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

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$32.18 +0.94 (+3.01 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 01:18 PM ET)
Previous Close$31.24
Today's Range$31.21 - $32.18
52-Week Range$27.45 - $36.10
Volume5,285 shs
Average Volume15,416 shs
Market Capitalization$416.09 million
P/E Ratio31.86
Dividend Yield2.16%
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

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities
Current SymbolNASDAQ:YORW



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$48.59 million
Cash Flow$1.5419 per share
Book Value$9.28 per share


Net Income$12.97 million


Market Cap$416.09 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, November 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.173 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $0.69 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.21%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 28th. This is a boost from York Water's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. 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 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.29. The utilities provider had revenue of $12.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.44 million. York Water had a return on equity of 10.88% and a net margin of 27.15%. 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 price target have analysts set for YORW?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for York Water's stock. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect York Water's stock price to reach $35.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for York Water.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for York Water?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for York Water in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings 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 stories about YORW stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. York Water earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 58)
  • Mr. Joseph Thomas Hand, Chief Operating Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. John H. Strine, VP of Operations (Age 62)
  • Mr. Mark S. Snyder P.E., VP of Engineering (Age 48)
  • Mr. Matthew E. Poff CPA, CFO, Treasurer & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)

Who are York Water's major shareholders?

York Water's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fulton Bank N.A. (0.21%) and Boenning & Scattergood Inc. (0.15%). 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 institutional investors are buying York Water stock?

YORW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fulton Bank N.A. and Boenning & Scattergood Inc.. 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 $31.36.

How big of a company is York Water?

York Water has a market capitalization of $405.48 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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  117 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  182 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  299
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about York Water and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe YORW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe YORW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by Staff

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