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NYSE: WAT
Waters Corp Stock

$329.52+5.57 (+1.72%)
Updated Feb 21, 2024
WAT Price
$329.52
Fair Value Price
N/A
Market Cap
$19.48B
52 Week Low
$231.90
52 Week High
$335.40
P/E
29.87x
P/B
21.52x
P/S
5.47x
PEG
1.18x
Dividend Yield
N/A
Revenue
$3.00B
Earnings
$653.09M
Gross Margin
59.1%
Operating Margin
28.58%
Profit Margin
21.8%
Debt to Equity
3.97
Operating Cash Flow
$571M
Beta
0.91
Next Earnings
N/A
Ex-Dividend
N/A
Next Dividend
N/A

WAT Overview

Waters Corporation manufactures, sells, and services ultra-performance liquid chromatography, as well as mass spectrometry (MS) technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, and other consumable products. Its MS technology instruments are used in clinical trial drug testing, the analysis of proteins in disease processes, nutritional safety analysis, and environmental testing. Waters was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Milford, MA.

Zen Score

Industry Average (26)
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Due Diligence Checks

WAT ($329.52) is trading above its intrinsic value of $158.55, according to an updated version of Benjamin Graham's Formula from Chapter 11 of "The Intelligent Investor"
Below Benjamin Graham Formula Value Valuation
WAT is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (29.87x), compared to the US market average (28.8x)
P/E vs Market Valuation
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P/E vs Industry Valuation
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Valuation

WAT price to earnings (PE)

For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
Company
29.87x
Industry
39.1x
Market
28.8x
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P/E vs Industry Valuation
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P/E vs Market Valuation

WAT price to book (PB)

For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
Company
21.52x
Industry
4.28x
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P/B vs Industry Valuation

WAT price to earnings growth (PEG)

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PEG Value Valuation

WAT's financial health

Profit margin

Revenue
$711.7M
Net Income
$134.6M
Profit Margin
18.9%
WAT's Earnings (EBIT) of $856.20M... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Interest Coverage Financials
WAT's profit margin has decreased... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Profit Margin Growth Financials

Assets to liabilities

Assets
$4.5B
Liabilities
$3.6B
Debt to equity
3.97
WAT's short-term assets ($1.63B) exceed... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Short-term Liabilities Financials
WAT's long-term liabilities ($2.85B) exceed... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Long-term Liabilities Financials
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Shrinking Debt Financials
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Healthy Debt to Equity Financials

Cash flow

Operating
$157.8M
Investing
-$37.4M
Financing
-$113.5M
WAT's operating cash flow ($571.40M)... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Debt Coverage Financials

WAT vs Diagnostic & Research Stocks

TickerMarket Cap1d %P/EP/B
WAT$19.48B+1.72%29.87x21.52x
LH$18.50B+1.05%28.60x2.35x
ILMN$21.68B-2.60%-18.58x3.77x
ICLR$23.41B+0.43%45.41x2.61x
DGX$14.25B+2.37%18.64x2.22x

Waters Stock FAQ

What is Waters's quote symbol?

(NYSE: WAT) Waters trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol WAT. Waters stock quotes can also be displayed as NYSE: WAT.

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What is the 52 week high and low for Waters (NYSE: WAT)?

(NYSE: WAT) Waters's 52-week high was $335.40, and its 52-week low was $231.90. It is currently -1.75% from its 52-week high and 42.1% from its 52-week low.

How much is Waters stock worth today?

(NYSE: WAT) Waters currently has 59,126,977 outstanding shares. With Waters stock trading at $329.52 per share, the total value of Waters stock (market capitalization) is $19.48B.

Waters stock was originally listed at a price of $9.53 in Dec 31, 1997. If you had invested in Waters stock at $9.53, your return over the last 26 years would have been 3,356.62%, for an annualized return of 14.6% (not including any dividends or dividend reinvestments).

How much is Waters's stock price per share?

(NYSE: WAT) Waters stock price per share is $329.52 today (as of Feb 21, 2024).

What is Waters's Market Cap?

(NYSE: WAT) Waters's market cap is $19.48B, as of Feb 22, 2024.

Market cap (market capitalization) is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares.

Waters's market cap is calculated by multiplying WAT's current stock price of $329.52 by WAT's total outstanding shares of 59,126,977.
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