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Market Cap

US$91.1m

Last Updated

2021/05/10 22:55 UTC

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Company Financials +

Executive Summary

The Alkaline Water Company Inc. produces, distributes, and markets bottled alkaline water in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with limited growth.


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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.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.6%

WTER

0.004%

US Beverage

-1.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

13.2%

WTER

21.7%

US Beverage

48.3%

US Market

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.


Shareholder returns

WTERIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.6%0.004%-1.2%
30 Day-4.6%2.4%0.2%
90 Day-32.7%5.5%1.6%
1 Year13.2%13.2%24.9%21.7%50.8%48.3%
3 Year-4.6%-4.6%48.7%37.4%62.0%51.9%
5 Year-34.4%-34.4%52.6%33.6%126.9%101.7%

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?


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Valuation

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

41.68x

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).


Future Growth

How is Alkaline Water forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

73.0%

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


Past Performance

How has Alkaline Water performed over the past 5 years?

-22.5%

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.


Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


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.


Dividend

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.


Next Steps

Management

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

2.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Richard Wright (62 yo)

4.08yrs

Tenure

US$190,556

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: WTER's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: WTER's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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 been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 79.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

The Alkaline Water Company Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • The Alkaline Water Company Inc.
  • 14646 North Kierland Boulevard
  • Suite 255
  • Scottsdale
  • Arizona
  • 85254
  • United States

Listings


Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/10 22:55
End of Day Share Price2021/05/10 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.