American Water Works Co. (AWK): Price and Financial Metrics

American Water Works Co. (AWK): $153.74

-0.27 (-0.18%)

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  • AWK scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 95.02% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AWK is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • AWK ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 17th percentile.

AWK Stock Summary

  • AMERICAN WATER WORKS COMPANY INC's market capitalization of $27,228,724,132 is ahead of 91.83% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of AMERICAN WATER WORKS COMPANY INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.53% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For AWK, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 96.22% of US equities we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to AMERICAN WATER WORKS COMPANY INC, a group of peers worth examining would be PEG, TRP, WEC, VICI, and CMS.
  • Visit AWK's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AWK Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, AWK's EV/EBIT ratio is 26.24% lower, now standing at 16.3.
  • AWK's price/sales ratio has moved up 5.8 over the prior 178 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AWK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AWK 2022-11-25 7.3 3.6 21.1 16.3
AWK 2022-11-23 7.2 3.5 20.9 16.2
AWK 2022-11-22 7.1 3.5 20.4 16.0
AWK 2022-11-21 7.0 3.5 20.4 15.9
AWK 2022-11-18 7.0 3.4 20.2 15.8
AWK 2022-11-17 6.8 3.3 19.7 15.5

AWK Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at 0.48%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 9.33%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 1.65%.
AWK's revenue has moved up $202,000,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows AWK's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 3,812 1,176 1,318
2022-06-30 3,822 1,117 1,299
2022-03-31 3,884 1,416 1,288
2021-12-31 3,930 1,441 1,263
2021-09-30 3,902 1,467 763
2021-06-30 3,889 1,415 749

AWK's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AWK has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 37.78% of graded US stocks.
  • AWK's asset turnover comes in at 0.157 -- ranking 82nd of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • MGEE, AQN, and FE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AWK.

The table below shows AWK's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.157 0.560 0.051
2021-06-30 0.158 0.563 0.053
2021-03-31 0.156 0.566 0.053
2020-12-31 0.156 0.571 0.054
2020-09-30 0.159 0.573 0.053
2020-06-30 0.160 0.572 0.053

AWK Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AWK, see our AWK price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $178.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.81 (Hold)

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AWK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $153.74 52-week high $189.65
Prev. close $154.01 52-week low $122.77
Day low $151.57 Volume 584,400
Day high $154.55 Avg. volume 908,743
50-day MA $139.55 Dividend yield 1.7%
200-day MA $149.53 Market Cap 27.95B

American Water Works Co. (AWK) Company Bio

American Water is an American public utility company that operates in the United States and Canada. It was founded in 1886 as the American Water Works & Guarantee Company. In 1914, American Water Works and Guarantee Company became American Water Works and Electric Company. In 1947 it was reorganized as American Water Works Company, Inc. The company was a subsidiary of the German-based RWE Group from 2001 to 2008, but the company was divested on April 23, 2008, in an initial public offering (IPO) on the NYSE. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest AWK News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about AMERICAN WATER WORKS COMPANY INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AWK as an investment opportunity.

California Water's (CWT) Arm Buys Driftwood Valley Water Assets

California Water Service's (CWT) subsidiary, Washington Water Service, acquired Driftwood Valley Association's water assets, further expanding its operations.

Yahoo | November 24, 2022

Those who invested in American Water Works Company (NYSE:AWK) five years ago are up 82%

Stock pickers are generally looking for stocks that will outperform the broader market. Buying under-rated businesses...

Yahoo | November 24, 2022

Pennsylvania American Water Reminds You to "Fear the FOG" This Holiday Season

PITTSBURGH, November 21, 2022--‘Tis the season for hearty holiday feasts, which is why Pennsylvania American Water is reminding customers that properly disposing of FOG (Fats, Oils, and Grease) is a recipe for preventing costly backups in the home and its wastewater systems.

Yahoo | November 21, 2022

California Coastal Commission Approves Desalination Slant Well Permit

MONTEREY, Calif., November 18, 2022--On November 17, 2022, the California Coastal Commission (Commission) supported its staff recommendation and approved a development permit for intake slant wells needed to provide ocean water and brackish groundwater to California American Water’s proposed desalination plant. With this approval, the Monterey Peninsula is a critical step closer to finally solving the region’s decades-long water supply crisis.

Yahoo | November 18, 2022

California American Water Proudly Recognizes the American Water Charitable Foundation 2022 Workforce Readiness Grantees

SACRAMENTO, Calif., November 18, 2022--The American Water Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization established by American Water, the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, recently announced that two organizations were awarded a 2022 Workforce Readiness Grant, supporting communities served by California American Water.

Yahoo | November 18, 2022

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AWK Price Returns

1-mo 12.06%
3-mo 4.29%
6-mo 0.01%
1-year -8.87%
3-year 31.55%
5-year 83.47%
YTD -17.18%
2021 24.83%
2020 26.88%
2019 37.79%
2018 1.32%
2017 29.01%

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