Waters Corp (WAT)

WAT (NYSE:Health Services)
neg -0.25
Today's Range: 102.52 - 104.30 | WAT Avg Daily Volume: 574,800
Last Update: 08/01/14 - 4:04 PM EDT
Volume: 424,878
YTD Performance: 3.44%
Open: $103.21
Previous Close: $103.44
52 Week Range: $94.50 - $115.06
Oustanding Shares: 84,787,562
Market Cap: 8,967,132,557
6-Month Chart
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 4 4 4 4
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 8 9 9 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.33 2.38 2.38 2.38
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 20.42
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WAT Sector Avg. S&P 500
20.42 22.40 28.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
4.97% 2.48% 17.69%
Revenue 3.30 0.16 0.05
Net Income -2.50 0.18 0.06
EPS 0.30 0.28 0.08
Earnings for WAT:
Revenue 1.90B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.28 $1.92 $5.32 $5.92
Number of Analysts 10 9 10 10
High Estimate $1.30 $1.96 $5.35 $6.02
Low Estimate $1.27 $1.89 $5.30 $5.82
Prior Year $1.19 $1.70 $5.04 $5.32
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 7.73% 12.68% 5.58% 11.31%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
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. 
Jan 03, 2013 | 8:21 AM EST
WAT was downgraded from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Company is operating near peak margins and may face increased competitio...
Jan 03, 2013 | 7:57 AM EST
WAT was downgraded from Outperform to Market Perform, Leerink Swann said. Company may struggle to exceed consensus earnings expectation...

A Surprising Twist Real Money Pro($)

Dividends did not rule in 2012.
Jul 25, 2012 | 8:21 AM EDT
Shares of WAT now seen reaching $89, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also reduced, given the company's new guidance. Overweight ...

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The low P/E ratio here simply doesn’t square with this company’s rock-solid fundamentals.

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