In trading on Thursday, shares of York Water Co (YORW) touched a new 52-week high of $39.86/share. That's a 44.00% rise, or $12.18 per share from the 52-week low of $27.68 set back on 09/01/2016. That means at today's intraday high, any investor who purchased YORW stock any time over the past 52 weeks has an unrealized gain, including company insiders.

Over the past six months, insiders have been scooping up shares, and those bets are now paying off handsomely. As summarized by the table below, YORW has seen 13 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.

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Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
12/20/2016 Steven R. Rasmussen Director 15 $38.89 $599.96
01/11/2017 Jeffrey R. Hines President & CEO 24 $37.00 $888.00
01/17/2017 Erin C. Casey Director 0 $38.59 $2.74
01/17/2017 Robert P. Newcomer Director 22 $38.59 $865.81
01/17/2017 Jody L. Keller Director 9 $38.59 $328.48
01/17/2017 Michael W. Gang Director 43 $38.59 $1,674.30
01/17/2017 Ernest J. Waters Director 3 $38.59 $106.66
01/17/2017 Steven R. Rasmussen Director 5 $38.59 $183.65
01/18/2017 Vernon L. Bracey Vice President - Customer Svc. 12 $36.31 $420.15
01/18/2017 Joseph Thomas Hand Chief Operating Officer 140 $37.02 $5,188.65
01/18/2017 Jeffrey R. Hines President & CEO 416 $37.68 $15,677.02
01/18/2017 Kathleen M. Miller Chief Financial Officer 109 $36.97 $4,011.63
01/17/2017 Bruce C. McIntosh VP Human Resources - Secretary 31 $38.59 $1,208.56
01/18/2017 John H. Strine Vice President - Operations 55 $36.99 $2,035.86
01/18/2017 Mark S. Snyder Vice President - Engineering 27 $36.64 $987.71
01/20/2017 Steven R. Rasmussen Director 16 $36.37 $599.92
02/21/2017 Steven R. Rasmussen Director 17 $34.73 $600.01
03/20/2017 Steven R. Rasmussen Director 17 $34.36 $599.99
04/17/2017 Michael W. Gang Director 47 $34.11 $1,597.55
04/17/2017 Robert P. Newcomer Director 24 $34.11 $826.08
04/17/2017 Erin C. Casey Director 0 $34.11 $2.59
04/17/2017 Ernest J. Waters Director 3 $34.11 $101.76
04/17/2017 Jody L. Keller Director 9 $34.11 $313.41
04/17/2017 Steven R. Rasmussen Director 5 $34.11 $180.64
04/18/2017 Joseph Thomas Hand Chief Operating Officer 153 $32.88 $5,027.72
04/18/2017 Jeffrey R. Hines Chief Executive Officer 450 $33.39 $15,039.30
04/17/2017 Bruce C. McIntosh VP- Human Resources 33 $34.11 $1,142.39
04/18/2017 Vernon L. Bracey Vice President- Customer Serv. 12 $32.29 $402.49
04/18/2017 Mark S. Snyder VP- Engineering 29 $32.57 $955.12
04/18/2017 Kathleen M. Miller Chief Financial Officer 118 $32.84 $3,886.85
04/18/2017 John H. Strine Vice President- Operations 60 $32.85 $1,968.87
04/20/2017 Steven R. Rasmussen Director 17 $34.95 $600.01
05/22/2017 Steven R. Rasmussen Director 18 $32.92 $599.98
06/13/2017 Jeffrey R. Hines President & CEO 39 $34.61 $1,349.79

The chart below shows where YORW has traded over the past year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

York Water Co Moving Averages Chart

In afternoon trading on Thursday, YORW shares are changing hands at $38.70/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.

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