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How has American Water Works Company, Inc.:(NYSE:AWK) performed recently?

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 12684.63. It is in the Water Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 25.91, a forward P/E of 23.4 and EPS of 2.75. At a stock price of 71.17 (-1.03%) it has a dividend yield of 2.11%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 12.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by 10.60%. The next year growth is going to be about 7.34% and more long-term 7.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -31.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 4.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -44.10%.

For performance, American Water Works Company, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -6.64%. For the last month performance for American Water Works Company, Inc. is -6.23%. While the last quarter is -13.42% and half year, 2.95%. Finally for the year, performance is 30.64%.

The 52-week high for American Water Works Company, Inc., is at -16.12%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.78%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.04% and -0.63% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.13%, and for the month it is 1.70%. American Water Works Company, Inc., has a target price of 77.46.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.14, and for total debt/equity American Water Works Company, Inc. has 1.33. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 34.00%, the profit margin is 15.10%. The current ratio is 0.4 and the quick ratio is 0.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 87.10%. American Water Works Company, Inc. has a payout ratio of 50.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 178.23. The shares float is 177.61, with the float short at 1.99%, with short ratio coming to 2.88.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see American Water Works Company, Inc., get 2.80%, with its returns on investment at 6.60%. Return on equity is 9.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 77.46, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 

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