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American Water Works Co. Inc. [AWK] Records 50-Day SMA of $129.17

Investors can speculate about the future of a stock by watching how its insiders buy and sell stocks. American Water Works Co. Inc. shares valued at $100,814 were sold by Kennedy Melanie M on Mar 04 ’24. At $119.59 per share, Kennedy Melanie M sold 843 shares. The insider’s holdings dropped to 16,240 shares worth approximately $2.11 million following the completion of this transaction.

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Also, Marberry Michael purchased 3,786 shares, netting a total of over 492,937 in proceeds. Following the buying of shares at $130.20 each, the insider now holds 7,459 shares.

Before that, GOSS MARTHA CLARK had added 56 shares to its account. In a trade valued at $7,900, the Director bought American Water Works Co. Inc. shares for $141.07 each. Upon closing the transaction, the insider’s holdings increased to 56 shares, worth approximately $4.67 million.

As published in a research note from Evercore ISI on February 16, 2024, American Water Works Co. Inc. [AWK] has been rated down from an Outperform to an In-line and the price target has been revised to $135 from $160. Analysts at Mizuho started covering the stock with ‘”a Buy”‘ outlook in a report released in early October. As of October 20, 2022, Wells Fargo has increased its “an Underweight” rating to a “an Equal weight” for AWK. Earlier on September 09, 2022, JP Morgan upgraded its rating. Their new recommendation was “a Neutral” for AWK stock which previously was a “an Underweight”.

Analyzing AWK Stock Performance

During the last five days, there has been a surge of approximately 0.28%. Over the course of the year, American Water Works Co. Inc. shares have dropped approximately -1.55%. Shares of the company reached a 52-week high of $135.71 on 05/10/24 and a 52-week low of $113.34 on 04/16/24. A 50-day SMA is recorded $129.17, while a 200-day SMA reached $125.58. Nevertheless, trading volume fell to 0.4 million shares from 0.67 million shares the previous day.

Support And Resistance Levels for American Water Works Co. Inc. (AWK)

According to the 24-hour chart, there is a support level at 127.24, which, if violated, would cause prices to drop to 126.53. In the upper region, resistance lies at 129.28. The next price resistance is at 130.60. RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 52.38 on the 14-day chart, showing neutral technical sentiment. Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is at -1.39, which suggests the price will decrease in the coming days. Percent R is at 87.50%, indicating bearish price movement. Stochastics%K at buying indicates that the stock is to be held.

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