Short Term Rating on American Water Works (AWK)

American Water Works (AWK) has an average broker rating of 2.25, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 12 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 4 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 1 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 7 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 2, which is also a Buy.

American Water Works (AWK) : The highest short term price target forecast on American Water Works (AWK) is $88 and the lowest target price is $62. A total of 6 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $72 with a standard deviation of $9.9.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.


American Water Works (NYSE:AWK): The stock opened at $82.51 on Tuesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $82.76 for the day. The stock traded down to $81.20 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $81.29 with a loss of -1.78% for the day. The stock had closed at $82.76 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,933,890 shares.

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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