York Water Company (YORW) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.88%
  • Dividend

     0.64
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     3.4%
  • Dividend increased

     19 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     70%
  • Dividend pay date

     10/16/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     6/28/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     201 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -30.4%
  • Dividend payback
    period
      yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     5.3
  • Tweed factor

     -31.7
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   
-30.4%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-12.8%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
45.1%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
52.0%
Price change from 52 week high   
-14.6%
Price change from 50 days average   
2.4%
Price change from 200 days average   
-1.5%
Price info
Change
0.30 (0.89%)


Last price
34.05 USD


Day range
33.60 - 34.20


Year range
28.61 - 39.86

Financial health
Current ratio
1.62


Debt/equity ratio
84.05


Cash
1.15M


Debt
89.97M


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
37.01


Price/book (P/B)
3.80


Forward price/earning (P/E)
34.39


Price/sales (P/S)
9.03


PEG
7.07


Market cap
437.78M

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.4720,0.4840,0.5040
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
3.3%
0.5700,0.5700,0.6400
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
6.0%
10 year history
0.4720,0.4840,0.5040,0.5120,0.5240,0.5340,0.5530,0.5720,0.5980,0.6200
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
3.1%
0.5700,0.5700,0.6400,0.7100,0.7100,0.7200,0.7500,0.8900,0.9700,0.9700
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
6.1%
5.9700,6.1500,6.9200,7.1900,7.3800,7.7300,7.8400,8.0200,8.3600,8.5000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
4.0%
83.3000,85.9000,78.8000,72.8000,73.7000,74.5000,75.9000,69.9000,61.2000,62.1000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-3.2%
11.0000,11.0000,12.0000,13.0000,13.0000,13.0000,13.0000,13.0000,13.0000,13.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
1.9%
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%
Company profile
Empoloyees
107


Sector


Website


Founded
1816


Industry


SEC filings




The York Water Company impounds, purifies, and distributes drinking water. It owns and operates two wastewater collection and treatment systems: and has two reservoirs comprising Lake Williams and Lake Redman, which together hold up to approximately 2.2 billion gallons of water. The company also has...
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Address:
130 East Market Street, York, PA, 17401

Phone:
+1 717 845-3601
The dividend of YORW is 0.64 for the last 12 months, and this gives the stock a yield of 1.88%. The dividend has been raised for 19 years in a row (since 1998). YORW has a payout ratio of 70%, meaning that 70% of their earnings are paid as dividends. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be years. They have increased their dividend by 3.4% on average in the last 5 years. The ex-dividend date for YORW is 6/28/2017, and 10/16/2017 is their dividend pay date. It was founded in 1816 and is a US company with 107 employees. They are in the utilities sector and the water utilities industry. 1.7 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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