Stock that can flourish your investment: American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK)

Sunday, 17 Dec, 2017

The stock's 52-week range is $69.96 to $92.37, and its 3-month range is $79.94 to $92.37.

American Water Works Company, Inc is a holding company for regulated and market-based subsidiaries throughout the United States and Ontario, Canada. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 2 of analysts who cover CPN having a buy-equivalent rating. Moreover, C M Bidwell Associates has 0% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. American Water Works Company, Inc. Prelude Cap Mngmt Lc invested 0% in American Water Works Company, Inc. The stock appeared $122.97 above its 52-week highs and is down -0.56% for the last five trades. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 6,856 shares of company stock valued at $616,700. In the previous year there have been a total of 59 insider trades, including 26 open market buys and 33 sells.

A number of analysts have recently commented on AWK shares. The number of shares that were traded during the day was 14.7 million, which corresponds to its 3-month volume average of 6.35 million shares a day. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.21, for a total transaction of $94,990.23. Commonwealth Equity holds 98,757 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 1,946,771 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $157,514,000 after acquiring an additional 11,197 shares in the last quarter. Peddock Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of American Water Works during the 2nd quarter worth about $131,000.

Water Asset Management Llc, which manages about $352.48 million and $233.43M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Connecticut Wtr Svc Inc (NASDAQ:CTWS) by 60,717 shares to 269,349 shares, valued at $14.95M in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

The stock of Cloudera, Inc. and American Water Works Company, Inc. were two of the most active stocks on Monday. Barnett Company holds 5,900 shares. Of those holders, 262 had increased positions amounting to 10.18 million shares, 296 had decreased positions amounting to 8.18 million shares, and 114 holders have a held position accounting for 131.88 million shares. The Pennsylvania Trust Co holds 34,556 shares with $2.69 million value, up from 9,101 last quarter. (AWK) most recent 13F filing, the company has 35 new institutional holders - accounting for 714,746 shares of its common stock. Barnett & Comm, Tennessee-based fund reported 5,900 shares. (NYSE:AWK). Great West Life Assurance Can holds 137,836 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, April 26. The lowest target is $66 while the high is $89.0. As per Friday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. They expect $0.65 earnings per share, up 14.04% or $0.08 from last year's $0.57 per share. (NYSE:V) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, January 20 by Wedbush. Also, insider Deborah A. Degillio sold 822 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th.

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. (NYSE:AWK) on Friday, November 3 with "Neutral" rating. Tph Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.47% in American Water Works Company, Inc. Macy's Inc. had 97 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.27 million shares versus an average volume of 0.89 million shares during last trading session. Argus Research initiated the shares of AWK in report on Friday, June 24 with "Buy" rating. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, December 20 by Janney Capital. It also increased its holding in Brookfield Infrast Partners Lp Lp Int Unit (NYSE:BIP) by 21,754 shares in the quarter, for a total of 27,214 shares, and has risen its stake in Emqq The Emerging Markets Internet And Ecommerce Etf. The stock of American Water Works Company, Inc. Eqt Corporation (NYSE:EQT) was raised too. (NYSE:AWK). Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas accumulated 65,000 shares. Boenning & Scattergood maintained the shares of AWK in report on Thursday, August 3 with "Hold" rating. On Thursday, May 25 the stock rating was initiated by Northcoast with "Neutral". As per Thursday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. HSBC downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Wednesday, March 15 report. Advisory Service Network Ltd Liability has 0% invested in MFS Government Markets Income Trust (NYSE:MGF). The utilities provider reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.08. Loop Capital has "Buy" rating and $98.0 target. Raymond James Na holds 0.07% or 12,284 shares. (NYSE:AWK) on Friday, November 3 with "Neutral" rating.

Stephen Royer decreased its stake in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New Com (AWK) by 98.04% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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