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

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$61.18 +0.33 (+0.54 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$60.85
Today's Range$60.87 - $61.40
52-Week Range$47.53 - $61.66
Volume167,400 shs
Average Volume269,367 shs
Market Capitalization$2.22 billion
P/E Ratio35.58
Dividend Yield1.82%
American States Water logoAmerican 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.66
Current Ratio1.09
Quick Ratio1.05


Trailing P/E Ratio35.58
Forward P/E Ratio35.57
P/E Growth7.05

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$440.60 million
Price / Sales5.10
Cash Flow$2.8272 per share
Price / Cash21.64
Book Value$14.45 per share
Price / Book4.23


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.71
Net Income$69.36 million
Net Margins14.18%
Return on Equity11.55%
Return on Assets4.26%


Outstanding Shares36,730,000
Market Cap$2.22 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 Thursday, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 14th. This is a positive change from American States Water's previous quarterly dividend of $0.26. 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, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.47 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $106.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $114.80 million. American States Water had a return on equity of 11.55% and a net margin of 14.18%. The business's revenue was down 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.62 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, November, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for American States Water.

What price target have analysts set for AWR?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for American States Water's shares. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate American States Water's stock price to reach $45.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 26.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for American States Water.

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

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American States Water in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for American States Water.

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)

Has American States Water been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AWR stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American States Water earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.51 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for American States Water.

Who are American States Water's major shareholders?

American States Water's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.59%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.45%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.13%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.65%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (1.26%) and KBC Group NV (0.98%). Company insiders that own American States Water stock include Anne M Holloway, Bryan K Switzer, Denise L Kruger, Diana M Bonta, Gladys Farrow, James B Gallagher, James C Cotton III, 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 institutional investors are selling American States Water stock?

AWR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dean Investment Associates LLC, Dean Capital Management, California Public Employees Retirement System, First Trust Advisors LP, Strs Ohio and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have sold American States Water company stock in the last year include Anne M Holloway, Bryan K Switzer, Denise L Kruger, Diana M Bonta, James C Cotton III, Lloyd E Ross and Paul J Rowley. View Insider Buying and Selling for American States Water.

Which institutional investors are buying American States Water stock?

AWR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Water Asset Management LLC, KBC Group NV, Bank of America Corp DE, Cozad Asset Management Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Legal & General Group Plc. 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 $61.18.

How big of a company is American States Water?

American States Water has a market capitalization of $2.22 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.

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:  148 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  253 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  401
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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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