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

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$92.61 +0.05 (+0.05 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 01:33 PM ET)
Previous Close$92.56
Today's Range$92.20 - $93.30
52-Week Range$76.04 - $98.18
Volume801,271 shs
Average Volume829,471 shs
Market Capitalization$16.73 billion
P/E Ratio30.56
Dividend Yield1.97%
Beta0.21
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$3.36 billion
Cash Flow$5.7917 per share
Book Value$30.19 per share

Profitability

Net Income$426 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,900
Market Cap$16.73 billion
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 given a dividend of $0.455 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The utilities provider reported $1.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.04. The utilities provider earned $976 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $946.35 million. American Water Works had a return on equity of 10.57% and a net margin of 13.31%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.08 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 19th 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 Tuesday, December, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.54-3.64 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.56. American Water Works also updated its FY18 guidance to $3.27-3.32 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AWK?

10 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for American Water Works' stock. Their forecasts range from $80.15 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate American Water Works' stock price to reach $94.2389 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Water Works.

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

10 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 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?

Media headlines about AWK stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Water Works earned a media sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of American Water Works' key competitors?

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.32%), Davis R M Inc. (0.25%), Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co. (0.08%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%) and Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc. (0.05%). Company insiders that own American Water Works stock include Deborah A Degillio, Karl F Kurz, Loyd A Warnock, Mark F Strauss, Martha Clark Goss, 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 Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, American National Bank, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Bangor Savings Bank and Peoples Financial Services CORP.. 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 institutional investors are buying American Water Works stock?

AWK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., Davis R M Inc., Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, BTIM Corp., Fox Run Management L.L.C. and PFG Advisors. 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 $92.61.

How big of a company is American Water Works?

American Water Works has a market capitalization of $16.73 billion and generates $3.36 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $426 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.03 on an earnings per share basis. American Water Works employs 6,900 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 1025 LAUREL OAK ROAD, VOORHEES NJ, 08043. 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:  405 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  325 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  730
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This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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