American Water Works Company Inc (AWK) stock has fallen 1.55% over the past week and gets a Bearish rating from InvestorsObserver Sentiment Indicator.
American Water Works Company Inc has a Bearish sentiment reading. Find out what this means for you and get the rest of the rankings on AWK!
What is Stock Sentiment?
In investing, sentiment generally means whether or not a given security is in favor with investors. It is typically a pretty short-term metric that relies entirely on technical analysis. That means it doesn’t incorporate anything to do with the health or profitability of the underlying company.
Sentiment is how investors, or the market, feels about a stock. There are lots of ways to measure sentiment. At the core, sentiment is pretty easy to understand. If a stock is going up, investors must be bullish, while if it is going down, sentiment is bearish.
InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Indicator looks at price trends over the past week and also considers changes in volume. Increasing volume can mean a trend is getting stronger, while decreasing volume can mean a trend is nearing a conclusion.
For stocks that have options, our system also considers the balance between calls, which are often bets that the price will go up, and puts, which are frequently bets that the price will fall.
What's Happening With AWK Stock Today?
American Water Works Company Inc (AWK) stock has risen 0.75% while the S&P 500 is down -0.14% as of 2:16 PM on Tuesday, Aug 22. AWK is up $1.03 from the previous closing price of $137.48 on volume of 248,107 shares. Over the past year the S&P 500 is higher by 6.17% while AWK is down -10.74%. AWK earned $4.79 a per share in the over the last 12 months, giving it a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.91.
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More About American Water Works Company Inc
American Water Works is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility, serving approximately 3.5 million customers in 16 states. It provides water and wastewater services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers and operates predominantly in regulated markets. The company's only nonregulated business is water services for military bases, which operates under long-term contracts.
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