California Water Service Group (CWT): Price and Financial Metrics

California Water Service Group (CWT): $61.01

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  • CWT scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 64.96% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CWT is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 51 weeks.
  • CWT's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 15.99% of US stocks).

CWT Stock Summary

  • California Water Service Group's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.06% of US equities in our set.
  • Over the past twelve months, CWT has reported earnings growth of 127.67%, putting it ahead of 83.51% of US stocks in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CWT is more volatile than only 10.16% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to California Water Service Group, a group of peers worth examining would be TIGO, DNB, NNBR, YORW, and ADT.
  • Visit CWT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CWT Valuation Summary

  • CWT's price/sales ratio is 3.9; this is 34.48% higher than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • CWT's price/earnings ratio has moved up 2.6 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, CWT's price/earnings ratio has gone up 2.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CWT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CWT 2021-09-01 3.9 3.4 22.7 21.8
CWT 2021-08-31 3.8 3.3 22.3 21.5
CWT 2021-08-30 3.8 3.3 22.3 21.5
CWT 2021-08-27 3.8 3.3 22.1 21.3
CWT 2021-08-26 3.8 3.3 22.1 21.3
CWT 2021-08-25 3.8 3.3 22.1 21.4

CWT Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 5.45%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 14.88%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 41.85%.
CWT's revenue has moved up $140,111,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows CWT's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 854.12 165.57 147.05
2021-03-31 816.481 143.836 114.106
2020-12-31 794.307 117.924 96.831
2020-09-30 782.033 137.115 92.67
2020-06-30 710.462 145.407 38.734
2020-03-31 714.009 152.72 50.449

CWT's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CWT has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 15.91% of graded US stocks.
  • CWT's asset turnover comes in at 0.245 -- ranking 39th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • PNM, SRE, and XEL are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CWT.

The table below shows CWT's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.245 0.491 0.051
2021-03-31 0.238 0.466 0.044
2020-12-31 0.235 0.458 0.039
2020-09-30 0.237 0.453 0.039
2020-06-30 0.223 0.413 0.024
2020-03-31 0.231 0.431 0.029

CWT Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CWT, see our CWT price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $57.58 Average Broker Recommendation 2.07 (Hold)

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CWT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $61.01 52-week high $65.99
Prev. close $60.62 52-week low $44.26
Day low $60.72 Volume 263,500
Day high $61.37 Avg. volume 206,241
50-day MA $61.92 Dividend yield 1.51%
200-day MA $58.34 Market Cap 3.10B

California Water Service Group (CWT) Company Bio

California Water Services Group provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii. The company was founded in 1926 and is based in San Jose, California.

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ETF Daily News | October 8, 2021

California Water Service Group Schedules Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Results Announcement and Conference Call

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT) today announced that its third quarter 2021 earnings results will be released at 9:00 a.m. ET with its conference call to follow at 11:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, October 28, 2021.

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CWT Price Returns

1-mo 4.17%
3-mo 1.36%
6-mo 0.41%
1-year 34.01%
3-year 51.44%
5-year 105.06%
YTD 14.24%
2020 6.68%
2019 9.85%
2018 7.06%
2017 36.39%
2016 49.18%

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