Impact of Brokerage Rating on American Water Works(AWK)

Many American Water Works(AWK) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. American Water Works Company Inc was Initiated by Macquarie to Neutral on Jan 18, 2017.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 29, 2016, Susan N Story (President and CEO) purchased 39 shares at 74.90 per share price.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.

American Water Works Company Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 2, 2016. The company reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $1.02. The company had revenue of $930.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $945.04 million. The companys revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.96 EPS.

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 2 by 13 Brokerage Firm. 6 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 1 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 6 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK): 6 analysts have set the short term price target of American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) at $80. The standard deviation of short term price target has been estimated at $3.41, implying that the actual price may fluctuate by this value. The higher and the lower price estimates are $ 84 and $74 respectively.

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Tuesday as its shares dropped 0.56% or 0.41 points. After the session commenced at $72.92, the stock reached the higher end at $73.22 while it hit a low of $72.53. With the volume soaring to 777,097 shares, the last trade was called at $72.81. The company has a 52-week high of $85.24. The company has a market cap of $12,960 million and there are 178,003,370 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $63.63.

AMER WATER is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs nearly seven thousand dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to approximately 15.6 million people in 32 states and Ontario, Canada.

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