Waters Corp (WAT)

WAT (NYSE:Health Services)
$104.46
neg -2.71
-2.53%
Today's Range: 104.39 - 108.04 | WAT Avg Daily Volume: 476,300
Last Update: 10/22/14 - 4:04 PM EDT
Volume: 1,026,499
YTD Performance: 7.17%
Open: $107.66
Previous Close: $107.17
52 Week Range: $94.50 - $115.06
Oustanding Shares: 83,964,134
Market Cap: 8,189,861,630
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for WAT
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 3 3 4 4
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 9 9 9 8
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.64 2.64 2.38 2.33
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 20.25
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WAT Sector Avg. S&P 500
20.25 20.60 27.46
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
5.79% 0.90% 32.98%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 3.30 0.16 0.05
Net Income -2.50 0.18 0.06
EPS 0.30 0.28 0.08
Earnings for WAT:
EBITDA 0.60B
Revenue 1.90B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (12/14) Qtr (03/15) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.91 $1.07 $5.33 $5.89
Number of Analysts 11 5 11 11
High Estimate $1.96 $1.12 $5.42 $6.02
Low Estimate $1.88 $1.02 $5.26 $5.78
Prior Year $1.70 $0.92 $5.04 $5.33
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 12.14% 16.09% 5.77% 10.47%
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By

Paul Price

 | Oct 1, 2014 | 9:00 AM EDT

This solid niche manufacturing name offers high quality at a reasonable price. Here's how to get in.

bearishWaters downgraded at BofA/Merrill

Oct 23, 2013 | 8:04 AM EDT

WAT was downgraded to Neutral from Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $105 price target. 2014 could be another rebuilding year for the company. 

bearishWaters downgraded at Mizuho

Oct 14, 2013 | 7:13 AM EDT

WAT was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Mizuho said. $110 price target. See near-term choppiness in the pharmaceutical and diagnostic markets, following recent surveys. 

bullishWaters upgraded at Goldman

Jun 25, 2013 | 8:05 AM EDT

WAT was upgraded to Buy, Goldman Sachs said. $120 price target. Company is seeing better end-market demand. 

By

Doug Kass

 | Jun 25, 2013 | 7:49 AM EDT
Let's take a peek at overnight and early-morning price action.

bearishWaters downgraded at JP Morgan

Jan 3, 2013 | 8:21 AM EST

WAT was downgraded from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Company is operating near peak margins and may face increased competition. 

bearishWaters downgraded at Leerink

Jan 3, 2013 | 7:57 AM EST

WAT was downgraded from Outperform to Market Perform, Leerink Swann said. Company may struggle to exceed consensus earnings expectations. 

By

Paul Price

 | Jan 2, 2013 | 9:30 AM EST

Dividends did not rule in 2012.

bearishWaters estimates, target cut at Morgan Stanley

Jul 25, 2012 | 8:21 AM EDT

Shares of WAT now seen reaching $89, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also reduced, given the company's new guidance. Overweight rating. 

By

Paul Price

 | Jun 19, 2012 | 9:00 AM EDT

The low P/E ratio here simply doesn’t square with this company’s rock-solid fundamentals.

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