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American Water Works Company (NYSE:AWK)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 10.4 years of data (i.e. since Oct 31, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

American Water Works Company trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the utilities sector.

Current Status of American Water Works Company

It is currently trading at $144.13 ($141.22 the previous day).It pays a 1.82% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 27 days (2023 04 26).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $0.94 per share ($920.3M). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3563.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $255145 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 11.9% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 13.52. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year149.55117424242-8.8- Below Average
2 year163.9657251612915+ Above Average
3 year142.61337218.6+ Above Average
4 year120.2325789256232.8+ Above Average
5 year90.52646387832710- Below Average
American Water Works Company is projected by analysts to get to $154.00 within the next 12 months (6.8%), but preticted targets range from as high as $185.00 (28.4%) and as low as $134(-7%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -32.0%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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With an average increase of 11.9% year over year, if American Water Works Company is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 32.3 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 30.8. The stock is over valued as the industry standard in the utilities sector is a P/E of 30.44.

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