American Water Works (AWK +2.5%) trades higher after reporting a mixed Q3, beating on a per...

|About: American Water Works Compan... (AWK)|By:, SA News Editor

American Water Works (AWK +2.5%) trades higher after reporting a mixed Q3, beating on a per share basis but coming up short on revenue. Stringent cost controls gave a solid boost to bottom line margins, as profit rose 11% Y/Y, and operating margins grew nominally from 35.6% to 36.7%.