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NYSE:AWKAmerican Water Works Stock Price, Forecast & News

$130.70
-1.65 (-1.25 %)
(As of 06/4/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$128.73
Now: $130.70
$132.60
50-Day Range
$116.51
MA: $123.28
$133.61
52-Week Range
$92.00
Now: $130.70
$141.70
Volume1.11 million shs
Average Volume997,888 shs
Market Capitalization$23.66 billion
P/E Ratio37.45
Dividend Yield1.66%
Beta0.22
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.90 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP03042010
Phone856-955-4001

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.61 billion
Cash Flow$6.75 per share
Book Value$33.86 per share

Profitability

Net Income$621 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,800
Market Cap$23.66 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Water Works' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

American Water Works' stock was trading at $129.67 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AWK stock has increased by 0.8% and is now trading at $130.70. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for American Water Works.

When is American Water Works' next earnings date?

American Water Works is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for American Water Works.

How were American Water Works' earnings last quarter?

American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $844 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $837.39 million. American Water Works had a net margin of 17.36% and a return on equity of 10.82%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.61 earnings per share. View American Water Works' earnings history.

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 Thursday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 12th will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Tuesday, June 2nd. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 11th. This is an increase from American Water Works's previous quarterly dividend of $0.50. View American Water Works' dividend history.

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

American Water Works issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.79-$3.89 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.86.

What price target have analysts set for AWK?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for American Water Works' shares. Their forecasts range from $111.00 to $153.00. On average, they anticipate American Water Works' share price to reach $135.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for American Water Works.

Has American Water Works been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AWK stock has trended negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog 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 daily sentiment score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutAmerican Water Works.

Are investors shorting American Water Works?

American Water Works saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,030,000 shares, a decrease of 9.0% from the April 30th total of 2,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,450,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Visa (V), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walmart (WMT), CVS Health (CVS) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are American Water Works' key executives?

American Water Works' management team includes the following 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)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.50%), State Street Corp (5.58%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (3.13%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.69%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.67%) and Invesco Ltd. (1.60%). Company insiders that own American Water Works stock include George Mackenzie, Jeffrey N Edwards, Karl F Kurz, Lloyd M Yates, 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 APG Asset Management N.V., Janus Henderson Group PLC, BlackRock Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Two Sigma Advisers LP, PGGM Investments, and Federated Hermes Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Water Works company stock in the last year include George Mackenzie, Loyd A Warnock, Melanie M Kennedy, Michael A Sgro, and Walter Lynch. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Pictet Asset Management Ltd., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., HighTower Advisors LLC, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Unigestion Holding SA, State Street Corp, and 1832 Asset Management L.P.. Company insiders that have bought American Water Works stock in the last two years include Jeffrey N Edwards, Karl F Kurz, Lloyd M Yates, and Susan N Story. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $130.70.

How big of a company is American Water Works?

American Water Works has a market capitalization of $23.66 billion and generates $3.61 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $621 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.61 on an earnings per share basis. American Water Works employs 6,800 workers across the globe.

What is American Water Works' official website?

The official website for American Water Works is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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