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

California Water Service Group (CWT): $53.25

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  • Momentum is the dimension where CWT ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 80.08% of US stocks.
  • CWT's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • CWT's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 3.33% 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 84.38% of US equities in our set.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for California Water Service Group comes in at -0.43%, a number that bests only 17.41% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of California Water Service Group's share price is greater than that of only 18.85% 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 DY, USM, TIXT, NXST, and BKI.
  • CWT's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit California Water Service Group's official 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

    Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -5.61%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 14.35%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 17.68%.
Over the past 15 months, CWT's revenue has gone up $8,876,000.

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
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
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

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 $53.25 52-week high $72.08
Prev. close $53.22 52-week low $49.84
Day low $52.97 Volume 331,900
Day high $55.10 Avg. volume 267,398
50-day MA $55.78 Dividend yield 1.88%
200-day MA $61.07 Market Cap 2.86B

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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Latest CWT News From Around the Web

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California Water Service GAAP EPS of $0.07 misses by $0.15, revenue of $173.32M misses by $23.68M

California Water Service press release (NYSE:CWT): Q4 GAAP EPS of $0.07 misses by $0.15. Revenue of $173.32M (-8.4% Y/Y) misses by $23.68M....

Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

California Water Service Group 2021 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

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Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

California Water Service Group (CWT)CEO Martin Kropelnicki On Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

California Water (CWT) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Miss Estimates

California Water's (CWT) Q4 earnings lag estimates. California Water is likely to gain from closing of the pending acquisitions and consistent investments in the upcoming years.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

California Water Service Group (CWT) Misses Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

California Water Service Group (CWT) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -65% and 12.02%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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CWT Price Returns

1-mo -2.68%
3-mo -8.96%
6-mo -19.93%
1-year -2.66%
3-year 10.97%
5-year 69.51%
YTD -25.22%
2021 35.05%
2020 6.68%
2019 9.85%
2018 7.06%
2017 36.39%

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