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U.S. Water Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies24
  • 7D2.6%
  • 3M-1.8%
  • 1Y-3.7%
  • YTD-17.3%

In the last week, the Water industry is up 2.6%, with American Water Works Company up 4.3%. However, the industry is down 3.7% over the past year. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 6.4% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 29 May 2022US$50.9bUS$8.2bUS$2.0b33.1x
Tue, 26 Apr 2022US$53.5bUS$8.1bUS$2.0b33x
Thu, 24 Mar 2022US$52.7bUS$8.1bUS$2.0b33.6x
Sat, 19 Feb 2022US$50.4bUS$8.1bUS$2.0b32.5x
Mon, 17 Jan 2022US$54.9bUS$8.0bUS$1.5b36.5x
Wed, 15 Dec 2021US$59.1bUS$8.0bUS$1.5b36.9x
Fri, 12 Nov 2021US$55.7bUS$8.0bUS$1.5b38.5x
Sun, 10 Oct 2021US$54.7bUS$8.1bUS$1.6b35.3x
Tue, 07 Sep 2021US$58.4bUS$8.8bUS$537.8m36.8x
Thu, 05 Aug 2021US$58.1bUS$8.7bUS$1.4b36.6x
Sun, 09 May 2021US$51.8bUS$8.6bUS$1.4b31.6x
Wed, 10 Feb 2021US$50.9bUS$8.2bUS$1.2b33.1x
Tue, 03 Nov 2020US$47.8bUS$7.9bUS$1.1b31.1x
Fri, 07 Aug 2020US$48.9bUS$7.6bUS$1.0b33.7x
Thu, 30 Apr 2020US$41.7bUS$7.3bUS$983.1m33.7x
Sun, 02 Feb 2020US$46.7bUS$7.2bUS$954.9m38.8x
Wed, 06 Nov 2019US$43.2bUS$7.1bUS$910.7m38.9x
Sat, 10 Aug 2019US$39.7bUS$7.0bUS$840.2m35.6x
Median PE Ratio

35.5x


Total Market Cap: US$38.2bTotal Earnings: US$825.9mTotal Revenue: US$7.0bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Water Industry Median PE3Y Average 34.5x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 34.5x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Water Utilities industry have grown 35% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 5.5% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Comparison

How does U.S. Water compare with similar industries?

US Market5.92%
Utilities4.70%
Water Utilities2.59%
Water2.59%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of 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$151.764.3%
+US$1.1b
-2.1%PS21.4x
WTRG Essential UtilitiesUS$46.410.7%
+US$80.2m
-2.9%PS26.9x
AWR American States WaterUS$79.691.1%
+US$32.5m
0.4%PS33.1x
GWRS Global Water ResourcesUS$14.398.1%
+US$24.5m
-15.7%PS69.1x
PCYO Pure CycleUS$11.068.2%
+US$20.1m
-21.8%PS51.8x
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