American Water Works Company Profile (NYSE:AWK)

About American Water Works

American Water Works logoAmerican Water Works Company, Inc. is a holding company. The Company is a water and wastewater utility company. The Company operates through two segments: the Regulated Businesses and the Market-Based Businesses. Its Regulated Businesses segment involves the ownership of subsidiaries that provide water and wastewater utility services to residential, commercial, industrial and other customers, including sale for resale and public authority customers. The Market-Based Businesses segment provides water and wastewater services to military bases, municipalities, industrial, commercial and residential customers that are not subject to economic regulation by state Public Utility Commissions (PUCs). Its properties consist of transmission, distribution and collection pipes, water and wastewater treatment plants, pumping wells, tanks, meters, supply lines, dams, reservoirs, buildings, vehicles, land, easements, software rights, and other facilities and equipment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Water Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Water Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AWK
  • CUSIP: 03042010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $76.49
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $80.38
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $74.07
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.85
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.09
  • P/E Growth: 3.56
  • Market Cap: $13.59B
  • Outstanding Shares: 177,902,000
  • Beta: 0.09
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.30)
Consensus Price Target: $74.14 (2.78% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for American Water Works (NYSE:AWK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/6/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$71.92 -> $88.00View Rating Details
6/24/2016ArgusInitiated CoverageBuy$88.00View Rating Details
6/6/2016Boenning ScattergoodDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
5/6/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$75.00 -> $79.00View Rating Details
4/19/2016US Capital AdvisorsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/7/2016HSBCBoost Price TargetBuy$66.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
3/2/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$67.00View Rating Details
2/26/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
1/25/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/15/2015Ladenburg ThalmannDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$59.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
6/29/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$54.00View Rating Details
4/22/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
1/5/2015Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$62.00View Rating Details
11/7/2014Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
11/7/2014Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Accumulate$52.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
10/20/2014MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$50.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
10/20/2014Maxim GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$50.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
9/2/2014Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for American Water Works (NYSE:AWK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2016        
8/3/2016Q216$0.73$0.77$832.47 million$827.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.46$0.46$730.15 million$743.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.55$0.55$827.48 million$783.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.94$0.96$908.82 million$896.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.67$0.68$801.27 million$782.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.41$0.44$712.10 million$698.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.51$0.52$794.50 million$731.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.91$0.92$886.85 million$846.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.64$0.63$780.41 million$759.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.35$0.40$670.13 million$681.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.86$0.33$754.35 million$712.26 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.85$0.84$854.35 million$829.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$0.61$0.57$754.73 million$724.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.33$0.32$650.29 million$636.14 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012$0.32$0.31$699.64 million$680.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.82$0.87$825.93 million$831.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.49$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.28$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.76$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.46$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.22$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2011$0.24$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for American Water Works (NYSE:AWK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.83 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.04 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.45$0.47$0.46
Q2 20163$0.71$0.75$0.73
Q3 20163$0.93$1.02$0.99
Q4 20163$0.59$0.66$0.62
Q1 20172$0.52$0.56$0.54
Q2 20172$0.70$0.76$0.73
Q3 20172$1.07$1.08$1.08
Q4 20172$0.67$0.71$0.69
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for American Water Works (NYSE:AWK)
Annual Dividend:$1.50
Dividend Yield:1.97%
Payout Ratio:54.74% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
53.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
49.34% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:3.20% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for American Water Works (NYSE:AWK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/29/2016quarterly$0.381.81%8/4/20168/8/20169/1/2016
4/22/2016quarterly$0.382.12%5/5/20165/9/20166/1/2016
12/11/2015quarterly$0.342.4%2/4/20162/8/20163/1/2016
10/30/2015quarterly$0.342.37%11/5/201511/9/201512/1/2015
7/24/2015quarterly$0.342.64%8/6/20158/10/20159/1/2015
4/28/2015quarterly$0.342.47%5/7/20155/11/20156/1/2015
12/12/2014quarterly$0.312.4%2/5/20152/9/20153/2/2015
9/19/2014quarterly$0.312.54%11/6/201411/10/201412/1/2014
7/30/2014quarterly$0.312.6%8/7/20148/11/20149/2/2014
4/29/2014quarterly$0.312.72%5/8/20145/12/20146/2/2014
12/13/2013quarterly$0.282.73%1/30/20142/3/20143/3/2014
9/27/2013quarterly$0.282.71%11/13/201311/15/201312/2/2013
7/30/2013quarterly$0.282.62%8/15/20138/19/20139/3/2013
5/7/2013quarterly$0.282.67%5/22/20135/24/20136/3/2013
5/6/2013quarterly$0.285/24/20136/8/2013
12/9/2012quarterly$0.252.65%12/18/201212/20/201212/28/2012
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for American Water Works (NYSE:AWK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/19/2016Walter LynchCOOSell6,514$76.43$497,865.02View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Mark F. StraussSVPSell15,467$76.08$1,176,729.36View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Walter LynchCOOSell10,000$76.00$760,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Deborah A DegillioVPSell1,866$74.30$138,643.80View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Walter LynchCOOSell10,000$75.20$752,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Loyd A WarnockSVPSell483$74.48$35,973.84View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Walter LynchCOOSell37,995$74.39$2,826,448.05View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Walter LynchCOOSell27,995$74.36$2,081,708.20View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Sharon CameronInsiderSell4,669$68.75$320,993.75View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Walter LynchCOOSell10,000$68.20$682,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Deborah A DegillioVPSell2,334$68.37$159,575.58View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Sharon CameronInsiderSell4,670$68.00$317,560.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Walter LynchCOOSell20,000$68.25$1,365,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Mark F StraussSVPSell17,422$67.53$1,176,507.66View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Michael A SgroEVPSell3,008$67.48$202,979.84View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Walter LynchCOOSell10,000$57.50$575,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Walter LynchCOOSell30,000$56.17$1,685,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015Loyd A. WarnockSVPSell3,970$56.39$223,868.30View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Paul J. EvansonDirectorBuy4,100$52.74$216,234.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Walter LynchinsiderSell20,000$54.02$1,080,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Kathy L PapeInsiderSell4,970$52.91$262,962.70View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Mark F StraussSVPSell9,280$53.58$497,222.40View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Walter LynchInsiderSell10,000$53.50$535,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Kellye L WalkerSVPSell3,601$52.40$188,692.40View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Kathy L PapeInsiderSell11,319$51.88$587,229.72View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Kellye L WalkerSVPSell12,100$52.21$631,741.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Edward VallejoVPSell5,074$52.34$265,573.16View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014George MackenzieDirectorSell1,000$49.89$49,890.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Walter LynchInsiderSell5,414$50.10$271,241.40View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Richard R GriggDirectorSell1,981$49.83$98,713.23View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014William J MarrazzoDirectorSell5,660$48.30$273,378.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Martha Clark GossDirectorSell2,565$48.25$123,761.25View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Walter LynchInsiderSell5,000$47.50$237,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Mark StraussSVPSell12,000$46.77$561,240.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Walter LynchInsiderSell5,000$47.10$235,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Walter LynchInsiderSell15,000$45.02$675,300.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Mark CheslaVPSell13,240$44.91$594,608.40View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Maureen DuffyVPSell2,921$44.35$129,546.35View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Walter LynchInsiderSell5,000$44.50$222,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Paul EvansonDirectorBuy5,000$44.49$222,450.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Sharon CameronInsiderSell5,788$44.47$257,392.36View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014William RogersVPSell7,665$44.47$340,862.55View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014John BigelowSVPSell29,664$44.15$1,309,665.60View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Nick Orlando RoweSVPSell7,070$42.64$301,464.80View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Walter LynchInsiderSell5,000$42.75$213,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Kathy L PapeInsiderSell26,263$41.77$1,097,005.51View SEC Filing  
3/11/2013Kellye L WalkerSVPSell16,462$40.20$661,772.40View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for American Water Works (NYSE:AWK)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logo12:22 pm American Water Works announces the Kentucky Public Service Commission approved a settlement granting co a rate adjustment for water bills that will increase its annual revenue by $6.5 mln (NYSE:AWK)
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 3:42 PM
publicnow.com logoKentucky Public Service Commission Approves Settlement in Kentucky American Water Rate Case (NYSE:AWK)
www.publicnow.com - August 24 at 3:42 PM
News IconEVP and COO of American Water Worksny (NYSE:AWK), Lynch Walter, sells 6,514 shares worth $497,865 (NYSE:AWK)
empowerednews.net - August 23 at 3:45 PM
News IconEVP and COO of American Water Worksny (NYSE:AWK), Lynch Walter, sells 10,000 shares worth $760,000 (NYSE:AWK)
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www.nasdaq.com - August 18 at 9:08 PM
forbes.com logoSkeptics Could Spark A Fire Under Outperforming American Water Works (NYSE:AWK)
www.forbes.com - August 18 at 9:08 PM
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www.investornewswire.com - August 17 at 9:09 PM
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www.tradecalls.org - August 10 at 8:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Water Announces 2016 Environmental Grant Award Recipients (NYSE:AWK)
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 4:50 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - August 4 at 3:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSusan Story: Over Half of American Water's Board Female (NYSE:AWK)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 3:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Water Works (AWK) Beats Q2 Earnings Estimates (NYSE:AWK)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 12:13 PM
twst.com logoAmerican Water Works Co. Inc.: American Water to Purchase Shorelands Water Company (NYSE:AWK)
www.twst.com - August 3 at 9:22 PM
nasdaq.com logoAmerican Water Works Company, Inc. Earnings Advance 11% In Q2 (NYSE:AWK)
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 9:22 PM
streetinsider.com logoAmerican Water Works (AWK) to Acquire Shorelands Water Company (NYSE:AWK)
www.streetinsider.com - August 3 at 9:22 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Water Works beats 2Q profit forecasts (NYSE:AWK)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 9:22 PM
publicnow.com logoAmerican Water Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results (NYSE:AWK)
www.publicnow.com - August 3 at 9:22 PM

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