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American States Water (AWR) Company Profile

Updated Dec 31, 2019
American States Water has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:American States Water Company
Short Name:American States Water
Trading Ticker Symbol:AWR
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:California, CA
Primary Industry Sector:Public Utilities
Seconday Sub-sector:Water Supply
Main Business Areas: Public Utilities, Water Supply, Utilities, Water Utilities, Natural Resources, Water
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for American States Water

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of American States Water as of writing:
Current Share Price:$86.64
Previous Year's Closing Price:$67.04
Percentage Price Change (YTD):29.24%
Market Cap:$3.19 billion
52-week Price Range:$63.27 - $96
Dividend Per Share:$1.13
EPS (TTM):2.2
Price-Earnings (Trailing):39.42
Price-Earnings (Forward):39.38

Company Profile and Business Description for American States Water

American States Water Company (AWR), incorporated on February 25, 1998, is a holding company. The Company is the parent company of Golden State Water Company (GSWC) and American States Utility Services, Inc. (ASUS), as well as ASUS' subsidiaries, including Fort Bliss Water Services Company (FBWS), Terrapin Utility Services, Inc. (TUS), Old Dominion Utility Services, Inc. (ODUS), Palmetto State Utility Services, Inc. (PSUS) and Old North Utility Services, Inc. (ONUS). The Company's segments include water, electric and contracted services. Within the segments, AWR has two principal business units, water and electric service utility operations, conducted through GSWC, and contracted services conducted through ASUS and its subsidiaries. GSWC is a public utility engaged principally in the purchase, production, distribution and sale of water. As of December 31, 2016, GSWC was engaged in purchase, production, distribution and sale of water in 10 counties in the State of California. GSWC also distributes electricity in various San Bernardino County mountain communities in California through its Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) division. As of December 31, 2016, GSWC served 261,002 water customers and 23,940 electric customers.

ASUS, through its subsidiaries, has contracted with the United States Government to provide water and/or wastewater services at various military installations. ASUS operates, maintains and performs construction activities, including renewal and replacement capital work, on water and/or wastewater systems at various United States military bases. FBWS operates water and wastewater systems at Fort Bliss located near El Paso, Texas and extending into southeastern New Mexico. TUS operates water and wastewater systems at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. ODUS operates the wastewater system at Fort Lee in Virginia, the water and wastewater systems at Joint-Base Langley Eustis and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Virginia. PSUS operates water and wastewater systems at Fort Jackson in South Carolina. ONUS operates water and wastewater systems at Fort Bragg, Pope Army Airfield and Camp Mackall, North Carolina.

As of December 31, 2016, GSWC's physical properties consisted of water transmission and distribution systems which included 2,825 miles of pipeline together with services, meters and fire hydrants and approximately 425 parcels of land, generally less than one acre each, on which are located wells, pumping plants, reservoirs and other water utility facilities, including four surface water treatment plants. As of December 31, 2016, GSWC owned 247 wells, of which 203 are active with an aggregate production capacity of approximately 208 million gallons per day. As of December 31, 2016, GSWC owned and operated approximately 87.8 miles of overhead 34.5 kilovolt (kv) transmission lines, 2.7 miles of underground 34.5 kv transmission lines, 488.6 miles of 4.16 kv or 2.4 kv distribution lines, 89.1 miles of underground cable, 13 sub-stations and a natural gas-fueled 8.4 megawatt (MW) peaking generation facility. GSWC owns groundwater and surface water rights in California.

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