Waters Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:WAT)

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: $158.90
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $155.07
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $138.04
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.63
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.25
  • P/E Growth: 2.47
  • Market Cap: $12.80B
  • Outstanding Shares: 80,573,000
  • Beta: 0.87
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 11 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.07)
Consensus Price Target: $148.17 (6.75% downside)

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

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.57 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.14 EPS
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 TransactionDetails
8/23/2016Rohit KhannaSVPSell10,000$161.00$1,610,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016Ian KingSVPSell10,000$160.23$1,602,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Arthur G CaputoEVPSell104,785$158.54$16,612,613.90View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Arthur G CaputoEVPSell5,215$158.54$826,786.10View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Arthur G CaputoEVPSell100,000$159.23$15,923,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Terrence P KellyInsiderSell28,600$156.74$4,482,764.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Rohit KhannaSVPSell192$157.45$30,230.40View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016David TerriccianoSVPSell24,000$161.00$3,864,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Eugene G CassisCFOSell48,000$159.96$7,678,080.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Elizabeth B RaeVPSell30,000$158.65$4,759,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016Laurie H M.D. GlimcherDirectorSell4,000$156.38$625,520.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Eugene G CassisCFOSell20,000$139.36$2,787,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Michael C HarringtonSVPSell23,200$139.08$3,226,656.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Mark T BeaudouinVPSell30,000$137.41$4,122,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Michael F SilveiraVPSell1,409$136.03$191,666.27View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Elizabeth B RaeVPSell20,000$134.96$2,699,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Christopher A KueblerDirectorSell4,000$129.88$519,520.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Rohit KhannaSVPSell700$128.88$90,216.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Rohit KhannaSVPSell1,077$129.22$139,169.94View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016Eugene G CassisCFOSell8,000$127.59$1,020,720.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016Joann A. ReedDirectorSell5,003$132.18$661,296.54View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015Michael J. BerendtDirectorSell4,000$130.54$522,160.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015William J. MillerDirectorSell4,000$132.27$529,080.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Christopher A. KueblerDirectorSell4,000$133.17$532,680.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Arthur G. CaputoEVPSell63,600$131.71$8,376,756.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Arthur G. CaputoEVPSell205,789$131.56$27,073,600.84View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Arthur G. CaputoEVPSell1,105$132.01$145,871.05View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Arthur G. CaputoEVPSell14,506$132.05$1,915,517.30View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Michael J BerendtDirectorSell1,500$136.44$204,660.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Mark T BeaudouinVPSell26,500$133.00$3,524,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Thomas P SaliceDirectorSell4,000$126.76$507,040.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Eugene G CassisCFOSell6,000$120.16$720,960.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Mark T BeaudouinVPSell21,500$120.75$2,596,125.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2015Elizabeth B RaeVPSell24,000$119.39$2,865,360.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Arthur G CaputoEVPSell8,146$115.00$936,790.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Elizabeth B RaeVPSell6,000$115.58$693,480.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Arthur G CaputoEVPSell100,000$116.64$11,664,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Douglas A BerthiaumeCEOSell102,423$117.00$11,983,491.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2014Laurie H M.D. GlimcherDirectorSell5,500$105.65$581,075.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Michael BerendtDirectorSell7,000$113.78$796,460.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Elizabeth RaeVPSell15,000$112.07$1,681,050.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014Mark BeaudouinVPSell66,000$112.58$7,430,280.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Laurie M.D. GlimcherDirectorSell2,900$112.00$324,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014William MillerDirectorSell4,000$110.10$440,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Elizabeth RaeVPSell12,000$108.04$1,296,480.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2014Arthur CaputoEVPSell125,000$110.01$13,751,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Laurie M.D. GlimcherDirectorSell2,400$100.00$240,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Mark T BeaudouinVPSell32,697$102.01$3,335,420.97View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Elizabeth B RaeVPSell40,000$102.00$4,080,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013John A OrnellCFOSell172,000$100.99$17,370,280.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013Thomas P SaliceDirectorSell4,000$100.98$403,920.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Michael BerendtDirectorSell1,000$103.93$103,930.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Elizabeth B RaeVPSell6,000$97.19$583,140.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Arthur G CaputoEVPSell100,000$99.29$9,929,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Michael J BerendtDirectorSell4,000$98.79$395,160.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT)
DateHeadline
feeds.reuters.com logoSt. Jude says report by short sellers 'false and misleading' (NYSE:WAT)
feeds.reuters.com - August 26 at 5:02 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoUPDATE 2-St. Jude says report by short sellers 'false and misleading' (NYSE:WAT)
feeds.reuters.com - August 26 at 5:02 PM
News IconCybersecurity firm stirs controversy in alleging medical device flaws (NYSE:WAT)
www.csmonitor.com - August 26 at 4:25 PM
bloomberg.com logoUnorthodox Muddy Waters Partnership Targets St. Jude's Devices - Bloomberg (NYSE:WAT)
www.bloomberg.com - August 25 at 9:12 PM
News IconMuddy Waters founder Block warns of hacking risk for St. Jude heart devices - Chicago Tribune (NYSE:WAT)
www.chicagotribune.com - August 25 at 4:57 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoUPDATE 3-Muddy Waters shorts St Jude on heart device hacking fears; shares drop (NYSE:WAT)
feeds.reuters.com - August 25 at 3:50 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-Muddy Waters shorts St Jude on heart device fear; shares drop (NYSE:WAT)
feeds.reuters.com - August 25 at 12:43 PM
seekingalpha.com logoMuddy Waters says big chunk of St. Jude Medical's business at risk due to hacking vulnerability; shares off 4% (NYSE:WAT)
seekingalpha.com - August 25 at 12:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCarson Block shorts hedge fund darling (NYSE:WAT)
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 11:54 AM
businesswire.com logoWaters and NIBRT Researchers Generate Reference Library for Released N-Glycans Labeled with (NYSE:WAT)
www.businesswire.com - August 23 at 8:19 PM
publicnow.com logoWaters and NIBRT Researchers Generate Reference Library for Released N-Glycans Labeled with RapiFluor-MS (NYSE:WAT)
www.publicnow.com - August 23 at 8:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWater Corp.'s Pharma Business Accelerates Growth Momentum (NYSE:WAT)
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 8:06 PM
News IconWaters' stock hits all-time high under outsider CEO (NYSE:WAT)
www.telegram.com - August 21 at 6:49 AM
News IconMedical Instruments & Supplies: Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Position of the day (NYSE:WAT)
twincountynews.com - August 19 at 8:00 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 WATERS CORP /DE/ For: Aug 17 Filed by: CAPUTO ARTHUR G (NYSE:WAT)
www.streetinsider.com - August 18 at 11:20 AM
realistinvestor.com logoAnalysts Set $154.555 Price Target For Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) (NYSE:WAT)
www.realistinvestor.com - August 17 at 8:32 PM
News IconWaters Corporation speeds testing with new fitting (NYSE:WAT)
www.wbjournal.com - August 17 at 8:32 PM
publicnow.com logoWaters Expands Microscale Separations Science Portfolio (NYSE:WAT)
www.publicnow.com - August 17 at 11:08 AM
4-traders.com logoWaters : Recognizes Dr. Sunghwan Kim of Kyungpook National University (NYSE:WAT)
www.4-traders.com - August 16 at 8:17 PM
stocksdaily.net logoWaters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Ratings in Focus (NYSE:WAT)
www.stocksdaily.net - August 16 at 8:17 PM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) from Medical Instruments & Supplies (NYSE:WAT)
twincountynews.com - August 16 at 8:17 PM
publicnow.com logoWaters Recognizes Dr. Sunghwan Kim of Kyungpook National University (NYSE:WAT)
www.publicnow.com - August 16 at 11:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVICAM’s Afla-V AQUA Strip Test Receives USDA-GIPSA Certification for the Quantitative Analysis of Aflatoxins (NYSE:WAT)
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 10:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo8:31 am Waters receives USDA-GIPSA (Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration) certification for its Afla-V AQUA strip test for the quantitative analysis of total aflatoxins in grains (NYSE:WAT)
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 10:15 AM
News IconUpdate on Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for the day (NYSE:WAT)
twincountynews.com - August 13 at 7:42 PM
News IconST bus gets stuck in flood waters, passengers rescued (NYSE:WAT)
www.dnaindia.com - August 12 at 8:21 PM
News IconIs Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), a large market cap stock a smart buy? (NYSE:WAT)
twincountynews.com - August 12 at 8:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWATERS CORP /DE/ Financials (NYSE:WAT)
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 8:21 PM
forbes.com logoPresidential Election Will Set Energy Policy For A Generation (NYSE:WAT)
www.forbes.com - August 8 at 8:25 PM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) (NYSE:WAT)
twincountynews.com - August 6 at 8:04 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWATERS CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:WAT)
biz.yahoo.com - August 5 at 11:18 AM
News IconNestlé Says Obtaining A Permit To Steal Water Violates Its Rights (NYSE:WAT)
www.politicususa.com - August 4 at 11:30 AM
News IconBottled water set to topple soda sales for the first time (NYSE:WAT)
www.cbsnews.com - August 4 at 11:30 AM
capitalcube.com logoWaterco Ltd. :WAT-AU: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:WAT)
www.capitalcube.com - August 4 at 11:30 AM
News IconDog Ridge Water Supply Corp. being investigated by state (NYSE:WAT)
www.tdtnews.com - August 2 at 8:38 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Waters Corp. : August 2, 2016 (NYSE:WAT)
www.capitalcube.com - August 2 at 8:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEugene Cassis Sells Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT)
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 8:38 PM
fidaily.com logoInsider Trading Activity – Waters Corporation Common Stock (NYSE:WAT) (NYSE:WAT)
www.fidaily.com - August 1 at 7:58 PM
capitalcube.com logoWaters Corp. :WAT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 1, 2016 (NYSE:WAT)
www.capitalcube.com - August 1 at 7:58 PM
fidaily.com logoBeck Mack & Oliver LLC Modifies Its Holdings in Waters Corporation Common Stock (WAT) (NYSE:WAT)
www.fidaily.com - July 30 at 10:53 AM
News IconCupcakes for Camp: UK student’s epilepsy diagnosis leads to life of service, Presidential recognition (NYSE:WAT)
www.kyforward.com - July 29 at 11:16 AM
4-traders.com logoWaters : Combine Solicitation - Separations Module Alliance System Laboratory Equipment (NYSE:WAT)
www.4-traders.com - July 29 at 11:16 AM
nasdaq.com logoAgree To Buy Waters Corp. At $140, Earn 4.3% Annualized Using Options (NYSE:WAT)
www.nasdaq.com - July 29 at 11:16 AM
capitalcube.com logoWaters Corp. :WAT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 27, 2016 (NYSE:WAT)
www.capitalcube.com - July 27 at 3:15 PM
msn.com logoWaters (WAT) Christopher James O'Connell on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:WAT)
www.msn.com - July 26 at 8:46 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoA report released today by Cantor Fitzgerald about (NYSE:WAT) Waters Corporation bumps the target price to $173 (NYSE:WAT)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 26 at 8:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WAT earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-16 12:00pm GMT (NYSE:WAT)
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 2:01 PM
News Iconrev and eps beat estimates on increased growth in asia (NYSE:WAT)
www.optionmonster.com - July 26 at 11:47 AM
4-traders.com logoWaters : beats Street 2Q forecasts (NYSE:WAT)
www.4-traders.com - July 26 at 11:47 AM
nasdaq.com logoWaters Corp. Q2 Income Rises 18% (NYSE:WAT)
www.nasdaq.com - July 26 at 11:47 AM

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Last Updated on 8/29/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff