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CWT California Water Service Group PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 14, 2024, the California Water Service Group stock's PE ratio is 18.96. This takes into account the latest EPS of $2.51 and stock price of $47.58. The PE ratio marks a decrease of 59% from its last 4 quarters average of 46.2.

CWT PE ratio history

How has CWT's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of California Water Service Group has averaged 32.79 over the last ten years. The current P/E ratio of 18.96 is 42% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, CWT's PE ratio peaked in the Sep 2023 quarter at 64.81, when the price was $47.31 and the EPS was $0.73. The lowest point was in the Mar 2015 quarter, when it reached 18.43 with a price of $24.51 and an EPS of $1.33.

Average
32.79
Median
30.22
Minimum
18.43
Maximum
64.81

California Water Service Group PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 66.37% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -30.31% in 2020

Year PE ratio Change
2023 57 66.37%
2022 34.26 -6.55%
2021 36.66 33.65%
2020 27.43 -30.31%
2019 39.36 12.33%
2018 35.04 17.43%
2017 29.84 -10.23%
2016 33.24 34.25%
2015 24.76 19.73%
2014 20.68 -8.58%

CWT average PE ratio chart

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

CWT's current PE ratio is lower than its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
36.86
5-year avg
37.08
10-year avg
32.79
15-year avg
28.4

CWT PE vs peers

What is CWT's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peer stocks AWK and AWR, CWT's PE ratio is lower. California Water Service Group's PE ratio is trading below the peer average of 23.95.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
CWT California Water Service Group 18.96 $2.75B
SJW Sjw Group 19.47 $1.68B
ARTNA Artesian Resources Corp 20.12 $351.77M
YORW York Water Co 21.11 $514.68M
AWR American States Water Co 22.96 $2.62B
MSEX Middlesex Water Co 25.12 $913.72M
AWK American Water Works Company Inc 26.28 $25.19B
PCYO Pure Cycle Corp 32.61 $219.93M
CDZI Cadiz Inc N/A $208.8M

Frequently asked questions

What is California Water Service Group's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for CWT stock is 18.96 as of Jun 14, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for California Water Service Group (CWT)?

The 3-year average price to earnings ratio for CWT stock is 36.86.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for California Water Service Group (CWT)?

The 5-year average price to earnings ratio for CWT stock is 37.08.

What is the highest PE ratio for CWT?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 64.81 and it was in the Sep 2023 quarter.

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

CWT's price to earnings ratio is currently 42% below its 10-year historical average.

How is CWT's PE ratio calculated (California Water Service Group PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is obtained by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 14, 2024), California Water Service Group's share price is $47.58. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $2.51. Therefore, California Water Service Group's PE ratio for today is 18.96. PE RATIO(18.96) = STOCK PRICE($47.58) / TTM EPS($2.51)

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