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

$130.44
+1.87 (+1.45 %)
(As of 01/17/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$128.81
Now: $130.44
$130.59
50-Day Range
$118.29
MA: $122.11
$130.44
52-Week Range
$92.06
Now: $130.44
$130.59
Volume1.34 million shs
Average Volume981,477 shs
Market Capitalization$23.58 billion
P/E Ratio39.53
Dividend Yield1.56%
Beta0.05
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
SectorUtilities
CUSIP03042010
Phone856-955-4001

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.44 billion
Cash Flow$6.60 per share
Book Value$32.47 per share

Profitability

Net Income$567 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,100
Market Cap$23.58 billion
Next Earnings Date2/18/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.53%. 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) issued its quarterly earnings data 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 had revenue of $1.01 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.01 billion. American Water Works had a return on equity of 10.77% and a net margin of 17.85%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.20 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 Tuesday, February 18th 2020. 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 FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.79-3.89 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.93.

What price target have analysts set for AWK?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for American Water Works' shares. Their forecasts range from $128.00 to $153.00. On average, they expect American Water Works' share price to reach $133.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.1% from the stock's current price. 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?

News coverage about AWK stock has been trending extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing 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 news impact score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for American Water Works.

Are investors shorting American Water Works?

American Water Works saw a increase in short interest in the month of 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 trading volume of 906,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.1 days. Approximately 2.6% of the company's stock are short sold. 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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Visa (V), General Electric (GE), Verizon Communications (VZ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T) and Home Depot (HD).

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 Country Trust Bank (0.12%), Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co. (0.08%), Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.08%), BTR Capital Management Inc. (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.04%). 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., Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd., Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Brasada Capital Management LP and M&R Capital Management Inc.. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Corbenic Partners LLC, Country Trust Bank, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Paragon Advisors LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Welch & Forbes LLC and Relyea Zuckerberg Hanson LLC. 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 $130.44.

How big of a company is American Water Works?

American Water Works has a market capitalization of $23.58 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:  390 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  845
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 1/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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