NYSE:WTS - Watts Water Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$83.15 +0.75 (+0.91 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$83.15
Today's Range$82.35 - $83.35
52-Week Range$59.15 - $93.35
Volume62,214 shs
Average Volume119,149 shs
Market Capitalization$2.84 billion
P/E Ratio27.53
Dividend Yield1.03%
Watts Water Technologies logoWatts Water Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells products and systems that manage and conserve the flow of fluids and energy into, through and out of buildings in the residential and commercial markets. It offers residential and commercial flow control products, including backflow preventers, water pressure regulators, temperature and pressure relief valves, and thermostatic mixing valves. The company also provides heating, ventilation, and air conditioning and gas products comprising boilers, 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, it offers drainage and water re-use products consisting of drainage products and engineered rain water harvesting solutions for commercial, industrial, marine, and residential applications; and water quality products, such as point-of-use and point-of-entry water filtration, conditioning, and scale prevention systems for commercial 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 (DIY) chains; and directly to wholesalers and private label accounts. It operates in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. Watts Water Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in North Andover, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Miscellaneous fabricated metal products
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45
Current Ratio2.29
Quick Ratio1.38


Trailing P/E Ratio27.53
Forward P/E Ratio22.53
P/E Growth1.88

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.46 billion
Price / Sales1.95
Cash Flow$4.5687 per share
Price / Cash18.20
Book Value$24.31 per share
Price / Book3.42


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.02
Net Income$73.10 million
Net Margins5.83%
Return on Equity13.88%
Return on Assets6.90%


Outstanding Shares34,130,000
Market Cap$2.84 billion

Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Watts Water Technologies' stock symbol?

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

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

Watts Water Technologies declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 30th. Investors of record on Friday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, September 14th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 30th. View Watts Water Technologies' Dividend History.

How were Watts Water Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Watts Water Technologies Inc (NYSE:WTS) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The technology company reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.04. The technology company had revenue of $407.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $403.60 million. Watts Water Technologies had a return on equity of 13.88% and a net margin of 5.83%. The business's revenue was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.83 EPS. View Watts Water Technologies' Earnings History.

When is Watts Water Technologies' next earnings date?

Watts Water Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Watts Water Technologies.

What price target have analysts set for WTS?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Watts Water Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $58.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate Watts Water Technologies' stock price to reach $84.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Watts Water Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Watts Water Technologies?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watts Water Technologies in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Watts Water Technologies.

Who are some of Watts Water Technologies' key competitors?

Who are Watts Water Technologies' key executives?

Watts Water Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert J. Pagano Jr., CEO, Pres, Interim CFO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Kenneth R. Lepage, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 47)
  • Mr. Elie A. Melhem, Pres of Asia-Pacific, the Middle East & Africa (Age 55)
  • Mr. Munish Nanda, Pres of Americas & Europe (Age 53)
  • Ms. Virginia A. Halloran, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 38)

Has Watts Water Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WTS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Watts Water Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 47.20 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Watts Water Technologies.

Who are Watts Water Technologies' major shareholders?

Watts Water Technologies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.31%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (3.56%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.94%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.54%), Voya Investment Management LLC (2.33%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (1.59%). Company insiders that own Watts Water Technologies stock include Elie Melhem, Kenneth Robert Lepage, Munish Nanda, Richard J Cathcart, Robert J Pagano Jr, Timothy P Horne and Todd A Trapp. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Watts Water Technologies.

Which major investors are selling Watts Water Technologies stock?

WTS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, GSA Capital Partners LLP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold Watts Water Technologies company stock in the last year include Elie Melhem, Kenneth Robert Lepage, Munish Nanda, Robert J Pagano Jr, Timothy P Horne and Todd A Trapp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Watts Water Technologies.

Which major investors are buying Watts Water Technologies stock?

WTS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., BTIM Corp., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., United Services Automobile Association, Bank of Montreal Can, Voya Investment Management LLC and Daiwa SB Investments Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Watts Water Technologies.

How do I buy shares of Watts Water Technologies?

Shares of WTS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Watts Water Technologies' stock price today?

One share of WTS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $83.15.

How big of a company is Watts Water Technologies?

Watts Water Technologies has a market capitalization of $2.84 billion and generates $1.46 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $73.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.02 on an earnings per share basis. Watts Water Technologies employs 4,800 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Watts Water Technologies?

Watts Water Technologies' mailing address is 815 CHESTNUT ST, NORTH ANDOVER MA, 01845. The technology company can be reached via phone at 978-688-1811 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Watts Water Technologies (NYSE WTS)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  190 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  296 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  486
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Watts Water Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WTS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WTS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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