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American States Water Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.24 (-1.74 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $69.99
50-Day Range
MA: $76.71
52-Week Range
Now: $69.99
Volume687,967 shs
Average Volume265,814 shs
Market Capitalization$2.58 billion
P/E Ratio30.70
Dividend Yield1.88%
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 25, 2019, it provided water service to approximately 260,000 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.80 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$473.87 million
Cash Flow$2.96 per share
Book Value$16.33 per share


Net Income$84.34 million


Market Cap$2.58 billion
Next Earnings Date11/2/2020 (Estimated)
-1.24 (-1.74 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American States Water's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

American States Water's stock was trading at $79.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AWR shares have decreased by 12.3% and is now trading at $69.99.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American States Water?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American States Water in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is American States Water's next earnings date?

American States Water is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 2nd 2020.
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How were American States Water's earnings last quarter?

American States Water Co (NYSE:AWR) announced its earnings results on Monday, August, 3rd. The utilities provider reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.69. The utilities provider had revenue of $121.28 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $138.13 million. American States Water had a return on equity of 13.51% and a net margin of 17.66%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.64 earnings per share.
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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 Thursday, July 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.335 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $1.34 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.91%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 14th. This is an increase from American States Water's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31.
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What price target have analysts set for AWR?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for American States Water's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $93.00. On average, they anticipate American States Water's stock price to reach $80.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting American States Water?

American States Water saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,240,000 shares, an increase of 56.4% from the August 15th total of 792,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 214,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.8 days. Approximately 3.4% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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Who are some of American States Water's key competitors?

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 Bsc DEDSP (SBS), Visa (v), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX).

Who are American States Water's key executives?

American States Water's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert J. Sprowls, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 61)
  • Ms. Eva G. Tang, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO, Corp. Sec. & Treasurer (Age 63)
  • Ms. Gladys M. Farrow, Assistant Sec. (Age 54)

What is American States Water's stock symbol?

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

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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.18%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.31%), FIL Ltd (0.99%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (0.96%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.84%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.84%). Company insiders that own American States Water stock include Anne M Holloway, Bryan K Switzer, Eva G Tang, Granville R Hodges Jr, James C Cotton III, James F Mcnulty, James L Anderson, Lloyd E Ross, Patrick Ronald Scanlon, Paul J Rowley, Robert J Sprowls and Sarah J Anderson.
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Which major investors are selling American States Water stock?

AWR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, SG Americas Securities LLC, ProShare Advisors LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Raymond James & Associates. Company insiders that have sold American States Water company stock in the last year include Bryan K Switzer, Lloyd E Ross, and Patrick Ronald Scanlon.
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Which major investors are buying American States Water stock?

AWR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Man Group plc, TD Asset Management Inc., Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, Duality Advisers LP, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, First National Corp MA ADV, and Vanguard Group Inc..
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is American States Water's stock price today?

One share of AWR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.99.

How big of a company is American States Water?

American States Water has a market capitalization of $2.58 billion and generates $473.87 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $84.34 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.13 on an earnings per share basis. American States Water employs 817 workers across the globe.

What is American States Water's official website?

The official website for American States Water is americanstateswatercompany.gcs-web.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]

This page was last updated on 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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