WAT Waters Corporation

Price (delayed)

$195.47

Market cap

$12.1B

P/E Ratio

24.43

Dividend/share

N/A

EPS

$8

Enterprise value

$13.55B

Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Diagnostics & Research
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.

Highlights

WAT's price to earnings (P/E) is 78% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 112.4
The equity has plunged by 135% YoY but it has grown by 43% from the previous quarter
Waters's debt has increased by 44% YoY but it has decreased by 10% QoQ
The company's quick ratio fell by 37% YoY and by 27% QoQ
The company's net income fell by 11% YoY and by 4% QoQ

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of WAT
Market
Shares outstanding
61.93M
Market cap
$12.1B
Enterprise value
$13.55B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
24.43
Price to book (P/B)
N/A
Price to sales (P/S)
5.31
EV/EBIT
21.01
EV/EBITDA
17.9
EV/Sales
5.95
Earnings
Revenue
$2.28B
EBIT
$645.13M
EBITDA
$757.01M
Free cash flow
$495.07M
Per share
EPS
$8
Free cash flow per share
$7.99
Book value per share
-$3.1
Revenue per share
$36.78
TBVPS
$31.83
Balance sheet
Total assets
$2.65B
Total liabilities
$2.84B
Debt
$1.79B
Equity
-$191.74M
Working capital
$572.11M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
-9.32
Current ratio
1.82
Quick ratio
1.22
Net debt/EBITDA
1.91
Margins
EBITDA margin
33.2%
Gross margin
57.7%
Net margin
22.6%
Operating margin
27.6%
Efficiency
Return on assets
19.8%
Return on equity
N/A
Return on invested capital
23.5%
Return on capital employed
33.1%
Return on sales
28.3%
Dividend
Dividend yield
N/A
DPS
N/A
Payout ratio
N/A

WAT stock price

How has the Waters stock price performed over time

Financial performance

How have Waters's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$2.28B
Gross profit
$1.31B
Operating income
$629.22M
Net income
$515.29M
Gross margin
57.7%
Net margin
22.6%
The company's net income fell by 11% YoY and by 4% QoQ
The company's gross profit fell by 7% YoY and by 3.2% QoQ
Waters's net margin has decreased by 6% YoY
The company's operating income fell by 6% YoY and by 3.5% QoQ

Growth

What is Waters's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Waters stock price valuation
P/E
24.43
P/B
N/A
P/S
5.31
EV/EBIT
21.01
EV/EBITDA
17.9
EV/Sales
5.95
WAT's price to earnings (P/E) is 78% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 112.4
The equity has plunged by 135% YoY but it has grown by 43% from the previous quarter
The price to sales (P/S) is 10% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 5.9 and 5% lower than the last 4 quarters average of 5.6
Waters's revenue has decreased by 5% YoY and by 3.4% QoQ

Efficiency

How efficient is Waters business performance
The ROA has grown by 19% YoY but it has contracted by 2% from the previous quarter
The return on invested capital has declined by 8% since the previous quarter and by 5% year-on-year
Waters's ROS has decreased by 3.1% YoY

Dividends

What is WAT's dividend
DPS
N/A
Dividend yield
N/A
Payout ratio
N/A

There are no recent dividends present for WAT.

Financial health

How did Waters financials performed over time
Waters's total assets is 7% less than its total liabilities
The company's quick ratio fell by 37% YoY and by 27% QoQ
The current ratio has contracted by 31% YoY and by 25% from the previous quarter
The equity has plunged by 135% YoY but it has grown by 43% from the previous quarter
Waters's debt has increased by 44% YoY but it has decreased by 10% QoQ

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