The York Water Company (YORW): Price and Financial Metrics

The York Water Company (YORW): $45.60

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  • Momentum is the dimension where YORW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.03% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for YORW is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • YORW's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 2.68% of US stocks).

YORW Stock Summary

  • YORW's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 947.38 -- higher than 97.15% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 11.08, YORK WATER CO has a higher such ratio than 89.54% of stocks in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, YORW is more volatile than just 9.35% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to YORW, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SJW, POR, AGO, UHT, and LUMN.
  • YORW's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit YORK WATER CO's official web site, go to

YORW Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, YORW's price/sales ratio is 455% higher, now standing at 11.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, YORW's price/sales ratio has gone up 6.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for YORW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
YORW 2023-01-13 11.1 3.2 34.9 33.0
YORW 2023-01-12 11.0 3.2 34.8 32.9
YORW 2023-01-11 10.9 3.1 34.5 32.6
YORW 2023-01-10 10.8 3.1 34.2 32.4
YORW 2023-01-09 10.8 3.1 34.2 32.5
YORW 2023-01-06 10.9 3.1 34.4 32.5

YORW Growth Metrics

    The 2 year price growth rate now stands at -6.11%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -1.79%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 10.56%.
Over the past 33 months, YORW's revenue has gone up $7,106,000.

The table below shows YORW'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 58.684 21.794 18.57
2022-06-30 57.376 21.87 17.683
2022-03-31 56.278 21.695 17.138
2021-12-31 55.119 22.959 16.984
2021-09-30 54.783 22.405 16.693
2021-06-30 54.537 22.59 16.603

YORW'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.
  • YORW has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 67.21% of graded US stocks.
  • YORW's asset turnover comes in at 0.133 -- ranking 91st of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • PPL, ORA, and NEE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with YORW.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.133 0.771 0.044
2021-03-31 0.136 0.776 0.046
2020-12-31 0.139 0.777 0.048
2020-09-30 0.142 0.778 0.050
2020-06-30 0.144 0.777 0.051
2020-03-31 0.146 0.775 0.051

YORW Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of YORW, see our YORW 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 $55.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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YORW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $45.60 52-week high $47.95
Prev. close $45.55 52-week low $36.85
Day low $45.19 Volume 5,596
Day high $45.70 Avg. volume 35,111
50-day MA $45.36 Dividend yield 1.78%
200-day MA $42.52 Market Cap 650.99M

The York Water Company (YORW) Company Bio

The York Water Company impounds, purifies, and distributes drinking water. It owns and operates two wastewater collection and treatment systems. The company was founded in 1816 and is based in York, Pennsylvania.

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Latest YORW News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about YORK WATER CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate YORW as an investment opportunity.

Here's Why 'Trend' Investors Would Love Betting on York Water (YORW)

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Yahoo | January 18, 2023

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Yahoo | January 16, 2023

The York Water Company Announces Settlement of Rate Case

Rate request recognizes York Water’s $176 million investment to improve the communities’ water and wastewater infrastructureYORK, Pa., Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JT Hand, President and CEO of The York Water Company (Nasdaq: YORW) announced today that the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) approved a joint settlement agreement at its January 12, 2023, public meeting, allowing an increase in base rates for water and wastewater customers of The York Water Company. The approved rat

Yahoo | January 12, 2023

Great news for The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW): Insiders acquired stock in large numbers last year

It is usually uneventful when a single insider buys stock. However, When quite a few insiders buy shares, as it...

Yahoo | December 30, 2022

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YORW Price Returns

1-mo 1.25%
3-mo 4.99%
6-mo 7.07%
1-year 4.51%
3-year -1.56%
5-year 59.01%
YTD 1.38%
2022 -7.93%
2021 8.60%
2020 2.67%
2019 46.40%
2018 -3.33%

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