WTRG Essential Utilities Inc

Price (delayed)

$40.96

Market cap

$11.2B

P/E Ratio

19.41

Dividend/share

$1.23

EPS

$2.11

Enterprise value

$18.22B

Essential is one of the largest publicly traded water, wastewater and natural gas providers in the U.S., serving approximately 5 million people across 10 states under the Aqua and Peoples ...

Highlights
The company's quick ratio rose by 45% QoQ and by 2.3% YoY
WTRG's price to earnings (P/E) is 38% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 30.7 and 3.5% less than its last 4 quarters average of 19.8
Essential Utilities's revenue has decreased by 16% YoY and by 6% QoQ
WTRG's debt is up by 4.3% YoY

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of WTRG
Market
Shares outstanding
273.52M
Market cap
$11.2B
Enterprise value
$18.22B
Valuations
Price to book (P/B)
1.84
Price to sales (P/S)
5.77
EV/EBIT
22.47
EV/EBITDA
15.7
EV/Sales
9.4
Earnings
Revenue
$1.94B
EBIT
$811.08M
EBITDA
$1.16B
Free cash flow
-$272.88M
Per share
EPS
$2.11
Free cash flow per share
-$1
Book value per share
$22.25
Revenue per share
$7.09
TBVPS
$53.81
Balance sheet
Total assets
$17.05B
Total liabilities
$10.97B
Debt
$7.05B
Equity
$6.08B
Working capital
-$259.07M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.16
Current ratio
0.62
Quick ratio
0.45
Net debt/EBITDA
6.05
Margins
EBITDA margin
59.9%
Gross margin
54%
Net margin
29.5%
Operating margin
36%
Efficiency
Return on assets
3.4%
Return on equity
9.7%
Return on invested capital
4%
Return on capital employed
5%
Return on sales
41.8%
Dividend
Dividend yield
3%
DPS
$1.23
Payout ratio
58.2%

WTRG stock price

How has the Essential Utilities stock price performed over time
Intraday
1.59%
1 week
8.33%
1 month
10.49%
1 year
0.12%
YTD
9.67%
QTD
9.72%

Financial performance

How have Essential Utilities's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$1.94B
Gross profit
$1.05B
Operating income
$697.29M
Net income
$572.56M
Gross margin
54%
Net margin
29.5%
WTRG's net margin is up by 49% YoY and by 21% from the previous quarter
The company's gross margin rose by 27% YoY and by 7% QoQ
Essential Utilities's operating margin has increased by 26% YoY and by 7% QoQ
WTRG's net income is up by 25% year-on-year and by 15% since the previous quarter

Growth

What is Essential Utilities's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Essential Utilities stock price valuation
P/E
19.41
P/B
1.84
P/S
5.77
EV/EBIT
22.47
EV/EBITDA
15.7
EV/Sales
9.4
WTRG's price to earnings (P/E) is 38% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 30.7 and 3.5% less than its last 4 quarters average of 19.8
Essential Utilities's EPS has increased by 22% YoY and by 13% QoQ
WTRG's P/B is 18% below its 5-year quarterly average of 2.2 but 6% above its last 4 quarters average of 1.7
Essential Utilities's equity has increased by 10% YoY and by 3.1% QoQ
WTRG's P/S is 21% above its last 4 quarters average of 4.7 but 19% below its 5-year quarterly average of 7.0
Essential Utilities's revenue has decreased by 16% YoY and by 6% QoQ

Efficiency

How efficient is Essential Utilities business performance
Essential Utilities's return on sales has increased by 41% YoY and by 20% QoQ
The return on equity has grown by 14% year-on-year and by 11% since the previous quarter
The ROA has grown by 13% YoY and by 10% from the previous quarter
The return on invested capital has grown by 11% since the previous quarter and by 11% year-on-year

Dividends

What is WTRG's dividend history
DPS
$1.23
Dividend yield
3%
Payout ratio
58.2%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Essential Utilities financials performed over time
The total assets is 55% more than the total liabilities
The company's quick ratio rose by 45% QoQ and by 2.3% YoY
The total assets has grown by 8% YoY
WTRG's debt is 16% more than its equity
Essential Utilities's equity has increased by 10% YoY and by 3.1% QoQ
WTRG's debt to equity is down by 6% year-on-year and by 3.3% since the previous quarter

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