American States Water Co
Understanding Water Utilities’ Revenue Growth
US water utilities have witnessed flat sales growth for the past couple of years, primarily due to efficiency programs.
These Utilities Have Increased Dividends for 45+ Years
Investors take shelter under relatively safe utility stocks amid market turmoil due to their stable dividend payment abilities.
Why American Water Stock Stands Tall among Its Peers
American Water Works stock returned more than 160% in the last five years, including dividends. The return is more than double utilities’ average.
American States Water’s Stable Dividend Profile
We’re analyzing utility stocks that increased their dividends for at least the past 40 years in this series. American States Water Company (AWR) has increased its dividend for the past 50 consecutive years.
Inside Water Utilities’ Historical Dividends and Growth
US water utilities have distributed fair dividends for the past few years American Water Works’ dividend growth during the past five years stands at 10%.
Inside AWK, AWR, CWT, and WTR: Are US Water Utilities Fairly Valued?
Water utilities have historically traded at PE (price-to-earnings) ratios of 16x–18x. American Water Works is currently trading at a PE ratio of 28x.
Which Major Water Utility Has Returned the Most in the Past Year?
Stock appreciation has accounted for a major chunk of water utilities’ returns in 2016, as compared to dividends paid during the same period.