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

-0.01 (-0.01 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 07:43 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $80.98
50-Day Range
MA: $85.42
52-Week Range
Now: $80.98
Volume311,027 shs
Average Volume471,636 shs
Market Capitalization$2.98 billion
P/E Ratio35.52
Dividend Yield1.51%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$473.87 million
Cash Flow$3.11 per share
Book Value$16.33 per share


Net Income$84.34 million


Market Cap$2.98 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2020 (Estimated)

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American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American States Water's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

American States Water's stock was trading at $79.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AWR shares have increased by 1.5% and is now trading at $80.98. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for American States Water.

When is American States Water's next earnings date?

American States Water is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for American States Water.

How were American States Water's earnings last quarter?

American States Water Co (NYSE:AWR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 24th. The utilities provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.07. The utilities provider earned $113 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $103.33 million. American States Water had a net margin of 17.80% and a return on equity of 13.48%. The business's revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.37 EPS. View American States Water's earnings history.

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 Tuesday, January 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.305 per share on Monday, March 2nd. This represents a $1.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 13th. View American States Water's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for AWR?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for American States Water's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $93.00. On average, they expect American States Water's stock price to reach $79.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.4%. View analysts' price targets for American States Water.

Has American States Water been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AWR stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American States Water earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutAmerican States Water.

Are investors shorting American States Water?

American States Water saw a drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 1,610,000 shares, a drop of 9.0% from the February 13th total of 1,770,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 243,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.6 days. Currently, 4.4% of the company's stock are short sold. View American States Water's Current Options Chain.

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), Companhia de Saneamento Bsc DEDSP (SBS), Bank of America (BAC), Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV) and Walt Disney (DIS).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (6.69%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (2.94%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.43%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.34%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.07%) and KBC Group NV (1.03%). Company insiders that own American States Water stock include Anne M Holloway, Bryan K Switzer, Diana M Bonta, 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. 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 State Street Corp, Man Group plc, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., TD Asset Management Inc., Credit Suisse AG, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Arizona State Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold American States Water company stock in the last year include Anne M Holloway, Bryan K Switzer, Eva G Tang, James C Cotton III, James F Mcnulty, Lloyd E Ross, Patrick Ronald Scanlon, Robert J Sprowls, and Sarah J Anderson. View insider buying and selling activity for American States Water.

Which major investors are buying American States Water stock?

AWR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, SkyOak Wealt LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Barclays PLC, ProShare Advisors LLC, and Pictet Asset Management Ltd.. View insider buying and selling activity 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, 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 $80.98.

How big of a company is American States Water?

American States Water has a market capitalization of $2.98 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. View additional information about American States Water.

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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  213 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  345 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  558
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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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