American States Water Co (AWR) Shares Reduced by Capstone Asset Management Co

Marco Green
April 23, 2018

Following the transaction, the insider now owns 7,146 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $317,997. About 345,690 shares traded. MAM Software Group, Inc. It has outperformed by 9.54% the S&P500. Janney Montgomery Scott raised American Water from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and lifted their target price for the company from $87.00 to $92.00 in a research note on Monday.

Partners Group Holding Ag increased Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) stake by 6,200 shares to 148,880 valued at $15.92 million in 2017Q4. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.57 earnings per share. Moreover, Cetera Advisor Netwr Llc has 0.03% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $55.3. About 8,285 shares traded.

American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States and Canada.The company has $15.09 billion market cap. (NYSE:AWK) has risen 5.01% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. AWK underperformed the S&P500 by 6.54%.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.07, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 18 investors sold AWR shares while 59 reduced holdings. 78 funds took positions and 169 increased positions. Funds hold 144.77 million shares thus 3.51% more from 2017Q3's 139.87 million shares. St Johns Com Limited Liability Com reported 400 shares stake. American Water Works Co had 12 analyst reports since November 3, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Investors of record on Friday, May 11th will be issued a dividend of $0.455 per share.

American Water (NYSE:AWK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. Asset Management Inc holds 0.04% or 14,675 shares in its portfolio.

American States Water Company had 6 insider sales and 0 buys since January 5, 2018. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Hood River Capital Management Llc sold 216,844 shares as the company's stock rose 2.35% while stock markets declined. Jane Street Group Incorporated Limited Liability Co reported 10,889 shares or 0% of all its holdings. After having $-0.64 EPS previously, Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s analysts see 3.13% EPS growth.

On May, 1 is expected American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR)'s earnings report, Zacks reports. 14,675 were accumulated by World Asset. Moreover, Arcadia Inv Management Corporation Mi has 0.08% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. Los Angeles Cap And Equity Rech has invested 0.01% in American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR). (NYSE:AWK) for 1,680 shs. American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Td Asset Management has 680,183 shs. Fiduciary Fincl Of The Southwest Tx, Texas-based fund reported 12,287 shares. Elkfork Partners LLC bought a new position in American Water Works in the 4th quarter worth approximately $1,512,000. Credit Suisse Ag reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Equinix, Inc. NPO's profit will be $18.16 million for 23.41 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board holds 0.02% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc.

Among 13 analysts covering American Water Works (NYSE:AWK), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. American Water Works's quarterly revenue was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that American Water Works will post 3.26 EPS for the current year. Gabelli upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Wednesday, July 29 report. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, February 22 by Robert W. Baird.

Shares of American Water stock opened at $83.67 on Thursday. On Wednesday, March 15 the stock rating was downgraded by HSBC to "Hold". The firm has "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, November 3. The company was downgraded on Friday, November 3 by Janney Capital. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Bank of America. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the past year is $88.24. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, April 26 by Robert W. Baird. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 7,386 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $676,000 after buying an additional 693 shares in the last quarter.

Cove Street Capital Llc, which manages about $763.78 million and $926.82M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Akamai Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:AKAM) by 33,308 shares to 97,455 shares, valued at $6.34M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It also upped Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:VRTX) stake by 4,844 shares and now owns 103,138 shares. 3 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. Millennium Limited Company holds 372,501 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:REIT). Swiss Bankshares stated it has 0.16% in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAMS). Minerva Ltd Liability holds 10,330 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Grp Inc Limited Com invested 0% in EnPro Industries, Inc.

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