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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) which is in the industry Water Utilities, gaining -0.49% today. In the last week its performance is 5.22%, and 21.41% for the past quarter. Currently, American Water Works Company, Inc., AWK has a target price of 71.54, so today’s gain of -0.49% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.35%.

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), has a market cap of 15018.58, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 88.90%.

At the current price of 84.1, it has a dividend yield of 1.66%, and its target price is 71.54. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 1.33. American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has a P/E of 31.64, as well as a forward P/E of 27.63.

With a current EPS of 2.66, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.68%,American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 12.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.27%.

Performance for the year is 72.58%. Since its IPO date on 4/23/2008, the total performance to date is 42.20%.

Volume today for American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), is 1045289, while its average volume is 1295.39. Whilst the total gain today was -0.49%, it did have a day high of -0.52%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.23%, and 1.67% for the month. The 52-week low for American Water Works Company, Inc., AWK has been 77.31%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.52%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.60%, and its return on assets is *TBA. American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of 6.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that American Water Works Company, Inc., AWK is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.15, and has a current ratio of 0.4 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of American Water Works Company, Inc.? Well its PEG is 4.35, and the P/S is 4.69, along with a P/B of 2.95. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 227.55.

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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