|Bid||85.10 x 900|
|Ask||100.50 x 900|
|Day's Range||92.20 - 93.30|
|52 Week Range||76.04 - 98.18|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.13|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||36.69|
|Earnings Date||Feb 19, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.82 (1.97%)|
|1y Target Est||100.08|
Pennsylvania American Water today announced that applications are being accepted for its 2019 Stream of Learning Scholarship Program to provide financial assistance to high school seniors who are planning to pursue careers in the water and wastewater industry. The program is designed to support outstanding students living in Pennsylvania American Water’s service territories who are charting a course of study in specific fields, ranging from engineering to environmental science. The company will award scholarships of $1,000 each to 10 students who are selected through the program’s application process.
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The Camden-based company said it will invest $1 million a year over the next four years to upgrade the borough's aging sewer system.
American Water (AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, today announced that it has been recognized by SAP as achieving an Advanced Customer Center of Expertise (ACCOE) certification and is the first U.S. utility company to reach this benchmark. American Water utilizes SAP as its core enterprise resource planning system in enabling business integration, creating efficiencies in total cost of ownership, and, with this new certification, has achieved a higher level of quality management for operations and information technology (IT) processes that will benefit customers and the water and wastewater services they rely on each day.
American Water's (AWK) unit, New Jersey American Water, is set to acquire the wastewater assets of the Borough of Mount Ephraim and add nearly 1,800 customers to its existing customer base.
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New Jersey American Water announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire the wastewater assets of the Borough of Mount Ephraim, N.J. for approximately $1.4 million. This municipal-owned sewer system serves approximately 1,800 customers, most of whom already receive water service from New Jersey American Water. The agreement follows a voter referendum that took place in November, in which approximately 80 percent of voters approved the sale of the system to New Jersey American Water.
The application process is now open for Illinois American Water’s 2019 Environmental Grant Program. Diverse activities like watershed cleanups, reforestation efforts, biodiversity projects, streamside buffer restoration projects, wellhead protection initiatives, hazardous waste collection efforts and water protection education efforts are examples of projects that could be supported through grants of up to $10,000.
American Water (AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that it is one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. The index doubled in size from 2018 and includes firms from 10 sectors headquartered across 36 countries and regions. Collectively, these firms have a combined market capitalization of USD9 trillion and employ more than 15 million people, of which 7 million are women, around the world.
Illinois American Water reminds homeowners of steps to take to prevent water damage from frozen and burst pipes. Tips also address frozen water meters, which can bring costly plumbing repairs and replacement fees along with headaches and unexpected expense for homeowners.
With snow and winter storms in the forecast, Missouri American Water is advising homeowners to make sure their homes are prepared for winter weather. Missouri American Water encourages residents to take the following precautions to reduce the risk of freezing and bursting pipes.
Sempra Energy's (SRE) unit to provide rebates for distributors selling ultra-low emission water heaters and for constructing a 1.5-kilowatt fuel cell in a new, mixed fuel, zero-net-energy home.
American Water (AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that they have joined Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership (E-ffiliates), expanding the program’s reach into the water sector and building upon the Andlinger Center’s research capabilities at the nexus of energy and water. American Water joins six other company members, primarily in the energy sector, including ExxonMobil, PSEG, Siemens, and NRG. E-ffiliates is a membership-based program administered by Princeton’s Andlinger Center that engages corporations to find innovative solutions in energy and the environment.
Illinois American Water’s Interurban (Metro East) District recently completed a significant investment for its Metro East service area. Approximately $6.5 million was invested to construct a 1.25 million gallon elevated water tower located at the Metro East water treatment plant. According to Karen Cooper, Sr. Manager of Field Operations and Production, the new water tower provides additional water storage and ensures adequate water pressure and supply to meet customer demand and fire protection needs.
In this part, we’ll discuss the utilities that offer a strong upside potential for 2019. Wall Street analysts have given NRG Energy (NRG) a median target price of $44.5, which implies an ~14% upside potential compared to its current price of $39.0. NRG Energy is one of analysts’ favorite utility stocks. Read Do You Own Analysts’ Favorite Utility Stocks? to learn more.
Analyzing Utilities in the Week Ending January 4 (Continued from Prior Part) ## Dividend growth In this part, we’ll discuss the S&P 500 Utilities with the highest dividend growth over the last five years. Utilities at large managed to raise their dividends per share by an average of ~4% in the last five years compounded annually. Competitive utility AES (AES) increased its dividend per share by more than 26% compounded annually during the same period. However, AES has a shorter dividend payment history. The company started paying shareholders in 2012. AES offers a dividend yield of 3.8%, which is higher than utilities’ average of 3.3%. ## NextEra Energy NextEra Energy (NEE), the biggest utility by market cap and the largest component of the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU), increased its dividend 11% in the last five years. NextEra Energy’s superior earnings growth has fueled its above-average dividend growth in the last few years. NextEra Energy yields 2.6%—one of the lowest yields among its peers. Despite a lower yield, NextEra Energy outperformed broader utilities and even broader markets in the last several years. To learn how NextEra Energy achieved this feat, read These S&P 500 Utilities Have Delivered the Best Five-Year Returns. In comparison, leading water utility American Water Works (AWK) has raised its dividend 10%, while California-based Edison International (EIX) reported a higher dividend growth of 12.4% in the last five years. American Water Works is trading at a yield of 2%, while Edison International offers a yield of 4.3%. Continue to Next Part Browse this series on Market Realist: * Part 1 - Utilities: Gains and Losses Last Week * Part 2 - XLU: What to Expect from Utilities in 2019 * Part 3 - Utilities versus Broader Markets’ Total Returns
Recognizing the bravery and heroism of the volunteer firefighters and first responders in our communities, New Jersey American Water announces its 2019 grant program for volunteer fire departments and emergency responders located in the company’s service areas. “We are proud to continue to offer this program, which provides assistance to the brave men and women volunteering their time and skills to safeguard the people who live and work in the communities we serve, including our employees,” said Denise Venuti Free, director of Communications and External Affairs, New Jersey American Water. Grants will be awarded to cover the costs associated with purchasing personal protective gear, communications equipment, firefighting tools, water handling equipment, training and related activities and materials that will be used to support volunteer firefighter and emergency responder operations (e.g., ambulance and first aid squads).
American Water Works (AWK) further expands its operation in New Jersey through the acquisition of Roxbury Water Company's water assests.
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New Jersey American Water announced today it has completed its acquisition of the Roxbury Water Company, a family-owned and operated water utility that provides service to nearly 4,000 customer accounts in Roxbury Township, Morris County, N.J. The acquisition was approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on December 18, 2018. “New Jersey American Water is proud to be the new water service provider for our new Roxbury customers.
HENDERSON, NV / ACCESSWIRE / January 2, 2019 / Around 700 million people in 43 countries suffer today from water scarcity. By 2025, 1.8 billion people will be living in countries or regions with absolute ...