NASDAQ:YORW - York Water Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$31.68 -0.13 (-0.41 %)
(As of 11/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$31.81
Today's Range$31.49 - $32.25
52-Week Range$27.45 - $39.00
Volume9,682 shs
Average Volume14,900 shs
Market Capitalization$405.93 million
P/E Ratio31.37
Dividend Yield2.12%
The York Water Company impounds, purifies, and distributes drinking water. It also owns and operates three wastewater collection systems and two wastewater treatment systems; and two reservoirs, including Lake Williams and Lake Redman, which together hold up to approximately 2.2 billion gallons of water. In addition, the company has a 15-mile pipeline from the Susquehanna River to Lake Redman; and owns seven wells that supply approximately 366,000 gallons of water per day to its customers in Carroll Valley Borough and Cumberland Township, Adams County. It serves customers in 39 municipalities within York County and 9 municipalities within Adams County, Pennsylvania. The company serves various customers in the fixture and furniture, electrical machinery, food product, paper, ordnance unit, textile product, air conditioning system, laundry detergent, barbell, and motorcycle industries. The York Water Company was founded in 1816 and is headquartered in York, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities
Current SymbolNASDAQ:YORW
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.64
Current Ratio0.43
Quick Ratio0.38


Trailing P/E Ratio31.37
Forward P/E Ratio31.68
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$48.59 million
Price / Sales8.43
Cash Flow$1.5484 per share
Price / Cash20.46
Book Value$9.28 per share
Price / Book3.41


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.01
Net Income$12.97 million
Net Margins27.15%
Return on Equity10.88%
Return on Assets3.94%


Outstanding Shares12,930,000
Market Cap$405.93 million

York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) Frequently Asked Questions

What is York Water's stock symbol?

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

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

York Water announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.1666 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $0.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. View York Water's Dividend History.

How were York Water's earnings last quarter?

York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.29. The utilities provider earned $12.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $12.44 million. York Water had a net margin of 27.15% and a return on equity of 10.88%. View York Water's Earnings History.

When is York Water's next earnings date?

York Water is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for York Water.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for York Water?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for York Water in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for York Water.

Has York Water been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about YORW stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. York Water earned a news impact score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of York Water's key competitors?

Who are York Water's key executives?

York Water's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey R. Hines P.E., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Joseph Thomas Hand, Chief Operating Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. John H. Strine, VP of Operations (Age 61)
  • Mr. Mark S. Snyder P.E., VP of Engineering (Age 47)
  • Mr. Matthew E. Poff CPA, CFO, Treasurer & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46)

Who are York Water's major shareholders?

York Water's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.89%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.39%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.14%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.79%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.22%) and Fulton Bank N.A. (0.19%). Company insiders that own York Water stock include Bruce C Mcintosh, Erin C Casey, Erin C Mcglaughlin, George Hay Esq Kain III, Jeffrey R Hines, Jody L Keller, John H Strine, Joseph Thomas Hand, Kathleen M Miller, Mark S Snyder, Matthew E Poff, Michael W Gang, Robert P Newcomer, Steven R Rasmussen and Vernon L Bracey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for York Water.

Which major investors are selling York Water stock?

YORW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Credit Suisse AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for York Water.

Which major investors are buying York Water stock?

YORW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Fulton Bank N.A., Sowell Financial Services LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Cutler Group LP. Company insiders that have bought York Water stock in the last two years include Bruce C Mcintosh, Erin C Casey, Erin C Mcglaughlin, George Hay Esq Kain III, Jeffrey R Hines, Jody L Keller, John H Strine, Joseph Thomas Hand, Kathleen M Miller, Mark S Snyder, Matthew E Poff, Michael W Gang, Robert P Newcomer, Steven R Rasmussen and Vernon L Bracey. View Insider Buying and Selling for York Water.

How do I buy shares of York Water?

Shares of YORW can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is York Water's stock price today?

One share of YORW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.68.

How big of a company is York Water?

York Water has a market capitalization of $405.93 million and generates $48.59 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $12.97 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.01 on an earnings per share basis. York Water employs 102 workers across the globe.

What is York Water's official website?

The official website for York Water is

How can I contact York Water?

York Water's mailing address is 130 EAST MARKET STREET, YORK PA, 17401. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 717-845-3601 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for York Water (NASDAQ YORW)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  111 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  177 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  288
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This page was last updated on 11/13/2018 by Staff

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