Range
47.41 - 48.16
Vol / Avg.
70.8K/721.7K
Div / Yield
1.07/2.26%
52 Wk
38.28 - 49.36
Mkt Cap
11.8B
Payout Ratio
60.15
Open
47.45
P/E
28.91
EPS
0.72
Shares
245.6M
Outstanding
245.6M
Total Float
220.3M
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Sector: Utilities.Industry: Water Utilities
Essential Utilities is a Pennsylvania-based holding company for U.S. water, wastewater, and natural gas distribution utilities. The company's water business serves 3 million people in eight states. Nearly three fourths of its water earnings come from Pennsylvania, primarily suburban Philadelphia. It also has a small market-based water business that provides water and water services to third parties, notably natural gas producers. Its $4.3 billion Peoples Gas acquisition that closed in March 2020 adds 750,000 gas distribution customers in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Kentucky.

Earnings

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Q2 2021Est.ActualSurprise
EPS
(EXPECTED)2021-08-04
REV
Q1 2021Est.ActualSurprise
EPS0.6600.720 0.0600
REV656.920M583.565M-73.355M

Analyst Ratings

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DateAnalyst FirmAnalyst NameActionRatingAction Price Prior Price Target

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TickerCompanyChg %Mkt Cap
WTRGEssential Utilities1.64%11.8B

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What is the target price for Essential Utilities (WTRG) stock?

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The latest price target for Essential Utilities (NYSE: WTRG) was reported by Barclays on January 22, 2021. The analyst firm set a price target for 55.00 expecting WTRG to rise to within 12 months (a possible 14.14% upside). 2 analyst firms have reported ratings in the last year.

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Current Stock Price for Essential Utilities (WTRG)?

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The stock price for Essential Utilities (NYSE: WTRG) is $48.1869 last updated Today at 3:04:46 PM.

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Does Essential Utilities (WTRG) pay a dividend?

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The next Essential Utilities (WTRG) dividend date is projected to be 2021-08-12.

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When is Essential Utilities (NYSE:WTRG) reporting earnings?

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Essential Utilities’s Q2 earnings are confirmed for after-market on August 4, 2021.
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Is Essential Utilities (WTRG) going to split?

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There is no upcoming split for Essential Utilities.

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What sector and industry does Essential Utilities (WTRG) operate in?

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Essential Utilities is in the Consumer Discretionary sector and Multiline Retail industry. They are listed on the NYSE.