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Aqua America, Inc. (WTR)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$51.86 USD

51.86
1,808,392

-0.24 (-0.46%)

Updated Jan 24, 2020 04:00 PM ET

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Company Summary

Aqua America Inc. is a water and wastewater service provider. The company prior to its name change in 2004 was known as Philadelphia Suburban Corporation and was formed in 1968. Aqua America through its regulated utilities provides water or wastewater services to nearly three million people in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana, and Virginia.90% of the assets owned by the company are water assets and the rest 10% are wastewater assets.

The company has a well spread out water infrastructure to provide quality services to its expanding customer base. The ...

General Information

Aqua America, Inc.

762 W. LANCASTER AVENUE

BRYN MAWR, PA 19010

Phone: 610-527-8000

Fax: 610-645-1061

Web: http://www.aquaamerica.com

Email: investorrelations@aquaamerica.com

Industry Utility - Water Supply
Sector Utilities
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 12/31/2019
Next EPS Date 2/17/2020

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.35
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 1.47
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 6.10
Next EPS Report Date 2/17/2020

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 52.10
52 Week High 52.58
52 Week Low 33.82
Beta 0.32
20 Day Moving Average 1,094,643.13
Target Price Consensus 49.50

WTR

% Price Change
4 Week 11.74
12 Week 14.41
YTD 10.48
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 9.86
12 Week 5.45
YTD 7.83
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 215.84
Market Capitalization (millions) 11,193.51
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 9/3/2013
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 1.81%
Annual Dividend $0.94
Payout Ratio 0.65
Change in Payout Ratio 0.06
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 11/14/2019 / $0.23

Fundamental Ratios

P/E
P/E (F1) 32.51
Trailing 12 Months 36.01
PEG Ratio 5.31
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 9.09%
vs. Previous Quarter 29.73%
   
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 7.73%
vs. Previous Quarter 11.30%
   
Price Ratios
Price/Book 2.90
Price/Cash Flow 23.22
Price / Sales 12.88
ROE
12/31/19 NA
9/30/19 8.81
6/30/19 10.13
ROA
12/31/19 NA
9/30/19 3.16
6/30/19 3.33
Current Ratio
12/31/19 NA
9/30/19 6.19
6/30/19 5.31
Quick Ratio
12/31/19 NA
9/30/19 6.14
6/30/19 5.27
Operating Margin
12/31/19 NA
9/30/19 29.60
6/30/19 29.34
Net Margin
12/31/19 NA
9/30/19 18.02
6/30/19 17.18
Pre-Tax Margin
12/31/19 NA
9/30/19 14.91
6/30/19 14.66
Book Value
12/31/19 NA
9/30/19 17.90
6/30/19 17.73
Inventory Turnover
12/31/19 NA
9/30/19 20.81
6/30/19 20.27
Debt-to-Equity
12/31/19 NA
9/30/19 0.75
6/30/19 0.72
Debt to Capital
12/31/19 NA
9/30/19 42.97
6/30/19 41.92