WTRG - Essential Utilities, Inc.

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Valuation measures4

Market cap (intra-day) 11.15B
Enterprise value 18.01B
Trailing P/E 24.28
Forward P/E 22.99
PEG ratio (5-yr expected) 2.87
Price/sales (ttm)4.94
Price/book (mrq)2.11
Enterprise value/revenue 7.78
Enterprise value/EBITDA 17.79

Trading information

Stock price history

Beta (5Y monthly) 0.78
52-week change 3-12.21%
S&P500 52-week change 31.77%
52-week high 352.43
52-week low 338.50
50-day moving average 342.56
200-day moving average 345.22

Share statistics

Avg vol (3-month) 31.2M
Avg vol (10-day) 31.02M
Shares outstanding 5264.38M
Implied shares outstanding 6N/A
Float 8263.72M
% held by insiders 10.16%
% held by institutions 176.90%
Shares short (14 May 2023) 43.7M
Short ratio (14 May 2023) 43.86
Short % of float (14 May 2023) 41.78%
Short % of shares outstanding (14 May 2023) 41.40%
Shares short (prior month 13 Apr 2023) 43.54M

Dividends & splits

Forward annual dividend rate 41.15
Forward annual dividend yield 42.83%
Trailing annual dividend rate 31.13
Trailing annual dividend yield 32.81%
5-year average dividend yield 42.23
Payout ratio 465.27%
Dividend date 331 May 2023
Ex-dividend date 410 May 2023
Last split factor 25:4
Last split date 302 Sept 2013

Financial highlights

Fiscal year

Fiscal year ends 30 Dec 2022
Most-recent quarter (mrq)30 Mar 2023


Profit margin 19.75%
Operating margin (ttm)28.73%

Management effectiveness

Return on assets (ttm)2.71%
Return on equity (ttm)8.49%

Income statement

Revenue (ttm)2.32B
Revenue per share (ttm)8.81
Quarterly revenue growth (yoy)3.90%
Gross profit (ttm)1.07B
EBITDA 991.68M
Net income avi to common (ttm)457.3M
Diluted EPS (ttm)1.73
Quarterly earnings growth (yoy)-4.00%

Balance sheet

Total cash (mrq)20.15M
Total cash per share (mrq)0.08
Total debt (mrq)6.76B
Total debt/equity (mrq)122.63
Current ratio (mrq)0.63
Book value per share (mrq)20.86

Cash flow statement

Operating cash flow (ttm)691.33M
Levered free cash flow (ttm)-537.76M