Water Asset Management LLC Maintains Stake in American Wtr Wks Co INC New (AWK)

June 17, 2018 - By Michael Collier

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.29, from 1.09 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 44 investors sold AWK shares while 226 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 158 raised stakes. 144.43 million shares or 0.24% less from 144.77 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Ameritas Investment Prtnrs holds 3,689 shares. Ftb Advisors holds 0% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 22 shares. Employees Retirement Of Ohio reported 0.03% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) or 250,543 shares. Quebec – Canada-based Public Sector Pension Inv Board has invested 0.01% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Ltd Liability Co holds 0.62% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 460,572 shares. Prudential Public Ltd Com holds 0% or 5,910 shares in its portfolio. Mercer Cap Advisers holds 0.04% or 719 shares. Tower Bridge Advsrs holds 2,700 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Northern holds 0.08% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 3.52 million shares. Mutual Of America Capital Limited Company holds 0.03% or 22,849 shares. Virginia-based Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al has invested 0.07% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Moreover, Nomura Holding Inc has 0% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Private Wealth Ptnrs Ltd Co stated it has 92,544 shares or 1.32% of all its holdings. Quantbot Technologies LP stated it has 0.03% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK).

Since May 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.52 million activity. $1.29M worth of American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) was sold by Sgro Michael A on Wednesday, May 16.

Water Asset Management Llc increased its stake in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New (AWK) by 123.52% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Water Asset Management Llc bought 319,252 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.71% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 577,712 shares of the water supply company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $47.45M, up from 258,460 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Water Asset Management Llc who had been investing in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.43B market cap company. The stock increased 1.59% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $81.05. About 2.41 million shares traded or 174.00% up from the average. American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has risen 6.77% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.80% the S&P500.

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American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering American Water (NYSE:AWK), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. American Water has $105.0 highest and $84 lowest target. $91.20’s average target is 12.52% above currents $81.05 stock price. American Water had 10 analyst reports since December 29, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, February 26, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. Guggenheim downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, January 2 report. As per Friday, March 23, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, February 22. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Hold” on Thursday, January 11. The stock of American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 16 by Janney Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 22 by Robert W. Baird. As per Friday, March 23, the company rating was upgraded by HSBC.

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