AWK American Water Works Company
- Price as of: Feb 12, 05:02 PM EST
- Water utilities
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AWK Company Profile
American Water Works Company (AWK) engages in the provision of water and wastewater services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 1886 and is based in Voorhees, New Jersey.
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Wells Fargo Upgrades American Water Works; Raises PT (AWK)May 9, 2013Wells Fargo reported on Thursday that it has upgraded water and wastewater utility company, American Water Works Company Inc (AWK) . The firm has raised its rating on AWK from "Market Perform" to "Outperform." Wells Fargo has also increased its valuation range on the company from $41 to $42 to $45 to $46. This range suggests up to a 8% increase from the stock's current price of $42.19. Neil Kalton commented, "we are increasingly confident in AWK's ability to deliver long-term EPS growth of at least the lower-end of mgmt's targeted 7-10% EPS range. While cognizant of AWK's comparatively low dividend yield relative to electrics, we believe the above avg EPS growth more than offset the yield disparity and should lead to attractive total return in excess of 10%." American Water Works shares were up 44 cents, or 1.05% during Thursday morning trading. The stock has increased 23% in the past year. The Bottom Line Shares of American Water Works Company Inc (AWK) have a 2.68% yield, based on Wednesday's closing price of $41.73. American Water Works Company Inc (AWK) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story
American Water Works Q4 Profit and Revenue Miss Estimates as Superstorm Sandy Impact Drives Down Earnings (AWK)Feb 27, 2013After the bell on Tuesday, water utility company American Water Works Co., Inc. (AWK) reported that it saw a decline in profit and revenue for the fourth quarter, missing Wall Street views, largely because of the negative effects following Superstorm Sandy. The Vorhees, New Jersey-based company said its fourth quarter profit fell 14.5% to $55.4 million, or 31 cents per share, from $64.8 million, or 37 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier. According to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, this was below the consensus view of 34 cents per share. Revenue for the quarter rose about 6% to $680.91 million from $639.77 million a year earlier. Again, this was below analysts' view of $699.64 million. The disappointing earnings were largely impacted by the devastating effects from Superstorm Sandy. Increased costs, reduced sales, and a $7 million donation to the Water Charitable Foundation drove down earnings for the fourth quarter. However, this was expected; the company announced last month that it was expecting to see reduced earnings because of the storm that rocked the Northeast. Despite the disappointing quarter, overall income in 2012 increased 16% to $358.1 million, or $2.11 per share. Looking ahead, American Water is expecting full-year 2013 net income to be in the range of $2.15 and $2.25 per share. Analysts are projecting earnings of $2.22 per share in 2013. American Water shares were inactive during pre-market trading on Wednesday. The stock is up +16.24% over the past twelve months. The Bottom Line Shares of American Water (AWK) have a dividend yield of 2.54% based on last night's closing price of $39.43 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $1.00 per share. American Water Works Co., Inc. (AWK) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story
American Water Beats Q3 Earnings Estimates (AWK)Nov 8, 2012Water utility giant, American Water Works Co., Inc.(AWK) reported better than expected earnings Thursday. The Voorhees, NJ based company reported third quarter earnings of 87 cents per share, beating analysts estimate of 82 cents. Revenue for the quarter came in at $831.8 million, exceeding expectations of $829.26 million. American Water Works shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Thursday. Shares are up nearly 15% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of American Water Works (AWK) have a 2.74% dividend yield, based on last night's closing stock price of $36.55. The stock has technical support in the $33-$34 price area. The stock is trading near the all-time high price levels of $38-$39 a share. American Water Works Co., Inc.(AWK) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story
Goldman Cites Bullish Trends for American Water Works (AWK)Sep 20, 2012American Waterworks (AWK) which provides water and wastewater services to a broad range of customers in North America and posted strong Q2 performance in August was upgraded at Goldman Sachs (GS) from Neutral to the Conviction Buy List. Goldman noted in it's commentary, "We expect AWK to benefit from (1) above average rate base growth as the company invests in replacing aged water infrastructure; (2) recently granted rate increases; and (3) improving cash flow, which will mitigate equity needs. We forecast AWK will deliver a 3 year EPS CAGR of 10%, well above peer averages." The upgrade was accompanied by a price target increase from $40 to $42 by the investment banking powerhouse, suggesting 15.5% share price upside. The Bottom Line Shares of American Water Works (AWK) have a 2.75% dividend yield, based on last night's closing stock price of $36.37. The stock has technical support in the $33-$34 price area. If the stock can firm up, we see overhead resistance around the all-time high levels of $38-$39 a share. American Water Works (AWK) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story