Aqua America, Inc. (WTR) EPS Estimated At $0.29

April 22, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.52 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 25 investors sold Aqua America, Inc. shares while 113 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 92.43 million shares or 2.50% more from 90.18 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.02% or 501,300 shares in its portfolio. Hsbc Holdg Public Limited Company holds 6,944 shares. Bright Rock Capital Ltd Liability Co reported 2.04% of its portfolio in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Ronna Sue Cohen stated it has 1.23% of its portfolio in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Hbk Sorce Advisory reported 8,193 shares stake. Kennedy Capital Management has invested 0.25% in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Voya Investment Management Limited Com has 48,005 shares. Monetary Grp holds 1,125 shares. Trillium Asset Lc has invested 0.12% in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Ing Groep Nv has invested 0% in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Fmr Lc holds 0% in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) or 14,203 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement holds 288,096 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Pennsylvania Tru Co holds 0.13% or 74,788 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Aldebaran Fin Inc has 0.39% invested in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Paloma Management Co invested in 0.02% or 42,400 shares.

Analysts expect Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) to report $0.29 EPS on May, 8 after the close.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 3.57 % from last quarter’s $0.28 EPS. WTR’s profit would be $51.59 million giving it 29.47 P/E if the $0.29 EPS is correct. After having $0.32 EPS previously, Aqua America, Inc.’s analysts see -9.38 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $34.18. About 662,611 shares traded. Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) has risen 4.51% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.04% the S&P500.

Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Aqua America (NYSE:WTR), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Aqua America had 6 analyst reports since November 1, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 26 by Wells Fargo. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, November 1. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, March 1 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Hilliard Lyons to “Neutral”.

Aqua America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. The company has market cap of $6.08 billion. It offers water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities and other parties. It has a 25.32 P/E ratio. The firm also provides water and wastewater line repair services, and protection solutions to households; and non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry.

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