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Essential Utilities, Inc. (WTRG) Stock Analysis

$39.67 (0.66%)

WTRG Financial Performance


Use the table below to view Essential Utilities, Inc.'s financial profile. This data is gathers from the latest available financial statements. Annual data is taken from the trailing 12 months of statements. All numbers are reported in US Dollars and so any foreign currencies are converted to USD so comparison's can be done.

Based on Financial Statements from Q4 - 2023

Metric Value Ranking among Peers
Price $39.41 -
52 Week Low $32.07 -
52 Week High $43.26 -
Market Cap $10.8 Billion 2/10
Gross Margin 42% 7/10
Profit Margin 43% 1/10
EBITDA margin 52% 2/10
Q4 - 2023 Revenue $612.1 Million 2/10
Q4 - 2023 Earnings $265.8 Million 1/10
Q4 - 2023 Free Cash Flow $0 Million 10/10
Trailing 4 Quarters Revenue $1.9 Billion 2/10
Trailing 4 Quarters Earnings $572.6 Million 2/10
Quarterly Earnings Growth 39% 4/10
Annual Earnings Growth 7% 8/10
Quarterly Revenue Growth -16% 10/10
Annual Revenue Growth -32% 10/10
Cash On Hand $7.0 Billion 10/10
Short Term Debt $154.7 Million 3/10
Long Term Debt $6.9 Billion 2/10

Essential Utilities, Inc. Financial Metrics


Financial metrics are a set of useful numbers that can give key performance indicators of a company. The various metrics can include information about profitability, growth, and debt load. When combined and use properly they can tell an analyst a compelling fact-based story of how the company is currently performing. To compare Essential Utilities, Inc.'s metrics versus it's peers make sure to run our peer analysis tool.

Valuation Metrics

Metric Value Ranking among Peers
PE 18.83 8/10
PS 5.56 5/10
PB 1.77 9/10
PC -1.54 10/10
Liabilities to Equity 1.80 8/10
ROA 0.03 4/10
ROE 0.09 6/10
Current Ratio 1.55 3/10
Quick Ratio -0.64 10/10
Long Term Debt to Equity 1.13 4/10
Debt to Equity 1.15 5/10
Burn Rate -148.66 10/10
Cash to Cap -0.65 10/10
CCR 10/10
EV to EBITDA 77.39 2/10
EV to Revenue 12.79 1/10

Company Details

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.

CEO: Mr. Christopher H. Franklin

Website: https://www.essential.co

Address: 762 W Lancaster Ave Bryn Mawr, PENNSYLVANIA

Exchange: New York Stock Exchange

Industry: Utilities—Regulated Water

Essential Utilities, Inc. Peer Analysis


A useful and more reliable way of seeing the health of a company is to compare it to other companies operating in the same sector. Below is our list of companies which we rank are the closest peers to Essential Utilities, Inc.. If you feel that peers should be added or removed from this list please contact us. To run an in-depth peer analysis which compares many financial metrics click on the link below.

Stock Ticker Market Cap
American Water Works Company, Inc. AWK $26.1 Billion
California Water Service Group CWT $3.1 Billion
American States Water Company AWR $2.9 Billion
SJW Group SJW $1.9 Billion
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. CWCO $449.1 Million
Global Water Resources, Inc. GWRS $318.9 Million
The York Water Company YORW $550.5 Million
Middlesex Water Company MSEX $1.0 Billion
Artesian Resources Corporation ARTNA $412.2 Million
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WTRG Income Statements
Quarter Year Revenue Earnings
Q1 2024 $ 612.1 Million $265.8 Million
Q4 2023 $ 479.4 Million $135.4 Million
Q3 2023 $ 411.3 Million $80.1 Million
Q2 2023 $ 436.7 Million $91.3 Million
Q1 2023 $ 726.5 Million $191.4 Million
Q4 2022 $ 705.4 Million $114.9 Million
Q3 2022 $ 434.6 Million $68.6 Million
Q2 2022 $ 448.8 Million $82.3 Million

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WTRG Balance Sheets
Quarter Year Cash & Equivalents Total Assets Total Debt Total Equity
Q1 2024 $7.0 Billion $17.1 Billion $7.0 Billion $6.1 Billion
Q4 2023 $7.1 Billion $16.8 Billion $7.1 Billion $5.9 Billion
Q3 2023 $0 $16.4 Billion $6.8 Billion $5.9 Billion
Q2 2023 $11.6 Million $16.1 Billion $6.9 Billion $5.6 Billion
Q1 2023 $20.1 Million $15.8 Billion $6.7 Billion $5.5 Billion
Q4 2022 $11.4 Million $15.7 Billion $6.8 Billion $5.4 Billion
Q3 2022 $23.4 Million $15.3 Billion $189.6 Million $5.3 Billion
Q2 2022 $13.0 Million $15.0 Billion $6.2 Billion $5.3 Billion

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WTRG Cash Flow Statements
Quarter Year freeCashFlow capitalExpenditure netChangeInCash
Q4 2023 $176.4 Million $0 $176.4 Million
Q3 2023 -$9.7 Million $0 -$9.7 Million
Q2 2023 -$84.1 Million -$303.9 Million -$8.5 Million
Q1 2023 $157.9 Million -$243.7 Million $8.8 Million
Q4 2022 -$261.9 Million -$343.1 Million -$12.0 Million
Q3 2022 -$200.5 Million -$719.7 Million -$34.9 Million
Q2 2022 -$135.6 Million -$241.3 Million -$45.3 Million
Q1 2022 $127.3 Million -$183.3 Million $47.7 Million

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