American Water Works stock performance trend indicates that the stock price has rallied 4.46% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 1.82% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 12.04% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of American Water Works has a positive value of 0.93 compared to overall market.American Water Works Company, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 54.97 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.
American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) has climbed 0.37% in the past week and advanced 3.24% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.13% and the outperformance has advanced to 2.06% for the last 4 weeks period.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $75.66 and hit $76.72 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $76.2, with a gain of 0.61% or 0.46 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,876,641 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $85.24 and the company has a market cap of $13,580 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $67.02 .
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.American Water Works Company Inc was Downgraded by HSBC Securities to Hold on Mar 15, 2017. American Water Works Company Inc was Initiated by Macquarie to Neutral on Jan 18, 2017.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 7, 2017, Walter Lynch (EVP and COO) sold 10,000 shares at 78.00 per share price.On Mar 2, 2017, Mark F. Strauss (SVP,Corp Strategy&Bus. Develop) sold 13,011 shares at 77.57 per share price.On Nov 29, 2016, Susan N Story (President and CEO) purchased 39 shares at 74.90 per share price.
American Water Works Company Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 21, 2017. The company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.57. The company had revenue of $802.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $820.46 million. The companys revenue was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.55 EPS.
AMER WATER is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs nearly seven thousand dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to approximately 15.6 million people in 32 states and Ontario, Canada.