American States Water (AWR) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.98%
  • Dividend

     0.97
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     10.4%
  • Dividend increased

     61 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     57%
  • Dividend pay date

     6/1/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     5/11/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -20.8%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     20 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     12.4
  • Tweed factor

     -16.5
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
-20.8%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
10.8%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
46.4%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
60.9%
Price change from 52 week high   
-3.8%
Price change from 50 days average   
2.2%
Price change from 200 days average   
8.6%
Price info
Change
0.85 (1.77%)


Last price
48.94 USD


Day range
48.11 - 49.06


Year range
37.47 - 50.86

Financial health
Current ratio
1.07


Debt/equity ratio
75.94


Cash
4.36M


Debt
353.85M


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
28.98


Price/book (P/B)
3.54


Forward price/earning (P/E)
27.34


Price/sales (P/S)
3.99


PEG
5.64


Market cap
1.79B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.4780,0.5000,0.5050
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
2.8%
0.8100,0.6300,0.8100
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
0.0%
10 year history
0.4780,0.5000,0.5050,0.5200,0.5500,0.6350,0.7600,0.8300,0.8740,0.9000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
7.3%
0.8100,0.6300,0.8100,0.8900,1.2200,1.4100,1.6100,1.5700,1.6000,1.6000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
7.9%
8.7700,9.3900,9.7000,10.1300,10.7800,11.8200,12.5700,13.3300,12.8800,12.7600
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
4.3%
58.5000,79.1000,62.2000,62.6000,46.6000,45.0000,46.6000,53.9000,52.6000,54.7000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-0.7%
34.0000,35.0000,36.0000,37.0000,38.0000,38.0000,39.0000,39.0000,38.0000,38.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
1.2%
Other companies in the water utilities industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   SJW 50 yrs1.71%3.3%
USA   California Water Service 50 yrs1.86%2.3%
USA   Conn. Water Service 48 yrs2.08%2.6%
USA   Middlesex Water 44 yrs2.11%1.8%
USA   Aqua America 26 yrs2.31%7.1%
USA   Artesian Resources 20 yrs2.43%3.2%
USA   York Water Company 20 yrs1.79%3.4%
Company profile
Empoloyees
707


Sector


Website


Founded
1929


Industry


SEC filings




American States Water Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides water and electric services to residential, industrial, and other customers in the United States. It operates through three segments: Water, Electric, and Contracted Services. The company purchases, produces, and distributes wat...
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Address:
630 East Foothill Boulevard, San Dimas, CA, 91773-1212

Phone:
+1 909 394-3600
The dividend of AWR is 0.97 for the last 12 months, and based on a stock price of 48.94, the yield is 1.98%. The dividend has been raised for 61 years in a row (since 1956). The payout ratio of AWR is 57%, based on an EPS of 1.69 and a dividend of 0.97. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 20 years. Their dividend has been growing by 10.4% a year for the last 5 years (on average). The ex-dividend date for AWR is 5/11/2017, and 6/1/2017 is their dividend pay date. It was founded in 1929 and is a US company with 707 employees. utilities is their sector and water utilities is their industry. Our dividend rating for this stock is 2.5 / 5 stars.






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