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

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS): $175.82

-1.51 (-0.85%)

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WTS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $175.82 52-week high $181.40
Prev. close $177.33 52-week low $116.31
Day low $175.07 Volume 93,790
Day high $177.38 Avg. volume 125,629
50-day MA $164.12 Dividend yield 0.87%
200-day MA $153.84 Market Cap 5.87B

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  • WTS scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 97.72% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WTS is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • WTS's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 43.05% of US stocks).

WTS Stock Summary

  • WTS's went public 37.42 years ago, making it older than 93.61% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of WATTS WATER TECHNOLOGIES INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 84.12% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -26.83%, WATTS WATER TECHNOLOGIES INC's debt growth rate surpasses just 12.41% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WATTS WATER TECHNOLOGIES INC are AYI, FELE, LANC, PSN, and FIX.
  • 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

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, WTS's EV/EBIT ratio is 3.82% higher, now standing at 16.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, WTS's price/earnings ratio has gone up 6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WTS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WTS 2023-05-19 2.8 4.1 21.1 16.3
WTS 2023-05-18 2.8 4.1 21.3 16.5
WTS 2023-05-17 2.8 4.1 21.0 16.3
WTS 2023-05-16 2.7 4.0 20.8 16.1
WTS 2023-05-15 2.8 4.1 21.0 16.3
WTS 2023-05-12 2.8 4.1 21.1 16.3

WTS Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 59.81%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 20.78%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 23.31%.
Over the past 34 months, WTS's revenue has gone up $385,100,000.

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
2022-12-31 1,979.5 224 251.5
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

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)

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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Latest WTS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about WATTS WATER TECHNOLOGIES INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WTS as an investment opportunity.

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS)

Key Insights Using the 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity, Watts Water Technologies fair value estimate is US$144 Current...

Yahoo | June 5, 2023

Watts Water (WTS) Down 4.1% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Watts Water (WTS) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | June 2, 2023

Watts Water Technologies Named One of "America’s Climate Leaders" by USA Today

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., May 24, 2023--Watts Water Technologies Named One of "America’s Climate Leaders" by USA Today

Yahoo | May 24, 2023

Watts Water Technologies to Participate in the Stifel 2023 Cross Sector Insight Conference

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., May 23, 2023--Watts Water Technologies to Participate in the Stifel 2023 Cross Sector Insight Conference

Yahoo | May 23, 2023

Will Weakness in Watts Water Technologies, Inc.'s (NYSE:WTS) Stock Prove Temporary Given Strong Fundamentals?

With its stock down 8.3% over the past three months, it is easy to disregard Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS...

Yahoo | May 17, 2023

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WTS Price Returns

1-mo 4.83%
3-mo 5.85%
6-mo 16.46%
1-year 33.50%
3-year 97.72%
5-year 128.06%
YTD 20.71%
2022 -24.08%
2021 60.63%
2020 23.14%
2019 56.20%
2018 -14.13%

WTS Dividends

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Continue Researching WTS

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