NYSE:WTR (USA) Also trade in: Germany

Aqua America Inc

$ 39.48 -0.24 (-0.6%)
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Volume: 403,095 Avg Vol (1m): 1,633,828
Market Cap $: 8.52 Bil Enterprise Value $: 11.17 Bil
P/E (TTM): 44.89 P/B: 3.53
Earnings Power Value -14.59
Net Current Asset Value -27.69
Tangible Book 10.86
Projected FCF 7.2
Median P/S Value 26.89
Graham Number 14.67
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) -9.88
DCF (Earnings Based) 11.78
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 4/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Equity-to-Asset 0.28
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
61.67% of 540 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 1, Med: 0.37, Min: -36.82
WTR: 0.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.28, Med: 0.3, Max: 0.34
Current: 0.28
0.28
0.34
Debt-to-Equity 1.33
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
60.16% of 492 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 18.48, Med: 0.93, Min: 0.01
WTR: 1.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.99, Med: 1.26, Max: 1.5
Current: 1.33
0.99
1.5
Debt-to-EBITDA 5.64
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
64.81% of 486 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 602.61, Med: 3.8, Min: 0.01
WTR: 5.64
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.71, Med: 4.08, Max: 5.64
Current: 5.64
3.71
5.64
Interest Coverage 3.11
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
60.04% of 528 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 16305.77, Med: 4.89, Min: 0.02
WTR: 3.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.11, Med: 3.84, Max: 4.2
Current: 3.11
3.11
4.2
Piotroski F-Score 4
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3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 1.41
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 8.3%
WACC 5.14%

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 38.03
Operating Margin ranked higher than
89.83% of 541 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 207.01, Med: 14.76, Min: -6925
WTR: 38.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 35.41, Med: 39.95, Max: 42.31
Current: 38.03
35.41
42.31
Net Margin % 18.71
Net Margin ranked higher than
90.76% of 541 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 5650, Med: 8.05, Min: -5723.74
WTR: 18.71
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 15.56, Med: 25.48, Max: 29.91
Current: 18.71
15.56
29.91
ROE % 7.88
ROE ranked higher than
71.45% of 543 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 199991.92, Med: 8.66, Min: -1195.01
WTR: 7.88
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.88, Med: 12.27, Max: 15.15
Current: 7.88
7.88
15.15
ROA % 2.34
ROA ranked higher than
59.06% of 552 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 112.53, Med: 3.17, Min: -436.25
WTR: 2.34
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.34, Med: 3.74, Max: 4.47
Current: 2.34
2.34
4.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 5.60
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
73.67% of 547 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 2918.52, Med: 9.73, Min: -9636.36
WTR: 5.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.6, Med: 7.4, Max: 8.33
Current: 5.6
5.6
8.33
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 1.00
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
51.73% of 520 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 227.9, Med: 0.9, Min: -100
WTR: 0.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -13.4, Med: 3.4, Max: 24.4
Current: 0.8
-13.4
24.4
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 1.50
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
56.46% of 503 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 371.8, Med: 3.7, Min: -100
WTR: 1.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -26.9, Med: 3.8, Max: 35.8
Current: 1.3
-26.9
35.8
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate -1.80
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
51.76% of 454 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 207.2, Med: 3.4, Min: -381
WTR: -1.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.8, Med: 6.2, Max: 20.3
Current: -1.8
-1.8
20.3

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Business Description

Industry Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water    NAICS : 221310    SIC : 4941
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Traded in other countries A2A.Germany
Address 762 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA, USA, 19010-3489
Aqua America Inc is a U.S.-based holding company for regulated utilities providing water or wastewater services to states in the Midwest, East, and South. Aqua America's services include operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities, water repair services, and building water systems. The company derives the majority of its revenue from Pennsylvania, where it is headquartered. The firm derives the majority of its revenue from water services and secondarily from wastewater services. Aqua America has a diversified customer base, deriving most of its revenue from residential customers. The company also sells to commercial, fire protection, industrial, and wastewater customers.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 44.89
PE Ratio ranked lower than
75.31% of 478 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 6747.16, Med: 16.12, Min: 0.23
WTR: 44.89
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 17.52, Med: 22.56, Max: 45.23
Current: 44.89
17.52
45.23
Forward PE Ratio 26.74
Forward P/E ranked lower than
91.67% of 156 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 56.82, Med: 16.56, Min: 0.07
WTR: 26.74
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 44.89
PE without NRI ranked lower than
74.69% of 482 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 6747.16, Med: 16.23, Min: 0.23
WTR: 44.89
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 18.72, Med: 23.13, Max: 45.23
Current: 44.89
18.72
45.23
PB Ratio 3.53
PB Ratio ranked lower than
88.89% of 540 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 59.24, Med: 1.52, Min: 0.01
WTR: 3.53
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.93, Med: 2.78, Max: 3.56
Current: 3.53
1.93
3.56
PS Ratio 8.36
PS Ratio ranked lower than
94.03% of 536 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 3460, Med: 1.61, Min: 0.01
WTR: 8.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.17, Med: 5.68, Max: 8.63
Current: 8.36
3.17
8.63
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 19.59
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
83.56% of 438 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 401.96, Med: 7.95, Min: 0.26
WTR: 19.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.04, Med: 11.94, Max: 19.74
Current: 19.59
8.04
19.74
EV-to-EBIT 34.79
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
86.65% of 502 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 3176.97, Med: 14.93, Min: 0.02
WTR: 34.79
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 13.9, Med: 19.4, Max: 34.99
Current: 34.79
13.9
34.99
EV-to-EBITDA 23.69
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
83.14% of 516 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 47184.2, Med: 10.53, Min: 0.02
WTR: 23.69
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.9, Med: 13.9, Max: 23.84
Current: 23.69
9.9
23.84
EV-to-Revenue 13.21
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
95.33% of 535 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 2609.33, Med: 2.51, Min: 0.01
WTR: 13.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
N/A
PEG Ratio 23.53
PEG Ratio ranked lower than
93.14% of 277 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 383.47, Med: 2.69, Min: 0.03
WTR: 23.53
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.89, Med: 5.68, Max: 23.53
Current: 23.53
2.89
23.53
Shiller PE Ratio 34.02
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
80.23% of 263 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 1055.16, Med: 20.93, Min: 0.55
WTR: 34.02
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 21.35, Med: 29.88, Max: 36.76
Current: 34.02
21.35
36.76
Current Ratio 0.33
Current Ratio ranked lower than
73.35% of 544 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 9431, Med: 1.07, Min: 0.02
WTR: 0.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.31, Med: 0.54, Max: 1.34
Current: 0.33
0.31
1.34
Quick Ratio 0.29
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
71.82% of 543 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 9431, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.12
WTR: 0.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 0.5, Max: 1.23
Current: 0.29
0.29
1.23
Days Inventory 18.50
Days Inventory ranked higher than
53.31% of 484 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 702.8, Med: 21.52, Min: 0.06
WTR: 18.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 14.13, Med: 15.27, Max: 18.5
Current: 18.5
14.13
18.5
Days Sales Outstanding 41.65
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
55.24% of 525 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 545.94, Med: 48.56, Min: 1
WTR: 41.65
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 25.13, Med: 27.6, Max: 43.22
Current: 41.65
25.13
43.22
Days Payable 64.09
Days Payable ranked lower than
57.79% of 507 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 949.53, Med: 61.37, Min: 0.02
WTR: 64.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 58.04, Med: 76.51, Max: 96.1
Current: 64.09
58.04
96.1

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 2.22
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
75.75% of 1105 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 82.33, Med: 3.44, Min: 0.01
WTR: 2.22
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.99, Med: 2.48, Max: 3.5
Current: 2.22
1.99
3.5
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.98
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked lower than
57.61% of 611 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 491.25, Med: 0.51, Min: 0.01
WTR: 0.98
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.51, Med: 0.59, Max: 0.98
Current: 0.98
0.51
0.98
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 7.30
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
65.25% of 354 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 102.7, Med: 4.3, Min: -100
WTR: 7.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.3, Med: 6.8, Max: 9.3
Current: 7.3
2.3
9.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.21
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
74.65% of 1081 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 82.33, Med: 3.53, Min: 0.01
WTR: 2.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 3.22
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
58.68% of 1106 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 332.77, Med: 3.95, Min: 0.01
WTR: 3.22
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.88, Med: 3.59, Max: 5.07
Current: 3.22
2.88
5.07
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -0.30
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
78.42% of 292 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 42.7, Med: -2.7, Min: -899.5
WTR: -0.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -17.9, Med: -2.3, Max: -0.1
Current: -0.3
-17.9
-0.1

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.64
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
79.96% of 489 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 754.03, Med: 1.82, Min: 0.03
WTR: 3.64
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.42, Med: 2.84, Max: 4.72
Current: 3.64
1.42
4.72
Price-to-Projected-FCF 5.48
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
88.01% of 367 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 126.14, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.06
WTR: 5.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.74, Med: 4.49, Max: 16.63
Current: 5.48
1.74
16.63
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 3.35
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) ranked lower than
69.44% of 72 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 12.39, Med: 1.21, Min: 0.33
WTR: 3.35
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.39, Med: 1.83, Max: 3.09
Current: 3.35
1.39
3.09
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.47
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
78.66% of 506 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 1075, Med: 1, Min: 0.01
WTR: 1.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.11, Med: 0.78, Max: 1.52
Current: 1.47
0.11
1.52
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.69
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
80.79% of 406 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 27.49, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.04
WTR: 2.69
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.89, Med: 1.72, Max: 2.92
Current: 2.69
0.89
2.92
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 2.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
78.95% of 551 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 5000, Med: 6.37, Min: -86.21
WTR: 2.88
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.87, Med: 5.2, Max: 7.2
Current: 2.88
2.87
7.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 1.50
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
59.70% of 402 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Water industry.
Industry Max: 1132.67, Med: 3.67, Min: -2480.81
WTR: 1.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.1, Med: 3.8, Max: 5.3
Current: 1.5
-0.1
5.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 844.88
EPS (TTM) $ 0.88
Beta 0.5
Volatility % 16.83
52-Week Range $ 32.09 - 39.76
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 215.74

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 4
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y