WTRG Essential Utilities Inc

Price (delayed)

$51.91

Market cap

$13.61B

P/E Ratio

30.36

Dividend/share

$1.09

EPS

$1.71

Enterprise value

$19.87B

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
Essential Utilities's revenue has increased by 13% YoY and by 2.6% QoQ
Essential Utilities's equity has increased by 10% YoY
WTRG's price to earnings (P/E) is 11% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 34.3 but 4.3% more than its last 4 quarters average of 29.1
The company's quick ratio fell by 16% QoQ
The company's gross margin fell by 9% YoY

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of WTRG
Market
Shares outstanding
262.17M
Market cap
$13.61B
Enterprise value
$19.87B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
30.36
Price to book (P/B)
2.47
Price to sales (P/S)
6.65
EV/EBIT
31.29
EV/EBITDA
21.06
EV/Sales
9.71
Earnings
Revenue
$2.05B
EBIT
$635.14M
EBITDA
$943.5M
Free cash flow
-$477.49M
Per share
EPS
$1.71
Free cash flow per share
-$1.82
Book value per share
$21.06
Revenue per share
$7.8
TBVPS
$48.45
Balance sheet
Total assets
$15.05B
Total liabilities
$9.7B
Debt
$6.28B
Equity
$5.34B
Working capital
-$130.83M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.17
Current ratio
0.76
Quick ratio
0.43
Net debt/EBITDA
6.64
Margins
EBITDA margin
46.1%
Gross margin
44.7%
Net margin
21.9%
Operating margin
29.6%
Efficiency
Return on assets
3.1%
Return on equity
8.6%
Return on invested capital
3.6%
Return on capital employed
4.4%
Return on sales
31%
Dividend
Dividend yield
2.1%
DPS
$1.09
Payout ratio
63.8%

WTRG stock price

How has the Essential Utilities stock price performed over time
Intraday
-0.1%
1 week
0.76%
1 month
9.24%
1 year
5.21%
YTD
-3.32%
QTD
13.22%

Financial performance

How have Essential Utilities's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$2.05B
Gross profit
$914.75M
Operating income
$606.39M
Net income
$448.68M
Gross margin
44.7%
Net margin
21.9%
Essential Utilities's revenue has increased by 13% YoY and by 2.6% QoQ
Essential Utilities's operating margin has decreased by 11% YoY
The company's gross margin fell by 9% YoY
WTRG's net margin is down by 7% YoY and by 2.2% from the previous quarter

Growth

What is Essential Utilities's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Essential Utilities stock price valuation
P/E
30.36
P/B
2.47
P/S
6.65
EV/EBIT
31.29
EV/EBITDA
21.06
EV/Sales
9.71
WTRG's price to earnings (P/E) is 11% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 34.3 but 4.3% more than its last 4 quarters average of 29.1
Essential Utilities's EPS has increased by 2.4% YoY
Essential Utilities's equity has increased by 10% YoY
WTRG's P/B is 5% below its 5-year quarterly average of 2.6 but 2.9% above its last 4 quarters average of 2.4
WTRG's P/S is 18% below its 5-year quarterly average of 8.1
Essential Utilities's revenue has increased by 13% YoY and by 2.6% QoQ

Efficiency

How efficient is Essential Utilities business performance
Essential Utilities's return on sales has decreased by 10% YoY
The return on invested capital has declined by 5% year-on-year
The return on equity has declined by 3.4% year-on-year and by 2.3% since the previous quarter

Dividends

What is WTRG's dividend history
DPS
$1.09
Dividend yield
2.1%
Payout ratio
63.8%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Essential Utilities financials performed over time
The total assets is 55% more than the total liabilities
The current ratio has grown by 17% since the previous quarter and by 17% year-on-year
The company's quick ratio fell by 16% QoQ
WTRG's debt is 17% more than its equity
Essential Utilities's equity has increased by 10% YoY
WTRG's debt is up by 7% YoY and by 2.4% from the previous quarter

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