Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of AWK in report on Friday, August 25 with "Hold" rating. The stock decreased 4.61% or $3.91 during the last trading session, reaching $80.83. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.33, for a total value of $54,162.50. BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its stake in shares of American States Water Company by 8.2% in the third quarter. American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) has risen 17.06% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.35% the S&P500.
Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec increased its stake in American Water Works Co Inc (AWK) by 18.9% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 2,878 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $374,000, down from 8,181 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shareholders can make better decisions if they focus on target prices, which convey more information for evaluating the potential risk/reward profile of a stock. It closed at $47.15 lastly. It has underperformed by 21.05% the S&P500.
Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 12 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. TripAdvisor LLC had 78 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Boenning & Scattergood downgraded the shares of AWK in report on Monday, June 6 to "Neutral" rating. The stock of AZZ Inc. If it moves beyond 70 but cannot hold this ground and instead falls below 70, it could be an indication that the market is overbought and prone to become bearish, at least in the short term. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, October 19 with "Hold". Citigroup maintained Zoetis Inc. The company's strength lies in an expanding customer base, extensive water rights and strong credit ratings. Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Hold" rating and $10 target in Monday, August 7 report. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, January 11 by BB&T Capital. (NYSE:AWK) on Thursday, October 15 to "Neutral" rating. (NYSE:AZZ) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Stifel Nicolaus.
Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q3 2017. The average daily volatility for the week was at 1.44%, which was -0.21 lower than that in the past month. (NYSE:AWK) for 18,066 shares. 62 funds opened positions while 240 raised stakes. (NYSE:AWK). Cambridge Trust stated it has 2,649 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. (NYSE:AWK). Blair William Il accumulated 4,709 shares or 0% of the stock. (NYSE:OMC). Boston Rech &, Massachusetts-based fund reported 36,559 shares. The Wyoming-based Cannell Capital Lc has invested 0.65% in TripAdvisor, Inc. Gideon Cap Advisors invested 0.33% in TripAdvisor, Inc. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher And invested 1.06% of its portfolio in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NYSE:AZZ) for 237,825 shares. Pacad holds 0.01% or 500 shares in its portfolio. Fred Alger Mgmt invested in 0% or 393 shares. Moreover, Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability Co has 0% invested in AZZ Inc. Natixis holds 0.01% or 16,288 shares. (NYSE:AZZ) for 31,800 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund owns 2,664 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Legal And General Public Limited Co invested 0% in AZZ Inc. (NYSE:OMC). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested 0.03% in Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:AZZ). Bancorporation Of Ny Mellon Corporation holds 0% or 345,261 shares. Sather Financial Group invested in 0.09% or 6,000 shares.
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The stock has a market capitalization of $3,670.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.92, a P/E/G ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 2.95. Among 38 analysts covering Citigroup Inc. 0 analysts say it's a Hold while 1 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.
According to American Water Works Company, Inc.'s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 82.43%. It also reduced its holding in Mettler (NYSE:MTD) by 5,978 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 79,952 shares, and cut its stake in Idexx Labs Corp (NASDAQ:IDXX).
Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 35 investors sold AWK shares while 185 reduced holdings. 122.86 million shares or 2.97% less from 126.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NYSE:AWK) for 49,407 shares. The price volatility's Average True Range for 14 days was 0.58. Morgan Stanley has 8.45 million shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. 73,100 were accumulated by Cutter And Com Brokerage. Energ Income Prtnrs Ltd owns 97,868 shares. (NYSE:AWK) for 518,806 shares. Shine Investment Advisory Services Incorporated accumulated 1,516 shares. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of AWK have appreciated +0.30 - or +0.36%.
Insider Trading Activity for American Water Works Company, Inc.
American States Water (NYSE:AWR) traded up $0.12 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $55.26. (NYSE:OMC). Meiji Yasuda Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 12,848 shares stake. It also increased its holding in Callon Pete Co Del (NYSE:CPE) by 1.76 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 4.63M shares, and has risen its stake in Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS). Shamrock Asset Management Llc who had been investing in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.42B market cap company. It was reported on Jan, 13 by Finviz.com. 428.17 million shares or 0.49% more from 426.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0.32% in American Water Works Company, Inc. Therefore 17% are positive. AWK was included in 27 notes of analysts from October 15, 2015. Barclays Capital maintained American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, March 2 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, December 20 by Janney Capital. The rating was downgraded by Janney Capital on Friday, February 26 to "Neutral". Advantus Cap has 0.04% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. FinnCap initiated it with "Corporate" rating and $128 target in Thursday, November 24 report.