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MSEX Middlesex Water PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Sep 28, 2023, the Middlesex Water stock's PE ratio is 31.39. This results from the current EPS of $2.1 and stock price of $65.91. The P/E ratio has a decrease of 11% from the past four quarters average of 35.4.

MSEX PE ratio history

How has MSEX's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Middlesex Water has averaged 29.52 over the last ten years. The current PE ratio of 31.39 is 6% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, MSEX's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2021 quarter at 57.84, when the stock price was $120.3 and the EPS was $2.08. The lowest value was in the Sep 2014 quarter, when it reached 17.66 with a price of $19.6 and an EPS of $1.11.


Middlesex Water PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 74.8% in 2021

Maximum annual decrease: -43.33% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2022 32.78 -43.33%
2021 57.84 74.8%
2020 33.09 5.15%
2019 31.47 16.21%
2018 27.08 -5.68%
2017 28.71 -7.06%
2016 30.89 43.14%
2015 21.58 6.67%
2014 20.23 0.5%
2013 20.13 -7.36%

MSEX average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of MSEX for the past years

Currently, MSEX's PE ratio is above the 10-year historical average, but it is below the 3 and 5-year averages.

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MSEX PE vs peers

What is MSEX's PE ratio compared to its peers

MSEX's PE ratio is lower than its peer stock CWT, but it is greater than AWK's and AWR's. Middlesex Water is presently trading at a higher PE ratio (31.39) than its peer group average of 24.25.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
SJW Sjw Group 20.85 $1.91B
ARTNA Artesian Resources Corp 24.31 $429.65M
AWR American States Water Co 24.72 $2.9B
YORW York Water Co 25.58 $534.49M
AWK American Water Works Company Inc 25.79 $24.05B
MSEX Middlesex Water Co 31.51 $1.17B
CWT California Water Service Group 40.77 $2.73B
CDZI Cadiz Inc N/A $216.44M

Frequently asked questions

What is Middlesex Water's PE ratio?

MSEX stock has a price to earnings ratio of 31.39 as of Sep 28, 2023.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Middlesex Water (MSEX)?

The average PE ratio for MSEX stock over the past 3 years is 38.87.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Middlesex Water (MSEX)?

The average PE ratio for MSEX stock over the past 5 years is 34.99.

What is the highest PE ratio for MSEX?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 57.84 in the Dec 2021 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for MSEX compare to its historical average?

MSEX's price to earnings ratio is currently 6% above its 10-year historical average.

How is MSEX's PE ratio calculated (Middlesex Water PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (Sep 28, 2023), Middlesex Water's stock price is $65.91. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $2.1. Therefore, Middlesex Water's P/E ratio for today is 31.39. PE RATIO(31.39) = STOCK PRICE($65.91) / TTM EPS($2.1)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.