How to buy American States Water Company stock
Learn how to easily invest in American States Water Company stock.
American States Water Company is an utilities-regulated water business based in the US. American States Water Company shares (AWR.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $77.97 – a decrease of 0.66% over the previous day. American States Water Company employs 811 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of $3 billion.
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Is American States Water Company under- or over-valued?
Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the American States Water Company P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA
American States Water Company's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 26x. In other words, American States Water Company stocks trade at around 26x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the United States stock markets on average as of September 24, 2023 (21.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
American States Water Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.3251. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into American States Water Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
American States Water Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $225.9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a American States Water Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
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