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NYSE:WAT

Waters - WAT Stock Forecast, Price & News

$337.04
-4.35 (-1.27%)
(As of 02/6/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$336.57
$341.52
50-Day Range
$320.40
$349.77
52-Week Range
$265.61
$369.00
Volume
235,441 shs
Average Volume
278,222 shs
Market Capitalization
$20.02 billion
P/E Ratio
29.41
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$349.67

Waters MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.14 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.7% Upside
$349.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.64% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.05
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.15mentions of Waters in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$354,447 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.88%
From $11.92 to $12.74 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.76 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

456th out of 611 stocks

Analytical Instruments Industry

21st out of 27 stocks

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About Waters (NYSE:WAT) Stock

Waters Corp. engages in the provision of workflow solutions involving liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, and thermal analysis. It operates through the Waters and TA (TA Instruments) segments. The Waters segment consists of liquid chromatography instruments, mass spectrometry, and precision chemistry consumable products and services. The TA segment products and services include thermal analysis, rheometry and calorimetry instrument systems, and service sales. The company was founded by James Logan Waters in 1958 and is headquartered in Milford, MA.

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WAT Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/02/2021
Today
2/07/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/15/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Analytical instruments
Sub-Industry
Life Sciences Tools & Services
CUSIP
94184810
Employees
7,800
Year Founded
1958

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$349.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$380.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$317.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+3.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.14
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$692.84 million
Pretax Margin
27.62%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.79 billion
Cash Flow
$13.36 per share
Book Value
$6.02 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
58,951,000
Market Cap
$20.02 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.86

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Key Executives

  • Udit Batra
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Daniel Welch
    Senior Vice President-Global Operations
  • Amol Chaubal
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Keeley A. Aleman
    Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • John Lynch
    Treasurer & Vice President













WAT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Waters stock right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waters in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" WAT shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WAT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Waters' stock price forecast for 2023?

7 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Waters' shares. Their WAT share price forecasts range from $317.00 to $380.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $349.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have WAT shares performed in 2023?

Waters' stock was trading at $342.58 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WAT stock has decreased by 1.6% and is now trading at $337.04.
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When is Waters' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 15th 2023.
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.

How can I listen to Waters' earnings call?

Waters will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 15th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Waters' earnings last quarter?

Waters Co. (NYSE:WAT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 2nd. The medical instruments supplier reported $2.66 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.34 by $0.32. The medical instruments supplier earned $659.23 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $652.28 million. Waters had a net margin of 23.63% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 189.79%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.16 earnings per share.
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What is Udit Batra's approval rating as Waters' CEO?

13 employees have rated Waters Chief Executive Officer Udit Batra on Glassdoor.com. Udit Batra has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Udit Batra in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Waters own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Waters investors own include Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), Raytheon Technologies (RTX), CVS Health (CVS), Home Depot (HD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Walmart (WMT).

What is Waters' stock symbol?

Waters trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WAT."

Who are Waters' major shareholders?

Waters' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.68%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.42%), Newport Trust Co (0.39%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.37%), DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale (0.37%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.29%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher A Kuebler, Christopher J Oconnell, Edward Conard, Ian King, Joann A Reed, Keeley A Aleman, Linda Baddour, Michael C Harrington, Michael J Berendt, Robert G Carson, Sherry Buck and Thomas P Salice.
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How do I buy shares of Waters?

Shares of WAT stock 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 Waters' stock price today?

One share of WAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $337.04.

How much money does Waters make?

Waters (NYSE:WAT) has a market capitalization of $20.02 billion and generates $2.79 billion in revenue each year. The medical instruments supplier earns $692.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $11.46 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Waters have?

The company employs 7,800 workers across the globe.

Does Waters have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Waters: Analytical Products Group Inc., Andrew Alliance, Andrew Alliance S.A, Andrew Alliance SA (Switzerland), Andrew Alliance SASU (France), Anter Corporation, Baehr Thermoanalyse GmbH, Blue Reference Inc., Calorimetry Sciences Corporation, ElectroForce, Environmental Resource Associates Inc. (Colorado), Environmental Resources Associates, Integrated Software Solutions, Integrated Software Solutions Limited (UK), Integrated Software Solutions USA LLC, MPE Orbur Group Ltd. (UK), Manchester International Limited (Cayman), Melbourne International Limited (Cayman), Micromass Holdings Ltd. (UK), Micromass Ltd. (UK), Micromass UK Ltd. (UK), Midland Precision Equipment Co. Ltd. (UK), Milford International Limited (Cayman), Nihon Waters K.K. (Japan), NuGenesis Technologies Corporation, Rubotherm, TA Instruments Japan Inc. (Japan), TA Instruments-Waters LLC (Delaware), Thar Instruments Inc, Thermometric AB, VICAM, VTI Corporation, Waters (TC) Israel Ltd. (Israel), Waters A/S (Denmark), Waters AG (Switzerland), Waters Analytical Instruments Sdn Bhd (Malaysia), Waters Asia Limited (Delaware), Waters Australia PTY LTD. (Australia), Waters Celtic Holdings Ltd. (Ireland), Waters China Ltd. (Hong Kong), Waters Chromatography BV (Netherlands), Waters Chromatography Europe BV (Netherlands), Waters Chromatography Ireland Ltd. (Ireland), Waters Corporation (Delaware), Waters Cromatografia SA (Spain), Waters European Investments LLC (Cayman) (2), Waters Ges.MBH (Austria), Waters Global International Limited (Cayman) (1), Waters Global Limited (UK) (1), Waters GmbH (Germany), Waters Holdings LLC (Delaware), Waters India Pvt. Ltd., Waters Kft (Hungary), Waters Korea Limited (Korea), Waters Limited (Canada), Waters Limited (UK), Waters Luxembourg SARL (Luxembourg), Waters NV (Belgium), Waters O.O.O. (Russia) (1), Waters Pacific Pte Ltd. (Singapore), Waters Research Center Kft (Hungary), Waters Romania Srl, Waters SA de CV (Mexico), Waters SAS (France), Waters Sp.Zo.o (Poland), Waters SpA (Italy), Waters Sverige AB (Sweden), Waters Tech. LC-MS Unipessol Lda (Portugal), Waters Technologies (Beijing) Co. Ltd (China), Waters Technologies (Shanghai) Ltd (China), Waters Technologies Corporation (Delaware), Waters Technologies International Limited (Cayman) (1), Waters Technologies Ireland Ltd. (Ireland), and Waters Technologies do Brasil Ltda (Brazil).
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How can I contact Waters?

Waters' mailing address is 34 MAPLE STREET, MILFORD MA, 01757. The official website for the company is www.waters.com. The medical instruments supplier can be reached via phone at (508) 478-2000, via email at investor_relations@waters.com, or via fax at 508-872-1990.

This page (NYSE:WAT) was last updated on 2/7/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff