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WAT - Waters Corp Stock Price, Fair Value and News

322.39USD-15.50 (-4.59%)Delayed

Market Summary

WAT
USD322.39-15.50
Delayed
-4.59%

WAT Alerts

  • 1 major insider sales recently.

WAT Stock Price

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WAT Valuation

Market Cap

19.1B

Price/Earnings (Trailing)

29.72

Price/Sales (Trailing)

6.46

EV/EBITDA

22.83

Price/Free Cashflow

31.66

WAT Price/Sales (Trailing)

WAT Profitability

EBT Margin

24.90%

Return on Equity

55.83%

Return on Assets

13.88%

Free Cashflow Yield

3.16%

WAT Fundamentals

WAT Revenue

Revenue (TTM)

3.0B

Rev. Growth (Yr)

-4.55%

Rev. Growth (Qtr)

15.14%

WAT Earnings

Earnings (TTM)

642.2M

Earnings Growth (Yr)

-4.78%

Earnings Growth (Qtr)

60.69%

Breaking Down WAT Revenue

Last 7 days

-4.0%

Last 30 days

-8.3%

Last 90 days

4.7%

Trailing 12 Months

3.2%

How does WAT drawdown profile look like?

WAT Financial Health

Current Ratio

2.22

Debt/Equity

2

Debt/Cashflow

0.26

WAT Investor Care

Shares Dilution (1Y)

0.44%

Diluted EPS (TTM)

10.85

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20111.7B1.8B1.8B1.9B
20101.5B1.6B1.6B1.6B
20091.5B1.5B1.5B1.5B
200801.5B1.5B1.6B
20070001.5B
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Tracking the Latest Insider Buys and Sells of Waters Corp

Filter Transactions
Datesorted ascendingNameBuy/Sell$ ValueAvg. Price# SharesTitle
Apr 05, 2024
bennett jianqing
sold (taxes)
-67,859
335
-202
svp ta instruments division
Mar 13, 2024
baddour linda
sold
-177,770
355
-500
-
Mar 01, 2024
batra udit
sold (taxes)
-2,278,330
346
-6,584
president and ceo
Feb 07, 2024
batra udit
acquired
-
-
8,903
president and ceo
Jan 02, 2024
kuebler christopher a
acquired
-
-
334
-
Jan 02, 2024
brennan daniel j.
acquired
-
-
334
-
Jan 02, 2024
huang pearl s
acquired
-
-
334
-
Jan 02, 2024
jiang wei
acquired
-
-
334
-
Jan 02, 2024
ornskov flemming
acquired
-
-
334
-
Jan 02, 2024
vergnano mark p
acquired
-
-
334
-

1–10 of 50

Which funds bought or sold WAT recently?

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Datesorted ascendingFund NameType% Chg$ Change$ Held% Portfolio
Apr 11, 2024
Opal Wealth Advisors, LLC
new
-
7,574
7,574
-%
Apr 11, 2024
SALEM INVESTMENT COUNSELORS INC
sold off
-100
-98,769
-
-%
Apr 11, 2024
Gulf International Bank (UK) Ltd
unchanged
-
73,000
1,683,000
0.04%
Apr 11, 2024
ARMSTRONG HENRY H ASSOCIATES INC
added
0.37
175,455
3,724,220
0.36%
Apr 11, 2024
Bangor Savings Bank
unchanged
-
1,050
24,096
-%
Apr 11, 2024
ROCKLAND TRUST CO
reduced
-0.76
8,178
225,470
0.01%
Apr 11, 2024
Fortitude Family Office, LLC
unchanged
-
420
9,638
0.01%
Apr 11, 2024
Boston Common Asset Management, LLC
unchanged
-
11,000
255,000
0.01%
Apr 11, 2024
Ballentine Partners, LLC
reduced
-0.29
33,920
831,316
0.02%
Apr 11, 2024
MOUNTAIN PACIFIC INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC/ID
added
0.08
175,133
3,951,070
0.22%

1–10 of 50

Are Funds Buying or Selling WAT?

Are funds buying WAT calls or puts?
Calls
Puts
No. of funds holding Calls - Puts
Net Call Options
No. of funds that own WAT
No. of Funds

Unveiling Waters Corp's Major ShareHolders

Date FiledName of FilerPercent of ClassNo. of SharesForm Type
Feb 14, 2024
fundsmith llp
8.30%
4,935,371
SC 13G/A
Feb 13, 2024
vanguard group inc
11.56%
6,837,662
SC 13G/A
Feb 09, 2024
massachusetts financial services co /ma/
5.2%
3,054,938
SC 13G
Jan 24, 2024
bank of new york mellon corp
6.18%
3,651,167
SC 13G/A
Jan 24, 2024
blackrock inc.
9.5%
5,635,156
SC 13G/A
Feb 14, 2023
fundsmith llp
7.62%
4,524,935
SC 13G
Feb 09, 2023
vanguard group inc
11.45%
6,803,307
SC 13G/A
Jan 27, 2023
bank of new york mellon corp
6.21%
3,689,116
SC 13G/A
Jan 24, 2023
blackrock inc.
11.1%
6,586,957
SC 13G/A
Apr 08, 2022
blackrock inc.
10.1%
6,108,293
SC 13G/A

Recent SEC filings of Waters Corp

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Date Filed Form Type Document
Apr 12, 2024
ARS
ARS
Apr 12, 2024
DEF 14A
DEF 14A
Apr 12, 2024
DEFA14A
DEFA14A
Apr 08, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Apr 01, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Apr 01, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Mar 27, 2024
PRE 14A
PRE 14A
Mar 14, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Mar 13, 2024
144
Notice of Insider Sale Intent
Mar 04, 2024
4
Insider Trading

Peers (Alternatives to Waters Corp)

NameMkt Capsorted ascendingRevenuePrice %, 1MReturns, 1YP/EP/SRev 1-YrInc 1-Yr
LARGE-CAP
177.5B
23.9B
-6.01% -5.66%
37.43
7.43
-10.33% -33.23%
41.4B
3.7B
-7.85% 3.70%
48.95
11.3
8.72% 24.44%
41.2B
6.7B
-4.79% -0.38%
33.37
6.12
-2.81% -6.58%
14.2B
9.3B
-0.68% -9.91%
16.66
1.54
-6.38% -9.73%
13.0B
2.5B
16.81% 6.46%
-63.45
5.18
19.93% 67.26%
12.4B
4.1B
-7.63% 17.34%
26.1
3
3.86% -2.39%
12.2B
1.9B
-3.01% 103.01%
43.03
6.45
29.17% 15.26%
11.4B
1.1B
6.13% 81.38%
-26.22
10.53
31.99% 20.63%
MID-CAP
2.7B
929.2M
-20.76% -25.66%
1.7K
2.88
28.93% 111.61%
2.2B
563.9M
-3.74% -26.28%
-4.64
3.95
25.45% 26.76%
SMALL-CAP
440.6M
280.3M
-19.18% -10.04%
-2.32
1.57
-12.89% -148.37%
86.5M
31.2M
-2.40% -86.64%
-0.98
2.77
5.03% -1.81%
42.6M
9.2M
-5.99% -38.94%
-2.55
4.65
11.85% 44.12%
6.5M
9.0M
-20.83% -63.11%
-0.89
0.72
-53.31% 2.21%
183.8K
25.9M
-50.00% -94.83%
-0.01
0.01
-57.78% -93.11%

Waters Corp News

Latest updates
MarketWatch44 hours ago
Investor's Business Daily10 Apr 202407:00 am
Simply Wall St07 Apr 202401:24 pm
Yahoo Finance14 Mar 202407:00 am
Yahoo Finance25 Feb 202408:00 am

Waters Corp Earnings Report: Key Takeaways & Analysis

Income Statement (Last 12 Months)
(In Millions)
Income Statement (Quarterly)
(In Millions)
(*) denotes actual numbers (not divided by Millions)
Description(%) Q/Q2023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q12018Q4
Revenue15.1%819712741685859709714691836659682609787594520465716577599514715
Costs and Expenses4.3%555532541511572517515495574467485437523435365397480404422393470
  S&GA Expenses-3.4%180187187182174164162157173153158143153135117148141126133134143
  R&D Expenses5.7%44.0042.0046.0043.0048.0043.0044.0040.0043.0042.0045.0038.0040.0035.0031.0035.0037.0034.0036.0035.0038.00
EBITDA Margin-0.5%0.31*0.31*0.32*0.32*0.32*0.32*0.32*0.33*0.33*0.34*0.33*0.34*---------
Interest Expenses0.9%31.0030.0023.0014.0014.0012.0011.0011.0011.0011.0012.0011.0011.0011.0013.0014.0014.0011.0011.0012.0012.00
Income Taxes14.8%21.0019.0030.0024.0048.0027.0027.0027.0036.0021.0030.0026.0039.0024.0022.004.0024.0027.0027.008.0013.00
Earnings Before Taxes55.1%23815318016527518319218725218319717425715014558.00224165172117198
EBT Margin-3.6%0.25*0.26*0.27*0.28*0.28*0.28*0.28*0.29*0.29*0.30*0.29*0.29*---------
Net Income60.7%21613515114122715616516021616116714821812712354.00201138144109185
Net Income Margin-0.4%0.22*0.22*0.23*0.23*0.24*0.24*0.24*0.25*0.25*0.25*0.25*0.25*---------
Free Cashflow45.8%23015818.0019719915857.00198218168143218---------
Balance Sheet
(In Millions)
Balance Sheet
(In Millions)
(*) denotes actual numbers (not divided by Millions)
Description(%) Q/Q2023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q12018Q4
Assets2.9%4,6274,4974,5483,3073,2813,0703,0413,0413,0953,1163,1043,2122,8402,6792,6482,6672,5572,5612,8233,2503,727
  Current Assets7.2%1,7531,6351,6811,7741,7641,5761,5641,5851,6291,6581,6391,7681,4011,2921,2691,3281,3121,3441,6202,0782,663
    Cash Equivalents17.4%395336330486481444419480501525460684437375339390336405588685796
  Inventory-5.2%516544537499456442410382356389349328304327344344321369352333292
  Net PPE3.6%639617615590582547546547548530527514494470459439417381369356343
  Goodwill-0.2%1,3051,3081,30043243042042843643843744043844443142742472.00354356357356
Liabilities-3.2%3,4773,5923,7772,7072,7772,6852,6482,6662,7272,8212,8352,9812,6082,7212,8403,0052,7732,4462,2672,2822,160
  Current Liabilities6.0%790745809802786732747688681672681785805722697551591597612603449
  Long Term Debt-6.1%2,3062,4552,5801,4301,5251,4951,4341,4441,5141,6141,6031,6031,2071,4211,5461,8461,5811,2561,0481,0481,148
    LT Debt, Non Current-6.1%2,3062,4552,5801,4301,5251,4951,4341,4441,5141,6141,6031,6031,2071,4211,5461,8461,5811,2561,0481,0481,148
Shareholder's Equity27.0%1,150906771600504385392375368295268231232----1165569681,567
  Retained Earnings2.4%9,1518,9358,8008,6508,5098,2828,1267,9617,8017,5857,4237,2567,1086,8906,7636,6406,5876,3876,2496,1045,995
  Additional Paid-In Capital0.7%2,2662,2502,2322,2152,2002,1822,1662,1382,1152,1062,0902,0542,0291,9831,9591,9481,9271,8981,8841,8721,835
Shares Outstanding0.1%59.0059.0059.0059.0059.0060.0060.0061.0062.0061.0062.0062.00---------
Float---15,634---20,209,471---21,856-10,820-----14,555--
Cashflow (Last 12 Months)
(In Thousands)
Cashflow (Quarterly)
(In Thousands)
Description(%) Q/Q2023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q12018Q4
Cashflow From Operations45.8%230,122157,81818,118196,751198,709158,08956,903197,960217,938167,892143,040218,404267,482172,579198,811151,635191,895148,389127,024175,779181,549
  Share Based Compensation-45.3%4,6448,49010,92912,80511,63510,2079,78910,9337,9696,3537,2918,3059,1509,5938,9269,1969,6609,6629,3149,9419,357
Cashflow From Investing-1.5%-37,944-37,401-1,332,514-34,406-62,184-38,380-26,39518,99216,79832,678-122,102-159,004-37,533-34,226-62,160-130,175-56,63940,378351,024434,039425,584
Cashflow From Financing-14.9%-130,487-113,5251,158,174-159,211-111,446-88,006-82,770-227,411-254,368-135,716-236,966188,775-172,534-108,602-192,28432,918-211,137-366,807-571,600-723,134-493,079
  Buy Backs-122.5%-15669223669,505148,894155,223151,808170,136156,235151,188168,202173,30556.0056.0071.00196,226559,558580,065576,530753,105498,457

WAT Income Statement

2023-12-31
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS - USD ($)
shares in Thousands, $ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2023
Dec. 31, 2022
Dec. 31, 2021
Revenues:   
Total net sales$ 2,956,416$ 2,971,956$ 2,785,874
Costs and operating expenses:   
Costs and operating expenses1,195,2231,248,182 
Selling and administrative expenses736,014658,026626,968
Research and development expenses174,945176,190168,358
Purchased intangibles amortization32,5586,3667,143
Litigation provision005,165
Acquired in-process research and development09,797 
Total costs and operating expenses2,138,7402,098,5611,964,167
Operating income817,676873,395821,707
Other income, net8072,22817,203
Interest expense(98,861)(48,797)(44,938)
Interest income16,62111,02012,221
Income before income taxes736,243837,846806,193
Provision for income taxes94,009130,091113,350
Net income$ 642,234$ 707,755$ 692,843
Net income per basic common share$ 10.87$ 11.8$ 11.25
Weighted-average number of basic common shares59,07659,98561,575
Net income per diluted common share$ 10.84$ 11.73$ 11.17
Weighted-average number of diluted common shares and equivalents59,27060,33162,028
Product [Member]   
Revenues:   
Total net sales$ 1,903,050$ 1,988,169$ 1,822,070
Costs and operating expenses:   
Costs and operating expenses766,374836,209752,514
Service [Member]   
Revenues:   
Total net sales1,053,366983,787963,804
Costs and operating expenses:   
Costs and operating expenses$ 428,849$ 411,973$ 404,019

WAT Balance Sheet

2023-12-31
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
Dec. 31, 2023
Dec. 31, 2022
Current assets:  
Cash and cash equivalents$ 395,076$ 480,529
Investments898862
Accounts receivable, net702,168722,892
Inventories516,236455,710
Other current assets138,489103,910
Total current assets1,752,8671,763,903
Property, plant and equipment, net639,073582,217
Intangible assets, net629,187227,399
Goodwill1,305,446430,328
Operating lease assets84,59186,506
Other assets215,690191,100
Total assets4,626,8543,281,453
Current liabilities:  
Notes payable and debt50,00050,000
Accounts payable84,70593,302
Accrued employee compensation69,391103,300
Deferred revenue and customer advances256,675227,908
Current operating lease liabilities27,82526,429
Accrued income taxes120,257132,545
Accrued warranty12,05011,949
Other current liabilities168,677140,304
Total current liabilities789,580785,737
Long-term liabilities:  
Long-term debt2,305,5131,524,878
Long-term portion of retirement benefits47,55938,203
Long-term income tax liabilities137,123248,496
Long-term operating lease liabilities58,92662,108
Other long-term liabilities137,812117,543
Total long-term liabilities2,686,9331,991,228
Total liabilities3,476,5132,776,965
Commitments and contingencies (Notes 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 17 )
Stockholders' equity:  
Preferred stock, par value $0.01 per share, 5,000 shares authorized, none issued at December 31, 2023 and December 31, 202200
Common stock, par value $0.01 per share, 400,000 shares authorized, 162,709 and 162,425 shares issued, 59,176 and 59,104 shares outstanding at December 31, 2023 and December 31, 2022, respectively1,6271,624
Additional paid-in capital2,266,2652,199,824
Retained earnings9,150,8218,508,587
Treasury stock, at cost, 103,533 and 103,321 shares at December 31, 2023 and December 31, 2022, respectively(10,134,252)(10,063,975)
Accumulated other comprehensive loss(134,120)(141,572)
Total stockholders' equity1,150,341504,488
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity$ 4,626,854$ 3,281,453
WAT
Waters Corporation, a specialty measurement company, provides analytical workflow solutions in Asia, the Americas, and Europe. It operates through two segments, Waters and TA. The company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high and ultra-performance liquid chromatography, as well as mass spectrometry (MS) technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products, and post-warranty service plans. It also designs, manufactures, sells, and services thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments; and develops and supplies software-based products that interface with its instruments, as well as other manufacturers' instruments. Its MS technology instruments are used in drug discovery and development comprising clinical trial testing, the analysis of proteins in disease processes, nutritional safety analysis, and environmental testing. The company offers thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments for use in predicting the suitability and stability of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, water, polymers, metals, and viscous liquids for various industrial, consumer good, and healthcare products, as well as for life science research. Its products are used by life science, pharmaceutical, biochemical, industrial, nutritional safety, environmental, academic, and governmental customers working in research and development, quality assurance, and other laboratory applications. Waters Corporation was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts.
 CEO
 WEBSITEwaters.com
 INDUSTRYDiagnostics & Research
 EMPLOYEES8200

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What is the market capital of Waters Corp (WAT)?

As of Fri Apr 12 2024, market cap of Waters Corp is 19.09 Billion. The market capitalization is calculated by multiplying the stock price with the number of shares outstanding.

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What is Waters Corp's Price to Earnings (PE) and Price to sales (PS) ratio?

As of Fri Apr 12 2024, WAT's PE ratio (Price to Earnings) is 29.72 and Price to Sales (PS) ratio is 6.46. The price to earnings and price to sales ratio are two most important valuation metrics for any company. PE ratio tell us the number of years of earnings investors are ready to pay for owning the company. Historically, S&P500 price to earnings ratio has fallen below 12 during periods of gloom and gone past 30 during periods of euphoria. WAT PE ratio will change depending on the future growth rate expectations of investors.

What is 5 year return on Waters Corp's stock?

In the past 10 years, Waters Corp has provided 0.114 (multiply by 100 for percentage) rate of return.