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NYSE:AWR

American States Water (AWR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$67.97
+0.82 (+1.22%)
(As of 04/18/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$67.37
$68.39
50-Day Range
$66.59
$77.21
52-Week Range
$66.03
$92.85
Volume
211,535 shs
Average Volume
223,516 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.53 billion
P/E Ratio
20.17
Dividend Yield
2.53%
Price Target
$77.00

American States Water MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.3% Upside
$77.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.19% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.57
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.22mentions of American States Water in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$99,694 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.63%
From $3.01 to $3.30 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.66 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

10th out of 90 stocks

Water Supply Industry

3rd out of 12 stocks

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About American States Water Stock (NYSE:AWR)

American States Water Company, through its subsidiaries, provides water and electric services to residential, commercial, industrial, and other customers in the United States. It operates through three segments: Water, Electric, and Contracted Services. The company purchases, produces, distributes, and sells water, as well as distributes electricity. As of December 31, 2022, American States Water Company provided water service to 263,265 customers located throughout 10 counties in the State of California; and distributed electricity to 24,705 customers in San Bernardino County mountain communities in California. The company also provides water and/or wastewater services, including the operation, maintenance, and construction of facilities at the water and/or wastewater systems at various military installations. American States Water Company was incorporated in 1929 and is headquartered in San Dimas, California.

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/16/2024
Last Earnings
2/22/2024
Dividend Payable
3/01/2024
Today
4/18/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/08/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Water supply
Sub-Industry
Water Utilities
CUSIP
02989910
Employees
815
Year Founded
1929

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$77.00
High Stock Price Target
$77.00
Low Stock Price Target
$77.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+13.6%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$124.92 million
Pretax Margin
27.95%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$595.70 million
Cash Flow
$4.11 per share
Book Value
$20.99 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
36,924,000
Market Cap
$2.52 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.43

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AWR Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

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

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American States Water in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "reduce" AWR shares.
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What is American States Water's stock price target for 2024?

2 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for American States Water's shares. Their AWR share price targets range from $77.00 to $77.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $77.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have AWR shares performed in 2024?

American States Water's stock was trading at $80.42 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AWR shares have decreased by 15.5% and is now trading at $67.97.
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Are investors shorting American States Water?

American States Water saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 455,700 shares, an increase of 13.6% from the February 29th total of 401,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 215,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.1 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is American States Water's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2024.
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How were American States Water's earnings last quarter?

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 22nd. The utilities provider reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $125.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $132 million. American States Water had a net margin of 20.97% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.54%. American States Water's revenue for the quarter was down .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.42 EPS.

How often does American States Water pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American States Water?

American States Water announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 16th.
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Is American States Water a good dividend stock?

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.58%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 70 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 51.04%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AWR will have a dividend payout ratio of 52.12% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What other stocks do shareholders of American States Water own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American States Water investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Bank of America (BAC), Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP (SBS), Visa (V), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX).

Who are American States Water's major shareholders?

American States Water's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Perpetual Ltd (0.21%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.06%) and Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Anne M Holloway, Bryan K Switzer, Diana M Bonta, Eva G Tang, Granville R Hodges Jr, James L Anderson, Janice F Wilkins, John R Fielder, Paul J Rowley and Thomas A Eichelberger.
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How do I buy shares of American States Water?

Shares of AWR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:AWR) was last updated on 4/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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