|Bid||98.23 x 1000|
|Ask||98.25 x 800|
|Day's Range||97.64 - 98.47|
|52 Week Range||77.73 - 98.47|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.32|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||38.91|
|Earnings Date||Feb 19, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.82 (1.87%)|
|1y Target Est||99.50|
American Water (AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced today that it has earned four 2019 Military Friendly Employer designations by VIQTORY, a military-focused marketing and publishing company. The Military Friendly designations are awarded to organizations that have excelled in several critical areas of commitment to the military community. Military Friendly Company: For a total commitment to tapping into military talent as employees, suppliers and consumers, and having the right people, programs and policies in place to make it happen.
American Water (AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company announced James Merante has been named vice president and treasurer effective immediately following approval by the company’s board of directors. Prior to his current role, Merante was vice president, Internal Audit, and served as divisional chief financial officer for the company's Mid-Atlantic Division. Merante began his career in public accounting with “Big 4” accounting firm KPMG and held various executive positions in the media industry including vice president of operations and director of finance at a large publicly traded media company.
American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today it was named as one of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies by Barron’s Magazine. “We are extremely proud to have once again been included on this list of 100 most sustainable companies,” said Susan Story, president and CEO of American Water. “It is our firm belief that companies do well by doing good.
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Pennsylvania American Water announced today that entries are now being accepted for its 17th Annual “Protect Our Watersheds” Art Contest. All fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade students in schools served by Pennsylvania American Water are eligible, as well as individual students who live in the company’s service area. The contest encourages students to tap into their artistic talents to express the importance of protecting Pennsylvania’s water resources.
American Water (AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company announced Kevin Kirwan has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Environmental and Operational Excellence Officer effective today. “At American Water, we know that we must provide safe, clean, reliable water and wastewater services to our customers. Environmental Leadership is one of our values, and we must be leaders in every area of Environmental and Regulatory Compliance,” said Walter Lynch, chief operating officer of American Water.
Pennsylvania American Water announced today that the company is hosting a customer appreciation event March 2 – 3, 2019, at Carnegie Science Center. All Pennsylvania American Water customers are eligible for a discounted general admission of $5 per person for up to four guests during the two-day event. “We are proud to partner with Carnegie Science Center to provide our customers with an affordable opportunity to experience this world-class facility,” said Pennsylvania American Water External Affairs Manager Gary Lobaugh.
Missouri American Water is kicking off 2019 with plans to replace more than 85,000 feet of aging infrastructure in St. Louis County at an investment of more than $30 million. “If you remember January 2018, Missouri American Water set a company record with more than 1,200 water main breaks in St. Louis County,” said Missouri American Water Manager of Operations - Construction Christopher Parrish.
West Virginia American Water announced today that entries are being accepted for its fourth annual “Protect Our Watersheds” Art Contest. Students grades 4-6 in schools served by West Virginia American Water are eligible, as well as individual students who live in the company’s service area. The contest encourages students to tap into their artistic talents to express the importance of protecting West Virginia’s water resources.
New Jersey American Water recently announced its end-of-year investment total and system improvements for 2018. More than $330 million total was invested on system upgrades and various improvement projects statewide throughout the year.
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Illinois American Water invested over $122 million in water and wastewater upgrades in 2018. The 2018 construction season included installing approximately 198,000 feet of water main and approximately 3,700 feet of sewer main as well as lining approximately 3,200 feet of water main and about 21,100 feet of sewer main.
American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK) announced today that it intends to release its 2018 fourth quarter and year-end financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Susan Story, president and chief executive officer, Linda Sullivan, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Walter Lynch, chief operating officer, will host the 2018 fourth quarter and year-end earnings conference call and webcast with investors, analysts and other interested parties on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Interested parties may listen to an audio webcast on the Investor Relations homepage at ir.amwater.com.
As part of an annual maintenance program for its water distribution system, New Jersey American Water will temporarily change the water treatment process from a chloramine residual to free chlorine residual at the company’s Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road Surface Water Treatment plants.
American Water Works (AWK) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.
Illinois American Water reminds homeowners of steps to take to prevent water damage from frozen and burst pipes. Customers are also encouraged to ensure their contact information is accurate to receive important water service information should weather impact water service.
With polar-like conditions predicted to bring frigid air to the region this week, New Jersey American Water is urging homeowners to act now to prevent frozen and damaged household pipes. “Sub-freezing temperatures for an extended period can cause pipes in vulnerable areas to freeze or burst, resulting in costly damage,” said New Jersey American Water Vice President of Operations Thomas Shroba. Property owners are responsible for maintenance of the water service line from the curb to the house, as well as any in-home piping.
New Jersey American Water is accepting applications for green project funding through its Environmental Grant Program. The program offers grants of $1,000 to $10,000 for qualifying innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds, surface water and/or groundwater supplies throughout the company’s service areas. “New Jersey American Water is committed to ensuring water quality through testing and treatment, as well as through consumer education and community source protection programs,” stated Anthony Matarazzo, Director of Water Quality and Environmental Compliance.
With polar-like conditions predicted to bring frigid air to the Commonwealth for the rest of this week, Pennsylvania American Water today advised homeowners that freezing temperatures can damage your plumbing inside and outside of the home and result in a loss of pressure or service. “Sub-freezing temperatures for an extended period can cause pipes in vulnerable areas to freeze, burst and result in costly damage,” said Pennsylvania American Water Vice President of Operations Jimmy Sheridan.
Utilities are safe bets during times of market turmoil as they are relatively stable because of the unflagging demand for the products they offer.