Middlesex Water Company (MSEX): Price and Financial Metrics


Middlesex Water Company (MSEX): $101.74

0.49 (+0.48%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

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MSEX POWR Grades


  • Stability is the dimension where MSEX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.72% of US stocks.
  • MSEX's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • MSEX's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 8.74% of US stocks).

MSEX Stock Summary

  • MSEX's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 619.75 -- higher than 94.13% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of Middlesex Water Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.49% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Middlesex Water Co is higher than it is for about 95.15% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Middlesex Water Co, a group of peers worth examining would be ADC, FCPT, PGRE, TRTN, and REG.
  • Visit MSEX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.middlesexwater.com.

MSEX Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, MSEX's price/sales ratio is 333.33% higher, now standing at 11.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, MSEX's price/sales ratio has gone up 8.6.
  • MSEX's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 33.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MSEX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MSEX 2021-04-13 10.1 4.1 37.3 40.9
MSEX 2017-05-05 4.5 2.7 26.6 18.9
MSEX 2015-10-08 3.3 2.0 21.2 15.8
MSEX 2015-01-07 3.1 1.8 20.2 15.6
MSEX 2003-03-07 2.9 2.4 24.8 11.2
MSEX 2002-12-26 2.7 2.2 22.8 10.4

MSEX Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 23.58%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 1822.84%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 65.93%.
MSEX's revenue has moved up $8,639,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows MSEX's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 142.365 46.659 37.544
2020-12-31 141.592 53.355 38.305
2020-09-30 139.705 49.995 38.068
2020-06-30 137.554 45.252 36.45
2020-03-31 135.67 44.527 34.877
2019-12-31 134.598 36.053 33.756

MSEX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MSEX, see our MSEX 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 $85.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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MSEX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $101.74 52-week high $103.26
Prev. close $101.25 52-week low $59.60
Day low $101.46 Volume 114,400
Day high $103.26 Avg. volume 166,243
50-day MA $87.79 Dividend yield 1.07%
200-day MA $78.07 Market Cap 1.78B

Middlesex Water Company (MSEX) Company Bio


Middlesex Water Company provides regulated and unregulated water and wastewater utility services in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania through various subsidiary companies. The company was founded in 1897 and is based in Iselin, New Jersey.


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Middlesex Water (MSEX) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates

Middlesex Water (MSEX) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 5.08% and 1.95%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 30, 2021

Middlesex Water Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

Second Quarter Highlights Revenues increase $1.4 million.Net Income rises by $1.2 million.Diluted EPS up $0.07 per share. ISELIN, N.J., July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company (“Middlesex” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:MSEX) a provider of water and wastewater services, today reported second quarter diluted earnings per share of $0.62, as compared to $0.55 per share for the same period in 2020. Net income increased $1.2 million to $10.9 million. Second Quarter ResultsThe Company rep

Yahoo | July 30, 2021

Middlesex Water (MSEX) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

Middlesex Water (MSEX) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 23, 2021

Middlesex Water Company Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

ISELIN, N.J., July 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ:MSEX) announced that its Board of Directors yesterday declared a cash dividend of $0.2725 per share on its common stock payable on September 1, 2021 to holders of record as of August 13, 2021. Middlesex Water has paid cash dividends in varying amounts continually since 1912 and has increased its annual dividend rate for 48 consecutive years. Information about Middlesex Water’s Investment Plan (Direct Share Purchase a

Yahoo | July 23, 2021

Middlesex Water's (NASDAQ:MSEX) Returns On Capital Not Reflecting Well On The Business

If we want to find a potential multi-bagger, often there are underlying trends that can provide clues. Amongst other...

Yahoo | July 19, 2021

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MSEX Price Returns

1-mo 22.64%
3-mo 24.30%
6-mo 26.54%
1-year 61.11%
3-year 143.43%
5-year 172.75%
YTD 41.35%
2020 15.78%
2019 21.12%
2018 36.54%
2017 -4.92%
2016 65.63%

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