Aqua America (WTR) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Aqua America (WTR), hence the stock is down -6.34% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.15% relative to the S&P 500. The stock has risen by 0.36% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -6.46% in the past 4 weeks.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.05% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 6.68%.The 200 Day SMA reached 1.36%. Aqua America Inc. has dropped 5.9% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 5.74%.
Aqua America (NYSE:WTR): After opening at $30.58, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $30.53 on Friday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $30.99 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $30.98 for the day, a gain of 2.01% for the day session. The total traded volume was 745,559. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $30.37.
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.