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

American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK)

Today's Latest Price: $144.23 USD

3.57 (2.54%)

Updated Sep 25 7:00pm

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AWK Stock Summary

  • AWK's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 782.63 -- higher than 95.63% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of American Water Works Company Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.32% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, AWK is more volatile than only 3.12% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AWK, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WEC, CMS, PEG, INVH, and BIP.
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AWK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $144.23 52-week high $150.47
Prev. close $140.66 52-week low $92.00
Day low $139.54 Volume 898,062
Day high $144.36 Avg. volume 1,062,532
50-day MA $143.56 Dividend yield 1.53%
200-day MA $130.92 Market Cap 26.14B

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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American Water Works' subsidiary acquires Granite City

Marking its sixth acquisition in 2020, Illinois American Water, subsidiary of American Water Works ([[AWK]] +1.9%), acquired Granite City Wastewater Collection System for $18M adding ~12,150 customer connections to the company’s customer base in southern Illinois.In past 6 months, stock has gained 35%; Wall St. Analysts Rating is Bullish PT, $13.31 (exceeded):Illinois...

Seeking Alpha | September 25, 2020

American Water Works nabs $771M water and wastewater services contract

American Water Works Company (AWK) receives water and wastewater services contract from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state.Contract value awarded is ~$771M over a 50-year period,  subject to an annual economic price adjustment.The services will be provided by American Water’s Military Services Group as part of the federal government’s utilities privatization...

Seeking Alpha | September 24, 2020

3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next 50 Years

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Yahoo | September 24, 2020

American Water Selected for Joint Base Lewis-McChord Water and Wastewater Contract

American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced today its Military Services Group has been awarded a contract for ownership, operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater utility systems at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Washington state.

Yahoo | September 24, 2020

New Jersey American Water Recognized for Excellence in Water Quality by Partnership for Safe Water

New Jersey American Water’s Delaware River Regional Water Treatment Plant and Raritan-Millstone Treatment Plant have received the Partnership for Safe Water’s Phase III Directors Award for 20 years of water quality excellence. The national Partnership for Safe Water awards, which honor the efforts in continuously optimizing water treatment plant and distribution system operation and performance, were recently announced by the American Water Works Association.

Yahoo | September 18, 2020

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AWK Price Returns

1-mo 2.44%
3-mo 15.47%
6-mo 21.65%
1-year 18.00%
3-year 87.99%
5-year 193.34%
YTD 18.83%
2019 37.79%
2018 1.32%
2017 29.01%
2016 23.57%
2015 14.88%

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