American States Water Company Profile (NYSE:AWR)

About American States Water

American States Water logoAmerican States Water Company (AWR) is a holding company. The Company is the parent company of Golden State Water Company (GSWC) and American States Utility Services, Inc. (ASUS), as well as various subsidiaries of ASUS. The Company's segments include water, electric and contracted services. Within the segments, AWR has two principal business units, water and electric service utility operations, conducted through GSWC, and contracted services conducted through ASUS and its subsidiaries. GSWC is a public utility engaged principally in the purchase, production, distribution and sale of water in approximately 10 counties in the State of California. GSWC also distributes electricity in various San Bernardino County mountain communities in California through its Bear Valley Electric Service division. ASUS operates, maintains and performs construction activities, including renewal and replacement capital work, on water and/or wastewater systems at various United States military bases.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Water Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Water Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AWR
  • CUSIP: 02989910
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $41.36
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $40.25
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $40.77
  • 52-Week Range: $36,558,000.00 - $37.28
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.25
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.62
  • P/E Growth: 6.23
  • Market Cap: $1.49B
  • Outstanding Shares: 36,558,000
  • Beta: 0.4
  • Net Margins: 13.28%
  • Return on Equity: 12.76%
  • Return on Assets: 4.37%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.67%
  • Current Ratio: 0.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.80%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American States Water (NYSE:AWR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.67)
Consensus Price Target: $39.00 (4.01% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for American States Water (NYSE:AWR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/6/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetUnderweight$44.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeSell -> Neutral$35.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
5/11/2016Ladenburg ThalmannUpgradeSell -> Neutral$40.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
10/31/2014Brean CapitalDowngradeBuy -> Hold$33.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for American States Water (NYSE:AWR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q216$0.44$0.45$113.01 million$111.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.31$0.28$104.88 million$93.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.30$0.31$107.42 million$100.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.56$0.56$143.65 million$132.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.41$0.41$118.40 million$114.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.29$0.32$103.80 million$100.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.26$0.35$109.41 million$109.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.49$0.54$132.70 million$138.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.43$0.39$121.96 million$115.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.34$0.28$110.70 million$101.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.19$0.30$112.35 million$109.92 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.47$0.53$137.11 million$130.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.84$0.85$119.75 million$120.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2013Q1 2013$0.51$0.69$105.80 million$110.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.36$0.53$102.27 million$111.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.80$0.97$124.49 million$133.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.63$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$0.39$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2012$0.40$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.72$0.83ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for American States Water (NYSE:AWR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.64 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.72 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q3 20161$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q4 20161$0.27$0.27$0.27
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for American States Water (NYSE:AWR)
Annual Dividend:$0.90
Dividend Yield:2.22%
Dividend Growth:11.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:56.25% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
54.88% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
52.33% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:61 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for American States Water (NYSE:AWR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for American States Water (NYSE:AWR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.43%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 63.65%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/7/2016Patrick Ronald ScanlonVPSell500$40.00$20,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Diana M BontaDirectorSell980$39.62$38,827.60View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Denise L KrugerInsiderSell500$38.89$19,445.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Lloyd E RossDirectorSell1,000$38.71$38,710.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016Anne M HollowayDirectorSell986$40.01$39,449.86View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Denise L KrugerInsiderSell500$43.11$21,555.00View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Robert J SprowlsCEOSell4,342$44.00$191,048.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Denise L KrugerVPSell500$43.90$21,950.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Lloyd E RossDirectorSell500$40.49$20,245.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Diana M BontaDirectorSell300$40.38$12,114.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Denise L KrugerVPSell500$39.10$19,550.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Gladys FarrowVPSell1,521$40.07$60,946.47View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Denise L KrugerVPSell500$41.66$20,830.00View SEC Filing  
4/5/2016Lloyd E RossDirectorSell500$39.62$19,810.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Denise L KrugerVPSell500$39.10$19,550.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Gladys FarrowVPSell845$41.68$35,219.60View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Denise L KrugerVPSell500$42.59$21,295.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Denise L KrugerVPSell500$44.94$22,470.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2016Eva G. TangCFOSell2,204$44.50$98,078.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2016Lloyd E. RossDirectorSell500$40.49$20,245.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016Denise L. KrugerVPSell500$41.00$20,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/29/2015Eva G. TangCFOSell2,200$43.50$95,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015Eva G. TangCFOSell1,100$43.25$47,575.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2015Eva G. TangCFOSell1,100$42.75$47,025.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Anne M. HollowayDirectorSell3,597$41.18$148,124.46View SEC Filing  
10/5/2015Eva G. TangCFOSell1,100$42.25$46,475.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2015Lloyd E. RossDirectorSell6,000$42.00$252,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2015Robert J. SprowlsCEOSell5,000$42.00$210,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2015Eva G. TangCFOSell2,000$41.50$83,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/21/2015Robert J. SprowlsCEOSell5,000$40.00$200,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2015Anne M. HollowayDirectorSell5,450$36.95$201,377.50View SEC Filing  
7/8/2015Robert J SprowlsCEOSell4,346$39.00$169,494.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015James L AndersonDirectorSell2,000$38.55$77,100.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Lloyd E RossDirectorSell5,100$37.80$192,780.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014James L AndersonDirectorSell5,192$34.70$180,162.40View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014James L AndersonDirectorSell3,500$32.39$113,365.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Bryan K SwitzerVPSell2,418$30.87$74,643.66View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Anne HollowayDirectorSell2,000$30.28$60,560.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013James F McnultyDirectorBuy1,000$25.60$25,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Denise L KrugerVPSell1,158$53.07$61,455.06View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013Shengder David ChangVPSell2,840$52.86$150,122.40View SEC Filing  
6/5/2013Mcclellan Harris IIIVPSell1,158$52.92$61,281.36View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Robert F KatholDirectorSell2,913$54.06$157,476.78View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Gladys FarrowVPSell1,331$54.68$72,779.08View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Shengder David ChangVPSell1,342$54.61$73,286.62View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for American States Water (NYSE:AWR)
DateHeadline logoAmerican States Water Company (NYSE:AWR)'s Accounts Payable Is $53.975 - (NYSE:AWR) - September 24 at 3:37 PM logoAmerican States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Mean Price Target Is $39.5 (NYSE:AWR) - September 22 at 9:35 AM
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American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Chart for Sunday, September, 25, 2016

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