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108.21
+0.87
+0.81%
After Hours :
108.21
0.00
0.00%

Open

107.27

Previous Close

107.34

Volume (Avg)

654.60k (513.33k)

Day's Range

107.23-108.71

52Wk Range

93.56-115.06

Market Cap.

9.01B

Dividend Rate ( Yield )

-

Beta

0.89

Shares Outstanding

83.96M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

22.68 (4.74)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
Industry Medical Instruments & Supplies
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 1.90B

    • Net Income

    • 450.00M

    • Market Cap.

    • 9.01B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 21.00

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 2.26

    • Beta

    • 0.89

    • Forward P/E

    • 17.57

    • Price/Sales

    • 4.80

    • Price/Book Value

    • 4.93

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 19.57

      • EBITDA

      • 599.85M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 11.59

      • Return on Equity %

      • 24.17

      • Return on Assets %

      • 11.59

      • Book Value/Share

      • 21.96

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 83.96M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.01 (11/26/1996)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • -

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 123.00

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 2

        • EPS Estimate

        • 6.08

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 7.13

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 6.80

          • 10.42

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • -2.50

          • -15.59

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 8.10

          • -8.93

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 3.87

          • 12.51

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 6.90

          • 4.16

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 0.97

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 58.13

            • 52.83

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 24.64

            • 15.96

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 21.00

            • 12.40

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 60.00

            • 52.66

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 26.40

            • 18.40

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 23.40

            • 93.46B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.63

              • 0.62

              • Current Ratio

              • 4.51

              • 1.97

              • Quick Ratio

              • 3.90

              • 1.16

              • Interest Coverage

              • 16.51

              • 10.47

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 2.02

              • 2.38

              • Book Value/Share

              • 21.96

              • 12.15

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 22.62

                • 36.10

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 24.30

                • 279.08

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 11.81

                • 148.87

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 4.76

                • 3.37

                • Price/Book Value

                • 4.88

                • 4.21

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 19.57

                • 17.42

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                • Industry

                  • Return on Equity %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 24.17

                    (36.50)

                  • 17.93

                    (21.42)

                  • Return on Assets %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 11.59

                    (16.50)

                  • 7.35

                    (9.50)

                  • Return on Capital %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 14.36

                    (21.50)

                  • 10.24

                    (13.59)

                  • Income/Employee

                  • 67.74k

                  • 25.65k

                  • Inventory Turnover

                  • 3.14

                  • 2.66

                  • Asset Turnover

                  • 0.55

                  • 0.59

                  Current Historical
                  Financials
                  • Income Statement
                  • Balance Sheet
                  • Cash Flow
                  Operating Income
                  517.34M
                  Operating Margin
                  27.17
                  Total Equity
                  -
                  Retained Earnings
                  -
                  Free Cashflow
                  -
                  Price/Cashflow
                  19.57
                  Ownership

                  Institutional Ownership

                  98.42%

                  Top 10 Institutions

                  43.92%

                  Mutual Fund Ownership

                  43.09%

                  Float

                  82.65%

                  5% / Insider Ownership

                  3.34%

                  Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                  Top Mutual Fund Owners

                  Top Institutional Owners

                  Mutual Fund Name

                  Institution Name

                  • Mutual Fund Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                  •  

                    1,364,668

                  • 0.14

                  • 1.63

                  • Jensen Quality Growth Fund

                  •  

                    1,337,000

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.59

                  • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                  •  

                    1,315,754

                  • 0.49

                  • 1.57

                  • Old Westbury Small & Mid Cap Fund

                  •  

                    956,351

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.14

                  • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                  •  

                    871,665

                  • -0.75

                  • 1.04

                  • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                  •  

                    851,536

                  • -1.90

                  • 1.01

                  • SPDR® S&P 500 ETF

                  •  

                    843,322

                  • 1.41

                  • 1.09

                  • Sequoia Fund

                  •  

                    839,542

                  • -0.09

                  • 1.00

                  • American Century Growth Fund

                  •  

                    836,047

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.00

                  • PowerShares Water Resources Portfolio

                  •  

                    747,602

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.96

                  • Institution Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • MFS Investment Management K.K.

                  •  

                    9,703,345

                  • -0.18%

                  • 11.56

                  • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                  •  

                    5,837,441

                  • +1.45%

                  • 6.95

                  • Generation Investment Management LLP

                  •  

                    3,622,698

                  • -20.36%

                  • 4.32

                  • State Street Corp

                  •  

                    3,465,373

                  • +0.81%

                  • 4.13

                  • Baillie Gifford & Co Limited.

                  •  

                    2,801,309

                  • -0.93%

                  • 3.34

                  • Veritas Asset Management LLP

                  •  

                    2,770,280

                  • +9.53%

                  • 3.30

                  • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                  •  

                    2,545,170

                  • +0.80%

                  • 3.03

                  • Lateef Investment Management, L.p.

                  •  

                    2,217,418

                  • -1.36%

                  • 2.64

                  • Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc

                  •  

                    2,066,476

                  • -0.37%

                  • 2.46

                  • PGGM Investments

                  •  

                    1,837,142

                  • +0.22%

                  • 2.19

                  Company Profile

                  Sector

                  Healthcare

                  Industry

                  Medical Instruments & Supplies

                  Type

                  Classic Growth

                  Style

                  Mid Core

                  Waters Corp incorporated as a Delaware corporation in 1991, is an analytical instrument manufacturer, mainly designs, manufactures, sells and services, through its Waters Division, high performance liquid chromatography, ultra perfor...moremance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry instrument systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products and comprehensive post-warranty service plans. Waters became a publicly-traded company with its initial public offering (“IPO”) in November 1995. The Company’s two operating segments, Waters Division and TA Division, have similar economic characteristics; product processes; products and services; types and classes of customers; methods of distribution and regulatory environments. The Waters Division’s products and services...more primarily consist of high performance liquid chromatography (“HPLC”), ultra performance liquid chromatography (“UPLC®” and together with HPLC, referred to as “LC”), mass spectrometry (“MS”) and chemistry consumable products and related services. TA products and services primarily consist of thermal analysis, rheometry and calorimetry instrument systems and service sales. The Company’s products are used by pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, nutritional safety, environmental, academic and governmental customers. These customers use the Company’s products to detect, identify, monitor and measure the chemical, physical and biological composition of materials and to predict the suitability of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, water, polymers and viscous liquids in various industrial, consumer goods and healthcare products. The Company’s competitors include: Agilent Technologies, Inc., Shimadzu Corporation, Bruker Corporation, Danaher Corporation and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. In the markets served by the TA Division, the Company’s principal competitors include: PerkinElmer, Inc., Mettler-Toledo International Inc., NETZSCH-Geraetebau GmbH, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Malvern Instruments Ltd., Anton-Paar and General Electric Company. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances that govern activities or operations that may have adverse environmental effects, such as discharges to air and water as well as handling and disposal practices for solid and hazardous wastes and impose liability for the costs of cleaning up and certain damages resulting from sites of past spills, disposals or other releases of hazardous substances.lessless

                  Key People

                  Douglas A. Berthiaume

                  CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director/President

                  Mr. Eugene G. Cassis

                  Vice President, Divisional/CFO

                  Arthur G. Caputo

                  Executive VP/President, Divisional

                  John A. Ornell

                  Chief Accounting Officer/Vice President, Divisional

                  Mark T. Beaudouin

                  Vice President/Secretary/General Counsel

                  • Waters Corp

                  • 34 Maple Street

                  • Milford, MA 01757

                  • USA.Map

                  • Phone: +1 508 478-2000

                  • Fax: +1 508 872-1990

                  • waters.com

                  Incorporated

                  1991

                  Employees

                  6,000

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