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Waters Corporation (WAT)

Stock Price: $221.95 USD -0.03 (-0.01%)
Updated Oct 23, 2020 4:04 PM EDT - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 13.74B
Revenue (ttm) 2.28B
Net Income (ttm) 515.29M
Shares Out 61.93M
EPS (ttm) 8.07
PE Ratio 27.50
Forward PE 23.36
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a

Stock Quote

Trading Day Oct 23, 2020
Last Price $221.95
Previous Close $221.98
Change ($) -0.03
Change (%) -0.01%
Day's Open 222.41
Day's Range 218.90 - 223.57
Day's Volume 372,850
52-Week Range 154.39 - 245.68

More Stats

Market Cap 13.74B
Enterprise Value 15.18B
Earnings Date (est) Oct 27, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date n/a
Shares Outstanding 61.93M
Float 61.59M
EPS (basic) 8.00
EPS (diluted) 8.07
FCF / Share 7.99
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Earnings Yield 3.64%
FCF Yield 3.60%
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 2.27M
Short Ratio 5.75
Short % of Float 3.69%
Beta 0.97
PE Ratio 27.50
Forward PE 23.36
P/FCF Ratio 27.76
PS Ratio 6.03
PB Ratio n/a
Revenue 2.28B
Operating Income 629.22M
Net Income 515.29M
Free Cash Flow 495.07M
Net Cash -1.43B
Net Cash / Share -23.11
Gross Margin 61.26%
Operating Margin 27.62%
Profit Margin 22.60%
FCF Margin 21.73%
ROA 15.15%
ROE 282.74%
ROIC 23.50%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (16)

Buy 0
Overweight 0
Hold 10
Underweight 3
Sell 3

Analyst Consensus: Hold

Price Target

(-6.74% downside)
Current: $221.95
Target: 207.00
*Average 12-month price target from 13 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth-0.55%4.8%6.54%6.12%2.66%4.47%3.29%-0.41%12.65%-
Gross Profit1,3961,4271,3621,2761,2001,1641,1211,1061,121990
Operating Income705692662624567518516511529450
Net Income59259420.31522469432450461433382
Shares Outstanding67.6376.9979.7980.7982.3484.3685.4387.8490.8392.39
Earnings Per Share8.697.650.256.415.655.
EPS Growth13.59%2960%-96.1%13.45%11.44%-2.5%0.19%10.66%15.52%-
Operating Cash Flow643604698643573512485449497458
Capital Expenditures-164-96.08-85.47-90.97-94.86-89.56-118-105-85.44-62.74
Free Cash Flow479508612552478422366345412395
Cash & Equivalents3371,7353,3942,8132,3992,0551,8041,5391,281946
Total Debt1,7751,1481,9981,8271,6681,4631,3231,178991766
Net Cash / Debt-1,4385871,396986731593480361291180
Book Value-2161,5672,2342,3022,0591,8951,7631,4671,2271,069
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Waters Corporation
Country United States
Employees 7,000
CEO Udit Batra

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol WAT
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Healthcare
Industry Diagnostics & Research
Unique Identifier NYSE: WAT
IPO Date November 16, 1995


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's 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 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.