Does Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) Have Gas After Even More Sellers Involved?

May 16, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.29, from 1.52 in 2017Q3. It dived, 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.
19,560 are held by Spinnaker Trust. The Pennsylvania-based Vantage Advisors Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Boulegeris Invs reported 19,054 shares. Pictet Asset Management reported 0.47% in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Huntington Bancshares invested 0% of its portfolio in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Buckingham Asset Mgmt Lc invested 0.07% in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Bartlett & holds 0% or 437 shares in its portfolio. Glenmede Na invested in 57,205 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Live Your Vision Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR). Advantus Capital Management Inc reported 21,886 shares stake. Barclays Public Ltd Company invested in 28,619 shares. Parkside National Bank & Tru holds 0% or 200 shares. Ing Groep Nv holds 6,812 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bluestein R H And invested in 0.03% or 12,500 shares. Evercore Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Co stated it has 2,330 shares.

The stock of Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) registered an increase of 3.67% in short interest. WTR’s total short interest was 5.91M shares in May as published by FINRA. Its up 3.67% from 5.70 million shares, reported previously. With 507,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 12 days to cover their WTR’s short positions. The short interest to Aqua America Inc’s float is 3.33%.

The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $33.38. About 225,006 shares traded. Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) has risen 4.51% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.04% the S&P500.

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 $5.94 billion. It offers water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities and other parties. It has a 24.73 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.

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

Among 6 analysts covering Aqua America (NYSE:WTR), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Aqua America had 6 analyst reports since December 13, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) rating on Thursday, March 1. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $35.0 target. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, April 26 by Boenning \u0026 Scattergood. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Hilliard Lyons on Thursday, December 21. Wells Fargo downgraded Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) on Monday, February 26 to “Hold” rating.

Another recent and important Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Aqua America (WTR) Names Daniel Schuller as CFO” on April 30, 2018.

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