American Water estimates its 2015 earnings from continuing operations
will be in the range of
"The 2015 guidance is based on the continued execution of our strategic
goals as we continue to achieve strong financial and operational
performance year over year while delivering clean, safe, reliable and
affordable water to our customers," said
"With our customers at the heart of everything we do and an incredible team of employees who are dedicated to meeting those customers' needs every day, we have in place what we need to continue our success. We will continue to make investments to ensure reliable service, develop and leverage new technologies to increase efficiencies, maintain strong regulatory relationships and grow strategically," added Story. "Based on our planning and what we have achieved in recent years, we remain confident in our ability to deliver on our long-term EPS growth goal of 7-10 percent, anchored from 2013 earnings."
American Water will host its 2015 earnings guidance call and audio
webcast with investors, analysts and other interested parties on
Interested parties may listen over the Internet by logging on to the Investor Relations page of the company's website at www.amwater.com.
Following the conference call, an audio archive of the call will be
About American Water
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S.
water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in
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American Water's estimate of 2015 earnings per share from continuous
operations, continued investments, long term earnings per share growth,
are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor
provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
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