American Water Works Co. (NYSE:AWK)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

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Player Avatar twistedwankel (< 20) Submitted: 12/31/2008 4:56:42 PM : Underperform Start Price: $17.67 AWK Score: -54.27

AWK is locked into paying $.80/sh/yr so it will never pay more than 4% ever BUT with std instruments of low risk paying 1-2% annually that is a fantastic return virtually guaranteed by PUC's across the USA. Any time it's under $20/sh it is a good buy.

Once RWE is out of the picture completely (hopefully) AWK can return to it's historic role in large utility stocks maintaining around $20/sh and splitting when it hits $40/sh every 10 years historically. Generally a well managed heavily regulated company so don't expect any AIG or Lehman failure type notices ever.

Member Avatar skydance108 (< 20) Submitted: 8/10/2011 9:45:33 PM
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why is this a thumbs down?

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