Robert W. Baird Remains a Hold on Aqua America

By Carrie Williams

In a report released yesterday, Ben Kallo from Robert W. Baird reiterated a Hold rating on Aqua America (NYSE: WTR), with a price target of $32. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $34, close to its 52-week high of $34.41.

According to, Kallo is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 8.4% and a 60.8% success rate. Kallo covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Darling Ingredients, Calgon Carbon Corp, and Albemarle Corp.

Aqua America has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $34.

Aqua America’s market cap is currently $6.04B and has a P/E ratio of 25.95. The company has a book value ratio of 3.1848.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 56 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is neutral on the stock.

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Aqua America, Inc. engages in the provision of water and water services. It supports a range of customers across Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana, and Virginia.