WTRG - Essential Utilities, Inc.

NYSE - Nasdaq Real-time price. Currency in USD
+1.93 (+4.52%)
As of 11:01AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous close42.67
Bid44.63 x 900
Ask44.62 x 900
Day's range43.48 - 44.95
52-week range30.40 - 54.52
Avg. volume1,571,210
Market cap10.928B
Beta (5Y monthly)0.53
PE ratio (TTM)N/A
Earnings date29 Apr 2020 - 03 May 2020
Forward dividend & yield0.94 (2.30%)
Ex-dividend date13 May 2020
1y target est48.56
  • Business Wire

    Aqua Pennsylvania Resumes Critical Infrastructure Projects With State Recognition of Its "Life-Sustaining Service"

    Aqua Pennsylvania announced today that it is resuming its infrastructure improvement program this week with the start of main replacement projects and the resumption of others that were temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Business Wire

    Aqua Pennsylvania Reminds Low-Income Families There Is Help to Pay Water Bills

    Aqua Pennsylvania is reminding customers that its Helping Hand assistance program is available to low-income families who find it difficult to pay their water bills.

  • Business Wire

    Essential Announces New Vice President, Production for Its Largest Water and Wastewater Subsidiary

    Essential Utilities announced today that its largest water and wastewater subsidiary, Aqua Pennsylvania has hired 27-year water utility industry veteran Todd Duerr as vice president, production. Duerr’s career includes executive management, technical and business operations, business development and federal contracting.

  • Business Wire

    Essential Declares June 2020 Dividend

    The board of directors of Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.2343 per share, payable on June 1, 2020 to all shareholders of record on May 15, 2020.

  • Business Wire

    Essential Utilities Inc. to Donate $290,000 to Food Banks as Part of COVID-19 Response

    Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) announced today that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company will donate $290,000 to numerous food banks throughout the 10-state footprint where its Aqua water utilities and Peoples natural gas utilities serve customers.

  • Business Wire

    Aqua Asks Consumers to Help Keep Wastewater Lines and Household Plumbing Clear by Not Flushing Wipes

    Aqua’s water and wastewater utilities remind consumers of the vital role they play in preventing wastewater overflows and backups. As many people use disinfectant wipes to help prevent COVID-19, Aqua asks homeowners not to flush these wipes down the toilet and to dispose of them in the trash instead. Even wipes labeled as flushable don’t break down and can cause backups in household plumbing and larger blockages in wastewater collection systems. Aqua also asks consumers not to flush tissues, napkins or paper towels, which can also cause clogs in pipes.

  • Business Wire

    Essential Utilities Inc. Announces New Vice President of Corporate Development

    Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) announced today the appointment of John Andrews as vice president of corporate development for the organization, replacing William Davis, who retired earlier this year.

  • Business Wire

    Aqua Pennsylvania Assures Customers During COVID-19

    Aqua Pennsylvania President Marc Lucca says the 1.4 million people Aqua serves in 32 counties throughout the state can rest assured that the company is taking every step necessary to maintain the safety of its drinking water; its customers and its employees.

  • Business Wire

    Essential’s Utilities Prepared for COVID-19

    Essential Utilities Inc. announced today that its Aqua water utilities and Peoples natural gas utilities continue to monitor the novel coronavirus "COVID-19" outbreak throughout its combined ten-state footprint, working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities to continuously address the situation and evaluate operational response plans.

  • Business Wire

    Essential Completes Transformational $4.275 Billion Acquisition of Peoples

    Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE:WTRG) announced today it has successfully completed the acquisition of Peoples, a Pittsburgh-based natural gas distribution company, in an all-cash transaction that reflects an enterprise value of $4.275 billion, including the assumption of approximately $1.1 billion of debt. As previously disclosed, the transaction was financed through an appropriate mix of equity and debt, which supports a strong balance sheet and continued investment-grade credit ratings for the combined business. Essential, which changed its name from Aqua America on Feb. 3, began trading under the NYSE ticker symbol (WTRG) the same day.

  • Something To Consider Before Buying Essential Utilities, Inc. (NYSE:WTRG) For The 2.1% Dividend
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    Something To Consider Before Buying Essential Utilities, Inc. (NYSE:WTRG) For The 2.1% Dividend

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  • Business Wire

    Essential Utilities Breaks Ground on New Water Quality Laboratory to Serve Aqua Customers

    Essential Utilities Inc. CEO Christopher Franklin and Chief Environmental Officer Dr. Chris Crockett joined Aqua Pennsylvania President Marc Lucca, DEP Regional Director Pat Patterson and a host of state and regional elected officials and contractors as they broke ground on the site of Aqua’s new water quality laboratory. Essentials’ Aqua family of companies provides drinking water and wastewater services to more than 3 million people across 8 states including approximately 1.4 million people across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, most of whom live in the Philadelphia suburbs.

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