American Water Works Co. stock falls Tuesday, underperforms market

Shares of American Water Works Co. AWK, 0.84% slid 0.72% to $146.85 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, 0.62% falling 0.32% to 3,958.55 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, 0.05% falling 0.31% to 33,066.96. The stock’s fall snapped a six-day winning streak. American Water Works Co. closed $25.71 short of its 52-week high ($172.56), which the company reached on November 9th.

Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Veolia Environnement S.A. ADR VEOEY, +1.10% fell 1.17% to $25.36, American States Water Co. AWR, -0.12% fell 0.90% to $75.23, and California Water Service Group CWT, -0.13% fell 0.78% to $55.73.true Trading volume (764,492) remained 371,391 below its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.

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