Waters Corporation (WAT)

Last Price: 180.14 (2020-07-01)

Company Description

Waters Corporation is a publicly traded Analytical Laboratory instrument and software company. They have been in the business of making innovative analytical instruments that assist scientists in reaching their scientific goals, increase productivity, and earn laboratory-based organizations a higher return on their investments in research, development, and quality control. 50 years in business, Waters is now one of largest companies in the analytical instruments industry, supporting scientists working thousands of laboratories around the world. With a hard-earned reputation for applications expertise, dedication to customer success, and post-sales support, Waters stands out among its peers and, year after year, is one of the best-performing companies in the industry.

Financials, Fundamental Metrics & Ratios
Revenue (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $2.41B
Net Income (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $592.20M
PE Ratio (Current Year Earnings Estimate) 22.31
PE Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 20.93
PEG Ratio (Long Term Growth Estimate) 5.58
Price to Sales Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 4.74
Price to Book Ratio (Most Recent Quarterly Book Value per Share) --
Price to Cash Ratio (Most Recent Annual Cash Flow per Share) 16.19
Pre-Tax Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 26.24%
Net Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 22.77%
Return on Equity (Trailing 12 Months) 1937.83%
Return on Assets (Trailing 12 Months) 21.46%
Current Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 2.41
Quick Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 1.79
Debt to Common Equity (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) --
Inventory Turnover (Trailing 12 Months) 2.89
Book Value per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $-3.36
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $1.15
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $8.99
Diluted Earnings per Share (Trailing 12 Months) $8.13
Exchange NYSE
Sector Healthcare
Industry Diagnostics & Research
Common Shares Outstanding 61.91M
Free Float 60.98M
Market Capitalization $11.17B
Average Volume (Last 20 Days) 0.80M
Beta (Past 60 Months) 0.94
Percentage Held By Insiders (Latest Annual Proxy Report) 1.50%
Percentage Held By Institutions (Latest 13F Reports) 94.95%
Annual Dividend (Based on Last Quarter) $0.00
Dividend Yield (Based on Last Quarter) 0.00%