American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK): Price and Financial Metrics

American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK): $167.27

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  • Stability is the dimension where AWK ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 80.78% of US stocks.
  • AWK's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • AWK's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 9.6% of US stocks).

AWK Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of American Water Works Company Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.46% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for American Water Works Company Inc is higher than it is for about 96% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, AWK is more volatile than merely 2.06% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AWK, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WEC, FE, PEG, CMS, and AEP.
  • AWK's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit American Water Works Company Inc's official web site, go to

AWK Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, AWK's EV/EBIT ratio is 13.18% higher, now standing at 24.9.
  • AWK's price/sales ratio has moved up 6.3 over the prior 161 months.
  • Over the past 161 months, AWK's price/earnings ratio has gone up 50.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AWK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AWK 2019-10-14 6.2 3.6 37.8 21.4
AWK 2019-07-31 5.9 3.4 35.6 20.5
AWK 2019-04-22 5.5 3.2 33.5 19.4
AWK 2018-03-08 4.3 2.7 33.9 14.6
AWK 2013-06-04 2.4 1.6 18.9 10.9
AWK 2012-04-23 2.2 1.4 18.8 11.3

AWK Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 103.14%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 0.29%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 13.64%.
AWK's revenue has moved up $450,000,000 over the prior 34 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
2021-03-31 3,821 1,425 718
2020-12-31 3,777 1,426 709
2020-09-30 3,756 1,426 662
2020-06-30 3,690 1,434 638
2020-03-31 3,641 1,395 632
2019-12-31 3,610 1,383 621

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 $165.71 Average Broker Recommendation 1.72 (Moderate Buy)

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AWK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $167.27 52-week high $172.56
Prev. close $164.42 52-week low $131.01
Day low $164.51 Volume 603,000
Day high $167.36 Avg. volume 915,052
50-day MA $158.44 Dividend yield 1.44%
200-day MA $154.60 Market Cap 30.35B

American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK) Company Bio

American Water Works provides water and wastewater services in approximately 47 states of the United States and one Canadian province. The company was founded in 1886 and is based in Voorhees, New Jersey.

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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.

American Water’s 2021 Second Quarter Conference Call Scheduled for August 3, 2021

CAMDEN, N.J., July 20, 2021--American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK) announced today that it intends to release its 2021 second quarter financial results after the market closes on Monday, August 2, 2021.

Yahoo | July 20, 2021

New Jersey American Water Announces $950,000 Grant for Parkside Business and Community in Partnership in Camden

CAMDEN, N.J., July 20, 2021--New Jersey American Water today announced the awarding of $950,000 in NRTC funding to Parkside Business and Community in Partnership (PBCIP) of Camden

Yahoo | July 20, 2021

American Water's (AWK) Arm to Invest $22M in Water Treatment

American Water Works' (AWK) Indiana unit is going to invest $22 million in a water treatment unit to provide high-quality water to customers in the region.

Yahoo | July 20, 2021

City of Alton Splash Pad Opens to the Community; Ribbon Cutting Held to Celebrate

ALTON, Ill., July 16, 2021--The City of Alton, American Water Charitable Foundation (AWCF), National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA) and Illinois American Water are pleased to announce the completion of the Alton Splash Pad located at 1 Riverfront Drive. The splash pad is open to the community and complies with Center for Disease Control guidelines and state health recommendations.

Yahoo | July 16, 2021

American Water (AWK) New Jersey Arm to Spend $1.6M on Upgrades

American Water's (AWK) New Jersey unit is set to invest $1.6 million to upgrade old pipelines and ensure high-quality services to customers in Linden.

Yahoo | July 15, 2021

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AWK Price Returns

1-mo 8.08%
3-mo 5.38%
6-mo 4.52%
1-year 17.42%
3-year 101.12%
5-year 121.37%
YTD 9.79%
2020 26.88%
2019 37.79%
2018 1.32%
2017 29.01%
2016 23.57%

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