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Vidler Water Resources NasdaqGS:VWTR Stock Report

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22 May, 2022


Company Financials
VWTR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6

VWTR Stock Overview

Vidler Water Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides potable water resources to communities in the southwestern United States.


Trading at 84.8% below our estimate of its fair value

Earnings grew by 149.9% over the past year

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for VWTR from our risk checks.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Vidler Water Resources
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$15.75
52 Week HighUS$17.24
52 Week LowUS$10.28
1 Month Change-0.76%
3 Month Change29.74%
1 Year Change50.00%
3 Year Change42.15%
5 Year Change-4.83%
Change since IPO-21.25%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

VWTRUS Commercial ServicesUS Market

Return vs Industry: VWTR exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned -5.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VWTR exceeded the US Market which returned -12.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is VWTR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
VWTR volatility
VWTR Average Weekly Movement5.0%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement7.6%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: VWTR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: VWTR's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

198114Dorothy Timian-Palmer

Vidler Water Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides potable water resources to communities in the southwestern United States. It engages in selling its water rights and storage credits in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico. The company sells its water rights to real estate developers, alternative energy facilities, or other commercial and industrial users, as well as to water utilities, municipalities, and other government agencies; and sells its stored water to state agencies, commercial developers, or municipalities for their commercial projects or communities.

Vidler Water Resources Fundamentals Summary

How do Vidler Water Resources's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
VWTR fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$288.22m
Earnings (TTM)US$30.85m
Revenue (TTM)US$27.22m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
VWTR income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$5.89m
Gross ProfitUS$21.33m
Other Expenses-US$9.51m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)1.69
Gross Margin78.37%
Net Profit Margin113.31%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did VWTR perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Vidler Water Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: VWTR ($15.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($103.85)

Significantly Below Fair Value: VWTR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VWTR is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.3x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (22x).

PE vs Market: VWTR is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.3x) compared to the US market (15.2x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VWTR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VWTR is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.8x).

Future Growth

How is Vidler Water Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Commercial Services industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Vidler Water Resources has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Vidler Water Resources performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VWTR has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: VWTR's current net profit margins are higher than last year .

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VWTR has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 70.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: VWTR's earnings growth over the past year (149.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (70.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: VWTR earnings growth over the past year (149.9%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry 30.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: VWTR's Return on Equity (14.9%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Vidler Water Resources's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VWTR's short term assets ($25.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($911.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: VWTR's short term assets ($25.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VWTR is debt free.

Reducing Debt: VWTR had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: VWTR has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: VWTR has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Vidler Water Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VWTR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VWTR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VWTR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VWTR's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as VWTR has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Dorothy Timian-Palmer (63 yo)





Ms. Dorothy Ann Timian-Palmer, P.E. serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Vidler Water Company (formerly known as PICO Holdings, Inc.) wholly-owned subsidiary which owns water resources and wa...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Dorothy's total compensation ($USD1.01M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.67M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Dorothy's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Board Members

Experienced Board: VWTR's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Vidler Water Resources, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Vidler Water Resources, Inc.
  • Ticker: VWTR
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1981
  • Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$288.223m
  • Shares outstanding: 18.30m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Vidler Water Resources, Inc.
  • 3480 GS Richards Boulevard
  • Suite 101
  • Carson City
  • Nevada
  • 89703
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/22 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.