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

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$112.82 +1.40 (+1.26 %)
(As of 05/23/2019 08:50 AM ET)
Previous Close$111.42
Today's Range$111.25 - $112.86
52-Week Range$77.73 - $112.86
Volume715,909 shs
Average Volume831,688 shs
Market Capitalization$20.37 billion
P/E Ratio34.19
Dividend Yield1.79%
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 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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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$6.3848 per share
Book Value$32.86 per share

Profitability

Net Income$567 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,100
Market Cap$20.37 billion
Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (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 Wednesday, April 17th. Investors of record on Monday, May 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Tuesday, June 4th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 10th. This is a positive change from American Water Works's previous quarterly dividend of $0.46. View American Water Works' Dividend History.

How were American Water Works' earnings last quarter?

American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The utilities provider reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.02. The utilities provider had revenue of $813 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $792.73 million. American Water Works had a return on equity of 10.25% and a net margin of 16.44%. The company's revenue was up 6.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.59 earnings per share. 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, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Water Works.

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

American Water Works updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.54-3.64 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.60.

What price target have analysts set for AWK?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for American Water Works' stock. Their forecasts range from $96.00 to $121.00. On average, they expect American Water Works' share price to reach $107.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.2%. 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 3 hold ratings and 3 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?

Media stories about AWK stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news 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 positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Water Works earned a media sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Altria Group (MO), Visa (V), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Paypal (PYPL).

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.07%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (2.53%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.08%), Northern Trust Corp (2.03%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.48%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.10%). 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 Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Morgan Stanley, Scout Investments Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P. and Rockefeller Capital Management L.P.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zimmer Partners LP, Geode Capital Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Confluence Investment Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Ellis Investment Partners LLC and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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 $112.82.

How big of a company is American Water Works?

American Water Works has a market capitalization of $20.37 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:  425 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  344 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  769
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This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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