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

Global Water Resources, Inc. - common stock (GWRS): $16.81

-0.55 (-3.17%)

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  • GWRS scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 98.88% of US stocks.
  • GWRS's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • GWRS's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 5.72% of US stocks).

GWRS Stock Summary

  • GWRS's went public 5.14 years ago, making it older than merely 18.35% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 734.32, Global Water Resources Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 98.93% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 8.63 for Global Water Resources Inc; that's greater than it is for 87.77% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GWRS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ACC, FOCS, UDR, AKR, and KALU.
  • GWRS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Global Water Resources Inc's official web site, go to

GWRS Valuation Summary

  • GWRS's EV/EBIT ratio is 76; this is 244.67% higher than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • Over the past 62 months, GWRS's price/earnings ratio has gone up $735.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GWRS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GWRS 2021-04-01 9.7 11.6 337.6 64.3
GWRS 2020-06-18 6.5 6.7 122.1 39.8
GWRS 2019-08-16 7.4 9.4 129.0 39.6
GWRS 2019-05-22 5.8 7.7 60.7 28.7
GWRS 2017-11-15 6.3 14.3 120.8 37.9
GWRS 2016-09-15 4.9 9.9 7.3 4.9

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 $16.81 52-week high $18.15
Prev. close $17.36 52-week low $9.75
Day low $16.81 Volume 34,755
Day high $17.37 Avg. volume 30,249
50-day MA $16.98 Dividend yield 1.67%
200-day MA $14.88 Market Cap 379.70M

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.

GWRS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$16.81$14.34 -17%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for GWRS, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Global Water Resources Inc ranked in the 50th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 16.33%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Global Water Resources Inc, consider:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 1.2; that's higher than merely 22.7% of US stocks in the Utilities sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.07 years comes in at 0.52%; that's greater than 80.04% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Utilities that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as GWRS, try CWCO, CWEN, SPH, UGI, and AY.

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Latest GWRS News From Around the Web

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Global Water Resources (NASDAQ:GWRS) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of US$0.024

Global Water Resources, Inc.'s ( NASDAQ:GWRS ) investors are due to receive a payment of US$0.024 per share on 30th of...

Yahoo | June 4, 2021

Global Water Resources Declares Monthly Dividend

PHOENIX, May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, has declared, under its dividend policy, a monthly cash dividend in the amount of $0.02434 per common share (an annualized amount of $0.29208 per share), which will be payable on June 30, 2021 to holders of record at the close of business on June 16, 2021. About Global Water ResourcesGlobal Water Resources, Inc. is a leading water resource management company that owns and operates 16 utilities which provide water, wastewater, and recycled water services. The company’s service areas are located primarily in growth corridors around metropolitan Phoenix. Global Water recycles nearly 1 billion gallons of water annually. The company has been recogn...

Yahoo | May 28, 2021

The Director of Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:GWRS), Andrew Cohn, Just Bought A Few More Shares

Whilst it may not be a huge deal, we thought it was good to see that the Global Water Resources, Inc. ( NASDAQ:GWRS...

Yahoo | May 14, 2021

Global Water Resources, Inc. to Host Earnings Call

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / May 6, 2021 / Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:GWRS) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2021 First Quarter Earnings call to be held on May 6, 2021 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time.

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

Global Water Resources Reports First Quarter 2021 Results

PHOENIX, May 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021. All comparisons are to the same year-ago period unless otherwise noted. The company will hold a conference call at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time tomorrow to discuss the results (see dial-in information below.) Q1 2021 Financial Highlights Revenues increased 12.5% to $9.3 million, driven by organic connection growth, increased consumption, and increased rates.Cash and cash equivalents totaled $18.2 million at March 31, 2021. Declared three monthly cash dividends of $0.02434 per common share, or $0.29208 per share on an annualized basis. Q1 2021 Operational Highlights Total active service con...

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

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GWRS Price Returns

1-mo 0.08%
3-mo -2.30%
6-mo 12.77%
1-year 59.09%
3-year 99.61%
5-year 166.54%
YTD 17.15%
2020 12.53%
2019 33.54%
2018 11.88%
2017 5.77%
2016 N/A

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