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The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) COO Joseph Thomas Hand purchased 61 shares of The York Water Company stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 15th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $20.59 per share, for a total transaction of $1,255.99. Following the acquisition, the chief operating officer now directly owns 8,523 shares in the company, valued at approximately $175,489. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of The York Water Company from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 14th. They now have a $20.20 price target on the stock.

The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) traded down 0.15% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $19.69. The stock had a trading volume of 25,940 shares. The York Water Company has a 52 week low of $19.00 and a 52 week high of $22.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $20.44 and its 200-day moving average is $20.31. The company has a market cap of $254.9 million and a P/E ratio of 26.51.

The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $10.57 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.70 million. On average, analysts predict that The York Water Company will post $0.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The York Water Company is engaged in the business of impounding, purifying to meet or exceed safe drinking water standards and distribute water.

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