The York Water (YORW) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.18
News articles about The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. The York Water earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 48.1389467943754 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of The York Water (NASDAQ YORW) traded down 2.38% during trading on Friday, hitting $32.75. 28,107 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $34.85 and its 200 day moving average is $35.07. The York Water has a 1-year low of $27.68 and a 1-year high of $39.86. The firm has a market capitalization of $420.74 million, a PE ratio of 35.22 and a beta of 0.57.
The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The utilities provider reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $12.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.21 million. The York Water had a net margin of 25.05% and a return on equity of 10.52%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.23 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that The York Water will post $0.96 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of brokerages have weighed in on YORW. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of The York Water from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. BidaskClub lowered shares of The York Water from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st.
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About The York Water
The York Water Company is an investor-owned water utility in the United States. The primary business of the Company is to impound, purify to meet or exceed safe drinking water standards and distribute water. As of December 31, 2016, it also owned and operated three wastewater collection systems and two wastewater treatment systems.
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