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Shares of American Water W Rise Above Previous 52-Week High

By James Quinn

American Water W (NYSE:AWK) traded today at a new 52-week high of $111.70. So far today approximately 97,000 shares have been exchanged, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 921,000 shares.

Based on a current price of $111.52, American Water W is currently 17.7% above its average consensus analyst price target of $91.83. The stock should find initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $105.61 and further support at its 200-day MA of $95.12.

American Water Works Co., Inc. provides drinking water, wastewater, and other water-related services in multiple states and Ontario, Canada. The Company's primary business involves the ownership of regulated water and wastewater utilities that provide water and wastewater services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers.

American Water W share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $111.70 and a 52-week low of $77.73 and are now trading 43% above that low price at $111.52 per share. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.7% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.5%.

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Ticker(s): AWK