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American Water Works (awk) Stock Research

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Company Description: American Water Works Company, Inc., provides water and wastewater services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in approximately 1,625 communities in 20 states of the United States and Ontario, Canada. Update

Market Research Update

Utility Industry Research & Analysis: The utility industry includes companies whose sales come from the administration of public services such as water and power. Utility Trading Strategy: The utility industry tends to be less sensitive to economic cycles, because public services are essential to industrial and residential consumers. Look to buy undervalued utility investments when stock prices are low and sell overvalued utility investments during any part of the business cycle when stock prices are high. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

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Strategy Analysis Update

American Water Works's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise. American Water Works possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits.

Strategy: American Water Works has a narrow focus that serves a particular customer niche with either a unique product or with a low cost advantage over competitors. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

American Water Works has consistent operating results. This lowers the risk that American Water Works will suddenly have difficulty and it increases investor confidence in the value they place on each share.

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