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DATE TIME TYPE PERIOD REPORTED
EPS
ESTIMATED
EPS
SURPRISE
11/01/2022* -- Results Q3 2022 -- 0.23 --
11/01/2022* 11:00 EST Earnings Call Q3 2022 -- -- --
08/04/2022 11:00 EST Earnings Call Q2 2022 -- -- --
08/03/2022 -- Results Q2 2022 0.31 0.31 1.45%
05/09/2022 -- Results Q1 2022 0.76 0.74 2.17%
05/09/2022 11:00 EST Earnings Call Q1 2022 -- -- --
02/24/2022 11:00 EST Earnings Call Q4 2021 -- -- --
02/23/2022 -- Results Q4 2021 0.44 0.43 1.33%
*Estimated Date/Time

Earnings

Next Report Date 11/01/2022 (est.)
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Last Report Date 08/03/2022
Beat/Miss Upgrade
Return Since -14.15%
Last FQE 06/30/2022
Next FQE 09/30/2022

Profile

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Essential Utilities is a Pennsylvania-based holding company for U.S. water, wastewater, and natural gas distribution utilities. The company's water business serves 3 million people in eight states. Nearly three fourths of its water earnings come from Pennsylvania, primarily suburban Philadelphia. It also has a small market-based water business that provides water and water services to third parties, notably natural gas producers. Its $4.3 billion Peoples Gas acquisition that closed in March 2020 adds 750,000 gas distribution customers in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Kentucky.
URL https://www.essential.co
Investor Relations URL https://www.essential.co/investor-relations
HQ State/Province Pennsylvania
Sector Utilities
Industry Utilities - Regulated Water
Equity Style Mid Cap/Blend
Next Earnings Release Nov. 01, 2022 (est.)
Last Earnings Release Aug. 03, 2022
Next Ex-Dividend Date N/A
Last Ex-Dividend Date Aug. 11, 2022

Dividends

Dividend Per Share (TTM) 1.073
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
No data available
 
6.00%
4.00%
2.00%
 
Yield to Market 1.806
Yield to Sector 0.5245
Yield to Industry 1.171
Last Dividend Amt. 0.287
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
Last Ex-Dividend Date Aug. 11, 2022
Yield (TTM) 2.46%
Forward Yield 2.59%
Payout Ratio 60.99%
Cash Payout Ratio -69.72%
Consistent Payer (5Y) Yes
Consistent Growth (5Y) Yes

Ownership

Insider Ownership Percentage Upgrade
Jul '20
Nov '20
Mar '21
 
80.00%
40.00%
10.00%
 

Short Interest

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Percent of Shares Outstanding Short Upgrade
Jul '20
Nov '20
Mar '21
 
80.00%
40.00%
10.00%
 

Total Returns Comparison

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Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
YTD
14.49%
3.22%
33.76%
-10.68%
40.41%
2.93%
16.04%
-15.94%
1.38%
11.96%
21.83%
-4.38%
31.49%
18.40%
28.71%
-21.61%
14.85%
23.59%
29.02%
1.31%
37.78%
26.88%
24.81%
-24.45%
-2.68%
49.25%
36.39%
7.06%
9.84%
6.64%
35.02%
-20.38%
19.03%
65.64%
-4.92%
36.54%
21.14%
15.79%
68.02%
-29.36%
13.91%
11.01%
29.76%
17.91%
31.19%
-6.76%
32.26%
-18.41%
As of September 23, 2022.

Profile

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Essential Utilities is a Pennsylvania-based holding company for U.S. water, wastewater, and natural gas distribution utilities. The company's water business serves 3 million people in eight states. Nearly three fourths of its water earnings come from Pennsylvania, primarily suburban Philadelphia. It also has a small market-based water business that provides water and water services to third parties, notably natural gas producers. Its $4.3 billion Peoples Gas acquisition that closed in March 2020 adds 750,000 gas distribution customers in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Kentucky.
URL https://www.essential.co
Investor Relations URL https://www.essential.co/investor-relations
HQ State/Province Pennsylvania
Sector Utilities
Industry Utilities - Regulated Water
Equity Style Mid Cap/Blend
Next Earnings Release Nov. 01, 2022 (est.)
Last Earnings Release Aug. 03, 2022
Next Ex-Dividend Date N/A
Last Ex-Dividend Date Aug. 11, 2022

Ownership

Insider Ownership Percentage Upgrade
Jul '20
Nov '20
Mar '21
 
80.00%
40.00%
10.00%
 

Short Interest

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Percent of Shares Outstanding Short Upgrade
Jul '20
Nov '20
Mar '21
 
80.00%
40.00%
10.00%
 

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