SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 11, 2017
American Water Works Company, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 001-34028
(State or other jurisdiction
1025 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD.|
On December 11, 2017, American Water Works Company, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing the Companys earnings per share guidance for the 2018 fiscal year and reaffirming its adjusted earnings per share guidance range for the 2017 fiscal year. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
On December 11, 2017, the Company is holding a conference call to discuss the Companys guidance for the 2018 fiscal year and other matters. The conference call will be accessible via dial-in conference call and pursuant to prior notice announced by a Company press release issued on November 27, 2017. A copy of the slide presentation to be used in connection with the conference call is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated by reference herein.
The information furnished in response to this Item 7.01, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), nor shall they be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
The following exhibits have been furnished herewith:
|99.1||Press Release, dated December 11, 2017, issued by American Water Works Company, Inc.|
|99.2||American Water Works Company, Inc. 2018 Guidance Conference Call Presentation|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|AMERICAN WATER WORKS COMPANY, INC.|
|Dated: December 11, 2017||By:|| |
/s/ LINDA G. SULLIVAN
|Linda G. Sullivan|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|