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U.S. Water Utilities Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 27, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies25
  • 7D3.4%
  • 3M1.8%
  • 1Y-4.5%
  • YTD-12.7%

The Water Utilities industry is up 3.4% in the last week, with American Water Works Company up 4.2%. In the same time, Consolidated Water was down 8.1%. In the past year, the industry is down 4.5%. Earnings are forecast to grow by 7.9% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Water Utilities Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 27 Nov 2022US$54.0bUS$8.3bUS$2.1b35.1x26x6.5x
Tue, 25 Oct 2022US$46.1bUS$8.2bUS$2.0b33.6x22.7x5.6x
Thu, 22 Sep 2022US$49.9bUS$8.2bUS$2.0b35.8x24.6x6.1x
Sat, 20 Aug 2022US$55.1bUS$8.2bUS$2.0b38.9x27.1x6.7x
Mon, 18 Jul 2022US$51.1bUS$8.2bUS$2.0b34.3x25x6.2x
Wed, 15 Jun 2022US$45.5bUS$8.2bUS$2.0b30.2x22.2x5.5x
Fri, 13 May 2022US$47.9bUS$8.2bUS$2.0b32.3x23.6x5.8x
Sun, 10 Apr 2022US$56.4bUS$8.1bUS$2.0b34.7x28.2x7x
Tue, 08 Mar 2022US$54.1bUS$8.1bUS$2.0b34.3x27x6.7x
Thu, 03 Feb 2022US$53.9bUS$8.0bUS$1.5b35.7x36.1x6.7x
Sat, 01 Jan 2022US$62.1bUS$8.0bUS$1.5b39.2x41.5x7.7x
Mon, 29 Nov 2021US$55.7bUS$8.0bUS$1.5b36.3x36.9x6.9x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021US$55.8bUS$8.1bUS$1.6b36.4x35.5x6.9x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021US$56.0bUS$8.1bUS$1.6b34.9x35.6x7x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021US$58.2bUS$8.7bUS$1.4b36.5x40.9x6.7x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021US$50.3bUS$8.7bUS$1.4b31.8x35.3x5.8x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021US$49.5bUS$8.6bUS$1.4b30.2x36.6x5.8x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021US$50.9bUS$8.2bUS$1.2b33.1x43.3x6.2x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020US$46.0bUS$7.9bUS$1.1b31.8x43.3x5.8x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020US$43.5bUS$7.6bUS$1.0b34.5x43.4x5.7x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020US$41.5bUS$7.3bUS$983.1m34.2x42.2x5.6x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020US$43.0bUS$7.2bUS$954.9m35.8x45x6x
Price to Earnings Ratio

45.9x


Total Market Cap: US$42.0bTotal Earnings: US$915.9mTotal Revenue: US$7.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Water Utilities Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 38.1x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Water Utilities industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 26.0x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 38.1x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 6.2x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Water Utilities industry have grown 31% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 5.4% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Utilities industry?

US Market1.26%
Utilities3.00%
Water Utilities3.40%
Water3.40%
Industry PEThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
AWK American Water Works CompanyUS$152.904.2%
+US$1.1b
-10.2%PE21.1x
WTRG Essential UtilitiesUS$48.673.3%
+US$406.6m
3.0%PE27.3x
CWT California Water Service GroupUS$65.533.6%
+US$124.5m
4.1%PE44.9x
AWR American States WaterUS$99.471.9%
+US$69.9m
7.6%PE46x
SJW SJW GroupUS$75.232.4%
+US$53.1m
12.9%PE39.1x
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PCYO

US$10.62

Pure Cycle

7D

2.4%

1Y

-29.3%

AWK

US$152.90

American Water Works Company

7D

4.2%

1Y

-10.2%

CDZI

US$2.18

Cadiz

7D

-8.8%

1Y

-52.4%

GWRS

US$12.64

Global Water Resources

7D

-2.5%

1Y

-31.3%

WTRG

US$48.67

Essential Utilities

7D

3.3%

1Y

3.0%

AWR

US$99.47

American States Water

7D

1.9%

1Y

7.6%

MSEX

US$94.75

Middlesex Water

7D

1.1%

1Y

-9.4%

SJW

US$75.23

SJW Group

7D

2.4%

1Y

12.9%

CWT

US$65.53

California Water Service Group

7D

3.6%

1Y

4.1%