Waters Past Performance

How has Waters performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WAT has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WAT's current net profit margins (23.6%) are lower than last year (25.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WAT's earnings have grown significantly by 22.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WAT's earnings growth over the past year (0.3%) is below its 5-year average (22.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: WAT earnings growth over the past year (0.3%) underperformed the Life Sciences industry 16.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst WAT's Return on Equity (180.91%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.

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