NYSE:AWK - American Water Works Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$107.52 +1.30 (+1.22 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 12:02 PM ET)
Previous Close$106.22
Today's Range$106.29 - $107.74
52-Week Range$77.73 - $106.35
Volume13,090 shs
Average Volume1.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$19.43 billion
P/E Ratio32.57
Dividend Yield1.74%
Beta0.25
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. The company operates approximately 72 surface water treatment plants; 527 groundwater treatment plants; 8 combined treatment plants; 127 wastewater treatment plants; 50,382 miles of transmission, distribution, and collection mains and pipes; 1,103 groundwater wells; 1,428 water and wastewater pumping stations; 1,313 treated water storage facilities; and 80 dams. It also undertakes contracts with the United States government to provide water and wastewater services on various military bases; and municipal, commercial, and industrial customers, primarily to operate and manage water and wastewater facilities, as well as provide other related services. In addition, the company provides warranty-type services to homeowners and smaller commercial customers to protect against the cost of repairing broken or leaking water pipes or clogged or blocked sewer pipes, interior electric lines, heating and cooling systems, and water heaters, as well as power surge protection and other related services; and water sourcing, transfer services, pipeline construction, and water storage solutions for natural gas exploration and production companies. Further, it supplies water to public fire hydrants for firefighting purposes, and private fire customers for use in fire suppression systems in office buildings and other facilities, as well as to other water utilities and community water systems. The company serves approximately 15 million people with drinking water, wastewater, and other water-related services in 46 states; the District of Columbia; and Ontario, Canada. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP03042010
Phone856-955-4001

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.44 billion
Cash Flow$6.4771 per share
Book Value$32.47 per share

Profitability

Net Income$567 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,100
Market Cap$19.43 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Water Works' stock symbol?

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

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 Friday, December 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.455 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.82 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 6th. View American Water Works' Dividend History.

How were American Water Works' earnings last quarter?

American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 19th. The utilities provider reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.69. The utilities provider had revenue of $850 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $823.93 million. American Water Works had a return on equity of 10.36% and a net margin of 16.48%. The business's revenue was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.69 EPS. View American Water Works' Earnings History.

When is American Water Works' next earnings date?

American Water Works is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Water Works.

What guidance has American Water Works issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Water Works issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 19th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.54-3.64 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.59. American Water Works also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.54-3.64 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AWK?

9 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for American Water Works' shares. Their predictions range from $80.15 to $109.00. On average, they anticipate American Water Works' share price to reach $98.7688 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Water Works.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Water Works?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Water Works in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Water Works.

Has American Water Works been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AWK stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Water Works earned a daily sentiment score of 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 General Electric (GE), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Altria Group (MO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are American Water Works' key executives?

American Water Works' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are American Water Works' major shareholders?

American Water Works' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.94%), Northern Trust Corp (1.96%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.95%), Impax Asset Management Group plc (1.33%), Norges Bank (1.33%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.31%). Company insiders that own American Water Works stock include Deborah A Degillio, Karl F Kurz, Loyd A Warnock, Melanie M Kennedy, Michael A Sgro, Susan N Story and Walter Lynch. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Water Works.

Which major investors are selling American Water Works stock?

AWK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Impax Asset Management Group plc, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, PGGM Investments, Partners Group Holding AG, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Company insiders that have sold American Water Works company stock in the last year include Loyd A Warnock, Melanie M Kennedy, Michael A Sgro and Walter Lynch. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Water Works.

Which major investors are buying American Water Works stock?

AWK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, BlackRock Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Scout Investments Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC and Gabelli Funds LLC. Company insiders that have bought American Water Works stock in the last two years include Karl F Kurz and Susan N Story. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Water Works.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Water Works' stock price today?

One share of AWK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $107.52.

How big of a company is American Water Works?

American Water Works has a market capitalization of $19.43 billion and generates $3.44 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $567 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.30 on an earnings per share basis. American Water Works employs 7,100 workers across the globe.

What is American Water Works' official website?

The official website for American Water Works is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for American Water Works (NYSE AWK)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  414 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  335 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  749
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This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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