NYSE:CWT - California Water Service Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $40.80 -0.45 (-1.09 %) (As of 09/20/2018 09:00 AM ET)Previous Close$41.25Today's Range$40.25 - $41.3052-Week Range$35.25 - $46.15Volume355,362 shsAverage Volume144,878 shsMarket Capitalization$1.98 billionP/E Ratio29.14Dividend Yield1.82%Beta0.54 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email California Water Service Group, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii. It is involved in the production, purchase, storage, treatment, testing, distribution, and sale of water for domestic, industrial, public, and irrigation uses, as well as for fire protection. The company offers its services to approximately 484,900 customers in 100 California communities; approximately 4,500 water and wastewater customers on the islands of Maui and Hawaii; approximately 16,800 customers in the Tacoma and Olympia areas in Washington; and approximately 8,100 water and wastewater customers in the Belen, Los Lunas, and Elephant Butte areas in New Mexico. It also engages in the provision of non-regulated water-related services, including operating municipally owned water systems, privately owned water, and recycled water distribution systems; providing operational and maintenance, meter reading, and billing services to private companies and municipalities; leasing communication antenna sites on its properties to telecommunication companies; billing optional third-party insurance programs to its residential customers; and providing lab services. California Water Service Group was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in San Jose, California. Receive CWT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CWT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Water supply Sub-IndustryWater Utilities SectorUtilities SymbolNYSE:CWT CUSIP13078810 Webwww.calwatergroup.com Phone408-367-8200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.60 Current Ratio0.30 Quick Ratio0.29 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio29.14 Forward P/E Ratio32.64 P/E Growth4.71 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$666.89 million Price / Sales2.94 Cash Flow$3.0222 per share Price / Cash13.50 Book Value$14.44 per share Price / Book2.83 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.40 Net Income$67.18 million Net Margins8.55% Return on Equity8.44% Return on Assets2.14% Miscellaneous Employees1,176 Outstanding Shares48,070,000Market Cap$1.98 billion California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) Frequently Asked Questions What is California Water Service Group's stock symbol? California Water Service Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CWT." How often does California Water Service Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for California Water Service Group? California Water Service Group announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.1875 per share on Friday, August 17th. This represents a $0.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.84%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 3rd. View California Water Service Group's Dividend History. How were California Water Service Group's earnings last quarter? California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The utilities provider reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.08. The utilities provider had revenue of $172.63 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $172.30 million. California Water Service Group had a net margin of 8.55% and a return on equity of 8.44%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.39 EPS. View California Water Service Group's Earnings History. When is California Water Service Group's next earnings date? California Water Service Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for California Water Service Group. What price target have analysts set for CWT? 5 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for California Water Service Group's stock. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate California Water Service Group's stock price to reach $37.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for California Water Service Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for California Water Service Group? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for California Water Service Group in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for California Water Service Group. Who are some of California Water Service Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to California Water Service Group include Aqua America (WTR), Companhia de Saneamento Basico (SBS), American States Water (AWR), SJW Group (SJW), Connecticut Water Service (CTWS), Middlesex Water (MSEX), AquaVenture (WAAS), York Water (YORW), Artesian Resources (ARTNA), Pure Cycle (PCYO), Cadiz (CDZI), Global Water Resources (GWRS) and Consolidated Water (CWCO). Who are California Water Service Group's key executives? California Water Service Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Martin A. Kropelnicki, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)Mr. Thomas F. Smegal III, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 51)Ms. Lynne P. McGhee, VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 53)Mr. Paul G. Townsley, VP of Rates & Regulatory Matters (Age 61)Mr. Robert J. Kuta, VP of Engineering & Environmental Affairs (Age 53) Has California Water Service Group been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about CWT stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. California Water Service Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for California Water Service Group. Who are California Water Service Group's major shareholders? California Water Service Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.81%), Northern Trust Corp (1.66%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.41%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.41%), KBC Group NV (0.95%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.84%). Company insiders that own California Water Service Group stock include David B Healey, George A Vera, Lester A Snow, Lynne P Mcghee and Michael B Luu. View Institutional Ownership Trends for California Water Service Group. Which institutional investors are selling California Water Service Group stock? CWT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have sold California Water Service Group company stock in the last year include David B Healey, Lester A Snow and Lynne P Mcghee. View Insider Buying and Selling for California Water Service Group. Which institutional investors are buying California Water Service Group stock? CWT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., KBC Group NV, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Water Asset Management LLC, Legal & General Group Plc, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board and Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for California Water Service Group. How do I buy shares of California Water Service Group? Shares of CWT 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 California Water Service Group's stock price today? One share of CWT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.80. How big of a company is California Water Service Group? California Water Service Group has a market capitalization of $1.98 billion and generates $666.89 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $67.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.40 on an earnings per share basis. California Water Service Group employs 1,176 workers across the globe. How can I contact California Water Service Group? California Water Service Group's mailing address is 1720 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA, 95112. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 408-367-8200 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for California Water Service Group (NYSE CWT)Community Ranking: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 175 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 288 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 463MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about California Water Service Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CWT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CWT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 9/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should You Consider an Index Fund?