American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK) Dividends

American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK)

Today's Latest Price: $131.06 USD

0.44 (0.34%)

Updated Jul 2 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 13 in Water

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • If you're seeking price stability while collecting dividends, note that AWK has less volatility in its price than 97.99% of US stocks in our dividend set.
  • AWK's free cash flow has been growing at a compound average annual rate of 187.96% over the past 5.5 years -- higher than 95.74% of current US-listed dividend stocks.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with AWK's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: PAM, NKSH, MERC, JW.A and RELL.
AWK Ex-Dividend Date
AWK Dividend Yield
1.68%
AWK Annual Dividend
$2.20
AWK Payout Ratio

AWK Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:
$131.06$86.47-31.03%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. Regarding American Water Works Company Inc, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a negative return of 31.03% relative to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of AWK, investors may wish to consider are:

  • In comparison to other stocks in the Utilities sector, AWK provides shareholders with a dividend yield greater than 3.08% such stocks.
  • In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Utilities sector, the expected return of -31.03%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than merely 12.31% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
  • Out of all stocks in our universe of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks, American Water Works Company Inc bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than merely 12.31% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).

Looking for More Information on AWK dividends?

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on American Water Works Company Inc and its dividends:

American Water Works Company Inc Common Stock (AWK) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for American Water Works Company Inc (AWK) - Dividend Investor
American Water Works Company Inc (AWK) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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