Aqua America (NYSE: WTR) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $24.96 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.4%. The average volume for Aqua America has been 660,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aqua America has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 23.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Aqua America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.36. TheStreet Ratings rates Aqua America as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Aqua America Ratings Report now.
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