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Morningstar's American Water Works Co Inc Stock Analysis

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American Water Works' Pipeline of Acquisition Opportunities Remains Strong

Andrew Bischof, CFA, CPA Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Andrew Bischof, CFA, CPA |

We are reaffirming our $131 fair value estimate after American Water Works reported first-quarter operating earnings per share of $0.87 compared with $0.73 in the year-ago period. The company reaffirmed 2022 earnings guidance of $4.39-$4.49 and its long-term 7%-9% growth target, both in line with our estimates. Our narrow moat and stable moat trend ratings are unchanged.

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American Water Works Co Inc's Company Profile

Business Description

American Water Works is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility, serving approximately 3.5 million customers in 16 states. It provides water and wastewater services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers and operates predominantly in regulated markets. The company's only nonregulated business is water services for military bases, which operates under long-term contracts.

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1 Water Street
Camden, NJ, 08102-1658
T +1 856 955-4001
Sector Utilities
Industry Utilities - Regulated Water
Most Recent Earnings Mar 31, 2022
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2022
Stock Type Classic Growth
Employees 6,400

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