CWT California Water Service Group

Price (delayed)

$53.89

Market cap

$2.9B

P/E Ratio

26.42

Dividend/share

$0.96

EPS

$2.04

Enterprise value

$3.94B

California Water Service Group is an American public utility company providing drinking water and wastewater services. It is the third-largest investor-owned publicly-traded water utility in the United States, serving roughly ...

Highlights
The price to earnings (P/E) is 27% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 36.0 and 4.6% lower than the last 4 quarters average of 27.7
CWT's equity is up by 25% year-on-year
The quick ratio has soared by 103% YoY but it has contracted by 19% from the previous quarter
The company's EPS fell by 12% YoY but it rose by 4.1% QoQ

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of CWT
Market
Shares outstanding
53.77M
Market cap
$2.9B
Enterprise value
$3.94B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
26.42
Price to book (P/B)
2.49
Price to sales (P/S)
3.55
EV/EBIT
26.17
EV/EBITDA
14.93
EV/Sales
4.83
Earnings
Revenue
$816.17M
EBIT
$150.57M
EBITDA
$263.96M
Free cash flow
-$38.83M
Per share
EPS
$2.04
Free cash flow per share
-$0.72
Book value per share
$21.68
Revenue per share
$15.19
TBVPS
$67.05
Balance sheet
Total assets
$3.64B
Total liabilities
$2.47B
Debt
$1.11B
Equity
$1.16B
Working capital
-$9.34M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.95
Current ratio
0.97
Quick ratio
0.79
Net debt/EBITDA
3.95
Margins
EBITDA margin
32.3%
Gross margin
45.9%
Net margin
12.8%
Operating margin
16.5%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.9%
Return on equity
9.4%
Return on invested capital
3.5%
Return on capital employed
4.5%
Return on sales
18.4%
Dividend
Dividend yield
1.78%
DPS
$0.96
Payout ratio
47.1%

CWT stock price

How has the California Water Service Group stock price performed over time
Intraday
1.56%
1 week
8.15%
1 month
-0.77%
1 year
-3.73%
YTD
-25.01%
QTD
-9.09%

Financial performance

How have California Water Service Group's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$816.17M
Gross profit
$374.64M
Operating income
$134.48M
Net income
$104.86M
Gross margin
45.9%
Net margin
12.8%
California Water Service Group's operating income has decreased by 17% YoY but it has increased by 3.8% QoQ
The operating margin has contracted by 17% YoY
The net margin has declined by 9% year-on-year
The net income has contracted by 8% YoY but it has grown by 3.7% from the previous quarter

Growth

What is California Water Service Group's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is California Water Service Group stock price valuation
P/E
26.42
P/B
2.49
P/S
3.55
EV/EBIT
26.17
EV/EBITDA
14.93
EV/Sales
4.83
The price to earnings (P/E) is 27% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 36.0 and 4.6% lower than the last 4 quarters average of 27.7
The company's EPS fell by 12% YoY but it rose by 4.1% QoQ
CWT's equity is up by 25% year-on-year
CWT's P/B is 17% below its 5-year quarterly average of 3.0 and 14% below its last 4 quarters average of 2.9
CWT's price to sales (P/S) is 9% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 3.9 but 8% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 3.3
CWT's revenue is up by 3.2% since the previous quarter

Efficiency

How efficient is California Water Service Group business performance
The ROE has contracted by 28% YoY and by 2.1% from the previous quarter
The company's return on invested capital fell by 20% YoY
California Water Service Group's ROA has decreased by 12% YoY but it has increased by 3.6% from the previous quarter
The company's return on sales fell by 12% YoY

Dividends

What is CWT's dividend history
DPS
$0.96
Dividend yield
1.78%
Payout ratio
47.1%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did California Water Service Group financials performed over time
The total assets is 47% greater than the total liabilities
CWT's current ratio has surged by 111% year-on-year but it is down by 17% since the previous quarter
The quick ratio has soared by 103% YoY but it has contracted by 19% from the previous quarter
The debt is 4.6% smaller than the equity
The debt to equity has declined by 27% year-on-year but it has increased by 2.2% since the previous quarter
CWT's equity is up by 25% year-on-year

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.