Get all of our free blog coverage and more by clicking on the links below: http://www.activewallst.com/registration-3/?symbol=AWK 2017 Guidance Highlights For FY17, Aqua America is expecting earnings per diluted common share of $1.34 to $1.39. The Company expects its customer base to expand by 1.5% to 2% in FY17 compared to FY016. In FY16, Aqua America reported a 1.6% growth in its customer base. Aqua America is planning to invest more than $450 million in infrastructure improvements in 2017 for communities served by the Company. The Company has planned an investment of more than $1.2 billion planned through 2019 in existing operations to improve and strengthen systems. medical interview processAqua America is forecasting same-system operations and maintenance expenses to increase by 1% to 2% during FY17. The Company’s Aqua Pennsylvania division is expected to file infrastructure investment charge in FY17 and rate case filing likely in 2018, with resolution expected in 2019. “Our confidence in our ability to deliver long-term value for our stakeholders is reflected in our 2017 guidance,” said President and Chief Executive Officer of Aqua America Christopher Franklin, “Growing our customer base through acquisitions, prudently investing to renew our aging infrastructure, and creating efficiencies across the organization remain among our highest priorities.” Completes 19 Acquisitions in FY016 On January 13th, 2017, Aqua America announced that during FY16, the Company completed 19 acquisition, which provided it with the opportunity to serve approximately 25,000 more people to its water and wastewater service base, which equates to 6,558 more water and wastewater connections. The Company stated that FY16 acquisitions, plus organic growth, added 1.6% to its customer base. In Q4 2016, the Company completed nine acquisitions out of which two were in Pennsylvania municipal systems. Aqua America’ Q4 2016 growth activity included the following transactions: Aqua Pennsylvania purchased the assets of two municipal systems – the Emlenton Area Municipal Authority’s wastewater system, which serves customers in Venango and Clarion counties and the East Cameron Township water system in Northumberland County – as well as the investor-owned Honeycroft Village wastewater system in Londonberry, Chester County.
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For instance, according to recent surveys from CareerBuilder , one interviewee sang her responses to questions, while another did a phone interview in the bathroom and flushed. “It’s hard to say why a candidate would do some of these things,” Rosemary Haefner, chief human-resources officer for CareerBuilder, tells Business Insider. “Maybe he or she is nervous, thinks an employer would find it funny, or perhaps the candidate simply has no boundaries.” “Regardless,” Haefner says, “it could cost the candidate the job, so funny or not, it’s likely not worth risking it with these actions. Your nerves can make you freeze up under the spotlight, and that’s normal. How you handle that is what matters.” More than 2,600 hiring managers and employers shared with CareerBuilder the most memorable job-interview mistakes candidates have made.Here are 25of the most unusual things that happened: Wrong answers 4RB/flickr When asked what the candidate’s ideal job was, they said “painter of birdhouses,” even though they were interviewing for a data-entry clerk position. A candidate said her hair was perfect when asked why she should become part of the team. When asked why he wanted the position, a candidate replied, “My wife wants me to get a job.” A candidate said he wouldn’t be willing to wear slacks because they don’t feel good. A candidate stated that if the interviewer wanted to get to heaven, she would hire him. Childish behavior Flickr / Nathan Jones A candidate asked to step away to call his wife to ask her if the starting salary was enough before he agreed to continue with the interview. A candidate brought his childhood toys to the interview.
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