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

California Water Service Group (CWT): $48.12

0.33 (-0.68%)

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CWT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.12 52-week high $66.12
Prev. close $48.45 52-week low $47.87
Day low $47.87 Volume 19,965
Day high $48.28 Avg. volume 286,662
50-day MA $51.04 Dividend yield 2.08%
200-day MA $56.22 Market Cap 2.78B

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  • CWT scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 69.71% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CWT is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • CWT's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 1.27% 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 85.21% of US equities in our set.
  • CWT's current price/earnings ratio is 45.17, which is higher than 86.41% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP is higher than it is for about 81.68% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CWT, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NXST, UHT, NEWT, KORE, and BYD.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 46.2; this is 127.59% higher than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, CWT's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CWT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CWT 2023-09-14 3.7 2.1 46.2 37.1
CWT 2023-09-13 3.6 2.1 45.4 36.6
CWT 2023-09-12 3.5 2.0 44.7 36.2
CWT 2023-09-11 3.6 2.0 45.0 36.3
CWT 2023-09-08 3.5 2.0 44.6 36.1
CWT 2023-09-07 3.6 2.0 44.9 36.3

CWT Growth Metrics

    The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 17.93%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 1071.03%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -8.81%.
CWT's revenue has moved up $104,263,000 over the prior 33 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
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)

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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Below are the latest news stories about CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CWT as an investment opportunity.

American Water's (AWK) PA Unit to Invest $11.3M in Upgrades

American Water's (AWK) unit, Pennsylvania American Water, continues to invest in upgrading water and wastewater infrastructure to provide 24x7 services to customers.

Yahoo | September 15, 2023

Cal Water Enters Groundbreaking Partnership With State of California to Help Low-Income Customers Pay Water Bills

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NYSE: CWT—As part of its ongoing effort to support its low-income customers, California Water Service (Cal Water) has entered a first-of-its-kind agreement with the California Department of Community Services & Development (CSD) to make it easier for customers to access funds through the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). LIHWAP, a federally funded program that offers a one-time benefit of up to $15,000 per household for p

Yahoo | September 14, 2023

California Water Service Group Named One of “World’s Most Trustworthy Companies” by Newsweek

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In its inaugural list recognizing trustworthy companies worldwide, Newsweek magazine has named California Water Service Group (Group) (NYSE: CWT) one of the “World’s Most Trustworthy Companies.” The honor was given to Group by Newsweek and Statista Inc., a leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider, based on feedback and analysis regarding trust among customers, investors, and employees. Fifty-five companies were honored in the en

Yahoo | September 7, 2023

California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) is a favorite amongst institutional investors who own 84%

Key Insights Significantly high institutional ownership implies California Water Service Group's stock price is...

Yahoo | September 4, 2023

American Water's (AWK) Pennsylvania Arm to Invest in Upgrades

American Water Works (AWK) unit Pennsylvania American Water to install 2,900 feet of new water mains in its service area to provide better service to its customers.

Yahoo | September 1, 2023

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CWT Price Returns

1-mo -6.47%
3-mo -3.81%
6-mo -14.28%
1-year -13.92%
3-year 18.35%
5-year 26.25%
YTD -19.55%
2022 -14.13%
2021 35.05%
2020 6.68%
2019 9.85%
2018 7.06%

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