WTR - Aqua America, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
34.08
-0.09 (-0.26%)
At close: 4:02PM EST

34.08 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 5:01PM EST

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Previous Close34.17
Open34.16
Bid32.65 x 900
Ask36.00 x 800
Day's Range33.89 - 34.40
52 Week Range32.09 - 38.24
Volume853,023
Avg. Volume863,709
Market Cap6.064B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.37
PE Ratio (TTM)24.34
EPS (TTM)1.40
Earnings DateFeb 18, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield0.88 (2.58%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-11-15
1y Target Est37.94
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  • Business Wire4 days ago

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  • Business Wire7 days ago

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  • Business Wire24 days ago

    Aqua America Subsidiary Receives State Approval for New Rates Based on Infrastructure and Service Improvements

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