$0.29 EPS Expected for Aqua America, Inc. (WTR)

April 17, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.52 in 2017Q3. It dropped, 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.
Arrow holds 0.01% or 1,082 shares. Jfs Wealth Ltd Llc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Davis R M Inc stated it has 9,271 shares. 288,096 were accumulated by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems. Blair William Il stated it has 28,749 shares. Inr Advisory Ltd Liability stated it has 862 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 5,998 were accumulated by Cibc Asset Mngmt. Envestnet Asset Mgmt Incorporated holds 26,057 shares. Alphaone Investment Serv stated it has 0.01% in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Utah Retirement System accumulated 33,021 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Creative Planning reported 33,424 shares. Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp holds 2.65M shares. Glenmede Trust Na holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) for 57,205 shares. Bb&T Corporation owns 8,779 shares. Shine Inv Advisory accumulated 0.02% or 1,156 shares.

Analysts expect Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) to report $0.29 EPS on May, 2.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 29.78 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 increased 1.77% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $34.54. About 499,241 shares traded. Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) has risen 4.51% since April 18, 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 7 analyst reports since October 19, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, October 19. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of WTR in report on Monday, February 26 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, November 1. The rating was upgraded by Hilliard Lyons to “Neutral” on Thursday, December 21. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, March 1.

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 $6.14 billion. It offers water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities and other parties. It has a 25.59 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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