The York Water (YORW) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.17

Media stories about The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The York Water earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.3166406571339 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. BidaskClub downgraded The York Water from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded The York Water from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday.

Shares of The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) opened at $35.20 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $453.33, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.88 and a beta of 0.55. The York Water has a 52-week low of $31.70 and a 52-week high of $39.86. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.77.

The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.03. The York Water had a return on equity of 10.75% and a net margin of 25.75%. The company had revenue of $12.69 million during the quarter. analysts anticipate that The York Water will post 0.96 EPS for the current year.

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About The York Water

The York Water Company is an investor-owned water utility 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. As of December 31, 2016, it also owned and operated three wastewater collection systems and two wastewater treatment systems.

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