American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) is scheduled to release its earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, February 20th. Analysts expect American Water Works to post earnings of $0.66 per share for the quarter.

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

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 7th will be issued a $0.415 dividend. This represents a $1.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 6th. American Water Works’s payout ratio is presently 56.27%.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on AWK shares. Robert W. Baird raised their price target on American Water Works from $82.00 to $87.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Bank of America started coverage on American Water Works in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $95.00 price target for the company. Guggenheim downgraded American Water Works from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded American Water Works from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Argus raised their price target on American Water Works from $100.00 to $105.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a 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 assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $90.86.

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About American Water Works

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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