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Aqua America Inc (WTR) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Aqua America Inc (WTR) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Aqua America Inc is the holding company for regulated utilities providing water or wastewater services concentrated in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana, and Virginia. Aqua America Inc has a market cap of $6.39 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.90 with a P/E ratio of 33.26 and P/S ratio of 7.66. The dividend yield of Aqua America Inc stocks is 2.40%. Aqua America Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 3.50% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Aqua America Inc the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

For the last quarter Aqua America Inc reported a revenue of $205.7 million, compared with the revenue of $203.3 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $838.1 million, an increase of 3.5% from last year. For the last five years Aqua America Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 1.6% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $1.08 for the year, a decline of 20% from the previous year. Over the last five years Aqua America Inc had an average EPS decline of 1.4% a year. The Aqua America Inc had a decent operating margin of 38.56%, compared with the operating margin of 40.64% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Aqua America Inc is 39.71%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $35.90, Aqua America Inc is traded at 38.3% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $25.96. The P/S ratio of the stock is 7.66, while the historical median P/S ratio is 5.54. The intrinsic value of the stock is $16.35 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 5.98% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of WTR, click here.

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