American Water Works Company Inc. (AWK) average volume reaches $787.67K: Is Wall Street expecting a rally?

American Water Works Company Inc. (NYSE: AWK) kicked off on January 24, 2023, at the price of $150.46, up 2.36% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $154.72 and dropped to $150.02 before settling in for the closing price of $150.97. Over the past 52 weeks, AWK has traded in a range of $122.77-$173.87.


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Over the past five-year period, the growth rate of yearbook sales for the company of the Utilities sector was 3.50%. While this was happening, its average annual earnings per share was recorded 78.10%. With a float of $180.95 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $182.00 million.

Considering the fact that the conglomerate employs 6400 people, you should pay attention to its efficiency factor. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +38.60, operating margin of +30.43, and the pretax margin is +41.73.

American Water Works Company Inc. (AWK) Insider Activity

Our next focus will be how large-scale investors are participating in this stock of the Utilities – Regulated Water Industry. The insider ownership of American Water Works Company Inc. is 0.20%, while institutional ownership is 89.00%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Jun 01, was worth 105,405. In this transaction EVP, CHRO of this company sold 693 shares at a rate of $152.10, taking the stock ownership to the 11,361 shares. Before that another transaction happened on May 20, when Company’s EVP, CHRO sold 1,029 for $145.52, making the entire transaction worth $149,740. This insider now owns 12,054 shares in total.

American Water Works Company Inc. (AWK) Earnings and Forecasts

In the latest quarterly report, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2022, the organization reported $1.2 earnings per share (EPS), higher than consensus estimate (set at $1.16) by $0.04. This company achieved a net margin of +32.14 while generating a return on equity of 18.37. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.85 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 78.10% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 8.28% during the next five years compared to 21.60% growth over the previous five years of trading.

American Water Works Company Inc. (NYSE: AWK) Trading Performance Indicators

Take a look at American Water Works Company Inc.’s (AWK) current performance indicators. Last quarter, stock had a quick ratio of 0.40. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 7.31.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 7.24, a number that is poised to hit 0.77 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 4.78 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of American Water Works Company Inc. (AWK)

Compared to the last year’s volume of 0.7 million, its volume of 0.67 million showed lagged in the last five days. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 29.44%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 3.47.

During the past 100 days, American Water Works Company Inc.’s (AWK) raw stochastic average was set at 80.19%, which indicates a significant increase from 44.83% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 24.93% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 28.35% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $152.96, while its 200-day Moving Average is $149.23. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $156.17 in the near term. At $157.79, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $160.87. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $151.47, it is likely to go to the next support level at $148.39. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $146.77.

American Water Works Company Inc. (NYSE: AWK) Key Stats

The company with the Market Capitalisation of 27.85 billion has total of 181,828K Shares Outstanding. Its annual sales at the moment are 3,930 M in contrast with the sum of 1,263 M annual income. Company’s last quarter sales were recorded 1,082 M and last quarter income was 297,000 K.

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