Waters Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:WAT)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 11 Hold Rating(s), 3 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.13)
Consensus Price Target: $149.31 (6.05% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/27/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$138.00 -> $160.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/27/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$130.00 -> $157.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/27/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold$128.00 -> $150.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/27/2016MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$130.00 -> $145.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/26/2016Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetHold$140.50 -> $154.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/26/2016Cantor FitzgeraldBoost Price TargetBuy$163.00 -> $173.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/26/2016Leerink SwannReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/26/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/5/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$137.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/23/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price Target$140.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/27/2016William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/27/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$137.00 -> $130.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/7/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price Target$140.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/6/2016Avondale PartnersInitiated CoverageOutperform$155.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/27/2015Maxim GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$163.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/29/2015Wells Fargo & Co.UpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/16/2014KeyCorpInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/11/2014Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/31/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
10/25/2016        
7/26/2016Q216$1.45$1.58$523.23 million$537.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2016Q116$1.23$1.26$471.69 million$475.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/26/2016Q415$1.95$1.96$581.90 million$587.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2015Q315$1.40$1.42$493.41 million$501.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2015Q215$1.27$1.32$481.55 million$495.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2015Q115$1.02$1.21$444.30 million$460.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/26/2015Q414$1.89$1.99$583.61 million$583.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/21/2014Q314$1.29$1.38$487.04 million$493.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/22/2014Q214$1.21$1.22$475.80 million$482.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2014Q114$1.12$0.92$447.90 million$431.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2014Q413$1.61$1.70$535.58 million$565.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2013Q313$1.22$1.19$463.99 million$457.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2013Q2 2013$1.21$1.08$465.90 million$451.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2013Q1 2013$1.09$1.07$432.83 million$430.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/22/2013Q4 2012$1.58$1.59$521.62 million$521.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2012$1.18$1.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2012$1.17$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2012$1.09$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/24/2012$1.50$1.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/25/2011$1.13$1.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/26/2011$1.14$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2011$0.95$1.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/25/2011$1.31$1.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$1.20$1.24$1.22
Q2 20166$1.43$1.53$1.47
Q3 20165$1.49$1.57$1.52
Q4 20165$2.04$2.17$2.11
Q1 20171$1.38$1.38$1.38
Q2 20171$1.74$1.74$1.74
Q3 20171$1.74$1.74$1.74
Q4 20171$2.35$2.35$2.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/2/2016Eugene G CassisCFOSell20,000$139.36$2,787,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/2/2016Michael C HarringtonSVPSell23,200$139.08$3,226,656.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/24/2016Mark T BeaudouinVPSell30,000$137.41$4,122,300.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/16/2016Michael F SilveiraVPSell1,409$136.03$191,666.27View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/13/2016Elizabeth B RaeVPSell20,000$134.96$2,699,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/4/2016Christopher A KueblerDirectorSell4,000$129.88$519,520.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/14/2016Rohit KhannaSVPSell700$128.88$90,216.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2016Rohit KhannaSVPSell1,077$129.22$139,169.94View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/9/2016Eugene G CassisCFOSell8,000$127.59$1,020,720.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/4/2016Joann A. ReedDirectorSell5,003$132.18$661,296.54View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/8/2015Michael J. BerendtDirectorSell4,000$130.54$522,160.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/24/2015William J. MillerDirectorSell4,000$132.27$529,080.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/23/2015Christopher A. KueblerDirectorSell4,000$133.17$532,680.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/20/2015Arthur G. CaputoEVPSell63,600$131.71$8,376,756.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/19/2015Arthur G. CaputoEVPSell205,789$131.56$27,073,600.84View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/18/2015Arthur G. CaputoEVPSell1,105$132.01$145,871.05View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/17/2015Arthur G. CaputoEVPSell14,506$132.05$1,915,517.30View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/18/2015Michael J BerendtDirectorSell1,500$136.44$204,660.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/19/2015Mark T BeaudouinVPSell26,500$133.00$3,524,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/1/2015Thomas P SaliceDirectorSell4,000$126.76$507,040.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/5/2015Eugene G CassisCFOSell6,000$120.16$720,960.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/5/2015Mark T BeaudouinVPSell21,500$120.75$2,596,125.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/30/2015Elizabeth B RaeVPSell24,000$119.39$2,865,360.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/9/2014Arthur G CaputoEVPSell8,146$115.00$936,790.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/9/2014Elizabeth B RaeVPSell6,000$115.58$693,480.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2014Arthur G CaputoEVPSell100,000$116.64$11,664,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2014Douglas A BerthiaumeCEOSell102,423$117.00$11,983,491.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/29/2014Laurie H M.D. GlimcherDirectorSell5,500$105.65$581,075.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/20/2014Michael BerendtDirectorSell7,000$113.78$796,460.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/19/2014Elizabeth RaeVPSell15,000$112.07$1,681,050.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/14/2014Mark BeaudouinVPSell66,000$112.58$7,430,280.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/13/2014Laurie M.D. GlimcherDirectorSell2,900$112.00$324,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/12/2014William MillerDirectorSell4,000$110.10$440,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/7/2014Elizabeth RaeVPSell12,000$108.04$1,296,480.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/30/2014Arthur CaputoEVPSell125,000$110.01$13,751,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/8/2013Laurie M.D. GlimcherDirectorSell2,400$100.00$240,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2013Mark T BeaudouinVPSell32,697$102.01$3,335,420.97View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/25/2013Elizabeth B RaeVPSell40,000$102.00$4,080,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/24/2013John A OrnellCFOSell172,000$100.99$17,370,280.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/24/2013Thomas P SaliceDirectorSell4,000$100.98$403,920.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/11/2013Michael BerendtDirectorSell1,000$103.93$103,930.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/30/2013Elizabeth B RaeVPSell6,000$97.19$583,140.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/28/2013Arthur G CaputoEVPSell100,000$99.29$9,929,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/15/2013Michael J BerendtDirectorSell4,000$98.79$395,160.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT)
DateHeadline
07/30/16 09:53 AMBeck Mack & Oliver LLC Modifies Its Holdings in Waters Corporation Common Stock (WAT)
07/29/16 10:16 AMCupcakes for Camp: UK student’s epilepsy diagnosis leads to life of service, Presidential recognition
07/29/16 10:16 AMWaters : Combine Solicitation - Separations Module Alliance System Laboratory Equipment
07/29/16 10:16 AMAgree To Buy Waters Corp. At $140, Earn 4.3% Annualized Using Options
07/27/16 02:15 PMWaters Corp. :WAT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 27, 2016 -
07/26/16 07:46 PMWaters (WAT) Christopher James O'Connell on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
07/26/16 07:46 PMA report released today by Cantor Fitzgerald about (NYSE:WAT) Waters Corporation bumps the target price to $173
07/26/16 01:01 PMEdited Transcript of WAT earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-16 12:00pm GMT -
07/26/16 10:47 AMrev and eps beat estimates on increased growth in asia
07/26/16 10:47 AMWaters : beats Street 2Q forecasts
07/26/16 10:47 AMWaters Corp. Q2 Income Rises 18%
07/26/16 09:51 AMWaters Corp. (WAT) Q2 Earnings Beat on Top Line Strength -
07/26/16 07:00 AMWaters Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 8:00 am ET today -
07/26/16 06:18 AMWaters Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results - [at noodls] - Company Delivers Revenue of $537 Million and Diluted GAAP EPS of $1.57 (Non-GAAP EPS of $1.58) Sales Grew 8% As Reported and in Constant Currency Growth Highlights Include Global Pharmaceutical Market ...
07/26/16 06:12 AMWaters Corp. (WAT) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Trump Estimates -
07/26/16 06:07 AMQ2 2016 Waters Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open -
07/26/16 06:02 AMWATERS CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
07/26/16 05:59 AMWaters beats Street 2Q forecasts -
07/25/16 07:24 PMOn time, on budget and complete, a perfect combination for Swansea Dam
07/25/16 07:24 PMCommunity Groups Sue Agribusiness Development Corporation for Polluting West Kaua‘i Waters, and Department of Health for Allowing ADC to Do It
07/24/16 05:40 AMBombay High Court Asks Civic Body To Demolish 'Encroachment' By Corporator
07/24/16 05:40 AMTransportation issues help determine economic health of region
07/23/16 10:19 AMQC gets 30 per cent of Nunavut shrimp after Ottawa leans on NWMB
07/22/16 01:45 PMBRIEF-Waterstone Financial quarterly earnings per share $0.29 - * Says total loans increased $35.4 million, or 3.2%, to $1.13 billion at june 30, 2016 compared to $1.09 billion at june 30, 2015 Source - http://bit.ly/2a6k0O7 Further company coverage: ...
07/22/16 12:36 PMWaters Corp. (WAT) Q2 Preview: Will It Beat Earnings Again? -
07/22/16 10:07 AMPhilippines' Oil Still In Troubled Waters After South China Sea Ruling
07/22/16 10:07 AMDespite Legal Victory in South China Sea, Philippines’ Oil Remains in Troubled Waters
07/21/16 10:03 AMKirby Trying To Move Through Treacherous Waters
07/21/16 10:03 AMWaters Corporation : half-yearly earnings release
07/20/16 10:04 AMHealth department: Flooding may cause germs in water
07/20/16 10:04 AMMC study tour in troubled waters
07/19/16 07:23 PMQikiqtaaluk Corp. may lose $2M as a result of cuts to East Coast shrimp quota
07/16/16 06:28 PMChina Might Float Nuclear Reactors in Disputed Waters
07/16/16 10:23 AMChina eyes nuclear plants in disputed sea
07/15/16 06:13 PMChina 'may build nuclear plants' in South China Sea
07/15/16 12:33 PMReceding flood waters bare craters on newly built roads
07/14/16 07:27 PMCity Tests the Waters, Eyes South Bronx Land As Next Redeveloped Space
07/14/16 07:27 PMPhilex awaits go-ahead to proceed with drilling in disputed waters
07/14/16 10:51 AMArmymen rescue three from drowning in river waters
07/14/16 10:51 AMTesting the Waters, South Bronx Land Could be Next Redeveloped Space
07/14/16 08:28 AMVICAM, a Waters Business, Receives 2016 North American Food Safety Diagnostics Market Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan - [at noodls] - http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160714005120/en/ (Photo: Business Wire) VICAM's corporate mission is based on the fundamental human need for safe and abundant food that is wholesome, healthful, ...
07/12/16 11:06 AM'T'Puram Corp blind to CRZ violations'
07/12/16 11:06 AMDailyChatter: Troubled waters in South China Sea
07/11/16 07:02 PMInvestors Scan the Murky Waters of Britain’s Future
07/10/16 06:17 PMAhead of strategic waters verdict, China holds naval drills in South China Sea
07/10/16 06:17 PMHome values sag as project crawls to completion
07/08/16 07:06 PMResidents, builder in dispute over unfinished homes at The Estates of Boynton Waters
07/08/16 10:00 AMKMRL tests waters in metro corridor
07/08/16 10:00 AMWaters collaborates with Singapore’s Bioprocessing Technology Institute to identify cancer markers
07/07/16 07:17 PMUMass business school expansion bolstered by donations

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About Waters Corp.

Waters Corp. logoWaters Corporation is an analytical instrument manufacturer. The Company designs, manufactures, distributes and services instrument systems, columns and other chemistry consumables that are integrated and used along with other analytical instruments. The Company operates through two segments: Waters Division and TA Division. Its Waters Division's products and services primarily consist of high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry and chemistry consumable products and related services. TA Division's products and services primarily consist of thermal analysis, rheometry and calorimetry instrument systems and service sales. Its products are used by pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, nutritional safety, environmental, academic and governmental customers working in research and development, quality assurance and other laboratory applications.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Medical Instruments & Supplies
  • Sub-Industry: Life Sciences Tools & Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WAT
  • CUSIP: 94184810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $158.93
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $143.38
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $132.91
  • P/E Ratio: 26.63
  • P/E Growth: 2.48
  • Market Cap: $12.84B
  • Beta: 0.86
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.57 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.14 EPS
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