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NYSE:WTS

Watts Water Technologies (WTS) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$172.32
-1.99 (-1.14%)
(As of 09/22/2023 ET)
Compare
Today's Range
$172.27
$174.40
50-Day Range
$172.32
$191.99
52-Week Range
$120.78
$192.93
Volume
86,481 shs
Average Volume
104,820 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.75 billion
P/E Ratio
21.57
Dividend Yield
0.84%
Price Target
$178.20

Watts Water Technologies MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.4% Upside
$178.20 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
1.81% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.21
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.26mentions of Watts Water Technologies in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.22 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
2.96%
From $7.78 to $8.01 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.03 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

401st out of 590 stocks

Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Products Industry

5th out of 6 stocks


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About Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS) Stock

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. supplies products and solutions that manage and conserve the flow of fluids and energy into, through, and out of buildings in the commercial, industrial, and residential markets in the Americas, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. The company offers residential and commercial flow control and protection products, including backflow preventers, water pressure regulators, temperature and pressure relief valves, thermostatic mixing valves, and leak detection and protection products for plumbing and hot water applications. It also provides heating, ventilation, and air conditioning and gas products comprising commercial boilers, and water heaters and heating solutions; hydronic and electric heating systems for under-floor radiant applications; custom heat and hot water solutions; hydronic pump groups for boiler manufacturers and alternative energy control packages; and flexible stainless steel connectors for natural and liquid propane gas in commercial food service and residential applications. In addition, the company offers drainage and water re-use products, such as drainage products and engineered rain water harvesting solutions for commercial, industrial, marine, and residential applications; and water quality products that include point-of-use and point-of-entry water filtration, conditioning, and scale prevention systems for commercial, marine, and residential applications. The company sells its products to plumbing, heating, and mechanical wholesale distributors and dealers, as well as original equipment manufacturers, specialty product distributors, and do-it-yourself and retail chains; and wholesalers and private label accounts. Watts Water Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in North Andover, Massachusetts.

WTS Price History

WTS Stock News Headlines

Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS) Lowered to Buy at StockNews.com
Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS) Shares Gap Up to $176.62
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Watts Water Technologies (WTS) Receives a Hold from Robert W. Baird
Watts Water Technologies To Acquire Bradley Corp. For $303 Mln
Q2 2023 Watts Water Technologies Inc Earnings Call
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WTS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/02/2023
Ex-Dividend for 9/15 Dividend
8/31/2023
Dividend Payable
9/15/2023
Today
9/23/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Miscellaneous fabricated metal products
Sub-Industry
Industrial Machinery
CUSIP
94274910
Employees
4,600
Year Founded
1874

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$178.20
High Stock Price Forecast
$189.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$165.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+3.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$251.50 million
Pretax Margin
16.43%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.98 billion
Cash Flow
$8.30 per share
Book Value
$39.09 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
32,973,000
Market Cap
$5.75 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.03

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Robert J. Pagano Jr.Mr. Robert J. Pagano Jr. (Age 60)
    C.M.A., C.P.A., Chairman, Pres & CEO
    Comp: $3.1M
  • Mr. Shashank  PatelMr. Shashank Patel (Age 62)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $1.19M
  • Mr. Andre Dhawan (Age 60)
    Chief Operating Officer
    Comp: $680.03k
  • Mr. Kenneth R. LepageMr. Kenneth R. Lepage (Age 52)
    Gen. Counsel, Chief Sustainability Officer & Sec.
    Comp: $982.99k
  • Mr. Elie A. MelhemMr. Elie A. Melhem (Age 60)
    Pres of Asia-Pacific, The Middle East & Africa
    Comp: $1.15M
  • Ms. Virginia A. Halloran (Age 43)
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Diane M. McClintock CPA (Age 55)
    Sr. VP of FP&A and Investor Relations
  • Mr. Ram Ramakrishnan
    Exec. VP of Strategy & Bus. Devel.
  • Ms. Monica Barry (Age 51)
    Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. James F. Dagley
    Pres of Heating & Hot Water Solutions













WTS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Watts Water Technologies stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watts Water Technologies in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" WTS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WTS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Watts Water Technologies' stock price forecast for 2023?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Watts Water Technologies' stock. Their WTS share price forecasts range from $165.00 to $189.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $178.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have WTS shares performed in 2023?

Watts Water Technologies' stock was trading at $146.23 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WTS stock has increased by 17.8% and is now trading at $172.32.
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When is Watts Water Technologies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 1st 2023.
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How were Watts Water Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The technology company reported $2.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.05 by $0.29. The technology company had revenue of $532.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $529.93 million. Watts Water Technologies had a net margin of 13.43% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.48%.

How often does Watts Water Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Watts Water Technologies?

Watts Water Technologies announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st.
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Is Watts Water Technologies a good dividend stock?

Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS) pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.83%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 18.02%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WTS will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.98% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Watts Water Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Watts Water Technologies issued an update on its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.96 billion-$2.04 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.99 billion.

What is Robert J. Pagano, Jr.'s approval rating as Watts Water Technologies' CEO?

48 employees have rated Watts Water Technologies Chief Executive Officer Robert J. Pagano, Jr. on Glassdoor.com. Robert J. Pagano, Jr. has an approval rating of 66% among the company's employees. 53.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Watts Water Technologies to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of Watts Water Technologies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Watts Water Technologies investors own include Weyerhaeuser (WY), AES (AES), Pfizer (PFE), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Simon Property Group (SPG), TJX Companies (TJX), Tesla (TSLA), AbbVie (ABBV), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and CVS Health (CVS).

What is Watts Water Technologies' stock symbol?

Watts Water Technologies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WTS."

Who are Watts Water Technologies' major shareholders?

Watts Water Technologies' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.03%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (6.24%), Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd Zurich (5.88%), Impax Asset Management Group plc (5.73%), State Street Corp (2.74%) and Mirova US LLC (2.06%). Insiders that own company stock include Elie Melhem, Joseph T Noonan, Kenneth Robert Lepage, Kevin Hettrich, Munish Nanda, Robert J Pagano Jr, Shashank Patel and Timothy P Horne.
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How do I buy shares of Watts Water Technologies?

Shares of WTS 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 Watts Water Technologies' stock price today?

One share of WTS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $172.32.

How much money does Watts Water Technologies make?

Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS) has a market capitalization of $5.75 billion and generates $1.98 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $251.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.99 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Watts Water Technologies have?

The company employs 4,600 workers across the globe.

Does Watts Water Technologies have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Watts Water Technologies: AERCO International, AERCO International Inc., AHC Holding Company Inc., Apex Valves, Apex Valves Limited, Austroflex Rohr-Isoliersysteme, BLUCHER, BLÜCHER France SARL, BLÜCHER Germany GmbH, BLÜCHER Metal, BLÜCHER Metal A/S branch in Finland, BLÜCHER Metal A/S branch in Poland, BLÜCHER Metal A/S branch in Russia, BLÜCHER Norway AS, BLÜCHER Sweden AB, BLÜCHER UK LTD, BM Stainles Steel Drains Limited, Bar pneumatische steuerungssysteme GmbH, Black Teknigas, Black Teknigas & Electro Controls Limited, Blue Ridge Atlantic Enterprises, Dormont Manufacturing Company, Electro Controls Ltd., HF Scientific LLC., Hornet Enterprises LLC, Hornet Manufacturing LLC, PVI, PVI Industries LLC, PVI Riverside Holdings Inc., Socla, Socla SAS, Socla Valves and Controls Iberica SA, Taft Engineering Inc., Tekmar Control Systems, Tekmar Control Systems Inc., Tekmar Control Systems Ltd., Topway Global, Valpes S.A.S., Watts (Ningbo) International Trading Co. Ltd., Watts (Shanghai) Management Company Limited, Watts Asia Pacific Sales Pte. Ltd., Watts Benelux B.V.B.A., Watts Denmark Holding ApS, Watts Deutschland Holdings GmbH & Co KG, Watts EMEA Holding BV, Watts Electronics S.A.S., Watts France Holding S.A.S., Watts Germany Holding GmbH, Watts Holdings Limited, Watts Ind. Iberica S.A., Watts Industries Bulgaria EAD, Watts Industries Deutschland GmbH, Watts Industries France S.A.S., Watts Industries Italia S.r.l., Watts Industries Middle East FZE, Watts Industries Netherlands B.V., Watts Industries Nordic AB, Watts Industries Polska Sp. z.o.o., Watts Industries Tunisia S.A.S., Watts Industries UK Limited., Watts Intermes AG, Watts Intermes GmbH, Watts International Holdings Limited, Watts Italy Holding S.r.l., Watts Korea Co. Ltd., Watts Regulator Co., Watts U.K. Ltd., Watts Water Equipment Manufacturing (Ningbo) Co. Ltd., Watts Water Quality and Conditioning Products LLC., Watts Water Technologies (Australia) Pty Ltd., Watts Water Technologies (Canada) Inc., Watts Water Technologies (HK) Holding Limited, Watts Water Technologies Inc., and Watts Water Technologies Latin America S.A. de C.V..
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How can I contact Watts Water Technologies?

Watts Water Technologies' mailing address is 815 CHESTNUT ST, NORTH ANDOVER MA, 01845. The official website for the company is www.watts.com. The technology company can be reached via phone at (978) 688-1811, via email at investorrelations@wattswater.com, or via fax at 978-794-1848.

This page (NYSE:WTS) was last updated on 9/23/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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