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

The York Water Company (YORW): $41.76

-0.53 (-1.25%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades













Add YORW to Watchlist
Sign Up

Industry: Water



in industry


  • YORW scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 95.05% of US stocks.
  • YORW's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 178 days.
  • YORW ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

YORW Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 1,402.95, YORK WATER CO is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 98.16% of US stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 11.24, YORK WATER CO has a higher such ratio than 89.48% of stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of YORK WATER CO's share price is greater than that of just 10.07% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to YORK WATER CO are NWE, POR, CWT, JOE, and UHT.
  • 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 428.57% higher, now standing at 11.1.
  • YORW's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 17.2 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 2022-09-13 11.1 3.2 35.9 32.2
YORW 2022-09-12 11.0 3.1 35.6 31.9
YORW 2022-09-09 10.9 3.1 35.5 31.9
YORW 2022-09-08 10.9 3.1 35.5 31.9
YORW 2022-09-07 11.0 3.1 35.8 32.1
YORW 2022-09-06 10.8 3.1 35.0 31.5

YORW Growth Metrics

    The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 6.94%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 5.13%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 26.06%.
YORW's revenue has moved up $3,320,000 over the prior 15 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
2022-06-30 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
2021-03-31 54.056 22.09 16.301

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)

YORW Stock Price Chart Interactive Chart >

Price chart for YORW

YORW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $41.76 52-week high $49.89
Prev. close $42.29 52-week low $37.52
Day low $41.13 Volume 47,400
Day high $42.14 Avg. volume 45,112
50-day MA $43.56 Dividend yield 1.87%
200-day MA $43.25 Market Cap 595.79M

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.

YORW Latest News Stream

Event/Time News Detail
Loading, please wait...

YORW Latest Social Stream

Loading social stream, please wait...

View Full YORW Social Stream

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) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

The York Water Company's ( NASDAQ:YORW ) dividend will be increasing from last year's payment of the same period to...

Yahoo | September 15, 2022

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights American Water Works Essential Utilities, SJW Group and The York Water Company

American Water Works, Essential Utilities, SJW Group and The York Water Company are part of Zacks Industry Outlook article.

Yahoo | September 7, 2022

YORW or SJW: Which Utility Water Supply Stock to Hold Now?

At present, The York Water Company (YORW) appears to be a better choice in the water supply stock when compared with SJW Group (SJW).

Yahoo | September 7, 2022

4 Water Utility Stocks to Watch in a Prospering Industry

Water Utility companies like AWK, WTRG, SJW and YORW are poised to benefit from stable demand for water and wastewater services across the United States. Their systematic investments will enable them to serve customers efficiently.

Yahoo | September 5, 2022

While institutions own 46% of The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW), individual investors are its largest shareholders with 53% ownership

If you want to know who really controls The York Water Company ( NASDAQ:YORW ), then you'll have to look at the makeup...

Yahoo | August 22, 2022

Read More 'YORW' Stories Here

YORW Price Returns

1-mo -5.39%
3-mo 3.69%
6-mo -7.77%
1-year -4.38%
3-year 1.09%
5-year 31.80%
YTD -15.31%
2021 8.60%
2020 2.67%
2019 46.40%
2018 -3.33%
2017 -9.61%

YORW Dividends

Ex-Dividend Date Type Payout Amount Change
Loading, please wait...
View Full YORW Dividend History

Get Free Updates

Join thousands of investors who get the latest news, insights and top rated picks from!

Page generated in 0.6265 seconds.