Watts Water Technologies Company Profile (NYSE:WTS)

About Watts Water Technologies

Watts Water Technologies logoWatts Water Technologies, Inc. (Watts) is a supplier of products and solutions that manage and conserve the flow of fluids and energy into, through and out of buildings in the residential and commercial markets. The Company, through its subsidiary, Watts Regulator Co., is engaged in manufacturing products and systems focused on the control, conservation and quality of water, and safety of the people using it. The Company's operating segments include Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. The Company distributes its products through primary distribution channels, including wholesale, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and do-it-yourself (DIY). The Company offers a range of products in terms of design distinction, size and configuration. It offers products in four product lines, including residential and commercial flow control products; heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and gas products; drainage and water re-use products, and water quality products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Industrial Equipment & Components
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WTS
  • CUSIP: 94274910
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $60.15
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $63.00
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $60.35
  • 52-Week Range: $44.51 - $66.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.92
  • P/E Growth: 1.93
  • Market Cap: $2.06B
  • Outstanding Shares: 34,203,000
  • Beta: 1.17
  • Net Margins: -6.88%
  • Return on Equity: 11.85%
  • Return on Assets: 5.12%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.82%
  • Current Ratio: 3.14%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.23%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $61.25 (1.83% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/16/2016Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageNeutral$63.00View Rating Details
7/8/2016Northcoast ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
6/10/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeAccumulate -> Neutral$58.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/9/2016WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$57.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
5/8/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/6/2016BB&T Corp.UpgradeHold -> Buy$54.58 -> $64.00View Rating Details
5/5/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/17/2015Cowen and CompanyUpgradeUnderperform -> Market Perform$46.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
6/16/2015Boenning ScattergoodUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$60.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2016Q316$0.69$352.64 millionN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.70$0.75$367.14 million$371.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.49$0.57$336.97 million$344.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2016Q415$0.52$0.59$335.70 million$358.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.64$0.67$361.05 million$366.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q2$0.63$0.69$383.07 million$386.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q1$0.42$0.45$346.28 million$356.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2015Q4$0.65$0.59$377.62 million$376.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.69$0.70$386.80 million$376.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.68$0.69$385.52 million$396.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q1$0.59$0.55$374.71 million$365.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q413$0.62$0.57$371.33 million$376.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.65$0.58$370.21 million$371.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.55$0.57$376.24 million$371.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.57$0.49$370.51 million$362.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$0.58$0.61$358.29 million$359.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2012Q312$0.58$0.63$363.81 million$361.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.55$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.50$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.51$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.49$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.47$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.47$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.65 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.02 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 201612$0.45$0.60$0.51
Q2 20167$0.62$0.76$0.72
Q3 201610$0.68$0.76$0.72
Q4 201610$0.58$0.72$0.65
Q1 20172$0.67$0.70$0.69
Q2 20172$0.75$0.83$0.79
Q3 20172$0.75$0.77$0.76
Q4 20172$0.69$0.79$0.74
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:1.20%
Dividend Growth:14.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-25.35% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
27.17% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
23.84% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.96%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/17/2016Kenneth Robert LepageGeneral CounselSell31,362$64.53$2,023,789.86View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Elie MelhemInsiderSell5,192$62.44$324,188.48View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016Kenneth Robert LepageGeneral CounselSell14,406$60.00$864,360.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016Kenneth Robert LepageGeneral CounselSell594$60.00$35,640.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Kenneth Robert LepageGeneral CounselSell15,000$59.00$885,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Kenneth Robert LepageGeneral CounselSell10,000$58.00$580,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Timothy P HorneMajor ShareholderSell25,000$57.50$1,437,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Timothy P HorneMajor ShareholderSell25,000$57.14$1,428,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Joseph T NoonanDirectorSell3,922$57.45$225,318.90View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Elie MelhemInsiderSell1,238$55.91$69,216.58View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Elie MelhemInsiderSell1,000$52.09$52,090.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016John K McgillicuddyDirectorSell1,000$53.47$53,470.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015Timothy P HorneMajor ShareholderSell16,347$56.00$915,432.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Timothy P HorneMajor ShareholderSell21,100$55.50$1,171,050.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Timothy P. Hornemajor shareholderSell3,900$55.64$216,996.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Elie MelhemInsiderSell1,200$53.70$64,440.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Timothy P. Hornemajor shareholderSell8,653$56.50$488,894.50View SEC Filing  
9/3/2015Elie MelheminsiderSell1,212$53.73$65,120.76View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Timothy P HorneMajor ShareholderSell5,000$57.36$286,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015John K McgillicuddyDirectorSell1,000$55.29$55,290.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Elie MelhemInsiderSell1,600$54.48$87,168.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Kenneth Robert LepageGeneral CounselSell6,000$64.00$384,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Elie MelhemInsiderSell5,625$57.38$322,762.50View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Kenneth Robert LepageGeneral CounselSell4,000$61.00$244,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Timothy Hornemajor shareholderSell11,294$61.17$690,853.98View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Timothy Hornemajor shareholderSell19,926$60.50$1,205,523.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Joseph NoonanDirectorSell15,000$58.15$872,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Timothy Hornemajor shareholderSell53,170$54.04$2,873,306.80View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Timothy MacpheeCAOSell8,750$53.30$466,375.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Elie MelhemInsiderSell1,817$53.22$96,700.74View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Elie MelhemInsiderSell8,113$53.79$436,398.27View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013John K McgillicuddyDirectorSell1,967$54.40$107,004.80View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Kenneth Robert LepageGeneral CounselSell3,000$54.00$162,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/19/2013Kenneth Robert LepageGeneral CounselSell4,894$52.00$254,488.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013J Dennis CawteDirectorSell12,499$46.73$584,078.27View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013J Dennis CawteDirectorSell24,711$46.95$1,160,181.45View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013John K McgillicuddyDirectorSell1,127$48.23$54,355.21View SEC Filing  
8/22/2012Timothy P HorneMajor ShareholderSell80,200$38.10$3,055,620.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012William C MccartneyCFOSell4,930$37.60$185,368.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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News IconGeneral Counsel of Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS), Lepage Kenneth Robert, sells 15,000 shares worth $885,000 (NYSE:WTS)
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News IconHorne Timothy P, 10% Owner of Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS) sells 25,000 shares (NYSE:WTS)
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Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS) Chart for Friday, October, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 10/28/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff