Aqua America

Owners of Aqua America (NYSE: WTR) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 19 cents per share. At a price of $32.50 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.3%.

The average volume for Aqua America has been 714,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aqua America has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 27.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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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 has a P/E ratio of 21.77.

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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