Sharon Cameron Insider Sell Transaction
Sharon Cameron – a clever insider in American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK)
American Water Works Company Inc Stock Rating, Sentiment and Fundamentals
Seventeen spec analysts anticipate that the YOY growth rate could be not more than 7.34% with $2.63 per share in 2015, giving the company a PE ratio of 21.83. It is difficult to make conclusions about American Water Works Company Inc’s future just from Sharon Cameron’s sale because in this filing, the insider also revealed option transactions. In the form, it was reported that Sharon exercised options for 6,222 shares with average price 21.5, worth 133,835.
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|Hedge Funds Sentiment:||BUY|
|Earnings + FCF Trend:||NEUTRAL|
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Over the last 25 days, the share price of American Water Works Company Inc has risen 1.10 % and has strong and smooth bullish uptrend. Despite Sharon Cameron’s transaction, we have no choice but to rate the stock NEUTRAL as our momentum model as depicted on the chart below, is in buy signal.
Price Chart of American Water Works Company NYSE:AWK Stock
Source: RightEdgeSystems, Yahoo Split & Dividend Adjusted Data and OctaFinance Interpretations
As the best Ray Dalio, a hedge fund legend, claimed, best risk-adjusted returns are made through a mix of both technical as well as fundamental analysis. But as our analysis says, this is not evidently with this company. The date of deal was November 20, 2015, and it was revealed in a SEC-filed filing, which you can locate here.
Hedge Funds Ownership
According to 13F SEC filings for Q2 2015, 452 hedge funds had shares of American Water Works Company Inc. In Q2 2015, American Water Works Company Inc had 77.71 % institutional ownership. That is a very high interest. Its down 9.51 % from Q1 2015. These asset managers decreased the total shares they own by 14.65 million to 139.47 million this quarter. There were 60 funds that created new positions and 179 funds that added to their positions. A total of 40 funds closed their positions in American Water Works Company Inc and 155 reduced their holdings.
16 funds have American Water Works Company Inc in their Top 10. Some of them are: First Wilshire Securities Management Inc, Partners Group Holding Ag, Water Asset Management Llc, Impax Asset Management Ltd, Campbell & Co Investment Adviser Llc, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc, Trellus Management Company Llc, Clear Harbor Asset Management Llc, Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Llc, Cutter & Co Brokerage Inc..
First Wilshire Securities Management Inc had the greatest investment with ownership of 457,717 shares as of Q2 2015 for 5.01% of the fund’s portfolio. Partners Group Holding Ag is another positive investment manager owning 790,140 shares of the company or 9.65% of their stocks portfolio. Moreover Water Asset Management Llc have 13.34% of their stock portfolio invested in the stock for 511,973 shares. The United Kingdom-based fund Impax Asset Management Ltd revealed it had purchased a stake worth less than 0.01% of the fund’s stock portfolio in American Water Works Company Inc. Campbell & Co Investment Adviser Llc is also very positive about the firm, owning 38,814 shares or 1.61% of their stock portfolio.
American Water Works Company NYSE:AWK Company Profile
American Water Works Company, Inc. is a water and wastewater utility holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the Company provides drinking water, wastewater and other water related services to approximately 15 million people in approximately 47 states of the United States and one Canadian province. The Company has two operating segments: the Regulated Businesses and the Market-Based Operations. The Regulated Businesses segment owns subsidiaries that provide water and wastewater utility services to residential, commercial, industrial and other customers. The Market-Based Operations 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 (PUC). The Company’s subsidiaries include Illinois-American Water Company (ILAWC), American Lake Water Company and West Virginia-American Water Company (WVAWC).
Company Website: American Water Works Company
American Water Works Company Inc was filled in Delaware on 1936-08-28. As of writing its market capitalization is: $10.30 billion and it has 179.85 million shares outstanding. The firm has 6400 employees. As of writing it has 84.98% shareholders and the institutional ownership is 84.98%. The stock closed at $57.400002 yesterday and it had average 2 days volume of 129622 shares. It is down from the 30 days average shares volume of 191854. American Water Works Company Inc has a 52 weeks low of $48.36 and a 52 weeks high of $59.19. The current price is above the 200 days simple moving average. American Water Works Company Inc last issued its quarterly earnings information on 11/04/2015. The company reported 0.96 EPS for the quarter, above the consensus estimate of 0.93 by 0.03. The company had a revenue of 896.21 million for 9/30/2015 and 782.12 million for 6/30/2015. Therefore, the revenue was 114.09 million up.
* The option award granted on March 25 – 2010 and representing a right to purchase 6 – 222 shares – vested in three equal installments on January 1 – 2011 – 2012 and 2013.
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