The $0.21 mark is well within reach for Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR).

November 15, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

 The $0.21 mark is well within reach for Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR).
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.01, from 1.11 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 25 investors sold Aqua America Inc shares while 109 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 122 raised stakes. 89.18 million shares or 1.16% more from 88.15 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Raymond James Fin Advsr reported 67,600 shares stake. The Netherlands-based Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv has invested 0.03% in Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR). Tci Wealth Advisors Inc has invested 0% in Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR). Moreover, Metropolitan Life Insur Communications New York has 0.04% invested in Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) for 167,166 shares. Azimuth Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% or 9,322 shares. Parkwood Ltd Liability Company invested 0.03% in Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR). Geode Cap Mngmt Limited Liability holds 0.02% or 1.45 million shares in its portfolio. Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Mgmt reported 0.74% of its portfolio in Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR). 1,500 were accumulated by Endurance Wealth Mgmt Inc. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund owns 65,267 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Clear Harbor Asset Mgmt Ltd Co invested in 26,618 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky stated it has 37,255 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Blackrock Incorporated invested in 0.03% or 15.19 million shares. Peoples Fincl Svcs reported 3,166 shares stake. Amica Mutual Ins holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) for 20,767 shares.

Since June 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $327,017 activity. GLANTON RICHARD H also sold $137,899 worth of Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) shares.

Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) is expected to pay $0.21 on Dec 1, 2017. The indicated annual dividend is $0.82. Shareholders owning the stock before Nov 16, 2017 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Aqua America, Inc.’s current price of $37.20, the dividend is 0.55 %. This dividend’s record date is Nov 17, 2017 and the announcement date is Oct 26, 2017. About 4,359 shares traded. Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) has risen 0.64% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

Aqua America, Inc. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $6.61 billion. The Firm is engaged in providing water or wastewater services concentrated in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana and Virginia. It has a 28.05 P/E ratio. The Firm is the holding firm for its primary subsidiary, Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc.

Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Aqua America Inc. (NYSE:WTR), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Aqua America Inc. had 19 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons to “Hold” on Thursday, July 23. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Overweight” on Friday, March 17. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, October 19. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, August 25. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 26 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 6 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, November 1. The company was initiated on Thursday, May 25 by Northcoast. The stock of Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) earned “Buy” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann on Tuesday, October 13. As per Friday, March 18, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital.

More notable recent Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Comparing Aqua America To Its Peers And Other Utilities” on November 02, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Here’s Why Aqua America Climbed 7% in October” published on November 09, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Aqua America And American Water Works Flow Past American States Water” on August 27, 2017. More interesting news about Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Aqua America Inc. Profit Climbs 4% In Q3” published on October 31, 2017 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “The case for American States Water” with publication date: July 11, 2017.

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