Waters Corp. (WAT)

Waters Stock Analysis & Ratings

WAT Stock Chart & Stats

Day’s Range$316.91 - $326.32
52-Week Range$288.32 - $428.22
Previous Close$313.95
Average Volume (3M)403.07K
Market Cap$19.30B
P/E Ratio28.0
Next EarningsAug 02, 2022
Next Dividend Ex-DateN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Smart Score8
EPS (TTM)11.44



P/E Ratio Range

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Risk Analysis

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What was Waters’s price range in the past 12 months?
Waters lowest stock price was $288.32 and its highest was $428.22 in the past 12 months.
    What is Waters’s market cap?
    Waters’s market cap is $19.30B.
      What is Waters’s price target?
      The average price target for Waters is $341.25. This is based on 4 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
      The highest analyst price target is $360.00 ,the lowest forecast is $315.00. The average price target represents 6.50% Increase from the current price of $320.42.
        What do analysts say about Waters?
        Waters’s analyst rating consensus is a ‘Hold. This is based on the ratings of 4 Wall Streets Analysts.
          When is Waters’s upcoming earnings report date?
          Waters’s upcoming earnings report date is Aug 02, 2022 which is in 79 days.
            How were Waters’s earnings last quarter?
            Waters released its earnings results on May 03, 2022. The company reported $2.8 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.333 by $0.467.
              Is Waters overvalued?
              According to Wall Street analysts Waters’s price is currently Undervalued.
                Does Waters pay dividends?
                Waters does not currently pay dividends.
                What is Waters’s EPS estimate?
                Waters’s EPS estimate for its next earnings report is not yet available.
                How many shares outstanding does Waters have?
                Waters has 60,240,000 shares outstanding.
                  What happened to Waters’s price movement after its last earnings report?
                  Waters reported an EPS of $2.8 in its last earnings report, beating expectations of $2.333. Following the earnings report the stock price went up 8.119%.
                    Which hedge fund is a major shareholder of Waters?
                    Among the largest hedge funds holding Waters’s share is Tikehau Investment Management. It holds Waters’s shares valued at 18M.


                      Waters Stock Analysis

                      Smart Score
                      Price Target
                      ▲(6.50% Upside)
                      The Waters stock analysis is based on the TipRanks Smart Score which is derived from 8 unique data sets including Analyst recommendations, Crowd Wisdom, Hedge Fund Activity, Media Sentiment and multiple Technical stock factors. The Smart Score is a quantitative, data-driven rating system and does not include human intervention.
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                      Company Description

                      Waters Corp.

                      Waters Corp. is a measurement company, which engages in the analytical workflow solutions involving liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations. It operates through Waters and TA segments. The Waters segment designs, manufactures, distributes and services liquid chromatography and ultra performance liquid chromatography instruments, columns and other chemistry consumables that can be integrated and used along with other analytical instruments. The TA Instruments segment designs, manufactures, distributes and services thermal analysis, rheometry and calorimetry instruments. The company was founded by James Logan Waters in 1958 and is headquartered in Milford, MA.

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