Essential Utilities (WTRG) - Stock Price & Dividends

Exchange: USA Stocks • Country: United States • Currency: USD • Type: Common Stock • ISIN: US29670G1022

Water, Wastewater, Natural Gas, Utility Services

Essential Utilities, Inc. is a leading provider of regulated utilities in the United States, operating through its subsidiaries to deliver water, wastewater, and natural gas services to millions of customers across the country.

The company's operations are divided into two main segments: Regulated Water and Regulated Natural Gas. Through its water services, Essential Utilities partners with municipal authorities and other parties to provide operating and maintenance contracts, ensuring the reliable supply of clean water to households and businesses.

In addition to its core utility services, the company offers utility service line protection solutions and repair services to households, providing an added layer of convenience and peace of mind for its customers.

With a diverse customer base of approximately 5.5 million residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers, Essential Utilities serves a wide range of markets, including Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana, Virginia, and Kentucky. Its Aqua and Peoples brands are well-established and trusted names in the industry.

With a rich history dating back to 1886, Essential Utilities, Inc. has evolved over the years, changing its name from Aqua America, Inc. to Essential Utilities, Inc. in February 2020. Today, the company is headquartered in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and continues to focus on providing essential services that improve the lives of its customers.

For more information, visit the company's website at

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WTRG Stock Overview

Market Cap in USD 10,728m
Sector Utilities
Industry Utilities - Regulated Water
GiC SubIndustry Water Utilities
TER 0.00%
IPO / Inception 1987-12-30

WTRG Stock Ratings

Growth 5y 0.15
Fundamental -16.0
Dividend 7.48
Rel. Performance vs Sector -1.24
Analysts 4.55/5
Fair Price Momentum 36.19 USD
Fair Price DCF -

WTRG Dividends

Yield 12m 3.13%
Yield on Cost 5y 3.50%
Dividends CAGR 5y 5.56%
Payout Consistency 99.8%

WTRG Growth Ratios

Growth 12m -0.55%
Growth Correlation 12m -20%
Growth Correlation 3m 52%
CAGR 5y 2.26%
CAGR/Mean DD 5y 0.16
Sharpe Ratio 12m -0.26
Alpha vs SP500 12m -28.80
Beta vs SP500 5y weekly 0.99
ValueRay RSI 85.80
Volatility GJR Garch 1y 16.33%
Price / SMA 50 6.97%
Price / SMA 200 9.63%
Current Volume 922.6k
Average Volume 20d 1484.4k

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What is the price of WTRG stocks?
As of May 21, 2024, the stock is trading at USD 39.29 with a total of 922,613 shares traded.
Over the past week, the price has changed by +0.28%, over one month by +10.86%, over three months by +8.66% and over the past year by +0.12%.
What are the forecast for WTRG stock price target?
According to ValueRays Forecast Model, WTRG Essential Utilities will be worth about 39.4 in May 2025. The stock is currently trading at 39.29. This means that the stock has a potential upside of +0.18%.
Issuer Forecast Upside
Wallstreet Target Price 44.1 12.3
Analysts Target Price 48.6 23.8
ValueRay Target Price 39.4 0.18