Essential Utilities, Inc. (New York Stock Exchange:WTRG)

About the company

Essential Utilities, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of water and wastewater services through its subsidiaries. It operates through the Regulated Water and Other segments. The Regulated Water segment includes water and wastewater regulated utility companies. The Other segment comprises of Aqua Infrastructure and Aqua Resources, and other activities and corporate costs. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Bryn Mawr, PA.




Water Utilities




Christopher H. Franklin


New York Stock Exchange



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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
American Water Works Co., Inc. AWK 24143.59 3641.00 3.87 38.22 17.36
Essential Utilities, Inc. WTRG 10170.80 944.00 2.30 37.63 27.47
American States Water Co. AWR 2881.19 481.00 4.75 33.71 17.71
California Water Service Group CWT 2303.52 714.00 3.10 45.70 7.07
SJW Group SJW 1798.87 459.00 2.00 89.90 4.35
Middlesex Water Co. MSEX 1081.88 136.00 3.39 30.89 25.71
York Water Co. YORW 602.42 53.00 4.43 38.62 29.63
Artesian Resources Corp. ARTNA 318.78 84.00 2.03 21.47 18.32
Cadiz, Inc. CDZI 288.12 0.00 -18.05 -6.95 None
Global Water Resources, Inc. GWRS 228.36 36.00 6.70 115.33 5.36
Pure Cycle Corp. PCYO 212.16 29.00 2.60 20.56 36.00
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. CWCO 187.50 73.00 1.16 21.55 12.22
Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc. NES 33.60 164.00 0.22 -0.46 -43.79

Latest insider transactions

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Reasons to Add Essential Utilities (WTRG) to Your Portfolio

5d ago, source: Nasdaq

Essential Utilities Inc.’s WTRG steady capital investment, strategic acquisitions, customer additions and organic growth are ...

10,753,799 Shares in Essential Utilities Inc (NASDAQ:WTRG) Purchased by State Street Corp

2d ago, source:

State Street Corp purchased a new position in Essential Utilities Inc (NASDAQ:WTRG) during the first quarter, according to ...

As stay-at-home orders and restrictions lift, Great Plains Natural Gas reminds public to call before you dig

7d ago, source: Crookston Times

As states continue to lift restrictions put into place to slow the spread of COVID-19, Great Plains Natural Gas reminds homeowners and ...

Essential Utilities Inc. Announces New Vice President of Finance for Peoples

19d ago, source: Business Wire

Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) announced the appointment of Kim Edvardsson as vice president of finance for Peoples.

Essential Utilities, Inc. (NYSE:WTRG) Delivered A Weaker ROE Than Its Industry

27d ago, source: YAHOO!

By way of learning-by-doing, we'll look at ROE to gain a better understanding of Essential Utilities, Inc. (NYSE:WTRG). Return on equity or ROE is a key measure used to assess how efficiently a ...

Is Essential Utilities Inc (WTRG) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

25d ago, source: YAHOO!

However, in this article we will take a look at their collective moves over the last 4.5 years and analyze what the smart money thinks of Essential Utilities Inc (NYSE:WTRG) based on that data.

Essential Utilities to Report Earnings for Q2 2020

18d ago, source: Business Wire

Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) expects to report earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2020 following market close ...

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