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C
American Water Works Company Inc (AWK)
Utilities | Water Utilities
CEO: Susan N. Story
Employees: 6700
amwater.com
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
Pure Value Rank301Dividend Rank70
Moat Rank145Financial Strength Rank344
Growth Rank209Momentum Rank288
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield1.93%
Payout Ratio55.74%
3 yr Dividend Growth10.23%
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio28.97x
P/B Ratio2.62x
P/S Ratio4.19x
EV/EBITDA Ratio13.28x
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score5
Debt-to-Equity138%
Interest Coverage0x
MOAT
ROE9.24%
ROIC5.5%
Net Margin14.17%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth8.36%
5 yr SPS Growth4.37%
5 yr BPS Growth3.97%
American Water Works Company Inc has carved out a durable competitive advantage within its industry
 tickrz summary
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 Warren Buffett ranking
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 29x, a P/B ratio of 2.6x, a P/S ratio of 4.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 13.3x. American Water Works Company Inc ranks 301 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.American Water Works Company Inc ranks 55 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 financial strength
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 strong. American Water Works Company Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Utilities sector. 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 0x, a debt/equity ratio of 138% and a Moat Rank of 145 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 8.45% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 288. Based on its 12 month stock performance, American Water Works Company Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

 yield
 value + yield
Shares currently yield 1.93%. 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 70 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.

American Water Works Company Inc (AWK)
Utilities | Water Utilities
CEO: Susan N. Story
Employees: 6700
amwater.com


tickrz rank
C

VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio28.97x
P/B Ratio2.62x
P/S Ratio4.19x
EV/EBITDA Ratio13.28x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield1.93%
Payout Ratio55.74%
3 yr Dividend Growth10.23%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score5
Debt-to-Equity138%
Interest Coverage0x
MOAT
ROE9.24%
ROIC5.5%
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 29x, a P/B ratio of 2.6x, a P/S ratio of 4.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 13.3x. American Water Works Company Inc ranks 301 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
American Water Works Company Inc ranks 55 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 strong. American Water Works Company Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Utilities sector.

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 0x, a debt/equity ratio of 138% and a Moat Rank of 145 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 8.45% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 288. Based on its 12 month stock performance, American Water Works Company Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 1.93%. 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 70 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.