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WTRG

Essential Utilities NYSE:WTRG Stock Report

Last Price

US$52.29

Market Cap

US$13.7b

7D

3.7%

1Y

7.2%

Updated

18 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
WTRG fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health0/6
Dividends4/6

WTRG Stock Overview

Essential Utilities, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water, wastewater, or natural gas services in the United States.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Essential Utilities
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$52.29
52 Week HighUS$53.93
52 Week LowUS$40.97
Beta0.70
1 Month Change10.25%
3 Month Change13.43%
1 Year Change7.15%
3 Year Change18.63%
5 Year Change53.93%
Change since IPO2,331.61%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

WTRGUS Water UtilitiesUS Market
7D3.7%2.8%1.4%
1Y7.2%-6.8%-8.4%

Return vs Industry: WTRG exceeded the US Water Utilities industry which returned -6.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WTRG exceeded the US Market which returned -9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is WTRG's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WTRG volatility
WTRG Average Weekly Movement3.6%
Water Utilities Industry Average Movement4.2%
Market Average Movement7.6%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.1%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: WTRG is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: WTRG's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
18863,211Chris Franklinhttps://www.essential.co

Essential Utilities, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water, wastewater, or natural gas services in the United States. It offers water services through operating and maintenance contract with municipal authorities and other parties. The company also provides non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry; and water and sewer line protection solutions, and repair services to households through a third-party.

Essential Utilities, Inc. Fundamentals Summary

How do Essential Utilities's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WTRG fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$13.71b
Earnings (TTM)US$448.68m
Revenue (TTM)US$2.05b

30.6x

P/E Ratio

6.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
WTRG income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$2.05b
Cost of RevenueUS$1.04b
Gross ProfitUS$1.01b
Other ExpensesUS$559.98m
EarningsUS$448.68m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)1.71
Gross Margin49.31%
Net Profit Margin21.93%
Debt/Equity Ratio116.7%

How did WTRG perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.2%

Current Dividend Yield

62%

Payout Ratio