American States Water Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.86 (+1.05 %)
(As of 06/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume173,345 shs
Average Volume188,576 shs
Market Capitalization$3.07 billion
P/E Ratio33.64
Dividend Yield1.63%
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About American States Water

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, 2020, it provided water service to approximately 261,796 customers located throughout 10 counties in the State of California; and distributed electricity to approximately 24,545 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 founded in 1929 and is headquartered in San Dimas, California.


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Overall MarketRank

1.87 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

53rd out of 279 stocks

Water Supply Industry

4th out of 15 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American States Water a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities 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 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" American States Water stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AWR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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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, August 2nd 2021.
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How were American States Water's earnings last quarter?

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) issued its earnings results on Sunday, May, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.07. The utilities provider earned $117.06 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $114 million. American States Water had a net margin of 18.46% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.40%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.38 earnings per share.
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How has American States Water's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

American States Water's stock was trading at $79.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AWR shares have increased by 4.1% and is now trading at $83.09.
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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 Monday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 17th will be given a dividend of $0.335 per share on Wednesday, June 2nd. This represents a $1.34 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 14th.
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Is American States Water a good dividend stock?

American States Water pays an annual dividend of $1.34 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. American States Water has been increasing its dividend for 10 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of American States Water is 57.51%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, American States Water will have a dividend payout ratio of 52.34% next year. This indicates that American States Water will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for AWR?

2 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for American States Water's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect American States Water's stock price to reach $78.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.5%.
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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 63, Pay $1.83M)
  • Ms. Eva G. Tang, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO, Corp. Sec. & Treasurer (Age 65, Pay $713.96k)
  • Ms. Denise L. Kruger, Sr. VP of Regulated Water Utility - Golden State Water Company (Age 57, Pay $716.05k)
  • Mr. Bryan K. Switzer, VP of Regulatory Affairs - Golden State Water Company (Age 64, Pay $451.13k)
  • Ms. Gladys M. Farrow, VP of Fin., Treasurer & Assistant Sec. - Golden State Water Company (Age 56, Pay $429.19k)

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What other stocks do shareholders of American States Water own?

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (16.98%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.95%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.64%), Northern Trust Corp (1.57%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.21%) and Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.04%). Company insiders that own American States Water stock include Bryan K Switzer, James F Mcnulty, Lloyd E Ross and Patrick Ronald Scanlon.
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Which institutional investors are selling American States Water stock?

AWR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KBC Group NV, Millennium Management LLC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Royal Bank of Canada, Morgan Stanley, FIL Ltd, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., and AQR Capital Management LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying American States Water stock?

AWR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and NFJ Investment Group LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is American States Water's stock price today?

One share of AWR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $83.09.

How much money does American States Water make?

American States Water has a market capitalization of $3.07 billion and generates $488.24 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $86.43 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.33 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American States Water have?

American States Water employs 841 workers across the globe.

When was American States Water founded?

American States Water was founded in 1929.

What is American States Water's official website?

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

Where are American States Water's headquarters?

American States Water is headquartered at 630 E FOOTHILL BLVD, SAN DIMAS CA, 91773.

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 6/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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