American Water Works (AWK) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.01%
  • Dividend

     1.66
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     8.6%
  • Dividend increased

     8 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     63%
  • Dividend pay date

     9/1/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     8/7/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     9 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -19.6%
  • Dividend payback
    period
      yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     10.6
  • Tweed factor

     -20.5
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   
-19.6%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-5.5%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
54.2%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
70.0%
Price change from 52 week high   
-0.8%
Price change from 50 days average   
1.1%
Price change from 200 days average   
4.2%
Price info
Change
0.45 (0.55%)


Last price
82.48 USD


Day range
81.56 - 82.53


Year range
69.41 - 83.14

Financial health
Current ratio
0.43


Debt/equity ratio
129.85


Cash
45.00M


Debt
6.56B


Credit rating
BBB-

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
31.14


Price/book (P/B)
2.72


Forward price/earning (P/E)
25.15


Price/sales (P/S)
4.39


PEG
3.89


Market cap
14.70B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
-2.1400,-3.5200,-1.3900
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-19.4%
10 year history
0.0000,0.4000,0.8200,0.8600,0.9000,0.9600,1.0900,1.2100,1.3300,1.3600
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  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
-2.1400,-3.5200,-1.3900,1.5300,1.7500,2.0100,2.0600,2.3500,2.6400,2.6400
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Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
nan%
28.3900,25.6400,22.9100,23.5900,24.2400,25.1000,25.9700,27.4100,28.9700,28.3600
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Book value per share growth (annualized)   
-0.0%
0.0000,0.0000,0.0000,56.2000,53.2000,57.4000,52.1000,53.6000,49.8000,50.4000
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Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
160.0000,160.0000,168.0000,175.0000,177.0000,178.0000,179.0000,180.0000,180.0000,180.0000
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Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
1.3%
Other companies in the water utilities industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   American States Water 63 yrs1.98%10.4%
USA   SJW 50 yrs1.53%3.3%
USA   California Water Service 50 yrs1.87%2.3%
USA   Conn. Water Service 48 yrs2.04%2.6%
USA   Middlesex Water 44 yrs2.11%1.8%
USA   Aqua America 26 yrs2.42%7.1%
USA   Artesian Resources 20 yrs2.50%3.2%
USA   York Water Company 20 yrs1.88%3.4%
Company profile
Empoloyees
6,400


Sector


Website


Founded
1886


Industry


SEC filings




American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, Regulated Businesses and Market-Based Operations. The Regulated Businesses segment offers water and wastewater services to ...
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Address:
1025 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees, NJ, 08043

Phone:
+1 856 346-8200
American Water Works has a dividend of 1.66 USD and their yield is 2.01%. The company has increased the dividend for 8 years. An earnings per share of 2.65 and a dividend of 1.66 gives American Water Works a payout ratio of 63%. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be years. Their dividend has been growing by 8.6% a year for the last 5 years (on average). The ex-dividend date for AWK is 8/7/2017, and 9/1/2017 is their dividend pay date. It was founded in 1886 and is a US company with 6,400 employees. The stock belongs to the water utilities industry in the utilities sector. Our dividend rating for this stock is 1.5 / 5 stars.






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