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|Ask||42.53 x 900|
|Day's Range||40.98 - 41.75|
|52 Week Range||32.09 - 41.75|
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|PE Ratio (TTM)||47.25|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.88 (2.11%)|
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Aqua America Inc. (WTR) today said a new Texas law will allow regulated water companies like Aqua to pay a fair market value for the purchase of water and wastewater systems, benefiting local governments and other water utility owners, customers and the environment. Aqua America Chairman and CEO Christopher Franklin said the new law encourages consolidation in the fragmented water and wastewater industry, enabling resources to be shared among a larger service area, which ultimately benefits customers.
Aqua America Inc. announced today the appointment of Francis Idehen to its board of directors.
For the first time, Aqua Pennsylvania’s Bristol Water Treatment Plant won first place, along with the distinction as Pennsylvania’s best tasting water, at the Pennsylvania American Water Works Association’s annual state conference. Aqua’s water treatment plant in Bristol Borough, Bucks County, was originally constructed in 1953 and draws water from the Delaware River. The 11-million-gallon-per-day plant provides drinking water to nearly 10,000 customer connections and around 30,000 residents and businesses in three municipalities there.
Aqua America Inc. (WTR) is recognizing the seventh annual Infrastructure Week, May 13-20, 2019, helping raise awareness of the critical state of infrastructure across the United States. A leading contributor to water and wastewater infrastructure repair and replacement, Aqua plans to invest more than $555 million this year across the eight states where the company operates to improve systems. “As one of the largest water and wastewater utilities in the country, Aqua is committed to thoughtful and continuous investment in the infrastructure that delivers water and wastewater service to our customers safely and reliably,” said Aqua Chairman and CEO Christopher Franklin.
Aqua America Inc. announced today that Christine Saball will join Aqua as vice president, tax to succeed current VP Bill Jerdon, who plans to retire July 1.
Aqua America (NYSE: WTR) Chairman and CEO Chris Franklin has been named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 award in Greater Philadelphia. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Franklin was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges.
Womack is the president of external affairs for Southern Company, a leading gas and electric utility holding company based in Atlanta. In his current role, held since 2008, Womack directs the company’s public policy strategies and oversees the company’s governmental and regulatory affairs, corporate communication initiatives and other external and strategic business engagements. Womack has held multiple executive leadership positions at Southern Company and its subsidiaries since he joined the organization in 1988.
The Board of Directors of Aqua America today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.2190 per share, payable on June 1, 2019 to all shareholders of record on May 17, 2019.
Aqua America Chief Environmental Officer Chris Crockett received the George W. Fuller Award by the Pennsylvania Section of the American Water Works Association. The George Warren Fuller Award is presented each year by AWWA to a member who has been selected by the Pennsylvania section for “distinguished service in the water supply field and in commemoration of the sound engineering skill, the brilliant diplomatic talent, and the constructive leadership of men and women in the association, which characterized the life of George Warren Fuller,” one of America’s most eminent engineers. Aqua America Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Rick Fox said, “This award is well-deserved, and we are all very proud of Chris and his accomplishments and contributions to the water industry.
Aqua America Inc. (WTR) today announced it has priced its public offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.566% senior notes due 2029 and $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.276% senior notes due 2049. Aqua anticipates that the offering will close April 26, 2019, subject to customary closing conditions. Aqua intends to use the net proceeds from the senior notes offering, together with the net proceeds from Aqua’s previously completed common stock offering and tangible equity unit offering, as well as the proceeds from Aqua’s previously announced investment from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, (1) to fund the previously announced acquisition of Peoples, (2) to complete the redemption of approximately $314 million aggregate principal amount of certain of Aqua’s outstanding notes, (3) to pay related costs and expenses and (4) for general corporate purposes.
Aqua America Inc. (WTR) today announced it has priced its previously announced public offering of 32,495,667 shares of its common stock at $34.62 per share and its previously announced concurrent offering of 12,000,000 of its 6.00% tangible equity units, with a stated amount of $50. The offerings are part of securing the permanent financing to close Aqua’s pending acquisition of Peoples Natural Gas, first announced in October 2018. Aqua has granted the underwriters in the common stock offering a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 4,874,350 shares of its common stock.
Aqua America Inc. (WTR) today announced it has commenced concurrent public offerings of approximately $1 billion of its common stock and $725 million of its tangible equity units, with a stated amount of $50 per unit. The offerings are part of securing the permanent financing to close Aqua’s acquisition of Peoples Natural Gas, first announced in October 2018. Aqua intends to grant the underwriters in the common stock offering a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $150 million of its common stock.
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BRYN MAWR, PA and TORONTO , March 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Aqua America Inc. (WTR), the second-largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility based in the U.S., will receive an approximately $750 million investment by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. The investment is expected to close concurrently with, and contingent upon, the Peoples acquisition.
Aqua America Inc. (WTR), the second-largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility based in the U.S., will receive an approximately $750 million investment by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. The investment marks an important step in obtaining permanent financing for Aqua’s pending acquisition of Peoples Natural Gas. The investment is expected to close concurrently with, and contingent upon, the Peoples acquisition.
Aqua Pennsylvania Director of Operations Patrick Burke has been appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to serve on the Upper and Middle Susquehanna Regional Water Resources Committee of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s State Water Plan. The State Water Plan is one of three sections of DEP’s Division of Planning and Conservation and is responsible for maintaining and updating the plan, assessing existing and future water resource demands and needs within the commonwealth and coordinating related plans and policies with local, state and federal agencies. The State Water Plan Section manages the Commonwealth Water Use Data System and is responsible for administration of the water use registrations and reporting program.
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NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / February 19, 2019 / Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR ) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2018 Fourth Quarter Earnings to be held on February 19, 2019 at 11:00 ...
BRYN MAWR, Pa.-- -- Reports 2018 earnings per share of $1.08; adjusted income per share of $1.41 , excluding Peoples transaction-related expenses Announces filing of joint settlement agreement in Aqua Pennsylvania rate case Nearly 14,000 customers added in 2018 through municipal water and wastewater acquisitions Aqua America Inc. today reported results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, ...
Aqua America Inc. (WTR), the second-largest, publicly traded water and wastewater utility based in the U.S., has reinforced its commitment to environmental stewardship by joining the CDP, an international not-for-profit organization that runs a global disclosure system for companies to manage their environmental impacts. The CDP, which aggregates reporting from more than 1,000 U.S. companies and 7,000 companies globally, provides a benchmark to compare progress towards environmental stewardship against peers, in order to continuously improve climate change governance and best practices.
The Board of Directors of Aqua America today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.2190 per share, payable on March 1, 2019 to all shareholders of record on Feb. 15, 2019.
Aqua Pennsylvania announced today that President Marc Lucca has been elected to the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry’s board of directors. Lucca was one of five newly elected directors selected to serve the board at the group’s annual membership meeting. The Pennsylvania Chamber is the largest broad-based business association in the state, with nearly 10,000 member businesses.
Aqua America Inc. (WTR), the second-largest U.S.-based, publicly traded water and wastewater utility, welcomed more than 13,600 new customers through five completed municipal acquisitions in 2018. With officials interested in having a professional utility maintain and operate their water and wastewater systems, Aqua partnered with these communities and successfully integrated the systems into existing operations.