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U.S. Water Utilities Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies23
  • 7D1.4%
  • 3M-5.6%
  • 1Y13.2%
  • YTD12.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Water Utilities industry has risen 1.4%, driven by gains from Essential Utilities of 2.6%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 13%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 04 Dec 2021US$55.4bUS$8.0bUS$1.5b36.4x
Mon, 01 Nov 2021US$55.7bUS$8.0bUS$1.5b36.3x
Wed, 29 Sep 2021US$53.9bUS$8.1bUS$1.6b34.5x
Fri, 27 Aug 2021US$57.4bUS$8.7bUS$1.4b36.2x
Sat, 03 Jul 2021US$50.3bUS$8.7bUS$1.4b31.8x
Tue, 06 Apr 2021US$49.5bUS$8.6bUS$1.4b30.2x
Fri, 08 Jan 2021US$50.9bUS$8.2bUS$1.2b33.1x
Thu, 01 Oct 2020US$46.0bUS$7.9bUS$1.1b31.8x
Sun, 05 Jul 2020US$43.5bUS$7.6bUS$1.0b34.5x
Wed, 08 Apr 2020US$41.5bUS$7.3bUS$983.1m34.2x
Tue, 31 Dec 2019US$43.0bUS$7.2bUS$954.9m35.8x
Fri, 04 Oct 2019US$42.7bUS$7.1bUS$910.7m37.9x
Mon, 08 Jul 2019US$39.3bUS$7.0bUS$840.2m36x
Sun, 31 Mar 2019US$36.2bUS$7.0bUS$824.7m32.8x
Wed, 02 Jan 2019US$31.6bUS$6.9bUS$849.3m31x
PE Ratio

31x

Total Market Cap: US$31.6bTotal Earnings: US$849.3mTotal Revenue: US$6.9b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year
20202021

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 34.2x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Water Utilities industry have grown 21% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 5.1% 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. Water Utilities industry?

Water1.38%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Water industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 34.2x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 8.1%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 15% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Water industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 8.1% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 15% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

Company7D1YValuation
WTRG Essential Utilities2.6%+US$313.4m1.9%PE29.3x
AWK American Water Works Company0.8%+US$239.6m15.3%PE40.8x
CWT California Water Service Group3.8%+US$126.8m32.1%PE30.4x
AWR American States Water3.6%+US$124.5m29.5%PE37.7x
SJW SJW Group3.2%+US$63.8m3.1%PE36.8x
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AWK

US$171.63

American Water Works Company

7D

0.8%

1Y

15.3%

CDZI

US$3.89

Cadiz

7D

-15.1%

1Y

-61.6%