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


California Water Service Group (CWT): $61.17

1.28 (+2.14%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

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CWT POWR Grades

  • CWT scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 95.03% of US stocks.
  • CWT's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • CWT ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

CWT Stock Summary

  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 86.19% of US equities in our set.
  • CWT's current price/earnings ratio is 41.95, which is higher than 84.31% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The volatility of CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP's share price is greater than that of only 16.65% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP are AWR, KEX, WRLD, AVA, and POR.
  • Visit CWT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.calwatergroup.com.

CWT Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, CWT's price/sales ratio is 105% higher, now standing at 4.1.
  • CWT's price/earnings ratio has moved up 23.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CWT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CWT 2023-01-27 4.1 2.7 42.5 34.0
CWT 2023-01-26 4.2 2.7 42.7 34.2
CWT 2023-01-25 4.2 2.7 43.0 34.4
CWT 2023-01-24 4.2 2.7 42.8 34.2
CWT 2023-01-23 4.1 2.6 42.0 33.7
CWT 2023-01-20 4.1 2.6 41.6 33.5

CWT Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 73.99%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 49.75%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -18.97%.
Over the past 67 months, CWT's revenue has gone up $209,141,000.

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
2022-09-30 818.82 252.401 79.945
2022-06-30 809.236 253.978 86.502
2022-03-31 816.165 255.932 105.243
2021-12-31 790.909 231.718 101.125
2021-09-30 806.735 200.418 113.119
2021-06-30 854.12 165.57 147.05

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 15.15% of graded US stocks.
  • CWT's asset turnover comes in at 0.229 -- ranking 45th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • PCYO, LNG, and SRE 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
2021-09-30 0.229 0.466 0.039
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

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 $61.17 52-week high $66.12
Prev. close $59.89 52-week low $48.46
Day low $59.89 Volume 953,000
Day high $61.64 Avg. volume 203,605
50-day MA $62.40 Dividend yield 1.63%
200-day MA $57.91 Market Cap 3.35B

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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California Water Service Group Board of Directors Declares 312th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend and 56th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At its meeting today, the California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT) Board of Directors declared the company''s 312th consecutive quarterly dividend, increasing the annual dividend by $0.04, or 4.0%, from $1.00 to $1.04. This represents the company’s 56th consecutive annual dividend increase. The quarterly dividend of $0.26 per common share will be payable on February 17, 2023 to stockholders of record on February 6, 2023.

GlobeNewswire | January 25, 2023

California Water Service declares $0.26 dividend

California Water Service (NYSE:CWT) declares $0.26/share quarterly dividend, 4% increase from prior dividend of $0.25.Forward yield 1.66%Payable Feb. 17; for shareholders of record Feb.

Seeking Alpha | January 25, 2023

California Water Service Group Board of Directors Declares 312th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend and 56th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At its meeting today, the California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT) Board of Directors declared the company's 312th consecutive quarterly dividend, increasing the annual dividend by $0.04, or 4.0%, from $1.00 to $1.04. This represents the company’s 56th consecutive annual dividend increase. The quarterly dividend of $0.26 per common share will be payable on February 17, 2023 to stockholders of record on February 6, 2023. California Water Servi

Yahoo | January 25, 2023

California Water Service Customers Saved 16.5 Percent Water in December, Eighth Straight Month of Savings

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- California Water Service (Cal Water) customers surpassed the state’s conservation target of 15% in December 2022, saving 16.5% company-wide over December 2020. This is the eighth month in a row Cal Water customers reduced their water use, with 11 districts saving more than 15%. The 11 Cal Water districts that surpassed 15% in water-use reductions are: Bakersfield, saving 21.6%Bear Gulch, saving 29.9%Kern River Valley, saving 25.3%King City, sav

Yahoo | January 24, 2023

California Water Service Group Launches 10th Annual College Scholarship Program, Encourages Students to Learn More and Apply

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- California Water Service Group (Group) (NYSE: CWT) announced the commencement of its 10th annual College Scholarship Program cycle today, reaffirming the utility’s commitment to improving lives in its communities. Students residing in areas served by its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington subsidiaries are encouraged to apply for a portion of the $80,000 available in awards.

GlobeNewswire | January 17, 2023

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CWT Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 4.60%
6-mo 2.76%
1-year 2.11%
3-year 22.42%
5-year 60.20%
YTD 0.87%
2022 -14.13%
2021 35.05%
2020 6.68%
2019 9.85%
2018 7.06%

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