Essential Utilities, Inc. (WTRG)


-0.14 (-0.38%)
Symbol WTRG
Price $36.26
Beta 0.785
Volume Avg. 1.18M
Market Cap 9.591B
Shares () -
52 Week Range 35.44-49.89
1y Target Est -
DCF Unlevered WTRG DCF ->
DCF Levered WTRG LDCF ->
ROE 8.54% Neutral
ROA 2.90% Neutral
Operating Margin -
Debt / Equity 122.22% Buy
P/E 20.96 Strong Buy
P/B 1.71 Strong Buy


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Mr. Christopher H. Franklin
Utilities—Regulated Water
New York Stock Exchange

Essential Utilities, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water, wastewater, or natural gas services in the United States. It offers water services through operating and maintenance contract with municipal authorities and other parties. The company also provides non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry; and water and sewer line protection solutions, and repair services to households through a third-party. It serves approximately 7.5 million residential water, commercial water, fire protection, industrial water, wastewater, and other water and utility customers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana, Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky under the Aqua and Peoples brands. The company was formerly known as Aqua America, Inc. and changed its name to Essential Utilities, Inc. in February 2020. Essential Utilities, Inc. was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.