Saturday, March 10, 2012

American Water Works Co., Inc at its Peak Price of the Year - NYSE:AWK

American Water Works Co., Inc (NYSE:AWK) achieved its new 52 week high price of $31.25 where it was opened at $31.04 UP 0.37 points or +1.20% by closing at $31.19. AWK transacted shares during the day were over 915,597 shares however it has an average volume of 1.32 million shares.

AWK has a market capitalization $5.47 billion and an enterprise value at $11.20 billion. Trailing twelve months price to sales ratio of the stock was 1.92 while price to book ratio in most recent quarter was 1.27. In profitability ratios, net profit margin in past twelve months appeared at 11.01% whereas operating profit margin for the same period at 28.25%.

The company made a return on asset of 3.48% in past twelve months and return on equity of 7.03% for similar period. In the period of trailing 12 months it generated revenue amounted to $2.81 billion gaining $16.04 revenue per share. Its year over year, quarterly growth of revenue was 2.30% holding 10.70% quarterly earnings growth.

According to preceding quarter balance sheet results, the company had $15.62 million cash in hand making cash per share at 0.09. The total of $5.80 billion debt was there putting a total debt to equity ratio 136.08. Moreover its current ratio according to same quarter results was 1.07 and book value per share was 24.26.

Looking at the trading information, the stock price history displayed that its S&P500 52 Week Change illustrated 3.38% where the stock current price exhibited up beat from its 50 day moving average price $30.20 and remained above from its 200 Day Moving Average price $29.36.

AWK holds 175.52 million outstanding shares with 175.29 million floating shares where insider possessed 0.10% and institutions kept 88.40%.

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