WTRG Essential Utilities

Essential is one of the largest publicly traded water, wastewater and natural gas providers in the U.S., serving approximately 5 million people across 10 states under the Aqua and Peoples brands. Essential is committed to excellence in proactive infrastructure investment, regulatory expertise, operational efficiency and environmental stewardship. The company recognizes the importance water and natural gas play in everyday life and is proud to deliver safe, reliable services that contribute to the quality of life in the communities it serves.

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Christopher Franklin
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WTRG stock data



10 May 21
31 Jul 21
31 Dec 21
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Financial data from company earnings reports.

Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 18.05M 18.05M 18.05M 18.05M 18.05M 18.05M
Cash burn (monthly) (positive/no burn) 1.15M (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn)
Cash used (since last report) n/a 4.62M n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cash remaining n/a 13.43M n/a n/a n/a n/a
Runway (months of cash) n/a 11.7 n/a n/a n/a n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
30 Jun 21 Ruff Ellen T Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 46.035 543 25K 32,741
30 Jun 21 Hilferty Daniel J III Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 46.035 543 25K 21,221
30 Jun 21 Stewart Lee C Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 46.035 543 25K 16,746
30 Jun 21 Elizabeth B Amato Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 46.035 543 25K 6,746

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

68.0% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 571 572 -0.2%
Opened positions 57 88 -35.2%
Closed positions 58 62 -6.5%
Increased positions 196 188 +4.3%
Reduced positions 179 163 +9.8%
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Current Prev Q Change
Total value 7.48B 8.19B -8.6%
Total shares 167.01M 173.16M -3.6%
Total puts 61.3K 69.6K -11.9%
Total calls 117.8K 228.5K -48.4%
Total put/call ratio 0.5 0.3 +70.8%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 25.26M $1.13B +1.5%
BLK Blackrock 24.7M $1.11B +5.4%
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board 21.66M $969.33M 0.0%
STT State Street 10.74M $480.66M +0.8%
Pictet Asset Management 4.54M $203.26M -35.6%
IPXAF Impax Asset Management 4.04M $180.84M +13.9%
IVZ Invesco 2.97M $132.78M +28.5%
Nuance Investments 2.89M $129.13M +42.8%
NTRS Northern Trust 2.85M $127.65M +12.3%
Geode Capital Management 2.74M $122.58M +4.5%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Norges Bank 0 -4.36M EXIT
Pictet Asset Management 4.54M -2.51M -35.6%
RY Royal Bank Of Canada 247.64K -1.69M -87.2%
BLK Blackrock 24.7M +1.26M +5.4%
BMO Bank of Montreal 1.37M -1.1M -44.6%
First Trust Advisors 894.85K -876.93K -49.5%
Nuance Investments 2.89M +864.78K +42.8%
MS Morgan Stanley 1.47M -834.65K -36.2%
IVZ Invesco 2.97M +658.06K +28.5%
Millennium Management 590.63K +590.63K NEW

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