AWK

American Water
NYSE

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154.62
+0.61
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After Hours: 154.62 0 0.00% 16:42 10/27 EDT
OPEN
154.36
PREV CLOSE
154.01
HIGH
156.18
LOW
153.67
VOLUME
619.60K
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52 WEEK HIGH
160.00
52 WEEK LOW
92.00
MARKET CAP
28.02B
P/E (TTM)
43.87
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Utilities aren't the most exciting, but one stock is surging thanks to growth and ESG momentum
Within the utilities sector American Water Works is on fire. The company offers investors compelling growth, and is attracting attention as socially responsible investing picks up.
CNBC.com · 1h ago
American Water Declares Quarterly Dividend
American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK) announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend payment of 55 cents per share of common stock, payable on December 2, 2020, to all shareholders of record as of November 10, 2020.
Business Wire · 1d ago
American Water Works declares $0.55 dividend
American Water Works (AWK) declares $0.55/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 1.44%Payable Dec. 2; for shareholders of record Nov. 10; ex-div Nov. 9.See AWK Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart,
Seekingalpha · 1d ago
3 Utility Stocks With Tried-and-True Gains
The utility sector comprises companies that provide essential products and services, including water, electricity, natural gas, sewage, and other services. The sustained demand for these services has helped utility stocks generate stable earnings. Due to the reliability of earnings, these companies can effectively payout dividends at significantly higher average yields. Hence, the unmatched combination of income generation and profitability makes utility stocks an excellent low-risk option for investors. This year, the utility stocks represented by the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLU) have underperformed the broader market. The S&P 500 grew 6% since the beginning of the year, while the Utilities ETF fell by nearly 2%.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips 7 Airline Stocks to Buy on Pelosi Stimulus Hopes Tech stocks have ruled the roost this year, but utility stocks’ importance in a well-rounded portfolio cannot be denied either. Therefore, let’s look at three utility stocks that remained resilient despite the effects of the pandemic. American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) Utility Stocks: American Water Works (AWK) Source: Shutterstock American Water Works provides regulated water and wastewater services to homeowners and the military. It is currently the largest water and wastewater utility company in the U.S. Additionally, it also makes money using specific market-based activities. It remained resilient in the face of the pandemic, as AWK stock grew 13.7% relative to the S&P 500. It recently reported its solid second-quarter results. Earnings per share (EPS) for six months ended June 30 was at $1.65, roughly 5.8% compared to the prior-year period. Income from its regulated business was $177 million, compared to $156 million in the same period last year. Additionally, income from market-based activities also increased by $2 million. Despite the slowdown in water usage in the country, the increase in prices has helped offset revenues’ impact. Moreover, the directors announced a quarterly cash dividend payment of 55 cents per share. Hence, the dividend growth rate for the past year for the company is around 10%. American Water Works expects to grow its EPS and dividends at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 7% to 10% from 2019 to 2024. NextEra Energy (NEE) Source: madamF / Shutterstock.com NextEra Energy is the most valuable energy company in terms of market capitalization in the U.S. It runs regulated electric utilities in Florida and a nonregulated energy business operating natural gas and renewable energy projects. Additionally, it boasts one of the most robust financial profiles in the sector, with the highest credit ratings among businesses of its kind. NEE stock’s 12-month return relative to the S&P 500 is at a healthy 19.3%. The company reported its second-quarter results back in July, which was weighed down by the pandemic. The adjusted EPS for the quarter was at $2.61, surpassing expectations by 4.4%. However, revenues were down 15.4%. Revenues across all its segments lagged behind consensus estimates. Nevertheless, the company’s earnings are expected to grow at a CAGR of 6% to 8% per year through 2021. 7 Airline Stocks to Buy on Pelosi Stimulus Hopes Its financial strength continues to impress as cash and cash equivalents were up 268% crossing the $1 billion mark. Moreover, the company plans to increase its dividend by approximately 10% per year through 2022. AES Corporation (AES) Source: zhao jiankang / Shutterstock.com AES is one of the largest electric utility companies in the U.S. operating in multiple nations. It has one of the most diversified portfolios of distribution and electricity generation businesses. Additionally, it is among the top electric utility companies leading the charge towards renewable energy. AES stock’s 12-month return relative to the S&P 500 is at a solid 10.9%. The pandemic weighed down the company’s second-quarter results. Adjusted EPS was down 3.8% to 25 cents while revenues dropped 11.3%. Despite the slowdown, the management feels that market demand is better than their expectations, and collections are in line with historical levels. The company expects a 7% to 9% average growth rate for its business through to 2022. AES is betting heavily on the green revolution and hopes to generate less than 10% of its electricity from coal by 2030. It is aggressively retiring its coal plants and remains focused on increasing its renewable plants. On the date of publication, Muslim Farooque did not have (either directly or indirectly) any positions in the securities mentioned in this article. More From InvestorPlace Why Everyone Is Investing in 5G All WRONG Top Stock Picker Reveals His Next 1,000% Winner Radical New Battery Could Dismantle Oil Markets Revolutionary Tech Behind 5G Rollout Is Being Pioneered By This 1 Company The post 3 Utility Stocks With Tried-and-True Gains appeared first on InvestorPlace.
InvestorPlace · 3d ago
American Water Works (AWK) Moves to Buy: Rationale Behind the Upgrade
American Water Works (AWK) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank 2 (Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.
Zacks · 4d ago
New Jersey American Water Completes Acquisition of Long Hill Township Sewer System
New Jersey American Water today completed its acquisition of the sewer assets of Long Hill, N.J., adding 2,800 new sewer customers to its footprint.
Business Wire · 5d ago
American Water’s 2020 Third Quarter Conference Call Scheduled for November 5, 2020
American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK) announced today that it intends to release its 2020 third quarter financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, November 4, 2020.
Business Wire · 5d ago
American Electric Rewards Shareholders With 5.7% Dividend Hike
American Electric (AEP) hikes its dividend by 5.7%, increasing the quarterly dividend to 74 cents per share. This marks the company's 442nd straight quarterly cash dividend.
Zacks · 6d ago
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Analyst Rating

Based on 15 analysts

Hold

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Analyst Price Target
The average AWK stock price target is 144.93 with a high estimate of 157.00 and a low estimate of 129.00.
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Institutional Holdings
Institutions: 1.07K
Institutional Holdings: 168.90M
% Owned: 93.21%
Shares Outstanding: 181.20M
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Key Executives
Non-Executive Chairman/Independent Director
Karl Kurz
President/Chief Executive Officer/Director
Walter Lynch
Chief Financial Officer/Executive Vice President
M. Susan Hardwick
Corporate Executive
Bruce Hauk
Corporate Executive
Justin Ladner
Executive Vice President/General Counsel/Secretary
Michael Sgro
Senior Vice President/Director of Human Resources
Melanie Kennedy
Senior Vice President
Brian Chin
Senior Vice President
Kevin Kirwan
Senior Vice President
Cheryl Norton
Senior Vice President
Loyd Warnock
Vice President/Controller
Melissa Wikle
Vice President/Treasurer
James Merante
Other
William Varley
Vice President
Valoria Armstrong
Independent Director
Jeffrey Edwards
Independent Director
Martha Goss
Independent Director
Veronica Hagen
Vice President/IR Contact Officer
Edward Vallejo
Independent Director
Kimberly Harris
Independent Director
Julia Johnson
Independent Director
Patricia Kampling
Independent Director
George MacKenzie
Independent Director
James Stavridis
Independent Director
Lloyd Yates
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10/26/2020
Dividend USD 0.55
11/09/2020
07/29/2020
Dividend USD 0.55
08/11/2020
04/29/2020
Dividend USD 0.55
05/11/2020
12/06/2019
Dividend USD 0.5
02/06/2020
10/29/2019
Dividend USD 0.5
11/08/2019
07/26/2019
Dividend USD 0.5
08/08/2019
04/17/2019
Dividend USD 0.5
05/10/2019
12/07/2018
Dividend USD 0.455
02/06/2019
10/30/2018
Dividend USD 0.455
11/08/2018
07/27/2018
Dividend USD 0.455
08/09/2018
04/20/2018
Dividend USD 0.455
05/10/2018
12/08/2017
Dividend USD 0.415
02/06/2018
10/31/2017
Dividend USD 0.415
11/09/2017
07/28/2017
Dividend USD 0.415
08/07/2017
04/21/2017
Dividend USD 0.415
05/03/2017
12/09/2016
Dividend USD 0.375
02/03/2017
10/28/2016
Dividend USD 0.375
11/07/2016
07/29/2016
Dividend USD 0.375
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Dividend USD 0.375
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Dividend USD 0.34
02/04/2016
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Dividend USD 0.34
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Dividend USD 0.34
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Dividend USD 0.34
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Dividend USD 0.31
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Dividend USD 0.31
11/06/2014
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Dividend USD 0.31
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Dividend USD 0.31
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Dividend USD 0.28
01/30/2014
09/27/2013
Dividend USD 0.28
11/13/2013
07/30/2013
Dividend USD 0.28
08/15/2013
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About AWK
American Water Works Company, Inc. is a holding company for regulated and market-based subsidiaries throughout the United States and Ontario, Canada. The Company's Regulated Businesses segment provides water and wastewater services as public utilities in 16 states in the United States as of December 31, 2016. The Market-Based Businesses consists of four segments, including Military Services Group, which conducts operation and maintenance (O&M) of water and wastewater systems for military bases; Contract Operations Group, which conducts O&M of water and wastewater facilities for municipalities and the food and beverage industry; Homeowner Services Group, which primarily provides water and sewer line protection plans for homeowners, and Keystone, which provides water services for natural gas exploration and production companies. The Company, through its subsidiary, American Water Works Service Company, Inc. provides support and operational services for its operating subsidiaries.
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