Shares of American Water Works (AWK) Sees Large Inflow of Net Money Flow

American Water Works (AWK) : American Water Works (AWK) had a healthy money flow of $1.72 million into the stock during the Wednesdays trading session. The value of bullish trades on upticks was $10.44 million, whereas, investors only sold shares worth $8.72 million on downticks. The stock closed the day with an up-down ratio of 1.2.The money flow in the block trades to the tune of $0.84 million shows that the bulls were dominant, the large players used the weakness in the stock to accumulate it for the long-term. $0.84 million worth of transactions were on upticks. American Water Works (AWK) stock slid $0.11 intraday and traded at 76.04, a change of -0.14% over previous days close. However, for the week, the company shares are -0.59% compared to previous weeks close.


American Water Works Company, Inc. has dropped 0.7% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 1.06% in the last 4 weeks. American Water Works Company, Inc. has dropped 6.97% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 29.49%.

American Water Works (AWK) : Zacks Investment Research ranks American Water Works (AWK) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 3 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. A total of 7 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 11 research analysts is 2.36, which indicates as a Buy.

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK): The stock opened at $76.23 and touched an intraday high of $76.39 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $75.57, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $76.23 with a gain of 0.11% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 773,181. The stock had closed at $76.15 in the previous trading session.

American Water Works Company, Inc. is a water and wastewater utility holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the Company provides drinking water, wastewater and other water related services to approximately 15 million people in approximately 47 states of the United States and one Canadian province. The Company has two operating segments: the Regulated Businesses and the Market-Based Operations. The Regulated Businesses segment owns subsidiaries that provide water and wastewater utility services to residential, commercial, industrial and other customers. The Market-Based Operations segment provides water and wastewater services to military bases, municipalities, industrial, commercial and residential customers that are not subject to economic regulation by state Public Utility Commissions (PUC). The Companys subsidiaries include Illinois-American Water Company (ILAWC), American Lake Water Company and West Virginia-American Water Company (WVAWC).

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