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American Water Works Company (NYSE:AWK)
Stock Analysis

AWK141.88
▼ -2.58%-3.76

Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 8.3 years of data (i.e. since Oct 31, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

American Water Works Company trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.

Sector

It is in the utilities sector.

Current Status of American Water Works Company

It is currently trading at $141.88 ($145.64 the previous day).It pays a 1.48% dividend.

Financials

The next reporting date is in 65 days (2021 05 05).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $0.72 per share ($884.8M). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.2722.



Over the past 12 months, $231900 worth of shares have been purchased and $2688247 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 17.0% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 20.78. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year139.9215575539619- Below Average
2 year117.6211916334733.2+ Above Average
3 year88.3039915966397.3- Below Average
4 year82.26959677419410.9- Below Average
5 year74.18707224334633.5+ Above Average
American Water Works Company is projected by analysts to get to $162.00 within the next 12 months (14.2%), but preticted targets range from as high as $185.00 (30.4%) and as low as $151(6.4%).

Risk

The worst drop it has had in recent years is -28.6%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

Stock shape test

DAYS AG0PRICE
10160.4172DROPPING
30156.72RISING
60150.59RISING
150144.23RISING
365133.04RISING
80092.86RISING
120089.82RISING
160070.49RISING
200051.11RISING


With an average increase of 17.0% year over year, if American Water Works Company is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 20.2 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 36.29. The stock is over valued as the industry standard in the utilities sector is a P/E of 30.44.

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American Water Works Q4 Earnings Cap Off a Solid Year

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 17:31:00 American Water Works (NYSE: AWK) on Wednesday released strong fourth-quarter 2020 results that capped off a solid year.  Shares of the U.S. water utility giant fell 2.9% on Thursday. That decline is probably in large part attributable to market dynamics.... Read Full Article

Settlement Unanimously Approved in Pennsylvania American Water Rate Request

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 19:24:00 The PA PUC approved a settlement agreement today allowing Pennsylvania American Water to raise its water and wastewater rates over a two-year period.... Read Full Article

New Jersey American Water Gives Over $1.5 Million Back to its Communities in 2020

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 18:00:00 New Jersey American Water recently announced its end-of-year charitable giving total for 2020. Last year, the company provided over $1.5 million through grants, general charitable contributions, and programming support to over 50 organizations across New Jersey.... Read Full Article

American Water Earns 2021 Military Friendly® Gold Employer, Spouse Employer and Supplier Diversity Designations

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:00:00 American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced today it has earned the 2021 Military Friendly® Gold Employer, Spouse Employer and Supplier Diversity designations produced by VIQTORY.... Read Full Article

Recap: American Water Works Co Q4 Earnings

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:21:02 Shares of American Water Works Co (NYSE:AWK) were flat in after-market trading after the company reported Q4 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share were up 9.59% year over year to $0.80, which were in line with the estimate of $0.80. Revenue of $923,000,000 ...... Read Full Article

American Water Reports 2020 Results

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:35:00 American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, today reported 2020 results of $3.91 per share, compared to $3.43 per share in 2019. The Company today also announced 2021 diluted earnings per share guidance, long-term ...... Read Full Article

American Water Named One of the 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:00:00 American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today it was named as one of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies by Barron’s Magazine.... Read Full Article

Earnings Preview: American Water Works Co

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:30:31 American Water Works Co (NYSE:AWK) announces its next round of earnings this Wednesday, February 24. Here is Benzinga's everything-that-matters guide for this Wednesday's Q4 earnings announcement. What Are Earnings, Net Income, And Earnings Per Share? Earnings and EPS are useful ...... Read Full Article

Top Utilities Stocks for March 2021

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 17:46:05 These are the utilities stocks with the best value, fastest growth, and most momentum for March 2021.... Read Full Article

American Water Works Earnings: What to Watch

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 13:31:00 Investors will soon find out how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the leading U.S. water utility's fourth-quarter results.... Read Full Article

American Water Names Cheryl Norton Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 21:10:00 American Water Names Cheryl Norton Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Bruce Hauk named Deputy Chief Operating Officer... Read Full Article

Pennsylvania American Water Invested $400 Million Statewide in 2020

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 14:00:00 In 2020, Pennsylvania American Water invested $400 million to upgrade water and wastewater infrastructure across Pennsylvania despite the pandemic.... Read Full Article

Here Are the 100 Most Sustainable Companies Right Now

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 14:06:00 In a year marked by a pandemic, recession, and social unrest, companies found their conscience—and shareholders benefited.... Read Full Article

American Water Works Company (NYSE:AWK) Has Gifted Shareholders With A Fantastic 170% Total Return On Their Investment

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 06:35:56 The most you can lose on any stock (assuming you don't use leverage) is 100% of your money. But on the bright side, if...... Read Full Article

15 Biggest Water Companies in the World

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 15:02:23 In this article we are going to list the 15 biggest water companies in the world. Click to skip ahead and jump to the 5 biggest water companies in the world. No one can argue that water is one of the most ...... Read Full Article

Illinois American Water Acquires Concordia Water Cooperative’s Water Distribution System

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 22:05:00 Illinois American Water President Justin Ladner today announced the Company’s acquisition of the Concordia Water Cooperative water distribution system, located in an unincorporated area west of Belleville near Millstadt. The purchase adds approximately 150 water customers to the Metro East ...... Read Full Article

New Jersey American Water Donates $41,000 to United Way Through Virtual Workplace Campaign

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 15:30:00 New Jersey American Water announced today that its employees raised over $26,000 for eight United Way chapters through its annual fundraising campaign. The company also provided an additional donation of $15,000, totaling over $41,000 to help individuals and families in need.... Read Full Article

California American Water Invested More Than $68 Million in Infrastructure Improvements In 2020

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 11:30:00 California American Water recently announced its end-of-year investment total and system improvements for 2020. More than $68 million total was invested on system upgrades and various improvement projects in the communities we serve throughout the year. These improvements come despite the complications ...... Read Full Article

American Water Works (AWK) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Q4 Release

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 17:30:05 American Water Works (AWK) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.... Read Full Article

Investors Have Shunned Utility Stocks. Here Are 6 to Consider.

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 18:40:00 Many utility stocks have remained unloved through much of the pandemic, their attractive yields and reliable dividends notwithstanding.... Read Full Article
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