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C
American Water Works Company Inc (AWK)
Utilities | Utilities
85.17  0.22%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankC / 291Warren Buffett RankA / 62
Pure Value RankC / 322Dividend RankA / 65
Moat RankB / 150Financial Strength RankD / 308
Growth RankB / 222Momentum RankC / 281
AWK vs UTILITIES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
AWKSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO32.1724.519.61
EV/EBITDA RATIO14.091111.89
P/S RATIO4.57112.06
P/B RATIO2.832.43.15
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY8.98%10.55%13.85%
RETURN ON CAPITAL5.38%5.49%10.02%
NET MARGIN14.17%10.32%9.77%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.86%
PAYOUT RATIO58.14%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH10.23%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY138%
INTEREST COVERAGE3.1x
CURRENT RATIO0.3
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH8.36%
5 YR SPS GROWTH4.37%
5 YR BPS GROWTH3.97%
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American Water Works Company Inc's strong Dividend Rank may warrant a closer look for investors seeking dividend paying stocks
tickrz rank C / 291
American Water Works Company Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking C / 322Warren Buffett ranking A / 62
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. American Water Works Company Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 32.2x, a P/B ratio of 2.8x, a P/S ratio of 4.6x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.1x. American Water Works Company Inc ranks 322 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.American Water Works Company Inc ranks 62 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, American Water Works Company Inc warrants further investigation.

quality
moat B / 150financial strength D / 308
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.American Water Works Company Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 3.1x, a debt/equity ratio of 138% and a Moat Rank of 150 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum C / 281
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 13.38% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 281. Based on its 12 month stock performance, American Water Works Company Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield A / 65
value + yield
Shares currently yield 1.86%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, American Water Works Company Inc ranks 65 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate American Water Works Company Inc.

growth B / 222
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. 8.4% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 4.4% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 4% combine to produce this average score.

American Water Works Company Inc (AWK)
Utilities | Utilities
85.17  0.22%


tickrz rank
C
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio32.17x
P/B Ratio2.83x
P/S Ratio4.57x
EV/EBITDA Ratio14.09x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.86%
PAYOUT RATIO58.14%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH10.23%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY138%
INTEREST COVERAGE3.1x
CURRENT RATIO0.3
MOAT
ROE8.98%
ROIC5.38%
Net Margin14.17%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH8.36%
5 YR SPS GROWTH4.37%
5 YR BPS GROWTH3.97%

TICKRZ RANK
American Water Works Company Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. American Water Works Company Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 32.2x, a P/B ratio of 2.8x, a P/S ratio of 4.6x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.1x. American Water Works Company Inc ranks 322 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
American Water Works Company Inc ranks 62 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, American Water Works Company Inc warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
American Water Works Company Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 3.1x, a debt/equity ratio of 138% and a Moat Rank of 150 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 13.38% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 281. Based on its 12 month stock performance, American Water Works Company Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 1.86%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, American Water Works Company Inc ranks 65 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate American Water Works Company Inc.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. 8.4% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 4.4% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 4% combine to produce this average score.