How These Utilities Stocks are Faring? -- Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo, American Water Works, Aqua America, and New Jersey Resources

Sep 20, 2016, 08:01 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, September 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

On Monday, September 19, 2016, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.02% lower, to finish at 18,120.17 and the S&P 500 closed the day flat at 2,139.12. The gains were broad based as seven out of nine sectors ended the session in positive. Following yesterday's close, has initiated reports on these Utilities stocks: Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo (NYSE: SBS), American Water Works Company Inc. (NYSE: AWK), Aqua America Inc. (NYSE: WTR), and New Jersey Resources Corporation (NYSE: NJR). Download the free research reports on these stocks today:

Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo  

On Monday, shares in Sao Paulo, Brazil headquartered Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo ended the session 0.90% higher at $8.99 with a total volume of 1.34 million shares traded. Shares of the company, which provides basic and environmental sanitation services, and supplies treated water and sewage services on a wholesale basis to residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers in the state of Sao Paulo, have surged 10.31% in the past three months and 119.76% in the last one year. The stock is trading 28.47% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company are trading at a PE ratio of 15.53 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 48.30. See our free and comprehensive research report on SBS at:

American Water Works  

Voorhees, New Jersey headquartered American Water Works Co. Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session 1.14% higher at $75.18 with a total volume of 817,080 shares traded. American Water Works' shares have surged 43.47% in the past one year. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the US and Canada, are trading above its 200-day moving averages by 6.63%. American Water Works' stock is trading at a PE ratio of 27.37 and has an RSI of 48.26.

On September 6th, 2016, research firm Barclays reiterated its 'Overweight' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $87 a share to $81 a share. AWK free research report PDF is just a click away at:

Aqua America  

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania-based Aqua America Inc.'s stock advanced 1.43%, to close the day at $30.50. The stock recorded a trading volume of 422,325 shares. Aqua America's shares have gained 20.16% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 5.72% and 3.16% below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of the company, which through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the US, are trading at a PE ratio of 26.16 and has an RSI of 42.62.

On September 6th, 2016, research firm Barclays reiterated its 'Equal Weight' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $38 a share to $34 a share. Sign up for your complimentary report on WTR at:

New Jersey Resources  

On Monday, shares in Wall, New Jersey-based New Jersey Resources Corp. recorded a trading volume of 216,257 shares. The stock ended the day 1.22% higher at $33.90. Shares of the Company, which provides regulated gas distribution, and retail and wholesale energy services, are trading at a PE ratio of 26.51. New Jersey Resources' stock has gained 24.53% in the past one year. The Company is trading below its 200-day moving average by 2.36%. Furthermore, shares of New Jersey Resources have an RSI of 46.23. Register for free on and download the latest research report on NJR at:


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