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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

Form 8-K

 

 

Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 24, 2021

 

 

American Water Works Company, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Commission File Number: 001-34028

 

Delaware   51-0063696

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1 Water Street

Camden, NJ 08102-1658

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(856) 955-4001

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of Each Class

 

Trading

Symbol

 

Name of Each Exchange

on Which Registered

Common stock, par value $0.01 per share   AWK   New York Stock Exchange

 

 

 


Item 2.02.

Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On February 24, 2021, American Water Works Company, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020. A copy of the press release has been included as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.

The information furnished in Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, 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 it be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Item 7.01.

Regulation FD Disclosure.

The press release referenced in response to Item 2.02 above and included as Exhibit 99.1 hereto also announced the Company’s earnings per share guidance for the 2021 fiscal year, and provided certain other 2021 and long-term financial guidance with respect to the Company.

The presentation for the Company’s virtual 2021 Investor Day on February 25, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated by reference herein.

The information furnished in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.2, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

The following exhibits have been provided herewith, as indicated below:

 

Exhibit

  

Description

99.1*    Press Release, dated February 24, 2021, issued by American Water Works Company, Inc.
99.2*    American Water Works Company, Inc. 2021 Investor Day Presentation
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page XBRL tags are included and formatted as Inline XBRL)

 

*

Furnished herewith.

 

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SIGNATURES

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: February 24, 2021     By:  

/s/ M. SUSAN HARDWICK

      M. Susan Hardwick
      Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 

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