Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS): Price and Financial Metrics

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS): $159.92

1.00 (+0.63%)

POWR Rating

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  • WTS scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 96.01% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WTS is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • WTS ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 42nd percentile.

WTS Stock Summary

  • WATTS WATER TECHNOLOGIES INC's stock had its IPO on January 2, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.47% of US equities in our set.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for WTS is currently 38.3, higher than 87.88% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of WATTS WATER TECHNOLOGIES INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 84.55% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WTS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AYI, DCI, LRN, FELE, and CNXC.
  • WTS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WATTS WATER TECHNOLOGIES INC's official web site, go to www.watts.com.

WTS Valuation Summary

  • WTS's price/sales ratio is 2.7; this is 35% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • WTS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 5.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WTS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WTS 2022-11-25 2.7 4.3 23.3 16.6
WTS 2022-11-23 2.7 4.3 23.3 16.6
WTS 2022-11-22 2.7 4.4 23.7 16.9
WTS 2022-11-21 2.7 4.3 23.4 16.7
WTS 2022-11-18 2.7 4.3 23.4 16.7
WTS 2022-11-17 2.6 4.3 23.1 16.5

WTS Growth Metrics

    The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 14.02%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 21.87%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 21.87%.
Over the past 52 months, WTS's revenue has gone up $434,100,000.

The table below shows WTS'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 1,951.5 132.2 223
2022-06-30 1,918.7 152.5 210.7
2022-03-31 1,859.1 144.9 178.5
2021-12-31 1,809.2 180.8 165.7
2021-09-30 1,738.7 236.3 154.8
2021-06-30 1,667.6 254.7 141.3

WTS'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.
  • WTS has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 95.3% of graded US stocks.
  • WTS's asset turnover comes in at 0.96 -- ranking 25th of 60 Construction Materials stocks.
  • SCX, SSD, and NOBH are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WTS.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-26 0.960 0.424 0.351
2021-06-27 0.941 0.421 0.311
2021-03-28 0.895 0.413 0.271
2020-12-31 0.879 0.415 0.243
2020-09-27 0.879 0.416 0.234
2020-06-28 0.887 0.420 0.238

WTS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WTS, see our WTS 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 $153.25 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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WTS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $159.92 52-week high $201.00
Prev. close $158.92 52-week low $116.31
Day low $156.63 Volume 83,692
Day high $160.79 Avg. volume 183,762
50-day MA $140.03 Dividend yield 0.76%
200-day MA $136.59 Market Cap 5.32B

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS) Company Bio

Watts Water Technologies designs, manufactures, and sells water safety and flow control products in the Americas and Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific. It offers residential and commercial flow control products, including backflow preventers, water pressure regulators, temperature and pressure relief valves, and thermostatic mixing valves. The company was founded in 1874 and is based in North Andover, Massachusetts.

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WTS Price Returns

1-mo 13.79%
3-mo 18.80%
6-mo 19.91%
1-year -15.91%
3-year 71.24%
5-year 126.86%
YTD -16.97%
2021 60.63%
2020 23.14%
2019 56.20%
2018 -14.13%
2017 17.84%

WTS Dividends

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