Middlesex Water Company (MSEX): Price and Financial Metrics

Middlesex Water Company (MSEX): $108.24

1.35 (+1.26%)

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  • MSEX scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 75.87% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MSEX is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • MSEX's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 3.76% of US stocks).

MSEX Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 698.32, Middlesex Water Co is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 95.76% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Middlesex Water Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.35% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For MSEX, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 95.49% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MSEX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GNL, PNW, DEI, OTTR, and CPK.
  • MSEX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Middlesex Water Co's official web site, go to www.middlesexwater.com.

MSEX Valuation Summary

  • MSEX's price/sales ratio is 13.7; this is 552.38% higher than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • MSEX's price/sales ratio has moved up 10.6 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, MSEX's price/sales ratio has gone up 10.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MSEX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MSEX 2021-09-01 13.7 5.5 50.8 53.9
MSEX 2021-08-31 13.3 5.4 49.4 52.6
MSEX 2021-08-30 13.3 5.4 49.5 52.7
MSEX 2021-08-27 13.0 5.3 48.3 51.6
MSEX 2021-08-26 13.1 5.3 48.4 51.7
MSEX 2021-08-25 13.1 5.3 48.7 52.0

MSEX Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 870.34%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 2.92%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 6.14%.
Over the past 49 months, MSEX's revenue has gone up $11,042,000.

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
2021-06-30 143.789 47.115 38.754
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

MSEX'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.
  • MSEX has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 22.99% of graded US stocks.
  • MSEX's asset turnover comes in at 0.146 -- ranking 86th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • AVA, SJW, and RGCO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MSEX.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.146 0.392 0.035
2021-03-31 0.147 0.389 0.036
2020-12-31 0.148 0.395 0.037
2020-09-30 0.149 0.392 0.038
2020-06-30 0.149 0.386 0.037
2020-03-31 0.153 0.384 0.038

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 $97.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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MSEX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $108.24 52-week high $116.39
Prev. close $106.89 52-week low $63.56
Day low $106.42 Volume 50,600
Day high $108.75 Avg. volume 144,804
50-day MA $107.21 Dividend yield 1.03%
200-day MA $88.99 Market Cap 1.89B

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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Latest MSEX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Middlesex Water Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MSEX as an investment opportunity.

How Many Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ:MSEX) Shares Do Institutions Own?

The big shareholder groups in Middlesex Water Company ( NASDAQ:MSEX ) have power over the company. Insiders often own a...

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

Middlesex Water Company Issues Corporate Sustainability Report

ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ:MSEX), a provider of regulated and unregulated water and wastewater utility services in New Jersey and Delaware, today announced the release of its latest Corporate Sustainability Report. The report describes details on the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitment and includes key metrics for 2020. The Report also highlights its business continuity efforts and COVID-19 response as well as new e

Yahoo | October 15, 2021

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Yahoo | October 4, 2021

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American Water Works' (AWK) unit Pennsylvania American Water installs more than 2,000 feet of water main and improves the reliability of its services in Berwick, PA.

Yahoo | September 17, 2021

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MSEX Price Returns

1-mo 2.93%
3-mo 12.63%
6-mo 30.94%
1-year 57.35%
3-year 143.66%
5-year 239.37%
YTD 50.77%
2020 15.78%
2019 21.12%
2018 36.54%
2017 -4.92%
2016 65.63%

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