Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Monday, November 5th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.43 per share for the quarter.
Shares of NYSE WTR opened at $32.92 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 0.68 and a current ratio of 0.75. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.86 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.35, a P/E/G ratio of 4.43 and a beta of 0.50. Aqua America has a 52-week low of $32.12 and a 52-week high of $39.55.
A number of analysts have issued reports on WTR shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Aqua America from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 22nd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Aqua America from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Boenning Scattergood reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Aqua America in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. Macquarie set a $35.00 target price on shares of Aqua America and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 25th. Finally, Evercore ISI started coverage on shares of Aqua America in a report on Monday, September 17th. They issued an “in-line” rating and a $37.00 target price on the stock. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Aqua America has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $37.83.
About Aqua America
Aqua America, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. It offers water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities and other parties. The company also provides non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry.
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