What Are the Fundamentals of American Water Works Company (AWK)?

After moving 1.7% during today's afternoon session, American Water Works Company is now trading at a price of $140.58 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $160.25.

American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States.

Potential American Water Works Company Investors Should Analyze the Following:

  • American Water Works Company has moved -6.0% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 3.57. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing American Water Works Company's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 2.82

  • American Water Works Company currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.9%.

Understanding American Water Works Company's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023-02-15 3,792,000 -2,519,000 34 13.33
2022-02-16 3,930,000 -2,734,000 30 -9.09
2021-02-24 3,777,000 -2,529,000 33 0.0
2020-02-18 3,610,000 -2,406,000 33 0.0
2019-02-19 3,440,000 -2,301,000 33 -10.81
2018-02-20 3,357,000 -2,120,000 37

Over the last 6 years, American Water Works Company's operating margins have averaged 33.3%, which is comparable to the Water Utilities industry average of 29.51%. The firm's margins exhibit a relatively stable growth trend of -1.6%.

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