YORW:NSD-The York Water Company (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Water | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 43.80

Change

+1.03 (+2.41)%

Market Cap

USD 0.56B

Volume

0.05M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

The York Water Company impounds, purifies, and distributes drinking water. The company owns and operates two wastewater collection systems and two wastewater treatment systems; and two reservoirs, including Lake Williams and Lake Redman, which hold approximately 2.2 billion gallons of water. It also operates a 15-mile pipeline from the Susquehanna River to Lake Redman; and owns seven wells that supply water to its customers in Carroll Valley Borough and Cumberland Township, Adams County. The company serves customers in the fixtures and furniture, electrical machinery, food product, paper, ordnance unit, textile product, air conditioning system, laundry detergent, barbell, and motorcycle industries in 39 municipalities within York County and 9 municipalities within Adams County, Pennsylvania. The York Water Company was founded in 1816 and is based in York, Pennsylvania.

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ETFs Containing YORW

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities-Regulated Water)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -6.01% 13% F 20% F
Dividend Return 0.40% 75% C 31% F
Total Return -5.61% 13% F 21% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -4.62% 25% F 12% F
Dividend Return 1.60% 20% F 30% F
Total Return -3.02% 25% F 12% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 47.13% 57% F 49% F
Dividend Return 11.44% 25% F 41% F
Total Return 58.57% 43% F 49% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 10.28% 50% F 62% D-
Dividend Return 1.99% 17% F 54% F
Total Return 12.27% 50% F 64% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.52% 63% D 74% C
Risk Adjusted Return 70.00% 63% D 83% B
Market Capitalization 0.56B 88% B+ 54% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Utilities-Regulated Water)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 34.22 71% C- 32% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.96 29% F 44% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 29.56 13% F 14% F
EV/EBITDA 21.24 71% C- 42% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 11.91% 100% A+ 81% B-
Return on Invested Capital 9.45% 100% A+ 79% C+
Return on Assets 3.83% 100% A+ 79% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 70.45% 67% D+ 33% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 7.53 25% F 10% F
Short Percent 1.66% 63% D 68% D+
Beta 0.20 75% C 92% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector