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

Global Water Resources, Inc. - common stock (GWRS): $19.62

0.41 (+2.13%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where GWRS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.69% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GWRS is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 47 weeks.
  • GWRS ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

GWRS Stock Summary

  • GWRS's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 588.41 -- higher than 94.49% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 165.49, Global Water Resources Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 95.96% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 8.96 for Global Water Resources Inc; that's greater than it is for 88.84% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Global Water Resources Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be AVA, VNTR, TIGO, RDN, and CORR.
  • 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 81.75% of graded US stocks.
  • GWRS's asset turnover comes in at 0.142 -- ranking 89th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • TRGP, WTRG, and EIX 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 $19.62 52-week high $21.25
Prev. close $19.21 52-week low $10.31
Day low $19.01 Volume 19,200
Day high $19.62 Avg. volume 30,852
50-day MA $18.59 Dividend yield 1.48%
200-day MA $17.04 Market Cap 443.80M

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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Latest GWRS News From Around the Web

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.

Global Water Resources to Present at the Janney Virtual Water Utilities Conference, September 14, 2021

PHOENIX, Sept. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, has been invited to present at the Janney Water Utilities Conference being held virtually on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Global Water Resource’s CEO, Ron Fleming, is scheduled to present in one-on-one virtual meetings with institutional analysts and investors throughout the day. He will be joined by the company’s SVP and CFO, Mike Liebman, and chief

Yahoo | September 8, 2021

Global Water Resources (NASDAQ:GWRS) Will Pay A 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 | September 3, 2021

Global Water Resources Declares Monthly Dividend

PHOENIX, Aug. 31, 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 September 30, 2021, to holders of record at the close of business on September 16, 2021. About Global Water ResourcesGlobal Water Resources, Inc. is a leading water resource

Yahoo | August 31, 2021

American Water's (AWK) Indiana Unit Buys Assets for $0.4M

American Water Works' (AWK) unit Indiana American Water completes another acquisition and is committed to make the necessary investments to upgrade the acquired assets.

Yahoo | August 13, 2021

7 Water Stocks to Buy to Bank on Our Most Precious Resource

As climate change forces a dramatic rethink on how we utilize our resources, these water stocks will certainly gain relevance.

Josh Enomoto on InvestorPlace | August 6, 2021

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GWRS Price Returns

1-mo 2.80%
3-mo 15.69%
6-mo 13.98%
1-year 76.63%
3-year 108.46%
5-year 180.63%
YTD 37.22%
2020 12.53%
2019 33.54%
2018 11.88%
2017 5.77%
2016 N/A

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