CWCO Stock Overview
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, constructs, manages, and operates water production and water treatment plants primarily in the Cayman Islands, the Bahamas, and the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$11.17|
|52 Week High||US$15.37|
|52 Week Low||US$10.66|
|1 Month Change||0.54%|
|3 Month Change||-8.22%|
|1 Year Change||1.92%|
|3 Year Change||-11.14%|
|5 Year Change||0.63%|
|Change since IPO||495.73%|
Recent News & Updates
Consolidated Water (NASDAQ:CWCO) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of US$0.085
The board of Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. ( NASDAQ:CWCO ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of US$0.085 per...
Consolidated Water (NASDAQ:CWCO) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of US$0.085
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. ( NASDAQ:CWCO ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of US$0.085 per share on the 29th...
Shortage Of Fresh Water Makes Consolidated Water Opportunistic
CWCO has a massive amount of cash relative to its market cap. This, in combination with ample opportunity to grow in the southwestern U.S. presents earnings growth potential. CWCO is trading at a depressed valuation which gives significant upside to shares.
|CWCO||US Water Utilities||US Market|
Return vs Industry: CWCO underperformed the US Water Utilities industry which returned 10.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CWCO underperformed the US Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.
|CWCO Average Weekly Movement||2.9%|
|Water Utilities Industry Average Movement||3.2%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.3%|
Stable Share Price: CWCO is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CWCO's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, constructs, manages, and operates water production and water treatment plants primarily in the Cayman Islands, the Bahamas, and the United States. The company operates through four segments: Retail, Bulk, Services, and Manufacturing. It uses reverse osmosis technology to produce potable water from seawater.
Consolidated Water Fundamentals Summary
|CWCO fundamental statistics|
Is CWCO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CWCO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$42.68m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.14|
|Net Profit Margin||3.23%|
How did CWCO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is Consolidated Water undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CWCO ($11.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($11.85)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CWCO is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CWCO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (80.5x) compared to the US Water Utilities industry average (36.3x).
PE vs Market: CWCO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (80.5x) compared to the US market (17.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CWCO is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CWCO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Water Utilities industry average (3.2x).
How is Consolidated 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: CWCO's forecast earnings growth (123.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: CWCO's earnings (123.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CWCO's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CWCO's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CWCO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Consolidated Water performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CWCO has a large one-off loss of $3.1M impacting its September 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CWCO's current net profit margins (3.2%) are lower than last year (13.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CWCO's earnings have grown by 9.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CWCO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CWCO had negative earnings growth (-78.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Water Utilities industry average (15.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CWCO's Return on Equity (1.6%) is considered low.
How is Consolidated Water's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CWCO's short term assets ($76.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: CWCO's short term assets ($76.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CWCO has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: CWCO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 0.3% to 0.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CWCO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (5908.3%).
Interest Coverage: CWCO earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Consolidated Water current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CWCO's dividend (3.04%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).
High Dividend: CWCO's dividend (3.04%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.58%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CWCO's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CWCO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (244.6%), CWCO's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rick McTaggart (58 yo)
Mr. Frederick W. McTaggart, also known as Rick, has been a Director of Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. since 1998. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.since January 1, 2004 a...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rick's total compensation ($USD906.31K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.09M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rick's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CWCO's management team is seasoned and experienced (13.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CWCO's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 23.8 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.
- Ticker: CWCO
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1973
- Industry: Water Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: US$169.904m
- Shares outstanding: 15.21m
- Website: https://www.cwco.com
Number of Employees
- Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.
- Regatta Office Park
- Windward Three, 4th Floor
- Grand Cayman
- Grand Cayman
- Cayman Islands
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/30 00:15|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/29 00:00|
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