Global Water Resources, Inc. - common stock (GWRS): Price and Financial Metrics

Global Water Resources, Inc. - common stock (GWRS): $14.92

0.20 (+1.36%)

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where GWRS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.59% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GWRS is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • GWRS's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 9.52% of US stocks).

GWRS Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 279.46, Global Water Resources Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 90.85% of US stocks.
  • GWRS's current price/earnings ratio is 104.3, which is higher than 93.8% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9.54 for Global Water Resources Inc; that's greater than it is for 90.55% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GWRS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AGO, AVA, TIGO, RGCO, and VNTR.
  • Visit GWRS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

GWRS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, GWRS's price/sales ratio is 282.76% higher, now standing at 11.1.
  • GWRS's price/sales ratio has moved up 7.3 over the prior 65 months.
  • GWRS's price/sales ratio has moved up 7.3 over the prior 65 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GWRS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GWRS 2021-09-01 11.1 14.6 170.9 59.8
GWRS 2021-08-31 11.1 14.6 171.5 59.9
GWRS 2021-08-30 11.0 14.5 170.2 59.6
GWRS 2021-08-27 11.1 14.6 171.4 59.9
GWRS 2021-08-26 10.9 14.3 167.6 58.8
GWRS 2021-08-25 11.1 14.6 171.4 59.9

GWRS'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.
  • GWRS has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 83.07% of graded US stocks.
  • GWRS's asset turnover comes in at 0.142 -- ranking 89th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • TRGP, ENBL, and WMB are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GWRS.

The table below shows GWRS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.142 0.756 0.026
2021-03-31 0.141 0.753 0.018
2020-12-31 0.138 0.753 0.021
2020-09-30 0.137 0.751 0.021
2020-06-30 0.135 0.751 0.021
2020-03-31 0.134 0.750 0.024

GWRS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GWRS, see our GWRS 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 $19.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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GWRS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $14.92 52-week high $21.25
Prev. close $14.72 52-week low $12.54
Day low $14.63 Volume 39,000
Day high $14.99 Avg. volume 22,697
50-day MA $13.73 Dividend yield 1.97%
200-day MA $15.60 Market Cap 338.94M

Global Water Resources, Inc. - common stock (GWRS) Company Bio

Global Water Resources, Inc., a water resource management company, owns and operates regulated water, wastewater, and recycled water utilities primarily in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Below are the latest news stories about Global Water Resources Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GWRS as an investment opportunity.

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

Essential (WTRG) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates

Essential Utilities' (WTRG) Q4 earnings surpass estimates. Essential Utilities continues to make systematic investments to upgrade the water and natural gas systems to provide reliable services to customers.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Global Water Resources to Present at the 34th Annual ROTH Conference, March 13-15, 2022

PHOENIX, Feb. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, has been invited to present at the 34th Annual ROTH Conference being held virtually and in-person in Dana Point, California on March 13-15, 2022. The conference will feature on-demand online presentations from companies across a variety of sectors, one-on-one and small group in-person meetings, industry panels and fireside chats. Past conferences have

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

American States Water (AWR) Q4 Earnings Beat, Revenues Fall Y/Y

American States Water's (AWR) fourth-quarter earnings surpass estimates. American States Water gains from improved results of the water and electric segments.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Global Water Resources Sets Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Conference Call for Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. ET

PHOENIX, Feb. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, will hold a conference call on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2021. The financial results will be issued in a press release prior to the call. Global Water Resources management will host the presentation, followed by a question-and-answer period. Date: Thurs

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

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GWRS Price Returns

1-mo 9.43%
3-mo 11.22%
6-mo -0.49%
1-year -14.23%
3-year 34.51%
5-year 79.30%
YTD -11.70%
2021 20.09%
2020 12.53%
2019 33.54%
2018 11.88%
2017 5.78%

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