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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 13778.91. It is in the Water Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 27.84, a forward P/E of 25.15 and EPS of 2.75. At a stock price of 76.06 (-0.56%) it has a dividend yield of 1.96%.

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 7.46% and more long-term 7.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -57.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 4.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -63.40%.

For performance, American Water Works Company, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 1.27%. For the last month performance for American Water Works Company, Inc. is -7.23%. While the last quarter is 3.87% and half year, 15.81%. Finally for the year, performance is 50.38%.

The 52-week high for American Water Works Company, Inc., is at -10.36%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 54.81%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.94% and 10.34% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.42%, and for the month it is 1.46%. American Water Works Company, Inc., has a target price of 78.31.

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 87.80%. American Water Works Company, Inc. has a payout ratio of 50.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 180.14. The shares float is 177.61, with the float short at 2.74%, with short ratio coming to 3.76.

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 78.31, 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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