Waters Corp (WAT)

WAT (NYSE:Health Services) EQUITY
neg -19.15
Today's Range: 138.41 - 147.32 | WAT Avg Daily Volume: 481,300
Last Update: 10/25/16 - 4:02 PM EDT
Volume: 3,184,611
YTD Performance: 17.22%
Open: $147.32
Previous Close: $157.75
52 Week Range: $112.00 - $162.53
Oustanding Shares: 80,573,959
Market Cap: 12,584,040,917
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TheStreet Ratings Grade for WAT
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 3 3 3 3
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 9 8 8 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.64 2.61 2.61 2.64
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 26.20
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WAT Sector Avg. S&P 500
26.20 26.20 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
5.59% 26.94% 55.74%
Revenue 2.70 0.10 0.03
Net Income 8.70 0.00 0.01
EPS 11.40 0.10 0.03
Earnings for WAT:
Revenue 2.04B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/16) Qtr (12/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $1.57 $2.16 $6.57 $7.16
Number of Analysts 11 9 12 12
High Estimate $1.62 $2.20 $6.65 $7.38
Low Estimate $1.52 $2.12 $6.53 $6.98
Prior Year $1.42 $1.96 $5.89 $6.57
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 10.50% 10.03% 11.62% 8.89%
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Apr 05, 2016 | 7:29 AM EDT
WAT was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $137 price target. Company trades at a premium to its peers...
Sep 10, 2015 | 7:41 AM EDT
WAT was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $140 price target. Stock has pulled back, but the company can...
Jul 29, 2015 | 8:03 AM EDT
WAT was upgraded from Market Perform to Outperform, Wells Fargo said. Company's biopharma strength is sustainable. 
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Oct 23, 2013 | 8:04 AM EDT
WAT was downgraded to Neutral from Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $105 price target. 2014 could be another rebuilding year fo...
Oct 14, 2013 | 7:13 AM EDT
WAT was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Mizuho said. $110 price target. See near-term choppiness in the pharmaceutical and diagnostic m...
Jun 25, 2013 | 8:05 AM EDT
WAT was upgraded to Buy, Goldman Sachs said. $120 price target. Company is seeing better end-market demand. 

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Jan 17, 2013 | 8:08 AM EST
WAT was downgraded from Outperform to Market Perform, Wells Fargo said. Valuation call. 

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