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York Water (NAS: YORW) Enter ticker symbol:  
Company Information
Description: The York Water Co is an investor-owned water utility company in the United States. The primary business of the company is to impound, purify to meet or exceed safe drinking water standards and distribute water. It also owns and operates three wastewater collection systems and two wastewater treatment systems. The company operates within its franchised territory, which covers more than 35 municipalities within York County, Pennsylvania and close to nine municipalities within Adams County, Pennsylvania.
Sector: Utilities
Industry: Utilities—Regulated Water
Capital Structure (09/30/2019)
Comm Shares Outst (M): 13.0
Preferred Stock (M): 0.0
Long Term Debt (M): 94.2
Total Debt (M): 100.7
Total Capital (M): 232.5
LT Debt as % of Capital: 40.5%
Price (12/06/2019)
Present Price: $44.58
Annual Dividend (Ind.): $0.72
Yield: 1.62%
52-Week High: $45.73
52-Week Low: $29.88
 
Annual Financial History (Fiscal Year ends Dec 31)
Fiscal Year20142015201620172018
Sales (M)45.947.147.648.648.4
Pre-Tax Profit (M)15.817.017.016.715.6
Net Income (M)11.512.411.813.013.4
EPS0.890.970.921.011.04
Low Price18.919.723.831.727.5
Quarterly Financial History
 9/201812/20183/20196/20199/2019Change (%)
Sales (M)12.712.111.813.013.77.7%
Pre-Tax Profit (M)4.74.03.44.35.06.0%
EPS0.290.290.220.280.3520.7%
Historical Growth Rates, 5 Years
Sales Growth: 1.4% EPS Growth: 3.6%
Evaluating Management
Fiscal Year20142015201620172018Average
% PTP on Sales34.5%36.2%35.7%34.3%32.3%34.6%
% Earned on Equity11.1%11.6%10.4%11.1%10.8%11.0%
Price/Earnings History and Valuation Trends
Fiscal YearHi PriceLo PriceEPSHi P/ELo P/EDivPayoutHi Yield
201424.318.90.8927.221.20.5864.9%3.1%
201526.719.70.9727.520.30.6062.3%3.1%
201639.923.80.9243.325.90.6368.2%2.6%
201739.931.71.0139.531.40.6564.1%2.0%
201836.127.51.0434.726.40.6764.7%2.5%
Average P/E Ratio:   29.7 Current P/E Ratio:  39.1