NYSE:AWR - American States Water Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$58.20 +0.61 (+1.06 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$57.59
Today's Range$57.55 - $58.57
52-Week Range$46.62 - $60.00
Volume249,089 shs
Average Volume300,297 shs
Market Capitalization$2.13 billion
P/E Ratio34.04
Dividend Yield1.76%
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

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.53
Current Ratio0.74
Quick Ratio0.72


Trailing P/E Ratio34.04
Forward P/E Ratio33.45
P/E Growth6.69

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$440.60 million
Price / Sales4.85
Cash Flow$2.8008 per share
Price / Cash20.78
Book Value$14.45 per share
Price / Book4.03


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.71
Net Income$69.36 million
Net Margins15.45%
Return on Equity12.92%
Return on Assets4.69%


Outstanding Shares36,720,000

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 Monday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.255 per share on Friday, June 1st. This represents a $1.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 14th. View American States Water's Dividend History.

How were American States Water's earnings last quarter?

American States Water Co (NYSE:AWR) issued its earnings results on Monday, May, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.05. The utilities provider earned $94.73 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $94.52 million. American States Water had a net margin of 15.45% and a return on equity of 12.92%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.34 earnings per share. 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 Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for American States Water.

What price target have analysts set for AWR?

3 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for American States Water's shares. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect American States Water's share price to reach $45.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for American States Water.

Are investors shorting American States Water?

American States Water saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,168,204 shares, an increase of 45.5% from the April 30th total of 1,490,044 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 203,498 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 10.7 days. Approximately 6.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. View American States Water's Current Options Chain.

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 stories about AWR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American States Water earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.93 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.46%), Northern Trust Corp (1.74%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.44%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.90%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.90%). 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 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 Millennium Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Forsta AP Fonden, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Citigroup Inc. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 B Gallagher, James C Cotton III, James L Anderson, Lloyd E Ross and Robert J Sprowls. View Insider Buying and Selling for American States Water.

Which institutional investors are buying American States Water stock?

AWR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KBC Group NV, BlackRock Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Mackay Shields LLC, Northern Trust Corp, HRT Financial LLC, Legal & General Group Plc and Dean Investment Associates LLC. 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 $58.20.

How big of a company is American States Water?

American States Water has a market capitalization of $2.13 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 (AWR)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  128 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  228 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  356
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 6/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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