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WAT - Waters Corp Stock Price, Fair Value and News

302.72USD-6.26 (-2.03%)Market Closed

Market Summary

WAT
USD302.72-6.26
Market Closed
-2.03%

WAT Stock Price

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WAT Valuation

Market Cap

18.0B

Price/Earnings (Trailing)

29.75

Price/Sales (Trailing)

6.17

EV/EBITDA

22.22

Price/Free Cashflow

26.84

WAT Price/Sales (Trailing)

WAT Profitability

EBT Margin

23.58%

Return on Equity

48.03%

Return on Assets

13.38%

Free Cashflow Yield

3.73%

WAT Fundamentals

WAT Revenue

Revenue (TTM)

2.9B

Rev. Growth (Yr)

-6.99%

Rev. Growth (Qtr)

-22.29%

WAT Earnings

Earnings (TTM)

603.5M

Earnings Growth (Yr)

-27.48%

Earnings Growth (Qtr)

-52.73%

Breaking Down WAT Revenue

Last 7 days

0.1%

Last 30 days

2.8%

Last 90 days

2.2%

Trailing 12 Months

8.2%

How does WAT drawdown profile look like?

WAT Financial Health

Current Ratio

1.94

Debt/Equity

1.6

Debt/Cashflow

0.33

WAT Investor Care

Shares Dilution (1Y)

0.48%

Diluted EPS (TTM)

10.19

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200801.5B1.5B1.6B
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Tracking the Latest Insider Buys and Sells of Waters Corp

Filter Transactions
Datesorted ascendingNameBuy/Sell$ ValueAvg. Price# SharesTitle
Jun 28, 2024
huang pearl s
acquired
-
-
76.77
-
Jun 28, 2024
jiang wei
acquired
-
-
64.24
-
Jun 24, 2024
carpio robert l iii
acquired
-
-
2,247
svp, waters division
May 28, 2024
fearon richard h
bought
332,900
332
1,000
-
May 15, 2024
kuebler christopher a
acquired
455,520
113
4,000
-
May 15, 2024
kuebler christopher a
sold
-1,446,560
361
-4,000
-
May 13, 2024
chaubal amol
sold (taxes)
-101,291
349
-290
svp & chief financial officer

1–10 of 50

Which funds bought or sold WAT recently?

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Datesorted ascendingFund NameType% Chg$ Change$ Held% Portfolio
Jul 19, 2024
Apollon Wealth Management, LLC
added
0.13
-169,015
913,588
0.03%
Jul 19, 2024
Accredited Investors Inc.
unchanged
-
-56,978
305,496
0.02%
Jul 19, 2024
Boston Trust Walden Corp
reduced
-1.67
-32,253,600
156,088,000
1.16%
Jul 19, 2024
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, Inc.
reduced
-5.22
-9,690,970
38,479,200
0.03%
Jul 19, 2024
First Pacific Financial
sold off
-100
-1,033
-
-%
Jul 19, 2024
PARSONS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC/RI
unchanged
-
-298,796
1,602,040
0.11%
Jul 19, 2024
ZWJ INVESTMENT COUNSEL INC
unchanged
-
-52,487
281,416
0.01%
Jul 19, 2024
Venturi Wealth Management, LLC
new
-
174,363
174,363
0.01%
Jul 19, 2024
RAYMOND JAMES & ASSOCIATES
added
1.62
-5,021,080
29,957,500
0.02%
Jul 19, 2024
First Horizon Advisors, Inc.
reduced
-1.92
-6,207
29,592
-%

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
Jun 10, 2024
bank of new york mellon corp
4.74%
2,810,586
SC 13G/A
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

Recent SEC filings of Waters Corp

View All Filings
Date Filed Form Type Document
Jul 18, 2024
8-K
Current Report
Jul 02, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Jul 02, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Jun 25, 2024
3
Insider Trading
Jun 25, 2024
4
Insider Trading
Jun 20, 2024
11-K
Employee Benefit Details
Jun 10, 2024
SC 13G/A
Major Ownership Report
May 29, 2024
4
Insider Trading
May 28, 2024
SD
SD
May 24, 2024
8-K
Current Report

Peers (Alternatives to Waters Corp)

NameMkt Capsorted ascendingRevenuePrice %, 1MReturns, 1YP/EP/SRev 1-YrInc 1-Yr
LARGE-CAP
180.4B
23.7B
-5.41% 12.43%
40.98
7.6
-8.94% -35.91%
38.7B
3.7B
-7.03% -13.75%
44.62
10.38
8.57% 23.94%
38.5B
6.6B
-2.30% 5.82%
30.96
5.83
-6.38% -8.07%
16.2B
9.3B
6.34% 1.67%
19.17
1.75
-3.29% 6.68%
13.0B
2.0B
4.50% 70.57%
41.75
6.65
25.57% 21.62%
13.0B
1.2B
-1.84% 123.25%
-35.62
10.77
39.26% 33.08%
11.2B
4.1B
4.05% 7.02%
25.3
2.73
0.49% -10.45%
MID-CAP
8.6B
2.5B
11.64% -50.70%
-35.95
3.41
15.21% 53.51%
3.8B
603.7M
2.74% -17.56%
-8.17
6.23
25.21% 30.68%
3.5B
929.2M
-2.97% -26.96%
2.3K
3.81
28.93% 111.61%
SMALL-CAP
942.7M
275.1M
28.64% 80.46%
-5.15
3.43
-13.93% -126.97%
94.1M
31.1M
16.81% -87.36%
-1.22
3.02
0.95% 19.75%
18.8M
9.0M
-7.93% -45.09%
-1.28
2.09
4.46% 45.80%
393.9K
5.5M
-13.04% -71.63%
-0.03
0.07
-68.52% -143.74%
183.8K
-
-50.00% -94.83%
-0.01
0.01
- -

Waters Corp News

Latest updates
MarketBeat15 hours ago
American Banking and Market News19 Jul 202404:11 pm
Simply Wall St19 Jul 202410:17 am
Seeking Alpha24 May 202407:00 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/Q2024Q12023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q1
Revenue-22.3%637819712741685859709714691836659682609787594520465716577599514
Costs and Expenses-9.4%503555532541511572517515495574467485437523435365397480404422393
  S&GA Expenses-3.2%175180187187182174164162157173153158143153135117148141126133134
  R&D Expenses0.5%45.0044.0042.0046.0043.0048.0043.0044.0040.0043.0042.0045.0038.0040.0035.0031.0035.0037.0034.0036.0035.00
EBITDA Margin-2.4%0.30*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 Expenses-16.9%26.0031.0030.0023.0014.0014.0012.0011.0011.0011.0011.0012.0011.0011.0011.0013.0014.0014.0011.0011.0012.00
Income Taxes-40.8%13.0021.0019.0030.0024.0048.0027.0027.0027.0036.0021.0030.0026.0039.0024.0022.004.0024.0027.0027.008.00
Earnings Before Taxes-51.7%11523815318016527518319218725218319717425715014558.00224165172117
EBT Margin-5.3%0.24*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 Income-52.7%10221613515114122715616516021616116714821812712354.00201138144109
Net Income Margin-4.5%0.21*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 Cashflow14.2%26323015818.0019719915857.00198218168143218--------
Balance Sheet
(In Millions)
Balance Sheet
(In Millions)
(*) denotes actual numbers (not divided by Millions)
Description(%) Q/Q2024Q12023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q1
Assets-2.5%4,5094,6274,4974,5483,3073,2813,0703,0413,0413,0953,1163,1043,2122,8402,6792,6482,6672,5572,5612,8233,250
  Current Assets-6.3%1,6431,7531,6351,6811,7741,7641,5761,5641,5851,6291,6581,6391,7681,4011,2921,2691,3281,3121,3441,6202,078
    Cash Equivalents-14.6%337395336330486481444419480501525460684437375339390336405588685
  Inventory4.3%539516544537499456442410382356389349328304327344344321369352333
  Net PPE-0.9%634639617615590582547546547548530527514494470459439417381369356
  Goodwill-0.2%1,2981,3001,3081,30043243042042843643843744043844443142742472.00354356357
Liabilities-6.4%3,2523,4773,5923,7772,7072,7772,6852,6482,6662,7272,8212,8352,9812,6082,7212,8403,0052,7732,4462,2672,282
  Current Liabilities7.5%848790745809802786732747688681672681785805722697551591597612603
  Long Term Debt-13.0%2,0062,3062,4552,5801,4301,5251,4951,4341,4441,5141,6141,6031,6031,2071,4211,5461,8461,5811,2561,0481,048
    LT Debt, Non Current-13.0%2,0062,3062,4552,5801,4301,5251,4951,4341,4441,5141,6141,6031,6031,2071,4211,5461,8461,5811,2561,0481,048
Shareholder's Equity9.2%1,2571,150906771600504385392375368295268231232----116556968
  Retained Earnings1.1%9,2539,1518,9358,8008,6508,5098,2828,1267,9617,8017,5857,4237,2567,1086,8906,7636,6406,5876,3876,2496,104
  Additional Paid-In Capital1.1%2,2912,2662,2502,2322,2152,2002,1822,1662,1382,1152,1062,0902,0542,0291,9831,9591,9481,9271,8981,8841,872
Shares Outstanding0.2%59.0059.0059.0059.0059.0059.0060.0060.0061.0062.0061.0062.00---------
Float----15,634---20,209,471---21,856-10,820-----14,555-
Cashflow (Last 12 Months)
(In Thousands)
Cashflow (Quarterly)
(In Thousands)
Description(%) Q/Q2024Q12023Q42023Q32023Q22023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q22022Q12021Q42021Q32021Q22021Q12020Q42020Q32020Q22020Q12019Q42019Q32019Q22019Q1
Cashflow From Operations14.2%262,870230,122157,81818,118196,751198,709158,08956,903197,960217,938167,892143,040218,404267,482172,579198,811151,635191,895148,389127,024175,779
  Share Based Compensation135.0%10,9134,6448,49010,92912,80511,63510,2079,78910,9337,9696,3537,2918,3059,1509,5938,9269,1969,6609,6629,3149,941
Cashflow From Investing21.6%-29,744-37,944-37,401-1,332,514-34,406-62,184-38,380-26,39518,99216,79832,678-122,102-159,004-37,533-34,226-62,160-130,175-56,63940,378351,024434,039
Cashflow From Financing-123.9%-292,176-130,487-113,5251,158,174-159,211-111,446-88,006-82,770-227,411-254,368-135,716-236,966188,775-172,534-108,602-192,28432,918-211,137-366,807-571,600-723,134
  Buy Backs8490.4%13,089-15669223669,505148,894155,223151,808170,136156,235151,188168,202173,30556.0056.0071.00196,226559,558580,065576,530753,105
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WAT Income Statement

2024-03-30
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS - USD ($)
shares in Thousands, $ in Thousands
3 Months Ended
Mar. 30, 2024
Apr. 01, 2023
Revenues:  
Total net sales$ 636,839$ 684,674
Costs and operating expenses:  
Selling and administrative expenses174,536181,956
Research and development expenses44,59542,691
Purchased intangibles amortization11,8341,479
Litigation provision10,2420
Total costs and operating expenses502,993510,506
Operating income133,846174,168
Other income, net2,2591,388
Interest expense(25,520)(14,444)
Interest income4,2714,061
Income before income taxes114,856165,173
Provision for income taxes12,66024,250
Net income$ 102,196$ 140,923
Net income per basic common share$ 1.73$ 2.39
Weighted-average number of basic common shares59,23259,023
Net income per diluted common share$ 1.72$ 2.38
Weighted-average number of diluted common shares and equivalents59,43159,317
Product [Member]  
Revenues:  
Total net sales$ 376,151$ 436,457
Costs and operating expenses:  
Costs and operating expenses153,182180,354
Service [Member]  
Revenues:  
Total net sales260,688248,217
Costs and operating expenses:  
Costs and operating expenses$ 108,604$ 104,026

WAT Balance Sheet

2024-03-30
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
Mar. 30, 2024
Dec. 31, 2023
Current assets:  
Cash and cash equivalents$ 337,290$ 395,076
Investments923898
Accounts receivable, net626,329702,168
Inventories538,634516,236
Other current assets139,782138,489
Total current assets1,642,9581,752,867
Property, plant and equipment, net633,594639,073
Intangible assets, net611,147629,187
Goodwill1,297,8261,305,446
Operating lease assets81,06584,591
Other assets242,374215,690
Total assets4,508,9644,626,854
Current liabilities:  
Notes payable and debt50,00050,000
Accounts payable86,21984,705
Accrued employee compensation65,09869,391
Deferred revenue and customer advances336,718256,675
Current operating lease liabilities26,87927,825
Accrued income taxes120,520120,257
Accrued warranty10,85312,050
Other current liabilities152,172168,677
Total current liabilities848,459789,580
Long-term liabilities:  
Long-term debt2,005,7612,305,513
Long-term portion of retirement benefits48,97747,559
Long-term income tax liabilities137,439137,123
Long-term operating lease liabilities55,92758,926
Other long-term liabilities155,876137,812
Total long-term liabilities2,403,9802,686,933
Total liabilities3,252,4393,476,513
Commitments and contingencies (Notes 6, 7 and 9)
Stockholders' equity:  
Preferred stock, par value $0.01 per share, 5,000 shares authorized, none issued at March 30, 2024 and December 31, 202300
Common stock, par value $0.01 per share, 400,000 shares authorized, 162,882 and 162,709 shares issued, 59,310 and 59,176 shares outstanding at March 30, 2024 and December 31, 2023, respectively1,6291,627
Additional paid-in capital2,291,1032,266,265
Retained earnings9,253,0179,150,821
Treasury stock, at cost, 103,572 and 103,533 shares at March 30, 2024 and December 31, 2023, respectively(10,147,341)(10,134,252)
Accumulated other comprehensive loss(141,883)(134,120)
Total stockholders' equity1,256,5251,150,341
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity$ 4,508,964$ 4,626,854
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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As of Fri Jul 19 2024, market cap of Waters Corp is 17.96 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 Jul 19 2024, WAT's PE ratio (Price to Earnings) is 29.75 and Price to Sales (PS) ratio is 6.17. 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 0.109 (multiply by 100 for percentage) rate of return.