AWR:NYE-American States Water Company (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Water | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 89.13

Change

+0.45 (+0.51)%

Market Cap

USD 3.26B

Volume

0.19M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 87.00 (-2.39%)

Avg User Target

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

American States Water Company, through its subsidiaries, provides water and electric services to residential, commercial, industrial, and other customers in the United States. It operates through three segments: Water, Electric, and Contracted Services. The company purchases, produces, distributes, and sells water, as well as distributes electricity. As of December 31, 2020, it provided water service to approximately 261,796 customers located throughout 10 counties in the State of California; and distributed electricity to approximately 24,545 customers in San Bernardino County mountain communities in California. The company also provides water and/or wastewater services, including the operation, maintenance, and construction of facilities at the water and/or wastewater systems at various military installations. American States Water Company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in San Dimas, California. Address: 630 East Foothill Boulevard, San Dimas, CA, United States, 91773-1207

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Largest Industry Peers for Utilities-Regulated Water

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
AWK American Water Works Company, ..

+3.05 (+1.77%)

USD31.26B 43.52 22.52
SBS Companhia de Saneamento Básic..

-0.05 (-0.72%)

USD4.64B 11.17 1.25
CWT California Water Service Group

+1.01 (+1.60%)

USD3.23B 27.32 15.64
SJW SJW Group

+0.37 (+0.54%)

USD2.05B 32.03 16.37
WAAS AquaVenture Holdings Limited

N/A

USD0.86B N/A 17.63

ETFs Containing AWR

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
PSCU Invesco S&P SmallCap Util.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

+0.34 (+0.51%)

USD0.03B
PXSG Invesco S&P SmallCap Mome.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

N/A

USD0.08B
VVO:CA Vanguard Global Minimum V.. 0.00 % 0.36 %

+0.07 (+0.20%)

USD0.05B
XSLV Invesco S&P SmallCap Low .. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.43 (+0.91%)

USD1.15B
CSB VictoryShares US Small Ca.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.57 (+0.97%)

USD0.25B
VMVL:XETRA Vanguard Global Minimum V.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.05B

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 12.10% 60% D- 54% F
Dividend Return 0.84% 60% D- 31% F
Total Return 12.94% 60% D- 52% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 17.23% 60% D- 39% F
Dividend Return 1.76% 60% D- 30% F
Total Return 18.99% 60% D- 37% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 112.06% 80% B- 82% B-
Dividend Return 12.79% 60% D- 46% F
Total Return 124.85% 80% B- 82% B-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 17.08% 80% B- 79% C+
Dividend Return 1.74% 20% F 43% F
Total Return 18.82% 80% B- 79% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 18.06% 40% F 60% D-
Risk Adjusted Return 104.20% 80% B- 92% A-
Market Capitalization 3.26B 60% D- 66% D
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 35.73 40% F 21% F
Price/Book Ratio 5.02 20% F 20% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 26.69 40% F 15% F
EV/EBITDA 21.00 40% F 29% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.61% 100% A+ 71% C-
Return on Invested Capital 8.64% 80% B- 71% C-
Return on Assets 5.01% 80% B- 75% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 89.54% 60% D- 42% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.29 20% F 31% F
Short Percent 1.69% 20% F 65% D
Beta 0.03 100% A+ 96% 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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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:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

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.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

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

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

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

Low Revenue Growth

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