American States Water Company

NYSE:AWR Stock Report

Mkt Cap: US$3.6b

American States Water Dividend

Dividend criteria checks 4/6

American States Water Company is a dividend paying company with a current yield of 1.6% that is well covered by earnings.

Key information

1.6%

Dividend yield

69%

Payout ratio

Industry average yield1.8%
Next dividend pay daten/a
Ex dividend daten/a
Dividend per shareUS$1.59
Earnings per shareUS$2.16
Dividend yield forecast in 3Y1.9%

Recent dividend updates

Recent updates

Return Trends At American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Aren't Appealing

Jan 20
Return Trends At American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Aren't Appealing

American States Water: Water Is Life, But This Is Too Expensive

Dec 15

American States Water declares $0.3975 dividend

Nov 03

Is American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Using Too Much Debt?

Oct 24
Is American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Using Too Much Debt?

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

Oct 08
American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

American States Water: Not The Stability Your Portfolio Needs

Sep 29

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.3975

Jul 31
American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.3975

American States Water Q2 2022 Earnings Preview

Jul 29

Is American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Using Too Much Debt?

Jul 19
Is American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Using Too Much Debt?

American States Water Is Still Expensive

Jul 18

Investors Met With Slowing Returns on Capital At American States Water (NYSE:AWR)

Jun 29
Investors Met With Slowing Returns on Capital At American States Water (NYSE:AWR)

American States Water Is A Buy For The Long-Term Investor

May 04

American States Water: A Dividend King For Your Watch List

Apr 21

We Think American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Apr 14
We Think American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

American States Water Is Richly Valued For Now

Feb 08

The Returns At American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Aren't Growing

Feb 05
The Returns At American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Aren't Growing

Is American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Using Too Much Debt?

Jan 10
Is American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Using Too Much Debt?

Here's Why We Think American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Well Worth Watching

Dec 28
Here's Why We Think American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Well Worth Watching

American States Water: Too Expensive At Present

Nov 23

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.36

Nov 01
American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.36

Here's Why American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Oct 01
Here's Why American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Should You Be Adding American States Water (NYSE:AWR) To Your Watchlist Today?

Sep 16
Should You Be Adding American States Water (NYSE:AWR) To Your Watchlist Today?

American States Water: 9% Dividend Bump Is Sign Of More Growth To Come

Aug 24

American States Water's (NYSE:AWR) Dividend Will Be Increased To US$0.36

Aug 05
American States Water's (NYSE:AWR) Dividend Will Be Increased To US$0.36

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

Jul 31
American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

We Think American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Jun 30
We Think American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

American States Water: Potential Buy, Definitely A Hold

May 26

We Think Some Shareholders May Hesitate To Increase American States Water Company's (NYSE:AWR) CEO Compensation

May 12
We Think Some Shareholders May Hesitate To Increase American States Water Company's (NYSE:AWR) CEO Compensation

American States Water Company 2021 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

May 05

American States Water declares $0.335 dividend

May 03

Would American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Be Valuable To Income Investors?

May 03
Would American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Be Valuable To Income Investors?

American States Water Q1 2021 Earnings Preview

Apr 30

Return Trends At American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Aren't Appealing

Apr 18
Return Trends At American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Aren't Appealing

Should American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Be Disappointed With Their 70% Profit?

Mar 04
Should American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Be Disappointed With Their 70% Profit?

American States Water Company's (NYSE:AWR) Recent Stock Performance Looks Decent- Can Strong Fundamentals Be the Reason?

Feb 17
American States Water Company's (NYSE:AWR) Recent Stock Performance Looks Decent- Can Strong Fundamentals Be the Reason?

American States Water declares $0.335 dividend

Feb 04

Would American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Be Valuable To Income Investors?

Jan 27
Would American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Be Valuable To Income Investors?

Should We Be Excited About The Trends Of Returns At American States Water (NYSE:AWR)?

Jan 12
Should We Be Excited About The Trends Of Returns At American States Water (NYSE:AWR)?

66 Years Of Dividend Increases Isn't Enough For American States Water

Jan 03

What Kind Of Shareholders Own American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR)?

Dec 28
What Kind Of Shareholders Own American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR)?

We Think American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Dec 15
We Think American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Introducing American States Water (NYSE:AWR), A Stock That Climbed 77% In The Last Five Years

Dec 02
Introducing American States Water (NYSE:AWR), A Stock That Climbed 77% In The Last Five Years

American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Stock Has Shown Weakness Lately But Financials Look Strong: Should Prospective Shareholders Make The Leap?

Nov 19
American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Stock Has Shown Weakness Lately But Financials Look Strong: Should Prospective Shareholders Make The Leap?

American States Water Company 2020 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

Nov 03

American States Water Q3 2020 Earnings Preview

Nov 01

Stability and Growth of Payments

How stable has American States Water's dividend per share been in the past?
MonthDividend Per Share (annual)Avg. Yield (%)
12/31/20251.92
12/31/20241.753
12/31/20231.643
2/2/20231.591.64
11/4/20221.591.67
7/29/20221.591.87
5/3/20221.461.84
2/3/20221.461.7
10/28/20211.461.53
7/29/20211.461.63
5/3/20211.341.65
2/4/20211.341.75
10/28/20201.341.73
7/30/20201.341.76
5/4/20201.221.56
1/30/20201.221.45
10/30/20191.221.41
8/1/20191.221.36
5/2/20191.11.48
1/30/20191.11.57
10/31/20181.11.67
8/2/20181.11.82
4/30/20181.021.78
1/31/20181.021.91
10/31/20171.021.83
8/2/20171.022
5/2/20170.972.06
2/1/20170.972.2
11/2/20160.972.23
8/2/20160.92.26
5/3/20160.92.17
1/28/20160.92.14
10/28/20150.92.17
7/29/20150.92.27
1/28/20150.852.19
10/29/20140.852.35
8/6/20140.852.68
8/5/20140.852.78
5/5/20140.812.64
1/30/20140.812.68
10/30/20130.812.87
5/21/20130.812.91
4/29/20130.712.6
1/30/20130.712.62
8/1/20120.713.15
5/2/20120.562.92

Stable Dividend: AWR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: AWR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Dividend Yield vs Market

American States Water Dividend Yield vs Market
How does AWR dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (AWR)1.6%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.5%
Market Top 25% (US)4.2%
Industry Average (Water Utilities)1.8%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (AWR)1.9%

Notable Dividend: AWR's dividend (1.64%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.49%).

High Dividend: AWR's dividend (1.64%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.24%).


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (69%), AWR's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: AWR is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.


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