American Water Works - AWK Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $141.80
  • Forecasted Upside: 0.93%
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$140.49
▼ -1.31 (-0.92%)

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Analyst Price Target for AWK

Analyst Price Target is $141.80
▲ +0.93% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for American Water Works in the last 3 months. The average price target is $141.80, with a high forecast of $169.00 and a low forecast of $126.00. The average price target represents a 0.93% upside from the last price of $140.49.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 4 investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in American Water Works. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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1/29/2023
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4/29/2023
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7/28/2023
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10/26/2023
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1/24/2024
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4/23/2024
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6/22/2024
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7/22/2024

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/13/2024UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$124.00 ➝ $139.00Low
2/16/2024Evercore ISIDowngradeOutperform ➝ In-Line$160.00 ➝ $135.00Low
11/7/2023MizuhoBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$134.00 ➝ $140.00Low
10/9/2023GuggenheimLower Target$147.00 ➝ $126.00Low
10/3/2023MizuhoInitiated CoverageBuy$134.00Low
9/14/2023Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$169.00Low
9/6/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$180.00 ➝ $168.00Low
7/7/2023GuggenheimLower Target$152.00 ➝ $147.00Low
7/6/2023Bank of AmericaLower Target$140.00 ➝ $139.00Low
4/24/2023Bank of AmericaBoost Target$134.00 ➝ $140.00Low
3/7/2023Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$180.00Low
12/14/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$149.00 ➝ $159.00Low
11/15/2022HSBCLower Target$158.00N/A
11/4/2022UBS GroupBoost Target$151.00Low
11/2/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$140.00 ➝ $149.00Low
10/24/2022GuggenheimLower Target$155.00 ➝ $138.00Low
10/20/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$140.00Low
10/12/2022UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$159.00 ➝ $130.00Low
9/9/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$162.00 ➝ $165.00Low
8/15/2022HSBCLower Target$172.00Low
8/2/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$149.00 ➝ $159.00Low
7/18/2022Northcoast ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
7/18/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetUnderweight$139.00 ➝ $152.00Low
7/18/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$172.00 ➝ $157.00Low
6/24/2022Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
4/19/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetUnderweight$148.00 ➝ $156.00Medium
2/23/2022HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$190.00 ➝ $182.00High
2/9/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$187.00 ➝ $166.00Low
2/7/2022UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$164.00 ➝ $161.00Low
1/19/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetUnderweight$170.00 ➝ $162.00Medium
1/7/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$172.00 ➝ $171.00Low
1/5/2022UBS GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$185.00 ➝ $176.00Medium
12/8/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$174.00 ➝ $187.00Low
12/1/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$171.00 ➝ $170.00Low
11/3/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$191.00 ➝ $177.00Low
9/27/2021Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$178.00High
9/1/2021HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$181.00 ➝ $190.00High
8/13/2021US Capital AdvisorsDowngradeOverweight ➝ HoldMedium
8/6/2021ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$205.00High
8/4/2021Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$159.00 ➝ $181.00Medium
7/15/2021BarclaysBoost TargetAverage ➝ Equal Weight$170.00 ➝ $174.00High
5/25/2021BarclaysBoost TargetAverage ➝ Equal Weight$154.00 ➝ $170.00Low
5/18/2021ArgusReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldLow
5/12/2021ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
3/4/2021Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$159.00High
1/22/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$173.00 ➝ $184.00Low
1/21/2021US Capital AdvisorsReiterated RatingOverweightLow
1/7/2021Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOverweight$173.00 ➝ $173.00N/A
12/14/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
11/18/2020BarclaysBoost TargetPositive ➝ Equal Weight$138.00 ➝ $173.00Medium
11/9/2020HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$175.00High
10/13/2020Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
8/28/2020HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$142.00Low
8/7/2020Janney Montgomery ScottBoost TargetBuy$153.00Medium
8/6/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldMedium
7/15/2020BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$138.00Medium
6/5/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$127.00 ➝ $139.00Low
5/11/2020Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingBuyHigh
5/7/2020CfraLower TargetSell$131.00 ➝ $111.00Low
4/24/2020Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$141.00Low
4/15/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$134.00 ➝ $146.00Low
3/16/2020UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$148.00 ➝ $127.00Medium
3/5/2020Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/20/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$128.00 ➝ $139.00Low
2/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$128.00 ➝ $147.00Low
2/19/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform$128.00Low
2/4/2020UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$133.00 ➝ $148.00Medium
1/13/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform$125.00 ➝ $128.00Medium
12/12/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$127.00 ➝ $129.00High
12/6/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
11/15/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral$127.00 ➝ $127.00Medium
10/7/2019Janney Montgomery ScottBoost TargetBuy$121.00 ➝ $153.00Low
10/2/2019Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$117.00 ➝ $128.00Low
8/14/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetMarket Perform$122.00 ➝ $128.00Medium
(Data available from 7/23/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.25 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 23 very positive mentions
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12/26/2023
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1/25/2024
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2/24/2024
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3/25/2024
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4/24/2024
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5/24/2024
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Current Sentiment

  • 22 very positive mentions
  • 6 positive mentions
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American Water Works logo
American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States. It offers water and wastewater services to approximately 1,700 communities in 14 states serving approximately 3.5 million active customers. The company serves residential customers; commercial customers, including food and beverage providers, commercial property developers and proprietors, and energy suppliers; fire service and private fire customers; industrial customers, such as large-scale manufacturers, mining, and production operations; public authorities comprising government buildings and other public sector facilities, such as schools and universities; and other utilities and community water and wastewater systems. It also provides water and wastewater services on military installations; and undertakes contracts with municipal customers, primarily to operate and manage water and wastewater facilities, as well as offers other related services. In addition, the company operates approximately 80 surface water treatment plants; 540 groundwater treatment plants; 175 wastewater treatment plants; 53,700 miles of transmission, distribution, and collection mains and pipes; 1,200 groundwater wells; 1,700 water and wastewater pumping stations; 1,100 treated water storage facilities; and 74 dams. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.
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Today's Range

Now: $140.49
Low: $140.24
High: $141.81

50 Day Range

MA: $131.58
Low: $124.11
High: $142.58

52 Week Range

Now: $140.49
Low: $113.34
High: $151.22

Volume

573,620 shs

Average Volume

1,318,032 shs

Market Capitalization

$27.37 billion

P/E Ratio

28.50

Dividend Yield

2.17%

Beta

0.67

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of American Water Works?

The following sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on American Water Works in the last twelve months: Evercore ISI, Guggenheim, Mizuho, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for American Water Works?

5 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for American Water Works in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $141.80, suggesting a possible upside of 0.9%. Royal Bank of Canada has the highest price target set, predicting AWK will reach $169.00 in the next twelve months. Guggenheim has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $126.00 for American Water Works in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for American Water Works?

American Water Works currently has 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact American Water Works' investor relations team?

American Water Works' physical mailing address is 1 WATER STREET, CAMDEN NJ, 08102. The utilities provider's listed phone number is (856) 955-4001 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for American Water Works is www.amwater.com. Learn More about contacing American Water Works investor relations.