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Last $26.71 USD
Change Today -0.11 / -0.41%
Volume 520.4K
As of 8:04 PM 05/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

aqua america inc (WTR) Snapshot

Open
$26.83
Previous Close
$26.82
Day High
$26.92
Day Low
$26.50
52 Week High
12/29/14 - $28.22
52 Week Low
08/4/14 - $23.12
Market Cap
4.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
466.4K
EPS TTM
$1.21
Shares Outstanding
177.0M
EX-Date
05/13/15
P/E TM
22.2x
Dividend
$0.66
Dividend Yield
2.42%
Current Stock Chart for AQUA AMERICA INC (WTR)

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aqua america inc (WTR) Details

Aqua America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. It offers liquid waste hauling and disposal, and water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities and other parties. The company also provides water and sewer line repair services, and protection solutions to households; inspects, cleans, and repairs storm and sanitary wastewater lines; installs and tests devices that prevent the contamination of potable water; and designs and builds water and wastewater systems. In addition, it offers non-regulated water and wastewater services; and non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry. The company serves 3 million residential water, commercial water, fire protection, industrial water, wastewater, and other water and utility customers. It has operations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, 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.

1,617 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1968

aqua america inc (WTR) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President,...
Total Annual Compensation: $693.8K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $371.3K
Executive Vice President and President of Aqu...
Total Annual Compensation: $339.5K
President of Regulated Operations, Chief Oper...
Total Annual Compensation: $339.5K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secre...
Total Annual Compensation: $278.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

aqua america inc (WTR) Key Developments

Aqua America Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 1, 2015

The Board of Directors of Aqua America Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share payable on June 1, 2015, to all shareholders of record on May 15, 2015. The June dividend payment of $0.165 per share represents a $0.013, or 8.6%, increase over the June 2014 dividend payment of $0.152.

Aqua America Promotes Michael J. Pickel to Vice President and Chief Environmental Officer

Aqua America announced the promotion of Michael J. Pickel, P.E. to vice president and chief environmental officer for the company. In this role, Pickel oversees water quality and environmental compliance for all of Aqua's drinking water and wastewater systems in eight states. Pickel also manages Aqua's in-house water and wastewater laboratory and the company's water quality services and water resources engineering departments. Pickel joined Aqua America in 2008 and has served in increasingly responsible roles in environmental compliance management. Before joining Aqua, Pickel worked for 27 years with the City of Philadelphia Water Department in a range of operational, engineering and regulatory compliance positions. Pickel is an active member of several American Water Works Association (AWWA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advisory groups.

Aqua America Seeks Acquisitions

Aqua America Inc. (NYSE:WTR) stated in its current report filed on February 27, 2015, that on an ongoing basis, management continues to hone its focus on growing their customer base through acquisitions, earning a fair return on capital investments needed to address aging infrastructure, and maintaining their status as one of the nation's most efficient utilities.

 

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