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

California Water Service Group (CWT): $54.26

-2.02 (-3.59%)

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  • CWT scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 88.05% of US stocks.
  • CWT's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down 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 85.49% of US equities in our set.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 33.11, CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP P/E ratio is greater than that of about 83.34% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The volatility of CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP's share price is greater than that of only 13.2% 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 ALGT, WRLD, GLT, AWR, and QRTEA.
  • 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 35.5; this is 69.05% higher than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, CWT's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 17.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CWT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CWT 2022-09-23 3.8 2.6 35.5 31.4
CWT 2022-09-22 3.8 2.6 35.7 31.5
CWT 2022-09-21 3.8 2.6 35.8 31.5
CWT 2022-09-20 3.9 2.6 36.3 31.9
CWT 2022-09-19 3.9 2.6 36.5 32.1
CWT 2022-09-16 3.9 2.6 36.6 32.1

CWT Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 77.93%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 19.63%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 19.63%.
Over the past 52 months, CWT's revenue has gone up $132,135,000.

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
2022-06-30 809.236 253.978 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
2021-03-31 816.481 143.836 114.106

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 $54.26 52-week high $72.08
Prev. close $56.28 52-week low $48.46
Day low $54.26 Volume 25,611
Day high $55.63 Avg. volume 251,254
50-day MA $59.19 Dividend yield 1.78%
200-day MA $58.15 Market Cap 2.95B

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.

Cal Water Commends Governor Newsom’s Signature on Important Water Conservation Bill SB 1469 (Bradford/Becker)

Broad coalition of labor, environmental, business, consumer, and water groups supported bill that will help Californians conserve more waterSAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- California Water Service (Cal Water) today commended Governor Newsom for signing SB 1469 (Sens. Bradford, Becker), which makes permanent a proven program that has encouraged Californians to reduce their water use and helped keep water bills low for all customers, particularly low-income customers. The bill

Yahoo | September 30, 2022

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

American Water's (AWK) Pennsylvanian unit will invest $2.8 million to replace nearly 10,000 feet of aging water mains in Scranton and continue to provide high-quality services.

Yahoo | September 30, 2022

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California Water Service Sees Fourth Straight Month of Water Savings During August 2022, Led State With July Savings

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the fourth month in a row, California Water Service (Cal Water) customers reduced their water use, with half of the utility’s districts surpassing 15% in reductions in August. Company-wide, Cal Water reduced water use by 12.3% last month compared to August 2020. All of Cal Water’s districts achieved savings this August, showing that customers continued to heed the State’s call for conservation and curtail their outdoor watering through the

Yahoo | September 29, 2022

California Water Service Group Announces Addition of Retired L.A. County Fire Chief Daryl Osby as Vice President, Emergency Preparedness, Safety, and Security

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT) today announced that retired Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby joined the company as Vice President, Emergency Preparedness, Safety, and Security, effective September 28. “Daryl had an impressive career in the fire service, during which time he demonstrated his ability to improve strategic planning and daily operations, effectively command in emergencies, and manage emergency response servic

Yahoo | September 29, 2022

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CWT Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -2.66%
6-mo -6.71%
1-year -7.97%
3-year 8.39%
5-year 45.41%
YTD -23.49%
2021 35.05%
2020 6.68%
2019 9.85%
2018 7.06%
2017 36.39%

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