NYSE:AWR - American States Water Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$66.27 +0.25 (+0.38 %)
(As of 12/9/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$66.27
Today's Range$65.47 - $66.37
52-Week Range$50.06 - $68.71
Volume454,192 shs
Average Volume171,797 shs
Market Capitalization$2.44 billion
P/E Ratio38.75
Dividend Yield1.66%
American States Water Company, through its subsidiaries, provides water and electric services to residential, 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 February 26, 2018, it provided water service to approximately 259,000 customers located throughout 10 counties in Northern, Coastal, and Southern California; and distributed electricity to 24,000 customers in the City of Big Bear and surrounding areas in San Bernardino County, 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 founded in 1929 and is based in San Dimas, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities
Current SymbolNYSE:AWR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.63
Current Ratio0.94
Quick Ratio0.90


Trailing P/E Ratio38.75
Forward P/E Ratio38.31
P/E Growth6.4

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$440.60 million
Price / Sales5.53
Cash Flow$2.7927 per share
Price / Cash Flow23.73
Book Value$14.45 per share
Price / Book4.59


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.71
Net Income$69.36 million
Net Margins14.64%
Return on Equity11.75%
Return on Assets4.41%


Outstanding Shares36,740,000
Market Cap$2.44 billion

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is American States Water's stock symbol?

American States Water trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AWR."

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

American States Water declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $1.10 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th. View American States Water's Dividend History.

How were American States Water's earnings last quarter?

American States Water Co (NYSE:AWR) posted its earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $124.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $133.64 million. American States Water had a net margin of 14.64% and a return on equity of 11.75%. The company's quarterly revenue was down .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.57 EPS. View American States Water's Earnings History.

When is American States Water's next earnings date?

American States Water is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American States Water.

What price target have analysts set for AWR?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for American States Water's stock. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $54.00. On average, they expect American States Water's stock price to reach $49.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 25.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for American States Water.

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

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American States Water in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for American States Water.

Has American States Water been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AWR stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American States Water earned a daily sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of American States Water's key competitors?

Who are American States Water's key executives?

American States Water's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert J. Sprowls, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Ms. Eva G. Tang, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO, Corp. Sec. & Treasurer (Age 62)
  • Ms. Denise L. Kruger, Sr. VP of Regulated Utilities - Golden State Water Company (Age 54)
  • Mr. Patrick R. Scanlon, VP of Water Operations - Golden State Water Company (Age 60)
  • Mr. James C. Cotton III, Sr. VP & Procurement Officer of American States Utility Svcs Inc (Age 44)

Who are American States Water's major shareholders?

American States Water's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.07%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.32%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (3.40%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.40%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.71%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.66%). Company insiders that own American States Water stock include Anne M Holloway, Bryan K Switzer, Denise L Kruger, Diana M Bonta, Gladys Farrow, Granville R Hodges Jr, James B Gallagher, James C Cotton III, James F Mcnulty, James L Anderson, Lloyd E Ross, Patrick Ronald Scanlon, Paul J Rowley and Robert J Sprowls. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American States Water.

Which major investors are selling American States Water stock?

AWR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Copeland Capital Management LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC and Water Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold American States Water company stock in the last year include Anne M Holloway, Bryan K Switzer, Diana M Bonta, Granville R Hodges Jr, James C Cotton III, James F Mcnulty, James L Anderson, Lloyd E Ross and Paul J Rowley. View Insider Buying and Selling for American States Water.

Which major investors are buying American States Water stock?

AWR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Walthausen & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley, Vanguard Group Inc., Granite Investment Partners LLC, Man Group plc, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and WINTON GROUP Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for American States Water.

How do I buy shares of American States Water?

Shares of AWR 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 States Water's stock price today?

One share of AWR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.27.

How big of a company is American States Water?

American States Water has a market capitalization of $2.44 billion and generates $440.60 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $69.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.71 on an earnings per share basis. American States Water employs 758 workers across the globe.

What is American States Water's official website?

The official website for American States Water is http://www.aswater.com.

How can I contact American States Water?

American States Water's mailing address is 630 E FOOTHILL BLVD, SAN DIMAS CA, 91773. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 909-394-3600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for American States Water (NYSE AWR)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  162 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  278 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  440
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American States Water and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AWR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AWR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/9/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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