NYSE:CWT

California Water Service Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$60.63
-0.09 (-0.15 %)
(As of 07/26/2021 12:33 PM ET)
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50-Day Range
$55.49
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52-Week Range
$41.19
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Volume1,191 shs
Average Volume215,331 shs
Market Capitalization$3.08 billion
P/E Ratio26.36
Dividend Yield1.52%
Beta0.12
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About California Water Service Group

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 492,600 customer connections in 100 California communities; approximately 5,300 water and wastewater customer connections on the islands of Maui and Hawaii; approximately 36,600 customer connections in the Tacoma, Olympia, Graham, Spanaway, Puyallup, and Gig Harbor areas; and approximately 8,500 water and wastewater customer connections in the Belen, Los Lunas, Indian Hills, and Elephant Butte areas in New Mexico. It also engages in the provision of non-regulated water-related services, including operating of municipally owned water systems, privately owned water, and recycled water distribution systems; water system operation, meter reading, and billing services to private companies and municipalities; leasing of communication antenna sites on its properties to telecommunication companies; and billing of optional third-party insurance programs to its residential customers, as well as provides lab services. In addition, the company offers wastewater collection and treatment services. California Water Service Group was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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1.49 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

161st out of 578 stocks

Water Supply Industry

17th out of 30 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.9Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is California Water Service Group a buy right now?

4 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, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" California Water Service Group stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CWT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than California Water Service Group?

Wall Street analysts have given California Water Service Group a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but California Water Service Group wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is California Water Service Group's next earnings date?

California Water Service Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How can I listen to California Water Service Group's earnings call?

California Water Service Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 29th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 404-537-3406 with passcode "3119418".

How were California Water Service Group's earnings last quarter?

California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 29th. The utilities provider reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.03. The utilities provider had revenue of $147.74 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $131 million. California Water Service Group had a net margin of 13.98% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.95%.
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How has California Water Service Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

California Water Service Group's stock was trading at $48.41 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CWT shares have increased by 25.1% and is now trading at $60.54.
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How often does California Water Service Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for California Water Service Group?

California Water Service Group declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 10th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, May 21st. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 7th.
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Is California Water Service Group a good dividend stock?

California Water Service Group pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.52%. California Water Service Group does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of California Water Service Group is 46.70%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, California Water Service Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 50.55% next year. This indicates that California Water Service Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for CWT?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for California Water Service Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $53.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect California Water Service Group's share price to reach $54.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.8%.
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Who are California Water Service Group's key executives?

California Water Service Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Martin A. Kropelnicki, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $2.9M)
  • Mr. Thomas F. Smegal III, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 54, Pay $783.27k)
  • Ms. Lynne P. McGhee, VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 56, Pay $565.11k)
  • Mr. Paul G. Townsley, VP of Corp. Devel. & Chief Regulatory Matters Officer (Age 64, Pay $692.32k)
  • Mr. Robert J. Kuta, VP of Engineering and Chief Water Quality & Environmental Compliance Officer (Age 56, Pay $603.7k)
  • Mr. Michael S. Mares Jr., VP of Operations
  • Mr. David B. Healey, VP, Corp. Controller & Assistant Treasurer (Age 65)
  • Mr. Ronald D. Webb, VP of HR (Age 64)
  • Mr. Michael B. Luu, VP of Information Technology & Chief Risk Officer (Age 41)
  • Ms. Shannon C. Dean, VP of Customer Service & Chief Citizenship Officer (Age 53)

What is Martin Kropelnicki's approval rating as California Water Service Group's CEO?

14 employees have rated California Water Service Group CEO Martin Kropelnicki on Glassdoor.com. Martin Kropelnicki has an approval rating of 100% among California Water Service Group's employees. This puts Martin Kropelnicki in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of California Water Service Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of California Water Service Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other California Water Service Group investors own include (NCIT) (NCIT), Ford Motor (F), SJW Group (SJW), American States Water (AWR), Alibaba Group (BABA), Pfizer (PFE), Consolidated Edison (ED), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), General Electric (GE) and McDonald's (MCD).

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."

Who are California Water Service Group's major shareholders?

California Water Service Group's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). Company insiders that own California Water Service Group stock include David B Healey, Elissa Y Ouyang, Gerald A Simon, Michael B Luu, Peter C Nelson, Richard P Magnuson, Robert J Kuta and Terry Bayer.
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Which major investors are buying California Water Service Group stock?

CWT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is California Water Service Group's stock price today?

One share of CWT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $60.54.

How much money does California Water Service Group make?

California Water Service Group has a market capitalization of $3.08 billion and generates $794.31 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $96.83 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.97 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does California Water Service Group have?

California Water Service Group employs 1,192 workers across the globe.

When was California Water Service Group founded?

California Water Service Group was founded in 1926.

What is California Water Service Group's official website?

The official website for California Water Service Group is www.calwatergroup.com.

Where are California Water Service Group's headquarters?

California Water Service Group is headquartered at 1720 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA, 95112.

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]


This page was last updated on 7/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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