American Water Works Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.79 (-0.44 %)
(As of 09/21/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume604,657 shs
Average Volume866,700 shs
Market Capitalization$32.39 billion
P/E Ratio43.21
Dividend Yield1.34%
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About American Water Works

American Water Works Co., Inc. engages in the provision of complementary water and wastewater services. It operates through the following segments: Regulated Businesses; Market-Based Businesses; and Other. The Regulated Businesses segment provides water and wastewater services to customers. The Market-Based Businesses segment is responsible for Military Services Group, Contract Operations Group, Homeowner Services Group, and Keystone Operations. The Other segment includes corporate costs that are not allocated to the Company's operating segments, eliminations of inter-segment transactions, fair value adjustments and associated income and deductions related to the acquisitions that have not been allocated to the operating segments for evaluation of performance and allocation of resource purposes. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Camden, NJ.


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Overall MarketRank

2.61 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

23rd out of 122 stocks

Water Supply Industry

2nd out of 15 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Water Works a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Water Works in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Water Works?

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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 3rd 2021.
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How were American Water Works' earnings last quarter?

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) announced its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, August, 1st. The utilities provider reported $1.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.06. The utilities provider had revenue of $999 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.01 billion. American Water Works had a net margin of 19.26% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.42%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.97 EPS.
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How has American Water Works' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

American Water Works' stock was trading at $129.67 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AWK shares have increased by 37.6% and is now trading at $178.46.
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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 Wednesday, July 28th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.603 per share on Wednesday, September 1st. This represents a $2.41 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 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 $2.41 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.34%. American Water Works has been increasing its dividend for 7 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of American Water Works is 61.79%. 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 52.85% 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 FY 2021 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.180-$4.280 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.240. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for AWK?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for American Water Works' stock. Their forecasts range from $173.00 to $205.00. On average, they expect American Water Works' stock price to reach $184.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% 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:
  • Walter J. Lynch, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Cheryl Norton, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • M. Susan Hardwick, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Adam W. Noble, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
  • Rebecca Losli, Engineering Director

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.

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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), The 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.71%), BlackRock Inc. (8.52%), State Street Corp (5.14%), Impax Asset Management Group plc (3.07%), Invesco Ltd. (1.91%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.82%). Company insiders that own American Water Works stock include Cheryl Norton, Lloyd M Yates, Loyd A Warnock, Martha Clark Goss, Maureen Duffy, Melanie M Kennedy, Michael A Sgro and Walter Lynch.
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Which major investors are selling American Water Works stock?

AWK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., BlackRock Inc., Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Man Group plc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Nuance Investments LLC, and Brookfield Asset Management Inc..
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Which major investors are buying American Water Works stock?

AWK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi, Invesco Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Impax Asset Management Group plc, Alliancebernstein L.P., Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought American Water Works stock in the last two years include Lloyd M Yates, and Martha Clark Goss.
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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 $178.46.

How much money does American Water Works make?

American Water Works has a market capitalization of $32.39 billion and generates $3.78 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $709 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.90 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Water Works have?

American Water Works employs 7,000 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.

Where are American Water Works' headquarters?

American Water Works is headquartered at 1 WATER STREET, CAMDEN NJ, 08102.

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) 566-4001 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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