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Zacks Investment Research issued a report on American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK), raising its target price to $83.00 today

Yesterday American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) traded 1.29% higher at $74.36. The company’s 50-day moving average is $72.01 and its 200-day moving average is $76.05. The last stock close price is down -0.96% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the S&P 500 which has decreased -0.03% over the same time. 312,469 shares of the stock were exchanged, down from an average trading volume of 1,070,130

American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) had its stock price target increased to $83.00 by Zacks Investment Research in a report released 11/28/2016. The increased price target implies a potential upside of 0.12% from the company's last stock close price.

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American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK)

American Water Works Company Inc has a 52 week low of $56.40 and a 52 week high of $85.24 with a P/E ratio of 28.98 The company’s market cap is currently $0.

In addition to Zacks Investment Research reporting its target price, a total of 13 firms have reported on the stock. The consensus target price is $71.92 with 2 firms rating the stock a strong buy, 6 firms rating the stock a buy, 7 firms rating the stock a hold, 0 firms rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 firms rating the stock a sell.

About American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK)

American Water Works Company, Inc. is a holding company. The Company is a water and wastewater utility company. The Company operates through two segments: the Regulated Businesses and the Market-Based Businesses. Its Regulated Businesses segment involves the ownership of subsidiaries that provide water and wastewater utility services to residential, commercial, industrial and other customers, including sale for resale and public authority customers. The Market-Based Businesses segment provides water and wastewater services to military bases, municipalities, industrial, commercial and residential customers that are not subject to economic regulation by state Public Utility Commissions (PUCs). Its properties consist of transmission, distribution and collection pipes, water and wastewater treatment plants, pumping wells, tanks, meters, supply lines, dams, reservoirs, buildings, vehicles, land, easements, software rights, and other facilities and equipment.

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