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

+0.49 (+0.36 %)
(As of 01/26/2020 02:03 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $135.78
50-Day Range
MA: $123.70
52-Week Range
Now: $135.78
Volume813,775 shs
Average Volume885,699 shs
Market Capitalization$24.55 billion
P/E Ratio38.68
Dividend Yield1.48%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.44 billion
Cash Flow$6.33 per share
Book Value$32.47 per share


Net Income$567 million


Market Cap$24.55 billion
Next Earnings Date2/18/2020 (Confirmed)

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Wednesday, March 4th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 6th. View American Water Works' Dividend History.

How were American Water Works' earnings last quarter?

American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The utilities provider reported $1.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $1.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.01 billion. American Water Works had a return on equity of 10.77% and a net margin of 17.85%. American Water Works's revenue for the quarter was up 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.20 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 Tuesday, February 18th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for American Water Works.

How can I listen to American Water Works' earnings call?

American Water Works will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 18th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

American Water Works issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.79-3.89 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.93.

What price target have analysts set for AWK?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for American Water Works' stock. Their forecasts range from $128.00 to $153.00. On average, they anticipate American Water Works' share price to reach $133.20 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Water Works.

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

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Water Works in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for American Water Works.

Has American Water Works been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AWK stock has trended extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Water Works earned a coverage optimism score of -4.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for American Water Works.

Are investors shorting American Water Works?

American Water Works saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,620,000 shares, an increase of 5.2% from the December 15th total of 4,390,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 906,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. Currently, 2.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View American Water Works' Current Options Chain.

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Visa (V), Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (0.52%), Davis R M Inc. (0.25%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.19%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.14%), Country Trust Bank (0.12%) and Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co. (0.08%). Company insiders that own American Water Works stock include George Mackenzie, Jeffrey N Edwards, 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 institutional investors are selling American Water Works stock?

AWK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd, Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd., Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Davis R M Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Global Retirement Partners LLC and Chesley Taft & Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold American Water Works company stock in the last year include George Mackenzie, Loyd A Warnock, Michael A Sgro, Susan N Story and Walter Lynch. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Water Works.

Which institutional investors are buying American Water Works stock?

AWK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Corbenic Partners LLC, Country Trust Bank, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Paragon Advisors LLC, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, AdvisorShares Investments LLC and Braun Stacey Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have bought American Water Works stock in the last two years include Jeffrey N Edwards, 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Water Works' stock price today?

One share of AWK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $135.78.

How big of a company is American Water Works?

American Water Works has a market capitalization of $24.55 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.View Additional Information About American Water Works.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  455 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  392 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  847
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Water Works and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AWK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AWK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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