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NYSE:AWK

American Water Works - AWK Stock Forecast, Price & News

$141.68
-0.16 (-0.11%)
(As of 03/27/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$140.95
$143.72
50-Day Range
$133.65
$160.60
52-Week Range
$122.77
$173.87
Volume
757,650 shs
Average Volume
1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization
$25.78 billion
P/E Ratio
31.41
Dividend Yield
1.85%
Price Target
$158.29

American Water Works MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.29 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
11.7% Upside
$158.29 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.93% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
+1.99
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.93mentions of American Water Works in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.76%
From $4.77 to $5.14 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.99 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

14th out of 84 stocks

Water Supply Industry

5th out of 11 stocks


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About American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) Stock

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 offers water and wastewater services to customers. The Market-Based Businesses segment includes the military services group, which enters into long-term contracts with the U.S. government to provide services on various military installations. The Other segment refers to the corporate costs that are not allocated to the 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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AWK Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/06/2023
Last Earnings
2/16/2023
Dividend Payable
3/01/2023
Today
3/27/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/26/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Water supply
Sub-Industry
Water Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
03042010
Employees
6,500
Year Founded
1886

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$158.29
High Stock Price Forecast
$180.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$138.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+11.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.29
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$820 million
Pretax Margin
26.58%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.79 billion
Cash Flow
$8.07 per share
Book Value
$42.31 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
181,803,000
Market Cap
$25.78 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.56

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Key Executives

  • M. Susan Hardwick
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Cheryl NortonCheryl Norton
    Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • John C. Griffith
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Nicholas Santillo
    Head-Innovation & Technology
  • Melanie M. KennedyMelanie M. Kennedy
    Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP













AWK Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell American Water Works stock right now?

7 Wall Street 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 analysts is that investors should "hold" AWK shares. 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 is American Water Works' stock price forecast for 2023?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for American Water Works' shares. Their AWK share price forecasts range from $138.00 to $180.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $158.29 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have AWK shares performed in 2023?

American Water Works' stock was trading at $152.42 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, AWK shares have decreased by 7.0% and is now trading at $141.68.
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Are investors shorting American Water Works?

American Water Works saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,520,000 shares, a decline of 5.4% from the February 28th total of 3,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,180,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days.
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When is American Water Works' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 26th 2023.
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How were American Water Works' earnings last quarter?

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 16th. The utilities provider reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.06. The utilities provider had revenue of $931 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $923.74 million. American Water Works had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.76% and a net margin of 21.62%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.85 earnings per share.
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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, December 7th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.655 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $2.62 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 6th.
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Is American Water Works a good dividend stock?

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) pays an annual dividend of $2.62 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.85%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 58.09%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AWK will have a dividend payout ratio of 50.97% next year. This indicates that the company 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 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.72-$4.82 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.78. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Walter Lynch's approval rating as American Water Works' CEO?

9 employees have rated American Water Works Chief Executive Officer Walter Lynch on Glassdoor.com. Walter Lynch has an approval rating of 37% among the company's employees. This puts Walter Lynch in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Impax Asset Management Group plc (2.66%), Deutsche Bank AG (2.34%), Amundi (2.04%), Geode Capital Management LLC (2.04%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.55%) and Legal & General Group Plc (1.45%). Insiders that own company stock include Cheryl Norton, Lloyd M Yates, Martha Clark Goss, Maureen Duffy, Melanie M Kennedy, Melanie M Kennedy, Melissa K Wikle and Walter Lynch.
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How do I buy shares of American Water Works?

Shares of AWK stock 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 $141.68.

How much money does American Water Works make?

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) has a market capitalization of $25.78 billion and generates $3.79 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $820 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.51 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Water Works have?

The company employs 6,500 workers across the globe.

How can I contact American Water Works?

American Water Works' mailing address is 1 WATER STREET, CAMDEN NJ, 08102. The official website for the company is www.amwater.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (856) 955-4001, via email at ir@amwater.com, or via fax at 856-346-8360.

This page (NYSE:AWK) was last updated on 3/28/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff