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American Water Works (AWK) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$148.36
+2.79 (+1.92%)
(As of 05/23/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$146.14
$148.62
50-Day Range
$143.55
$171.14
52-Week Range
$142.36
$189.65
Volume
944,776 shs
Average Volume
1.02 million shs
Market Capitalization
$26.96 billion
P/E Ratio
20.93
Dividend Yield
1.80%
Beta
0.44
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About American Water Works

American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States. It offers water and wastewater services to approximately 1,700 communities in 14 states serving approximately 3.4 million active customers. The company serves residential customers; commercial customers, including food and beverage providers, commercial property developers and proprietors, and energy suppliers; fire service and private fire customers; industrial customers, such as large-scale manufacturers, mining, and production operations; public authorities comprising government buildings and other public sector facilities, such as schools and universities; and other utilities and community water and wastewater systems. It also provides water and wastewater services on various military installations; and undertakes contracts with municipal customers, primarily to operate and manage water and wastewater facilities, as well as offers other related services. In addition, the company operates approximately 80 surface water treatment plants; 480 groundwater treatment plants; 160 wastewater treatment plants; 52,500 miles of transmission, distribution, and collection mains and pipes; 1,100 groundwater wells; 1,700 water and wastewater pumping stations; 1,300 treated water storage facilities; and 76 dams. It serves approximately 14 million people with drinking water, wastewater, and other related services in 24 states. American Water Works Company, Inc. was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Water supply
Sub-Industry
Water Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
03042010
Employees
6,400
Year Founded
1886

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.93 billion
Cash Flow
$7.93 per share
Book Value
$41.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$1.26 billion
Pretax Margin
43.20%

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
181,589,000
Market Cap
$26.96 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/07/2022
Dividend Payable
3/01/2022
Last Earnings
4/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
5/09/2022
Today
5/23/2022
Dividend Payable
6/01/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.88 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

15th out of 121 stocks

Water Supply Industry

3rd out of 15 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Water Works a buy right now?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Water Works in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" American Water Works stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AWK, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is American Water Works' next earnings date?

American Water Works is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 1st 2022.
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How were American Water Works' earnings last quarter?

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 27th. The utilities provider reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.12. The utilities provider had revenue of $842 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $872.01 million. American Water Works had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.25% and a net margin of 33.16%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.73 EPS.
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How often does American Water Works pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Water Works?

American Water Works announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.655 per share on Wednesday, June 1st. This represents a $2.62 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 9th. This is an increase from American Water Works's previous quarterly dividend of $0.60.
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Is American Water Works a good dividend stock?

American Water Works pays an annual dividend of $2.62 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.80%. American Water Works has been increasing its dividend for 14 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of American Water Works is 36.95%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, American Water Works will have a dividend payout ratio of 53.91% next year. This indicates that American Water Works will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has American Water Works issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Water Works issued an update on its FY22 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.39 to $4.49 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.45.

What price target have analysts set for AWK?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for American Water Works' shares. Their forecasts range from $156.00 to $205.00. On average, they expect American Water Works' share price to reach $175.22 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are American Water Works' key executives?
American Water Works' management team includes the following people:
What is Walter Lynch's approval rating as American Water Works' CEO?

9 employees have rated American Water Works CEO Walter Lynch on Glassdoor.com. Walter Lynch has an approval rating of 37% among American Water Works' employees. This puts Walter Lynch in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of American Water Works' key competitors?
What other stocks do shareholders of American Water Works own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American Water Works investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), Walmart (WMT), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

What is American Water Works' stock symbol?

American Water Works trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AWK."

Who are American Water Works' major shareholders?

American Water Works' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.08%), BlackRock Inc. (8.81%), State Street Corp (5.75%), Northern Trust Corp (1.91%), Invesco Ltd. (1.45%) and Royal Bank of Canada (1.24%). Company insiders that own American Water Works stock include Cheryl Norton, Martha Clark Goss, Maureen Duffy, Melanie M Kennedy, Melanie M Kennedy, Melissa K Wikle and Walter Lynch.
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Which institutional investors are selling American Water Works stock?

AWK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Invesco Ltd., Cohen & Steers Inc., BlackRock Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , National Bank of Canada FI, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have sold American Water Works company stock in the last year include Cheryl Norton, Maureen Duffy, Melanie M Kennedy, Melissa K Wikle, and Walter Lynch.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Water Works stock?

AWK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, Royal Bank of Canada, Strs Ohio, Aaron Wealth Advisors LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, and Eaton Vance Management.
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How do I buy shares of American Water Works?

Shares of AWK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is American Water Works' stock price today?

One share of AWK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $148.36.

How much money does American Water Works make?

American Water Works has a market capitalization of $26.96 billion and generates $3.93 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.26 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.089990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Water Works have?

American Water Works employs 6,400 workers across the globe.

When was American Water Works founded?

American Water Works was founded in 1886.

What is American Water Works' official website?

The official website for American Water Works is www.amwater.com.

How can I contact American Water Works?

American Water Works' mailing address is 1 WATER STREET, CAMDEN NJ, 08102. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (856) 955-4001, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 856-346-8360.

This page was last updated on 5/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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