(AWK) shows a double top with $87.30 target or 8.00 % above today's $80.83 share price. 120.15 million shares or 5.11% more from 114.31 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 3,899,896 shares of the company's stock valued at $291,868,000 after buying an additional 114,488 shares during the last quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $89.95, for a total transaction of $449,750.00. Of those insider trades, 60 shares of American Water Works Company, Inc. were purchased and 13,315 shares were sold. (NYSE:AWK) has risen 3.35% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.35% the S&P500.
Professional Advisory Services Inc increased its stake in Omnicom Group (OMC) by 10.84% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm has a market cap of $12.98 billion, a PE ratio of 28.06 and a beta of 0.19. Muhlenkamp & Co Inc who had been investing in Gilead Sciences Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $103.22B market cap company. It has underperformed by 18.24% the S&P500.
When we look at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, the company has 2.55 rating given by Analysts where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 stands for Strong Sell. Gilead Sciences had 111 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of AWK in report on Friday, November 3 with "Neutral" rating. The stock of AZZ Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Janney Capital on Tuesday, December 20. Stifel Nicolaus maintained AZZ Inc. The stock of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, February 4 by UBS. The firm has "Hold" rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, January 11. (NYSE:AZZ) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. Evercore initiated it with "Hold" rating and $94 target in Tuesday, December 15 report. Btr Management has invested 1.48% of its portfolio in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Its down 0.13, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 35 investors sold AWK shares while 185 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 421 raised stakes. It dived, as 47 investors sold ABT shares while 563 reduced holdings. (NYSE:AWK) for last month was 0.95246. Moreover, Quantbot Technologies Lp has 0.07% invested in Dynegy Inc. The Earnings Yield Five Year average for WEX Inc.is 0.030269. Apg Asset Management Nv holds 0.04% or 276,316 shares. (NYSE:AWK) for 15,000 shares. Quantbot Tech Lp holds 0% or 900 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management Il reported 0.21% stake. Cetera Advisor Net Limited holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) for 25,971 shares. Morgan Stanley has 8.45 million shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Legal And General Public Limited Co invested 0% in AZZ Inc. Company insiders own 0.34% of the company's stock. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 0.01% or 22,690 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated invested in 4.43 million shares or 0.03% of the stock.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.05, from 1 in 2017Q2. (NYSE:AWK)'s 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) has reached 30.05, putting it inside a neutral zone. 230.60 million shares or 2.33% more from 225.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) opened at $84.74 on Friday. (NYSE:AWK). First Wilshire Management Inc accumulated 72,120 shares. Harbour Investment Mngmt Llc invested in 0.79% or 13,895 shares. Advisory Network Ltd accumulated 1,900 shares. Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in shares of American Water Works by 0.5% in the third quarter. (NYSE:AWK) to report earnings on February, 20. Everence Mgmt Incorporated has 10,583 shares. Putnam Invests Ltd accumulated 244,900 shares or 0.01% of the stock.
In trading on Friday, shares of American Water Works Co, Inc. (NYSE:OMC). Meiji Yasuda Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 12,848 shares stake. Smithfield Trust stated it has 0.01% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has seen its stock price gain 6.75, or -7.38%, so far in 2017. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its position in American Water Works by 9.4% during the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:AWK). Great West Life Assurance Com Can, Manitoba - Canada-based fund reported 144,502 shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of American Water Works from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Therefore 25% are positive. American Water Works had 27 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America downgraded American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK)'s near-term growth potential. The rating was downgraded by Boenning & Scattergood to "Neutral" on Monday, June 6. The stock has "Buy" rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, November 2. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Friday, March 11 by Bernstein.
According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at -5.09%, SMA50 is -5.35 percent, while SMA200 is 2.47%. American Water Works's payout ratio is presently 57.47%. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, November 9 by Bank of America.
Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.52 million activity.
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