Water Co. :YORW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 28, 2017 - August 29 at 10:02 AM logoThe York Water (YORW) vs. Artesian Resources Corporation (ARTNA) Financial Analysis - August 24 at 10:26 PM logoOne Nation, Overdosed: Snapshots of Americans struggling under the opioid crisis - August 23 at 2:20 PM logoThe York Water (YORW) & SJW Corporation (SJW) Head to Head Contrast - August 20 at 2:06 AM logoFinancial Contrast: The York Water (YORW) & SJW Corporation (SJW) - August 18 at 6:22 AM logoYork Water Co. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:YORW) : August 12, 2017 - August 12 at 9:01 AM logo The York Water Company (YORW) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "" from Analysts - August 11 at 4:56 PM logoBRIEF-York Water Company reports Q2 earnings per share of $0.23 - August 4 at 10:15 AM logoYork Water beats by $0.01, beats on revenue - August 4 at 10:15 AM logoYork Water Company Reports 2nd Quarter and Six Months Earnings - August 4 at 10:15 AM logoThe York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS - August 3 at 3:59 PM logoYork Water Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : YORW-US : July 28, 2017 - July 28 at 3:27 PM logo The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Sell" from Analysts - July 27 at 6:34 PM logoThe York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - July 25 at 7:28 AM logoAnalyzing Consolidated Water Co. (CWCO) and The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) - July 24 at 11:21 AM logoHead to Head Review: The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) vs. American Water Works (AWK) - July 23 at 12:15 PM logoThe York Water (YORW) vs. Global Water Resources (GWRS) Financial Analysis - July 19 at 12:20 PM logoYork Water Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : YORW-US : July 10, 2017 - July 11 at 9:52 AM logoThe Absurdity That Is York Water's Valuation - June 15 at 2:30 AM logoWhy York Water Stock Plunged Nearly 12% in May - June 6 at 11:49 AM logoBRIEF-York Water Company reports qtrly earnings per share $0.20 - May 4 at 12:07 AM logoYork Water posts 1Q profit - May 2 at 9:49 AM logoThis Little-Known Company Has Paid an Uninterrupted Dividend for More than 200 Years - April 2 at 12:22 PM logoYork Water Company: Paying A Premium For 2 Centuries Of Dividends - March 12 at 12:38 AM logoYORK WATER CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 9 at 6:17 AM logoThe York Water Company Reports 2016 Annual and Fourth Quarter Results - March 8 at 2:14 AM logoAppeals court rejects NYC Mayor de Blasio's water bill credit - February 17 at 8:47 AM logoNeed Better Morale in the Workplace? Simulate a Plane Crash - January 8 at 6:46 AM logoBRIEF-York Water says Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission approves agreement to purchase wastewater collection system assets of West York Borough - December 30 at 9:34 PM
News IconA water scientist explains why New York bagels and pizza are one-of-a-kind - December 30 at 9:34 PM logoCalifornia Today: A Water Crisis on the Central Coast - December 23 at 5:28 AM logoForm 4 YORK WATER CO For: Sep 07 Filed by: HINES JEFFREY R - December 23 at 5:28 AM logoFor Swimmers With Ice Water in Their Veins, an Event to Match - December 19 at 3:43 PM



The York Water Company (YORW) Chart for Monday, October, 16, 2017

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