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American Water Works Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.74 (-1.94 %)
(As of 09/19/2020 12:07 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $138.28
50-Day Range
MA: $144.16
52-Week Range
Now: $138.28
Volume1.42 million shs
Average Volume1.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.06 billion
P/E Ratio39.28
Dividend Yield1.59%
American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States and Canada. It offers water and wastewater services to approximately 1,600 communities in 16 states serving approximately 3.4 million active customers. The company serves residential customers; commercial customers, such as 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; and other utilities and community water and wastewater systems. It also provides various warranty protection programs to residential and smaller commercial customers; water and wastewater services on various military installations; and customized water transfer services for shale natural gas exploration and production companies. In addition, the company undertakes contracts with municipal, commercial, and industrial customers, primarily to operate and manage water and wastewater facilities, as well as offers other related services. It operates approximately 81 surface water treatment plants; 530 groundwater treatment plants; 10 combined treatment plants; 130 wastewater treatment plants; 51,000 miles of transmission, distribution, and collection mains and pipes; 1,000 groundwater wells; 1,400 water and wastewater pumping stations; 1,300 treated water storage facilities; and 80 dams. The company serves approximately 14 million people with drinking water, wastewater, and other water-related services in 46 states in the United States and Ontario, Canada. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.76 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.61 billion
Cash Flow$6.83 per share
Book Value$33.86 per share


Net Income$621 million


Market Cap$25.06 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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(As of 09/19/2020 12:07 AM ET)
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American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Water Works' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

American Water Works' stock was trading at $129.67 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AWK stock has increased by 6.6% and is now trading at $138.28.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Water Works?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Water Works in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were American Water Works' earnings last quarter?

American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.97 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.01. The utilities provider had revenue of $931 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $916.88 million. American Water Works had a net margin of 17.29% and a return on equity of 10.79%.
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How often does American Water Works pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Water Works?

American Water Works declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.59%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 11th.
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What guidance has American Water Works issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Water Works updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.79-3.89 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.85.

What price target have analysts set for AWK?

12 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for American Water Works' shares. Their forecasts range from $111.00 to $153.00. On average, they expect American Water Works' share price to reach $136.92 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.0%.
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Are investors shorting American Water Works?

American Water Works saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 2,260,000 shares, a drop of 14.4% from the July 30th total of 2,640,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 805,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days.
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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), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), Home Depot (HD), Visa (V), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Walmart (WMT).

Who are American Water Works' key executives?

American Water Works' management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Susan N. Story, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Ms. Linda G. Sullivan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Walter J. Lynch, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Michael A. Sgro Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 60)
  • Mr. Loyd Warnock, Sr. VP of External Affairs & Bus. Devel. (Age 59)

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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.17%), BlackRock Inc. (8.60%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.62%), Nordea Investment Management AB (1.24%), FMR LLC (1.19%) and Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (0.97%). Company insiders that own American Water Works stock include Cheryl Norton, George Mackenzie, Jeffrey N Edwards, Karl F Kurz, Lloyd M Yates, Loyd A Warnock, Maureen Duffy, Melanie M Kennedy, Michael A Sgro, Susan N Story 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 Vanguard Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Unigestion Holding SA, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Barclays PLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Federated Hermes Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Water Works company stock in the last year include Cheryl Norton, Loyd A Warnock, Maureen Duffy, Melanie M Kennedy, Michael A Sgro, and Walter Lynch.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Water Works stock?

AWK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, FIL Ltd, Reaves W H & Co. Inc., BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Vigilant Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought American Water Works stock in the last two years include Jeffrey N Edwards, Karl F Kurz, Lloyd M Yates, and Susan N Story.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is American Water Works' stock price today?

One share of AWK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $138.28.

How big of a company is American Water Works?

American Water Works has a market capitalization of $25.06 billion and generates $3.61 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $621 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.61 on an earnings per share basis. American Water Works employs 6,800 workers across the globe.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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