Essential Utilities Overview

  • Founded
  • 1886

Founded
  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 3,211

Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • WTRG

Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 167

  • Share Price
  • $47.06

  • (As of Friday Closing)

Essential Utilities General Information

Description

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 Peoples Gas subsidiary serves more than 700,000 gas distribution customers in Pennsylvania and Kentucky.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Philadelphia Suburban, Philadelphia Suburban Corporation, Philadelphia Suburban Water Company, Aqua America
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporation
Primary Industry
Water Utilities
Other Industries
Environmental Services (B2B)
Stock Exchange
NYS
Primary Office
  • 762 West Lancaster Avenue
  • Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
  • United States

Essential Utilities Timeline

2020202120222023
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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Essential Utilities Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$47.06 $46.93 $38.50 - $52.62 $12.3B 262M 996K $1.79

Essential Utilities Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 30-Sep-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021 FY 2020 31-Dec-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019
EV 17,111,415 19,339,578 17,083,015 11,204,180
Revenue 2,118,336 1,878,144 1,462,698 889,692
EBITDA 977,207 925,277 705,102 467,979
Net Income 466,811 431,612 284,849 224,543
Total Assets 15,279,792 14,658,278 13,705,277 9,361,985
Total Debt 6,593,842 6,106,602 5,769,940 3,096,691
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Essential Utilities Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Essential Utilities Comparisons

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Essential Utilities Competitors (10)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
American Water Corporation Camden, NJ 0000 00000000000
0000000000 00000 0 Corporation San Jose, CA 000 00000000
000000 00000 00000 Corporation Phoenix, AZ 00 000000000000
00000 Corporation Washington, DC 00000 00000000
0000000 00000 0000 Private Equity-Backed Huntingdon, United Kingdom 0000 00000 0000000 0000 00000
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Essential Utilities Patents

Essential Utilities Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-4631961-A Sampling device for determining conditions on the interior surface of a water main Inactive 31-Dec-1985 000000000 00
JP-S55158066-A Bubble manufacturing machine for fire extinguishing Active 30-May-1979
FR-2395044-A2 New hydrosoluble concentrate suitable for pumping and its application for fire fighting Active 21-Jun-1977 00000000000
JP-S549497-A Fire extinguishing Pending 21-Jun-1977 00000000000
CA-1116386-A Fighting fire Inactive 21-Jun-1977 A62C99/0036
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Essential Utilities Executive Team (35)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Christopher Franklin Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Daniel Schuller Ph.D Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Executive Vice President
Robert Rubin Chief Accounting Officer, Accounting & Controller, Finance
Sumit Nair Chief Information Officer & Vice President
Renee Marquis Director, Investor Relations
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Essential Utilities Board Members (11)

Name Representing Role Since
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Essential Utilities Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Essential Utilities Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Essential Utilities Investments & Acquisitions (167)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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0000 00000000 13-Jan-2021 000000000 0000 Buildings and Property 000000000
Peoples Natural Gas 16-Mar-2020 Merger/Acquisition 00.000 Gas Utilities 000000000
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Essential Utilities Subsidiaries (8)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Stony Creek Farms (Pennsylvania) Water Utilities Worcester, PA 2009
0000 0000000 Environmental Services (B2B) Pendleton, IN 0000
0000 00000 Acquirer Austin, TX 0000
00000000 0000000 Water Utilities Chalfont, PA 0000
0000000 000 000000 Accounting, Audit and Tax Services (B2B) Bryn Mawr, PA 0000
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Essential Utilities ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated July, 22, 2022

26.12 | Med Risk

Risk Scale

A lower score indicates better sustainability

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Low

10-20

Med

20-30

High

30-40

Severe

40+

Exposure

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Management

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Peers Analysis

Peer performance insights compare the company’s ESG performance to the performance of selected peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal performance improvements.

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Covered Companies

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Industry

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Essential Utilities Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000000 00000 00 07-Apr-2004 000000000000000000 Completed
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