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American Water Works Company, Inc. Reports 4% Advance In Q3 Bottom Line

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from American Water Works Company, Inc. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company, Ltd now holds 36,136 shares with a value of $2,923,000. (AWK), there were 53 new positions totaling 760,784 shares of the company's stock. Finally, Almanack Investment Partners LLC. acquired a new stake in shares of American Water Works in the 2nd quarter worth about $154,000. Mizuho Asset Management Co.

American Water Works Company, Inc.is based in US, in the very big sector Utilities.

The Voorhees, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of $1.13 per share. American Water Works Company, Inc.is comprised of insider ownership at 0.10% and institutional ownership of 83.90%. Institutional investors own 79.82% of the company's stock. The stock stands almost $0.52 off versus the 52-week high of $88.2 and $18.27 above the 52-week low of $69.41. The stock's market capitalization is 15.65B.

The stock's 50-day average volume has been 861,452 shares, with an average of 100% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. NYSE:AWK is 3.03%. This is calculated by taking the earnings per share and dividing it by the last closing share price. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 1,344 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $105,000 after acquiring an additional 1,045 shares during the last quarter. The firm had revenue of $844.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $869.52 million. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.75 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.79 per share. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of American Water Works from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, September 14th.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 1st. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 7th. The first value is calculated by adding the dividend yield to the percentage of repurchased shares. American Water Works's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 62.64%. BidaskClub upgraded shares of American Water Works from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th.

American Water Works Company, Inc. They issued a "buy" rating and a $95.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Barclays PLC dropped their price target on American Water Works from $87.00 to $81.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, September 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. American Water Works now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $85.01. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.00, for a total value of $1,243,858.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, COO Walter Lynch sold 6,514 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 19th. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 94,702 shares in the company, valued at $7,770,299.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

The company is trading unchanged since yesterday's close of $87.76.

Checking in on some valuation rankings, American Water Works Company, Inc. 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.



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