Essential Utilities (WTRG): Price and Financial Metrics

Essential Utilities (WTRG): $35.44

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WTRG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $35.44 52-week high $44.05
Prev. close $35.16 52-week low $32.07
Day low $35.14 Volume 3,281,200
Day high $35.70 Avg. volume 1,802,043
50-day MA $35.64 Dividend yield 3.56%
200-day MA $36.52 Market Cap 9.69B

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Essential Utilities (WTRG) Company Bio

Essential Utilities (formerly called Aqua America Inc.) offers liquid waste hauling and disposal, and water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities and other parties. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

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Essential Utilities’ Aqua Pennsylvania Donates $20,000 to Chester County Food Bank as a Part of Its Fall for Food Banks Initiative

BRYN MAWR, Pa., December 20, 2023--Essential Utilities today announced that its Essential Foundation made a $20,000 donation to the Chester County Food Bank as a part of the company’s Fall for Food Banks initiative. Essential Utilities Chairman and CEO Chris Franklin presented the donation during a recent visit to the food bank, where he and other company leaders toured the facility and learned about the organization’s innovative programs for alleviating food insecurity in Chester County.

Yahoo | December 20, 2023

Peoples Natural Gas Warms Hearts, Homes Through Support of Local Holiday Events and Community Organizations

BRYN MAWR, Pa., December 18, 2023--With winter on its way and the holiday season in high gear, Peoples employees throughout Western Pennsylvania have an added focus beyond providing safe, reliable natural gas to homes and businesses. They’re also deeply involved in warming hearts through active support of beloved traditions and non-profit organizations during this most wonderful time of the year.

Yahoo | December 18, 2023

Essential Declares March 2024 Dividend

BRYN MAWR, Pa., December 12, 2023--The board of directors of Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.3071 per share, payable March 1, 2024, to all shareholders of record on February 9, 2024.

Yahoo | December 12, 2023

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WTRG Price Returns

1-mo -3.25%
3-mo -4.82%
6-mo 8.51%
1-year -16.24%
3-year -19.89%
5-year 5.82%
YTD -4.29%
2023 -19.40%
2022 -8.93%
2021 16.05%
2020 2.92%
2019 40.43%

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