Stock To Watch: American Water Works (NYSE:AWK)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $78.38 on American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.62 a share for the upcoming quarter and $2.83 for the current fiscal. Technical View The technical analysis of American Water Works Company, I plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of American Water Works Company, I is $81.57, and stock is hovering -1.42 or -1.73% distant from $81.57. It is noted that the 200-day MA is $72.67, and American Water Works Company, I stock is $7.48 or +10.29% off from this point. American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) 52-week high is $85.24 and the 52-week low is $50.16. This explains if the stock moves $-5.09, it will post a 52-week high. In event of $+59.79% points decline, a 52-week low will be hit. Taking the Valuation Aspect To emphasize the valuation of American Water Works Company, I, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) ratio came in at 30.12. The stock last ended the trading session at $80.15 and registered a market cap of $14.24B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) PEG ratio is at 3.73.

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