The Alkaline Water Company Inc. produces, distributes, and markets bottled alkaline water in the United States. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has Alkaline Water's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WTER is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WTER's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WTER underperformed the US Beverage industry which returned 21.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WTER underperformed the US Market which returned 49.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Alkaline Water's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
8 hours ago | Simply Wall StReflecting on Alkaline Water's (NASDAQ:WTER) Share Price Returns Over The Last Five Years
6 months ago | Simply Wall StAlkaline Water's(NASDAQ:WTER) Share Price Is Down 64% Over The Past Five Years.
10 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Does Alkaline Water's (NASDAQ:WTER) CEO Pay Reveal?
Is Alkaline Water undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate WTER's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate WTER's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WTER is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Beverage industry average.
PE vs Market: WTER is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WTER's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WTER is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (41.7x) compared to the US Beverage industry average (7.2x).
How is Alkaline Water forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WTER is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: WTER is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: WTER is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WTER's revenue (34.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WTER's revenue (34.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if WTER's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Alkaline Water performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WTER is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WTER is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WTER is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 22.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WTER's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WTER is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Beverage industry (26.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WTER has a negative Return on Equity (-864.27%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Alkaline Water's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WTER's short term assets ($12.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($11.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: WTER's short term assets ($12.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($426.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WTER's debt to equity ratio (237.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WTER had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: WTER has sufficient cash runway for 1 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.
Forecast Cash Runway: WTER is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 2 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.
What is Alkaline Water current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WTER's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WTER'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 WTER's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WTER's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WTER's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Richard Wright (62 yo)
Mr. Richard A. Wright has been the President of The Alkaline Water Company Inc. since April 07, 2017 and its Chief Executive Officer since April 28, 2017. Mr. Wright serves as the Chief Financial Officer a...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Richard's total compensation ($USD190.56K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD533.86K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Richard's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: WTER's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WTER's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 79.6%.
The Alkaline Water Company Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Alkaline Water Company Inc.
- Ticker: WTER
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 2011
- Industry: Soft Drinks
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: US$91.085m
- Shares outstanding: 88.43m
- Website: https://www.thealkalinewaterco.com
Number of Employees
- The Alkaline Water Company Inc.
- 14646 North Kierland Boulevard
- Suite 255
- United States
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. produces, distributes, and markets bottled alkaline water in the United States. It also provides flavored bottled alkaline water in various flavors, including raspberry, wat...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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