Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS

Aqua America stock downgraded to neutral from buy by analyst at UBS.

The insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider ownership for the WTR is 0.20%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The Institutional ownership for the WTR is 52.70%.

Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that WTR. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public. The insider transactions of the company (6-month change in insider ownerships) for the Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) is 0.00%.

Institutional transactions is the amount of a Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the WTR is 4.06%.

A Utilities sector firm, Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) stock ticked up 2.21% on Wednesday and when day-trade ended the stock finally concluded at $42.06 and number of shares that changed hands during the day are 2.07 Million. The number of shares WTR stock currently held by all its shareholders are 215.64 and floated shares, the number of shares are available for trading in an open market on last trading day are 215.24. The average volume of shares for 3 months is 1008.52 and WTR stock value has moved between $32.11 – 42.48 in last one year.

The Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR)’s latest earnings date is 8/6/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable gross margin for Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) is value missing and the profit margin is 18.70% and the stock has gained 23.02% in 2019 to date.

Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR)’s monthly stock performance is 1.13%, the quarterly performance is 12.70%, the half year performance is calculated as 19.93%. The yearly performance of WTR is 12.46%.

The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) weekly volatility is measured as 2.06% and monthly volatility measured as 1.61%.

Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. WTR return on assets is 2.30%, the return on equity (ROE) of the Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) is 7.90%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and WTR return on investment is 7.40%.

The price to earnings ratio is 47.53, price to sales ratio is 10.73, and price to book ratio is 3.76, price to cash per share ration is 2212.15.

Analysts mean target price for Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) is $42.30 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.90. The current share price indicates that stock is -0.60% away from its one year high and is moving 31.07% ahead of its 52-week low. WTR’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 1.62% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 2.44%.

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