American Water Works (AWK) Stock Rating Lowered by Bank of America

Saturday, 13 Jan, 2018

Based on historic views, the average P/E ratio in market fluctuates between 15 and 25, but alone low P/E ratio does not necessarily mean that a company is under worth. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $34.58. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 13,375. Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) has risen 1.15% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.80% the S&P500. (NYSE:AWK) news were published by: which released: "American Water Works Co". Muhlenkamp & Co Inc bought 198,547 shares as the company's stock declined 8.05% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 416,885 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $47.53 million, down from 466,465 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shamrock Asset Management Llc who had been investing in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.12 billion market cap company. For the week, the stock is performing -3.28%. (NYSE:AWK) has risen 3.35% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.35% the S&P500. (NYSE:AWK). Trillium Asset Limited reported 361,155 shares stake.

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Among 12 analysts covering American Water Works (NYSE:AWK), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. First Analysis upgraded the stock to "Overweight" rating in Friday, January 20 report. Guggenheim downgraded American Water Works Company, Inc. 25,913 are held by Sfe Invest Counsel. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Neutral" on Wednesday, April 26. As per Friday, June 24, the company rating was initiated by Argus Research. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. raised its stake in American Water Works by 8.8% during the 2nd quarter. HSBC downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Wednesday, March 15 report. Institutional investors own 87.20% stake in the company while Beta factor, which is used to measure riskiness of the security, was 1.36. Its down 0.13, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 21 investors sold Dynegy Inc. shares while 39 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 186 raised stakes. The fund bought 4,378 shares of the utilities provider's stock, valued at approximately $401,000. (NYSE:DYN). Boothbay Fund Mgmt Lc has invested 0.03% in Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:WEX) is 72.524877. This ratio is found by taking the current share price and dividing by earnings per share. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt reported 0.05% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc.

American Water Works Company, Inc is a holding company for regulated and market-based subsidiaries throughout the United States and Ontario, Canada.

American Water Works Company, Inc.'s Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $0.57, according to consensus of 7 analysts. 1,393,310 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,019,686. Geode Cap Mngmt Ltd has 0% invested in Dynegy Inc. Fundamental analysts often use financial ratios to help understand company information. TripAdvisor LLC had 78 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Carroll Financial Associate has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc. It also reduced Adient Plc stake by 193,500 shares and now owns 420,000 shares. Barclays Capital maintained American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:WEX) is 18.399700. The Volatility 6m is the same, except measured over the course of six months. More interesting news about American Water Works Company, Inc. The legal version of this article can be accessed at (NYSE:OMC). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec has 59,631 shares. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 60% are positive. (NYSE:AZZ) on Thursday, September 7 with "Hold" rating. (NYSE:AWK) earned "Hold" rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, October 19. Morgan Stanley has "Equal-Weight" rating and $6 target. On Tuesday, December 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Hold". (NYSE:AWK) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, December 20 by Janney Capital. (NYSE:AZZ) rating on Wednesday, September 27. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 18 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in Q3 2017. Insiders sold 6,856 shares of company stock valued at $616,700 in the last 90 days. The insider Bracken Sharon J sold $98,323. (NYSE:AZZ). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.01% in AZZ Inc. Its down 0.01, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. The firm's insider ownership was 0.80%. Sather Financial Group invested in 0.09% or 6,000 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Management invested 0% of its portfolio in Dynegy Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Brown Advisory stated it has 17,421 shares. Bbva Compass Bancorporation accumulated 231,064 shares. Soros Fund Mngmt Limited Liability invested in 0.15% or 76,789 shares. Washington Tru Commercial Bank has invested 0.02% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. 8,440 are held by Bancshares Hapoalim Bm. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of AWK have appreciated +0.30 - or +0.36%. Old Second Comml Bank Of Aurora owns 62,441 shares for 1.39% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:TRIP). Twin Capital Management Inc, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 34,348 shares.

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