Zacks Rating on Aqua America (WTR)

Aqua America (WTR) : 2 brokerage houses believe that Aqua America (WTR) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 6 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Aqua America (WTR). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Sell with a rank of 4. 1 others believe that the stock has run up ahead of its fundamentals and advise a Strong Sell on the stock.The median of all the 9 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Hold with a rating of 2.78.

Aqua America (WTR) : 5 investment research analysts covering Aqua America (WTR) have an average price target of $34.2 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $39 and the lowest target is $30 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $4.27 of the average price.


Shares of Aqua America Inc. appreciated by 1.22% during the last five trading days but lost 7.74% on a 4-week basis. Aqua America (NYSE:WTR): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $31.61, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $31.82 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $31.61 and closed the trading day at $31.64, in the green by 0.09%. The total traded volume for the day was 592,835. The stock had closed at $31.61 in the previous days trading.

Aqua America, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides water or wastewater services in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana, and Virginia. Its largest operating subsidiary is Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc., which provides water or wastewater services to approximately one-half of the total number of people the Company serves. Its other regulated utility subsidiaries provide similar services in seven other states. In addition, its non-regulated subsidiary, Aqua Resources Inc., provides liquid waste hauling and disposal; water and wastewater services; water and wastewater line repair service and protection solutions to households; designs and builds water and wastewater systems, and provides other non-regulated water and wastewater services, among others. The Companys non-regulated subsidiary, Aqua Infrastructure LLC, provides non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry.

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