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California Water Service Group (CWT)

NYSE: CWT · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
65.36 0.05 (0.08%)
Dec 3, 2021 4:00 PM EST - Market closed

Total Valuation

CWT has a market cap or net worth of $3.44 billion. The enterprise value is $4.48 billion.

Market Cap3.44B
Enterprise Value4.48B

Important Dates

The latest earnings date was Thursday, October 28, 2021 before market open.

Last Earnings DateOct 28, 2021
Ex-Dividend DateNov 5, 2021

Share Statistics

CWT has 52.61 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 4.53% in one year.

Shares Outstanding52.61M
Shares Change (YoY)+4.53%
Shares Change (QoQ)+1.45%
Owned by Insiders (%)0.92%
Owned by Institutions (%)81.51%

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 29.38 and the forward PE ratio is 34.01. CWT's PEG ratio is 2.70.

PE Ratio29.38
Forward PE34.01
PS Ratio4.26
PB Ratio3.08
P/FCF Ration/a
PEG Ratio2.70
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 16.63, with a EV/FCF ratio of n/a.

EV / Earnings39.63
EV / Sales5.56
EV / EBITDA16.63
EV / EBIT27.92
EV / FCFn/a

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 1.09, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 1.06.

Current Ratio1.09
Quick Ratio0.96
Debt / Equity1.06
Debt / EBITDA4.39
Debt / FCF-13.99

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 11.40%, which is not very high. The company has a high ROIC of 3.90%.

Return on Equity (ROE)11.40%
Return on Assets (ROA)3.20%
Return on Capital (ROIC)3.90%
Revenue Per Employee$676,791
Profits Per Employee$94,898
Employee Count1,192
Asset Turnover0.23
Inventory Turnover47.85


In the past 12 months, CWT has paid $4.52 million in taxes.

Income Tax4.52M
Effective Tax Rate3.84%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +33.41% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.16, so CWT's price volatility has been lower than the market average.

Beta (1Y)0.16
52-Week Price Change+33.41%
50-Day Moving Average62.51
200-Day Moving Average60.38
Average Volume (30 Days)230,492

Short Selling Information

Short Interest497,163
Short % of Shares Out0.95%
Short % of Float0.95%
Short Ratio (days to cover)1.92

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, CWT had revenue of $806.74 million and earned $113.12 million in profits. Earnings per share was $2.23.

Gross Profit376.23M
Operating Income145.87M
Pretax Income117.64M
Net Income113.12M
Earnings Per Share (EPS)$2.23
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $140.37 million in cash and $1.18 billion in debt, giving a net cash position of -$1.04 billion or -$19.86 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents140.37M
Total Debt1.18B
Net Cash-1.04B
Net Cash Per Share-$19.86
Book Value1.12B
Book Value Per Share21.21
Working Capital32.47M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $200.42 million and capital expenditures -$285.14 million, giving a free cash flow of -$84.72 million.

Operating Cash Flow200.42M
Capital Expenditures-285.14M
Free Cash Flow-84.72M
FCF Per Share-$1.61
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 46.64%, with operating and profit margins of 18.08% and 14.02%.

Gross Margin46.64%
Operating Margin18.08%
Pretax Margin14.58%
Profit Margin14.02%
EBITDA Margin33.42%
EBIT Margin19.91%
FCF Margin-10.50%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $0.92, which amounts to a dividend yield of 1.41%.

Dividend Per Share$0.92
Dividend Yield1.41%
Earnings Yield3.29%
FCF Yield-2.46%
Dividend Growth (YoY)7.98%
Payout Ratio47.00%

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on June 13, 2011. It was a forward split with a ratio of 2:1.

Last Split DateJun 13, 2011
Split TypeForward
Split Ratio2:1