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


California Water Service Group (CWT): $64.09

-0.24 (-0.37%)

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 Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 66.72% of US stocks.
  • CWT's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 52 weeks.
  • CWT ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

CWT Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 322.55, California Water Service Group is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 91.47% of US stocks.
  • CWT's went public 31.7 years ago, making it older than 84.07% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of California Water Service Group's share price is greater than that of just 16.55% 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 POR, UHT, AVA, AWR, and OGS.
  • 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

  • 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

  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 79.9%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 30.16%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 79.46%.
CWT's revenue has moved up $96,273,000 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
2021-09-30 806.735 200.418 113.119
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

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 $64.09 52-week high $68.40
Prev. close $64.33 52-week low $48.88
Day low $63.48 Volume 67,083
Day high $64.51 Avg. volume 211,474
50-day MA $61.53 Dividend yield 1.43%
200-day MA $59.37 Market Cap 3.37B

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 (NYSE:CWT) Shares Sold by Bank of America Corp DE

Bank of America Corp DE cut its position in shares of California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) by 14.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 142,394 shares of the utilities providers stock after selling 23,945 shares during the quarter. Bank of America []

Transcript Daily | November 26, 2021

Bank of America Corp DE Sells 23,945 Shares of California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT)

Bank of America Corp DE lowered its position in California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) by 14.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 142,394 shares of the utilities providers stock after selling 23,945 shares during the period. Bank []

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CWT Price Returns

1-mo 5.66%
3-mo -0.88%
6-mo 13.37%
1-year 31.52%
3-year 47.14%
5-year 103.42%
YTD 20.45%
2020 6.68%
2019 9.85%
2018 7.06%
2017 36.39%
2016 49.18%

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