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The York Water Competitors

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$42.03
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MA: $45.07
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$34.56
Now: $42.18
$51.27
Volume825 shs
Average Volume28,967 shs
Market Capitalization$550.45 million
P/E Ratio34.02
Dividend Yield1.73%
Beta0.14

Competitors

The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) Vs. AWK, WTRG, SBS, CWT, AWR, and SJW

Should you be buying YORW stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "water supply" are considered alternatives and competitors to The York Water, including American Water Works (AWK), Essential Utilities (WTRG), Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP (SBS), California Water Service Group (CWT), American States Water (AWR), and SJW Group (SJW).

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) and The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for American Water Works and The York Water, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
American Water Works15602.42
The York Water0000N/A

American Water Works currently has a consensus target price of $150.2222, indicating a potential upside of 4.51%. Given American Water Works' higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe American Water Works is more favorable than The York Water.

Risk & Volatility

American Water Works has a beta of 0.18, suggesting that its stock price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The York Water has a beta of 0.14, suggesting that its stock price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

82.3% of American Water Works shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.4% of The York Water shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of American Water Works shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of The York Water shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

American Water Works pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. The York Water pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. American Water Works pays out 60.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The York Water pays out 67.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. American Water Works has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years and The York Water has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares American Water Works and The York Water's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
American Water Works17.63%11.03%2.94%
The York Water30.35%11.88%4.37%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares American Water Works and The York Water's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
American Water Works$3.61 billion7.17$621 million$3.6139.58
The York Water$51.58 million10.67$14.40 million$1.1138.00

American Water Works has higher revenue and earnings than The York Water. The York Water is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American Water Works, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

American Water Works beats The York Water on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) and Essential Utilities (NYSE:WTRG) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

42.4% of The York Water shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.7% of Essential Utilities shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of The York Water shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Essential Utilities shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for The York Water and Essential Utilities, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The York Water0000N/A
Essential Utilities04412.67

Essential Utilities has a consensus target price of $48.6667, indicating a potential upside of 13.68%. Given Essential Utilities' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Essential Utilities is more favorable than The York Water.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The York Water and Essential Utilities' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The York Water$51.58 million10.67$14.40 million$1.1138.00
Essential Utilities$889.69 million11.72$224.54 million$1.4728.93

Essential Utilities has higher revenue and earnings than The York Water. Essential Utilities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The York Water, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

The York Water has a beta of 0.14, meaning that its share price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Essential Utilities has a beta of 0.47, meaning that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares The York Water and Essential Utilities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The York Water30.35%11.88%4.37%
Essential Utilities25.15%8.83%3.36%

Dividends

The York Water pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Essential Utilities pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. The York Water pays out 67.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Essential Utilities pays out 68.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The York Water has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Essential Utilities has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Essential Utilities beats The York Water on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP (NYSE:SBS) and The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP and The York Water, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP01302.75
The York Water0000N/A

Dividends

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. The York Water pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The York Water pays out 67.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The York Water has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

10.2% of Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.4% of The York Water shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of The York Water shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP and The York Water's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP9.89%17.49%7.90%
The York Water30.35%11.88%4.37%

Volatility and Risk

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP has a beta of 0.93, indicating that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The York Water has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its share price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP and The York Water's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP$4.37 billion1.04$853.33 millionN/AN/A
The York Water$51.58 million10.67$14.40 million$1.1138.00

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP has higher revenue and earnings than The York Water.

Summary

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP beats The York Water on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) and California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The York Water and California Water Service Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The York Water$51.58 million10.67$14.40 million$1.1138.00
California Water Service Group$714.56 million3.88$63.12 million$1.3142.44

California Water Service Group has higher revenue and earnings than The York Water. The York Water is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than California Water Service Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for The York Water and California Water Service Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The York Water0000N/A
California Water Service Group04002.00

California Water Service Group has a consensus target price of $52.6667, indicating a potential downside of 5.12%. Given California Water Service Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe California Water Service Group is more favorable than The York Water.

Profitability

This table compares The York Water and California Water Service Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The York Water30.35%11.88%4.37%
California Water Service Group11.85%11.56%2.80%

Volatility and Risk

The York Water has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its share price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, California Water Service Group has a beta of 0.08, indicating that its share price is 92% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

42.4% of The York Water shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.2% of California Water Service Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of The York Water shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of California Water Service Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

The York Water pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. California Water Service Group pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. The York Water pays out 67.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. California Water Service Group pays out 70.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The York Water has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and California Water Service Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The York Water is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

The York Water beats California Water Service Group on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) and American States Water (NYSE:AWR) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The York Water and American States Water's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The York Water$51.58 million10.67$14.40 million$1.1138.00
American States Water$473.87 million5.71$84.34 million$2.1334.46

American States Water has higher revenue and earnings than The York Water. American States Water is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The York Water, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for The York Water and American States Water, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The York Water0000N/A
American States Water10302.50

American States Water has a consensus target price of $81.50, indicating a potential upside of 10.11%. Given American States Water's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe American States Water is more favorable than The York Water.

Profitability

This table compares The York Water and American States Water's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The York Water30.35%11.88%4.37%
American States Water17.38%13.49%4.93%

Risk & Volatility

The York Water has a beta of 0.14, suggesting that its stock price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American States Water has a beta of -0.07, suggesting that its stock price is 107% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

42.4% of The York Water shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.4% of American States Water shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of The York Water shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of American States Water shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

The York Water pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. American States Water pays an annual dividend of $1.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The York Water pays out 67.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. American States Water pays out 62.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The York Water has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and American States Water has raised its dividend for 10 consecutive years. American States Water is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

American States Water beats The York Water on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) and SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) are both small-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

42.4% of The York Water shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.2% of SJW Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of The York Water shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of SJW Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The York Water and SJW Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The York Water$51.58 million10.67$14.40 million$1.1138.00
SJW Group$420.48 million4.31$23.40 million$1.7835.68

SJW Group has higher revenue and earnings than The York Water. SJW Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The York Water, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

The York Water pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. SJW Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. The York Water pays out 67.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SJW Group pays out 76.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The York Water has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and SJW Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

The York Water has a beta of 0.14, suggesting that its stock price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SJW Group has a beta of 0.31, suggesting that its stock price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for The York Water and SJW Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The York Water0000N/A
SJW Group11102.00

SJW Group has a consensus target price of $72.00, indicating a potential upside of 12.11%. Given SJW Group's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe SJW Group is more favorable than The York Water.

Profitability

This table compares The York Water and SJW Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The York Water30.35%11.88%4.37%
SJW Group7.71%6.72%1.88%

Summary

SJW Group beats The York Water on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


The York Water Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
American Water Works logo
AWK
American Water Works
1.9$142.88+1.9%$26.40 billion$3.61 billion39.15Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
WTRG
Essential Utilities
1.8$42.52+1.7%$10.61 billion$889.69 million36.97Earnings Announcement
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP logo
SBS
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP
1.0$6.65+3.6%$4.71 billion$4.37 billion12.31Analyst Upgrade
California Water Service Group logo
CWT
California Water Service Group
1.7$55.60+0.7%$2.75 billion$714.56 million29.73Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
American States Water logo
AWR
American States Water
2.2$73.39+1.0%$2.73 billion$473.87 million32.76Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SJW Group logo
SJW
SJW Group
1.8$63.51+0.3%$1.81 billion$420.48 million42.62Analyst Revision
Middlesex Water logo
MSEX
Middlesex Water
1.9$68.93+2.0%$1.18 billion$134.60 million31.76Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Cadiz logo
CDZI
Cadiz
0.5$11.07+0.4%$394.89 million$440,000.000.00
Global Water Resources logo
GWRS
Global Water Resources
1.3$17.29+1.6%$384.43 million$35.47 million1,730.73Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Artesian Resources logo
ARTNA
Artesian Resources
1.3$37.66+0.1%$352.16 million$83.60 million20.92
Pure Cycle logo
PCYO
Pure Cycle
0.9$11.83+0.5%$280.93 million$25.85 million147.89
Consolidated Water logo
CWCO
Consolidated Water
1.6$13.04+0.2%$197.51 million$68.79 million23.29
This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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