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

The York Water Company (YORW): $42.41

0.16 (+0.38%)

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YORW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $42.41 52-week high $47.23
Prev. close $42.25 52-week low $36.85
Day low $41.85 Volume 53,300
Day high $42.50 Avg. volume 43,197
50-day MA $43.68 Dividend yield 1.91%
200-day MA $43.90 Market Cap 606.29M

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  • YORW scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 99.45% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for YORW is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • YORW ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

YORW Stock Summary

  • YORW's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 259.52 -- higher than 90.24% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 9.93, YORK WATER CO has a higher such ratio than 89.47% of stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of YORK WATER CO's share price is greater than that of merely 1.69% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to YORK WATER CO, a group of peers worth examining would be SJW, UHT, PNM, POR, and AWR.
  • Visit YORW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

YORW Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, YORW's price/sales ratio is 339.13% higher, now standing at 10.1.
  • YORW's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 13.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for YORW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
YORW 2023-05-17 10.1 3.0 31.9 30.1
YORW 2023-05-16 10.2 3.0 32.1 30.3
YORW 2023-05-15 10.2 3.0 32.1 30.3
YORW 2023-05-12 10.2 3.0 32.3 30.4
YORW 2023-05-11 10.0 2.9 31.7 29.9
YORW 2023-05-10 10.1 3.0 31.9 30.1

YORW Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -99.55%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 16.3%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -1.79%.
YORW's revenue has moved up $11,088,000 over the prior 67 months.

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)

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.

York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To $0.2027

The York Water Company ( NASDAQ:YORW ) will increase its dividend from last year's comparable payment on the 14th of...

Yahoo | May 20, 2023

York Water's (NASDAQ:YORW) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

The York Water Company ( NASDAQ:YORW ) will increase its dividend from last year's comparable payment on the 14th of...

Yahoo | May 6, 2023

York Water (YORW) Q1 Earnings Match Estimates

York Water (YORW) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0% and 2.67%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | May 2, 2023

The York Water Company Reports Three Months Earnings

YORK, Pa., May 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The York Water Company's (NASDAQ:YORW) President, JT Hand, announced the Company's financial results for the first quarter of 2023. President Hand reported that compared to the first quarter of 2022, first quarter operating revenues of $15,401,000 increased $1,161,000 and income before income taxes of $4,196,000 increased $568,000. Net income of $3,653,000 decreased $206,000 over the same period last year. Basic and Diluted Earnings per share of $0.26

Yahoo | May 2, 2023

The 7 Most Promising Water Industry Stocks to Buy in 2023

With a brewing water crisis and the precious commodity incurring demand spikes, these water stocks just might fly higher.

Josh Enomoto on InvestorPlace | April 30, 2023

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YORW Price Returns

1-mo 1.56%
3-mo -2.33%
6-mo -6.52%
1-year 5.14%
3-year 2.56%
5-year 42.49%
YTD -5.29%
2022 -7.93%
2021 8.60%
2020 2.67%
2019 46.40%
2018 -3.33%

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