NASDAQ:CTWS - Connecticut Water Service Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$68.04 +0.28 (+0.41 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 02:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$67.76
Today's Range$67.56 - $69.00
52-Week Range$48.86 - $69.80
Volume97,000 shs
Average Volume70,244 shs
Market Capitalization$834.05 million
P/E Ratio47.43
Dividend Yield1.83%
Connecticut Water Service logoConnecticut Water Service, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a regulated water company. The company operates through three segments: Water Operations, Real Estate Transactions, and Services and Rentals. The Water Operations segment supplies public drinking water. The Real Estate Transactions segment is involved in the sale or donation of its real estate holdings. The Services and Rentals segment provides contracted services to water and wastewater utilities, and other clients. Its services include contract operations of water and wastewater facilities; Linebacker, a service line protection plan for public drinking water customers; and providing bulk deliveries of emergency drinking water to businesses and residences through tanker trucks. This segment also leases and rents residential and commercial properties to third parties. As of December 31, 2017, the company supplied water to 135,645 customers in 80 municipalities in Connecticut and Maine, the United States. Connecticut Water Service, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Clinton, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.88
Current Ratio0.63
Quick Ratio0.60


Trailing P/E Ratio47.43
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$113.85 million
Price / Sales7.20
Cash Flow$3.5792 per share
Price / Cash19.01
Book Value$24.33 per share
Price / Book2.80


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$25.05 million
Net Margins13.02%
Return on Equity6.02%
Return on Assets1.92%


Outstanding Shares12,040,000
Market Cap$834.05 million

Connecticut Water Service (NASDAQ:CTWS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Connecticut Water Service's stock symbol?

Connecticut Water Service trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CTWS."

How often does Connecticut Water Service pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Connecticut Water Service?

Connecticut Water Service declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 10th. Investors of record on Friday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.313 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $1.25 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. This is a positive change from Connecticut Water Service's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. View Connecticut Water Service's Dividend History.

How were Connecticut Water Service's earnings last quarter?

Connecticut Water Service Inc (NASDAQ:CTWS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 9th. The utilities provider reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.45. The utilities provider earned $31.54 million during the quarter. Connecticut Water Service had a return on equity of 6.02% and a net margin of 13.02%. View Connecticut Water Service's Earnings History.

When is Connecticut Water Service's next earnings date?

Connecticut Water Service is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Connecticut Water Service.

What price target have analysts set for CTWS?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Connecticut Water Service's stock. Their predictions range from $53.00 to $57.00. On average, they expect Connecticut Water Service's stock price to reach $55.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Connecticut Water Service.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Connecticut Water Service?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Connecticut Water Service in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Connecticut Water Service.

Who are some of Connecticut Water Service's key competitors?

Who are Connecticut Water Service's key executives?

Connecticut Water Service's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David C. Benoit, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Ms. Kristen A. Johnson, VP of HR, Corp. Sec. & Director (Age 52)
  • Ms. Maureen P. Westbrook, VP of Customer & Regulatory Affairs (Age 59)
  • Mr. Craig J. Patla, VP of Service Delivery (Age 51)
  • Mr. Robert J. Doffek, CFO, Treasurer & Controller (Age 55)

Has Connecticut Water Service been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about CTWS stock has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Connecticut Water Service earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.91 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Connecticut Water Service.

Who are Connecticut Water Service's major shareholders?

Connecticut Water Service's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.58%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.71%), Nuance Investments LLC (1.06%), Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC (0.83%), KBC Group NV (0.72%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.71%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Connecticut Water Service.

Which major investors are selling Connecticut Water Service stock?

CTWS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Water Asset Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Nuance Investments LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, ELCO Management Co. LLC, Wellington Shields & Co. LLC, ARP Americas LP and Cortina Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Connecticut Water Service.

Which major investors are buying Connecticut Water Service stock?

CTWS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, BlackRock Inc., KBC Group NV, American Century Companies Inc., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for Connecticut Water Service.

How do I buy shares of Connecticut Water Service?

Shares of CTWS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Connecticut Water Service's stock price today?

One share of CTWS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.04.

How big of a company is Connecticut Water Service?

Connecticut Water Service has a market capitalization of $834.05 million and generates $113.85 million in revenue each year. Connecticut Water Service employs 294 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Connecticut Water Service?

Connecticut Water Service's mailing address is 93 W MAIN ST, CLINTON CT, 06413. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 860-669-8636 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Connecticut Water Service (NASDAQ CTWS)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  168 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  186 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  354
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Connecticut Water Service and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CTWS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CTWS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/17/2018 by Staff

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