American Water Works (AWK) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) will be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, February 20th. Analysts expect American Water Works to post earnings of $0.66 per share for the quarter.

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) opened at $77.92 on Tuesday. American Water Works has a 12-month low of $71.89 and a 12-month high of $92.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.21, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a current ratio of 0.49. The firm has a market capitalization of $13,900.00, a P/E ratio of 26.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.19 and a beta of 0.14.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 7th will be given a dividend of $0.415 per share. This represents a $1.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 6th. American Water Works’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 56.27%.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Bank of America downgraded American Water Works from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $85.70 to $91.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded American Water Works from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Boenning Scattergood reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of American Water Works in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Janney Montgomery Scott downgraded American Water Works from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Argus upped their price target on American Water Works from $100.00 to $105.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $90.86.

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American Water Works Company Profile

American Water Works Company, Inc is a holding company for regulated and market-based subsidiaries throughout the United States and Ontario, Canada. The Company’s Regulated Businesses segment provides water and wastewater services as public utilities in 16 states in the United States as of December 31, 2016.

Earnings History for American Water Works (NYSE:AWK)

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