American Water Works Company Inc(AWK) Declares Dividend of $0.3750.

American Water Works Company Inc (AWK) had declared a cash dividend of $0.3750 on Dec 9, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on Feb 3, 2017 and the record date has been fixed for Feb 7, 2017. Based on Feb 3, 2017 share price, the yield comes out to be 2.05%. The dividend payable date has been fixed on Mar 1, 2017.

In a different note, On Dec 20, 2016, Janney Capital said it Upgrades its rating on American Water Works Company Inc. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm.

American Water Works Company Inc (AWK) remained unchanged at the close of Tuesday session. Even as the volume increased to 7,83,496 ,the shares failed to make any impression and ended at 0 points or 0.00% at $72.09. The trading session commenced at $72.05 and the stock hit a high of $72.23 and touched $71.7 at the lower end. Considering that the stock pared all of the losses, it can be said as a positive sign. The share price has a 52-week high of $85.24 and the 52-week low is $63.245. The company has a market cap of $12,832 M and has approximately 17,80,03,370 outstanding shares.

American Water Works Company Inc(AWK) last announced its earnings results on Aug 3, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q2.Company reported revenue of $827.00M. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $832.47M. Earnings per share were $0.77. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $0.73.

Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Nov 29, 2016, Susan N Story (President and CEO) purchased 39 shares at $74.90 per share price.Also, On Aug 22, 2016, Walter Lynch (EVP and COO) sold 6,514 shares at $76.43 per share price.On Aug 19, 2016, Mark F. Strauss (SVP,Corp Strategy&Bus. Develop) sold 15,467 shares at $76.08 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

American Water Works Company Inc. is a water and wastewater utility holding company. Through its subsidiaries the Company provides drinking water wastewater and other water related services to approximately 15 million people in approximately 47 states of the United States and one Canadian province. The Company has two operating segments: the Regulated Businesses and the Market-Based Operations. The Regulated Businesses segment owns subsidiaries that provide water and wastewater utility services to residential commercial industrial and other customers. The Market-Based Operations segment provides water and wastewater services to military bases municipalities industrial commercial and residential customers that are not subject to economic regulation by state Public Utility Commissions (PUC). The Company’s subsidiaries include Illinois-American Water Company (ILAWC) American Lake Water Company and West Virginia-American Water Company (WVAWC).

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