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Waters NYSE:WAT Stock Report

Last Price

US$322.66

Market Cap

US$20.0b

7D

-4.0%

1Y

5.0%

Updated

12 Apr, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

WAT Stock Overview

Waters Corporation provides analytical workflow solutions in Asia, the Americas, and Europe.

WAT fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

Waters Corporation Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Waters
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$322.66
52 Week HighUS$363.80
52 Week LowUS$231.90
Beta0.96
1 Month Change-8.26%
3 Month Change4.77%
1 Year Change5.04%
3 Year Change7.59%
5 Year Change34.68%
Change since IPO8,433.16%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)?

Apr 07
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)?

We Think Waters (NYSE:WAT) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Mar 19
We Think Waters (NYSE:WAT) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Waters Corporation: A Great (Share Price) Run

Mar 11

Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Released Earnings Last Week And Analysts Lifted Their Price Target To US$323

Feb 09
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Released Earnings Last Week And Analysts Lifted Their Price Target To US$323

Waters Corporation's (NYSE:WAT) Price Is Out Of Tune With Earnings

Jan 09
Waters Corporation's (NYSE:WAT) Price Is Out Of Tune With Earnings

Waters Corporation: High Quality Niche Company In Mass Spectrometry

Dec 28

A Look At The Fair Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Dec 10
A Look At The Fair Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Is There Now An Opportunity In Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)?

Nov 25
Is There Now An Opportunity In Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)?

Waters Corporation: Appealing Levels Are Offset By Weaker Performance

Nov 13

Waters (NYSE:WAT) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Oct 26
Waters (NYSE:WAT) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Waters Corporation: Buybacks Ceased, Incremental Returns Languishing (Rating Downgrade)

Sep 27

What Does Waters Corporation's (NYSE:WAT) Share Price Indicate?

Aug 21
What Does Waters Corporation's (NYSE:WAT) Share Price Indicate?

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Aug 03
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Waters Corporation: Temporary Headwinds Present A Buying Opportunity

Jul 18

These 4 Measures Indicate That Waters (NYSE:WAT) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Jul 16
These 4 Measures Indicate That Waters (NYSE:WAT) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)?

May 23
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)?

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Apr 29
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Here's Why Waters (NYSE:WAT) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Apr 08
Here's Why Waters (NYSE:WAT) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

What Is Waters Corporation's (NYSE:WAT) Share Price Doing?

Feb 22
What Is Waters Corporation's (NYSE:WAT) Share Price Doing?

Waters Q4 2022 Earnings Preview

Feb 14

Waters Corp.: Now Best Price-Positioned Medical Services Stock

Feb 02

Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Shares Could Be 31% Above Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Jan 26
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Shares Could Be 31% Above Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Does Waters (NYSE:WAT) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Jan 05
Does Waters (NYSE:WAT) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Should You Think About Buying Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Now?

Nov 24
Should You Think About Buying Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Now?

Waters Corporation: Tactical Buy Seeking Upside Objectives Of $345, $363

Nov 16

Waters Q3 2022 Earnings Preview

Oct 31

Estimating The Fair Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Oct 19
Estimating The Fair Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Waters announces €6M R&D investment at Wexford facility

Oct 07

Is Waters (NYSE:WAT) Using Too Much Debt?

Oct 01
Is Waters (NYSE:WAT) Using Too Much Debt?

Do Waters' (NYSE:WAT) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Aug 23
Do Waters' (NYSE:WAT) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Waters Corporation: Thesis Unchanged

Aug 18

Is There Now An Opportunity In Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)?

Aug 05
Is There Now An Opportunity In Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)?

Waters Non-GAAP EPS of $2.75 beats by $0.08, revenue of $714M beats by $7.23M

Aug 02

Calculating The Fair Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Jul 18
Calculating The Fair Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

These 4 Measures Indicate That Waters (NYSE:WAT) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Jun 30
These 4 Measures Indicate That Waters (NYSE:WAT) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Waters Corporation: Shares Are Getting Cheaper, But They Aren't Cheap Enough

Jun 01

Here's Why We Think Waters (NYSE:WAT) Is Well Worth Watching

May 15
Here's Why We Think Waters (NYSE:WAT) Is Well Worth Watching

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)?

Apr 29
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)?

Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Shares Could Be 22% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Apr 11
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Shares Could Be 22% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Is Waters (NYSE:WAT) A Risky Investment?

Mar 25
Is Waters (NYSE:WAT) A Risky Investment?

Waters Corporation: We Can Find Better Investments Out There

Mar 21

If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Waters (NYSE:WAT) Before It's Too Late

Feb 03
If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Waters (NYSE:WAT) Before It's Too Late

Should You Think About Buying Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Now?

Jan 19
Should You Think About Buying Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Now?

A Look At The Fair Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Jan 04
A Look At The Fair Value Of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Waters Corporation: A Good Company At A Hefty Price

Jan 02

Is Waters (NYSE:WAT) Using Too Much Debt?

Dec 20
Is Waters (NYSE:WAT) Using Too Much Debt?

Shareholder Returns

WATUS Life SciencesUS Market
7D-4.0%-2.4%-1.7%
1Y5.0%-4.0%22.9%

Return vs Industry: WAT exceeded the US Life Sciences industry which returned -2.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WAT underperformed the US Market which returned 24.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is WAT's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WAT volatility
WAT Average Weekly Movement3.7%
Life Sciences Industry Average Movement7.1%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.0%

Stable Share Price: WAT has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: WAT's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19587,900Udit Batrawww.waters.com

Waters Corporation provides analytical workflow solutions in Asia, the Americas, and Europe. It operates through two segments: Waters and TA. The company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high and ultra-performance liquid chromatography, as well as mass spectrometry (MS) technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products, and post-warranty service plans.

Waters Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do Waters's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WAT fundamental statistics
Market capUS$20.00b
Earnings (TTM)US$642.23m
Revenue (TTM)US$2.96b

29.7x

P/E Ratio

6.5x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
WAT income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$2.96b
Cost of RevenueUS$1.20b
Gross ProfitUS$1.76b
Other ExpensesUS$1.12b
EarningsUS$642.23m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2023

Next Earnings Date

May 07, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)10.85
Gross Margin59.57%
Net Profit Margin21.72%
Debt/Equity Ratio205.9%

How did WAT perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
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