Howland Capital Management LLC Increased Its Stake in American Wtr Wks Co INC (AWK)

April 16, 2018 - By Joseph March

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) Corporate LogoBig Money Sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.04, from 2017Q3’s 1.05. The ratio improved due to AWK positioning: 23 sold and 203 reduced. 78 funds took stakes and 169 increased stakes. Investors holded 139.87 million in 2017Q3 but now own 144.77 million shares or 3.51% more. Credit Suisse Ag reported 673,837 shs. American Intl Gp Inc owns 74,055 shs for 0.02% of their capital. 9,043 were reported by Montag A Associates Inc. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys has 0.07% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 592,943 shs. Stevens Mgmt Limited Partnership has 12,877 shs for 0.05% of their capital. Meeder Asset owns 11,300 shs. Fifth Third Bank & Trust has invested 0% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Hanseatic Services Inc stated it has 705 shs. Polaris Greystone Fincl Group Inc Ltd Liability Co holds 0.22% or 29,273 shs. Btr Cap Management Inc owns 2.71% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 151,530 shs. 1St Source Bank accumulated 42,010 shs or 0.32% of the stock. First Manhattan invested in 0.12% or 240,585 shs. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp Ma holds 22 shs or 0% of its capital. Cetera Advisor Limited holds 6,591 shs or 0.03% of its capital. Bryn Mawr Tru accumulated 0.47% or 93,166 shs.

Howland Capital Management Llc’s stake in American Wtr Wks Co Inc (AWK) is increased by 65.01% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. By buying 41,947 shares Howland Capital Management Llc made the stock sank with 10.85%. At the end of 2017Q4, the 106,472 shares of the water supply company held by the institutional investor were priced at $9.74M, up from 64,525 at the end of the previous reported quarter. For a total of 1.08M shares it reduced its holding in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) by 209,119 shares in the quarter, and has cut its stake in Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB).

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) Ratings Coverage

In total 8 analysts cover American Water (NYSE:AWK). “Buy” rating has 4, “Sell” are 0, while 4 are “Hold”. 50% are bullish. 12 are the (NYSE:AWK)’s analyst reports since October 19, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, February 22 Bank of America maintained American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) rating. Bank of America has “Neutral” rating and $84 target. The company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Friday, November 3. In Friday, March 23 report UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $91 target. On Monday, February 26 the rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Buy”. The stock rating was upgraded by HSBC to “Buy” on Friday, March 23. On Thursday, February 22 Robert W. Baird maintained American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) with “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, January 11 the rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Hold”. On Thursday, October 19 the rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold”. The stock rating was downgraded by Janney Capital to “Neutral” on Friday, November 3. On Tuesday, January 2 the firm has “Neutral” rating by Guggenheim given.

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