American Water Works (AWK) has risen sharply, recording gains of 0.05% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -2.16% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.59% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.28% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.88%.The 200 Day SMA reached 4.85%
American Water Works (NYSE:AWK): The stock opened in the green at $75.51 on Friday, but the bulls found it difficult to push the prices higher. The stock reached a high of $75.716 and a low of $74.51 for the day. The stock did not find buyers even at the lows and closed at $74.84 recording a loss of -0.19%. 1,738,871 shares exchanged hands during the trading day. The stock had closed at $74.84 in the previous days trading.
American Water Works (AWK) : Currently there are 5 street experts covering American Water Works (AWK) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $90 and $72 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $80.2. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $6.5.
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).