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

Global Water Resources, Inc. - common stock (GWRS): $13.86

-0.23 (-1.63%)

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  • GWRS scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 99.34% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GWRS is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 26 weeks.
  • GWRS ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

GWRS Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 426.91, 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 94.21% of US stocks.
  • GWRS's current price/earnings ratio is 65.27, which is higher than 91.93% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9.09 for GLOBAL WATER RESOURCES INC; that's greater than it is for 89.1% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GWRS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AGO, AVA, OGS, FOCS, and YORW.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 68.78% higher, now standing at 37.3.
  • GWRS's price/sales ratio has moved up 3.1 over the prior 80 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GWRS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GWRS 2022-11-25 6.9 6.7 60.0 37.3
GWRS 2022-11-23 7.0 6.8 60.9 37.8
GWRS 2022-11-22 7.0 6.8 61.2 37.9
GWRS 2022-11-21 7.1 6.9 61.8 38.2
GWRS 2022-11-18 7.0 6.9 61.6 38.1
GWRS 2022-11-17 6.9 6.8 60.6 37.6

GWRS Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -7.99%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 20.74%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 477.94%.
GWRS's revenue has moved up $8,898,000 over the prior 37 months.

The table below shows GWRS'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 43.937 24.889 5.028
2022-06-30 43.448 24.898 4.84
2022-03-31 42.685 20.956 4.715
2021-12-31 41.914 20.386 3.609
2021-09-30 41.357 18.104 3.005
2021-06-30 40.71 16.829 2.638

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 $13.86 52-week high $17.77
Prev. close $14.09 52-week low $10.61
Day low $13.74 Volume 20,248
Day high $14.14 Avg. volume 23,563
50-day MA $12.41 Dividend yield 2.06%
200-day MA $13.87 Market Cap 330.78M

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.

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Ian Bezek on InvestorPlace | December 1, 2022

Global Water Resources to Present at the Bank of America 2022 Water Conference on December 6, 2022

PHOENIX, Nov. 29, 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 Bank of America 2022 Water Conference being held virtually on December 6, 2022. Global Water Resources CEO, Ron Fleming, is scheduled to participate in one-on-one meetings with institutional analysts and investors held throughout the day. He will be joined by the company’s SVP and CFO, Mike Liebman, and chief strateg

Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Global Water Resources to Provide Water Services to New P&G Manufacturing Facility at Inland Port Arizona

PHOENIX, Nov. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, applauds The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for receiving approval of an economic development agreement to build a new manufacturing facility in Coolidge, Arizona. As recently announced by Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), the facility will support P&G’s fabric care portfolio, which includes products such as Tide PODS®, Downy Unstopables® and Boun

Yahoo | November 16, 2022

Global Water Resources Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: EPS Beats Expectations

Global Water Resources ( NASDAQ:GWRS ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$11.9m (up 4.3% from...

Yahoo | November 16, 2022

Global Water Resources, Inc. (GWRS) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

Global Water Resources, Inc. (GWRS)

Q3 2022 Earnings Conference Call

November 10, 2022 13:00 ET

Company Participants

Joanne Ellsworth - Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Ron Fleming - President and Chief Executive Officer

Mike Liebman - Chief Financial Officer

Chris Krygier - Chief Strategy Officer

Conference Call Participants

Gerry Sweeney - ROTH Capital



Greetings ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Global Water Resources, Inc. 2022 Third Quarter Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would like to remind everyone that this call is being recorded on November 10, 2022 at 1 p.m. Easte...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | November 11, 2022

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GWRS Price Returns

1-mo 12.81%
3-mo -0.77%
6-mo 0.57%
1-year -19.30%
3-year 12.34%
5-year 66.43%
YTD -17.34%
2021 20.09%
2020 12.53%
2019 33.54%
2018 11.88%
2017 5.77%

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