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$24.61
Previous Close
$24.73
Day High
$24.80
Day Low
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52 Week High
07/1/14 - $26.29
52 Week Low
01/14/14 - $22.40
Market Cap
4.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
415.0K
EPS TTM
$1.17
Shares Outstanding
177.2M
EX-Date
08/13/14
P/E TM
21.1x
Dividend
$0.66
Dividend Yield
2.51%
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Aqua America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. The company offers liquid waste hauling and disposal, and water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities and other parties. It also provides water and sewer line repair services, and protection solutions to households; backflow prevention, construction, and other non-regulated water and wastewater services; and non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry. The company serves residential, commercial, fire protection, industrial, other water, wastewater, and other utility customers. As of February 28, 2014, it served 3 million residents in Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois, Texas, New Jersey, Indiana, and Virginia. The company was formerly known as Philadelphia Suburban Corporation and changed its name to Aqua America, Inc. in 2004. Aqua America, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

1,553 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/3/14
Founded in 1968

aqua america inc (WTR) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President,...
Total Annual Compensation: $648.6K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $347.1K
Executive Vice President and President of Aqu...
Total Annual Compensation: $317.1K
President of Regulated Operations, Chief Oper...
Total Annual Compensation: $317.1K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secre...
Total Annual Compensation: $237.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

aqua america inc (WTR) Key Developments

Indiana Subsidiary of Aqua America Announces Two-Year Operation and Management Agreement with City of Lake Station, Indiana

Aqua America announced that its Indiana subsidiary has started a two-year operating agreement with the City of Lake Station in Lake County, Indiana, to deliver high-quality drinking water to the city's 14,000 people. Under the agreement, Aqua Indiana will operate and manage the city's new water treatment plant for $12,000 per month. The Lake Station groundwater treatment plant is a newly constructed 2 million-gallon-per-day plant designed to remove hardness, iron and manganese.

Aqua America Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Year 2014

Aqua America Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported operating revenues of $195,307,000 against $193,943,000 a year ago. Operating revenues increased even though Aqua Pennsylvania experienced above average rainfall and has not raised water rates since 2012 due to the strategic implementation of the repair tax accounting change. Income from continuing operations was $54,818,000 against $53,004,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $55,569,000 against $53,586,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted income from continuing operations per common share were $0.31 against $0.30 a year ago. Basic and diluted net income per common share was $0.31 against $0.30 a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $60,667,000 against $59,769,000 a year ago. Operating income was $79,934,000 against $79,750,000 a year ago. For the six months, the company reported operating revenues of $377,979,000 against $372,495,000 a year ago. Operating income was $146,704,000 against $146,688,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $97,219,000 against $93,868,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $98,428,000 against $100,151,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted income from continuing operations per common share were $0.55 against $0.53 a year ago. Basic and diluted net income per common share was $0.55 against $0.57 a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $108,260,000 against $107,420,000 a year ago. As part of its capital investment program, the company invested nearly $132 million in regulated infrastructure improvements in the first half of 2014. The company continues to expect that more than $325 million will be invested in 2014 and more than $1 billion invested over the next three years. Due to the company’s increasing internal cash generation, all capital investment projects will be funded entirely internally. These include pipe replacements to improve its distribution network; plant upgrades to enhance water quality; and other service reliability improvements for customers.

Aqua America, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on September 1, 2014

The Board of Directors of Aqua America Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share payable on September 1, 2014, to all shareholders of record on August 15, 2014. This represents a $0.013 or 8.6% increase over the previous quarterly dividend of $0.152. The annual dividend rate is now at $0.66 per year compared to $0.608 previously.

 

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