AWR:NYE-American States Water Company (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Water | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 77.64

Change

-0.35 (-0.45)%

Market Cap

USD 2.88B

Volume

0.15M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 90.00 (+15.92%)

Avg User Target

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Fundamental Analysis

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American States Water Company (AWR) Stock Analysis:
Based on the American States Water Company stock forecasts from 2 analysts, the average analyst target price for American States Water Company is USD 90.00 over the next 12 months. American States Water Company’s average analyst rating is Under-perform. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of American States Water Company is Neutral, which is based on 8 positive signals and 7 negative signals. At the last closing, American States Water Company’s stock price was USD 77.64. American States Water Company’s stock price has changed by +1.78% over the past week, -9.03% over the past month and -1.06% over the last year.

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, pro ...Read More

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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 I..

-0.51 (-0.35%)

USD26.62B 20.73 13.57
RXN Rexnord Corporation

N/A

USD15.46B 37.09 14.64
SBS Companhia de Saneamento Básic..

+0.03 (+0.34%)

USD6.15B 13.57 1.43
CWT California Water Service Group

N/A

USD2.85B 26.44 14.48
SJW SJW Group

+0.06 (+0.10%)

USD1.83B 29.70 15.07
ARIS Aris Water Solutions Inc.

+0.95 (+5.60%)

USD1.45B 339.20 6.35
WAAS AquaVenture Holdings Limited

N/A

USD0.86B N/A 17.63
GWRS Global Water Resources Inc

-0.10 (-0.74%)

USD0.31B 84.19 19.45

ETFs Containing AWR

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

-0.16 (-0.27%)

USD0.02B
PXSG Invesco S&P SmallCap Mome.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

N/A

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

+0.08 (+0.25%)

USD0.04B
XSLV Invesco S&P SmallCap Low .. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.05 (-0.11%)

USD0.74B
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 -24.94% 29% F 23% F
Dividend Return 0.71% 50% F 40% F
Total Return -24.24% 29% F 23% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 0.21% 83% B 76% C
Dividend Return 1.88% 67% D+ 37% F
Total Return 2.09% 83% B 75% C
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 74.00% 71% C- 82% B-
Dividend Return 13.19% 67% D+ 50% F
Total Return 87.19% 71% C- 83% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 15.30% 83% B 74% C
Dividend Return 1.71% 20% F 41% F
Total Return 17.01% 83% B 74% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.61% 33% F 62% D-
Risk Adjusted Return 96.61% 83% B 93% A
Market Capitalization 2.88B 71% C- 67% 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 30.63 43% F 19% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.15 29% F 18% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 24.94 29% F 13% F
EV/EBITDA 19.28 29% F 21% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.21% 86% B 63% D
Return on Invested Capital 8.77% 100% A+ 63% D
Return on Assets 4.91% 86% B 71% C-
Debt to Equity Ratio 85.53% 71% C- 42% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 1.87% 29% F 14% F
Short Ratio 2.91 43% F 37% F
Short Percent 3.02% 14% F 54% F
Beta 0.21 100% A+ 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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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 than 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 Revenue Growth

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