Can American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) Breach 52-week High Of $85.24?


The leading market experts have reached a mean price target of $77.46 on American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) stock. This price level, which is projected to be accomplished in one-year, shows the mean of stock views specified by the firms included in the First Call analysis. The research firms have foreseen earnings of $0.61 a share for the future quarter and $2.83 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of American Water Works Company, I proves that the 50-day moving average of American Water Works Company, I is $77.25, and stock is trading $-2.92 points away or -3.78% from 50-day moving average of $77.25. It is trading $-0.64 or -0.85% away 200-day moving average of $74.97. American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) 52-week high is $85.24 and the low is $52.47 in same period. This explains if the equity moves $-10.91, it will mark a high for the year. In event of +41.66% decline, the low point will be hit.

Taking the valuation side to highlight American Water Works Company, I position, shareholders can use financial tool identified as price-to-earnings ratio. This business ratio judges stock’s valuation by seeing the relative expense of the equity. Following this ratio, American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) ratio came in at 27.11.

In core, the price-earnings ratio specifies the dollar amount a stockholder can expect to spend in a company in order to obtain one dollar of that firm’s earnings. It is why the P/E ratio is sometimes stated as the multiple because it displays how much investors are ready to pay per dollar of profits. If a company were now trading at a multiple of 30, the reading is that an investor is ready to pay $30 for $1 of present earnings.

The stock ended the last session at $74.33 and registered a market cap of $13.22B. To appraise firm’s overall growth, the shareholders take help of another ration, identified as Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When equity displays a higher PEG ratio, it is indicative of poorer stock appreciation in imminent sessions. A equity comes in the undervalued stocks list when its PEG ratio is in between 0 and 1. American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) PEG ratio is at 3.46.

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