Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Monday, November 5th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.43 per share for the quarter. Aqua America has set its FY18 guidance at $1.37 -1.42 EPS.

Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 1st. The utilities provider reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $211.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $211.73 million. Aqua America had a return on equity of 12.71% and a net margin of 29.97%. Aqua America’s revenue was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.34 EPS. On average, analysts expect Aqua America to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Aqua America stock opened at $33.21 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.68, a current ratio of 0.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09. The company has a market cap of $5.91 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.55, a P/E/G ratio of 4.47 and a beta of 0.33. Aqua America has a one year low of $32.37 and a one year high of $39.55.

WTR has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Aqua America from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 22nd. ValuEngine upgraded Aqua America from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Boenning Scattergood restated a “hold” rating on shares of Aqua America in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. Macquarie set a $35.00 target price on Aqua America and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Evercore ISI initiated coverage on Aqua America in a research report on Monday, September 17th. They set an “in-line” rating and a $37.00 target price for the company. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $37.75.

About Aqua America

Aqua America, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. It offers water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities and other parties. The company also provides non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry.

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