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

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS): $138.99

0.41 (+0.30%)

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  • WTS scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 95.56% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WTS is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 206 days.
  • WTS ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 58th percentile.

WTS Stock Summary

  • Watts Water Technologies Inc's stock had its IPO on January 2, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.9% of US equities in our set.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -47.65%, Watts Water Technologies Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 8.61% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of Watts Water Technologies Inc's share price is greater than that of just 15.48% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Watts Water Technologies Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be SKY, VMI, FCN, STN, and FLO.
  • Visit WTS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.watts.com.

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 $114.80 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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WTS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $138.99 52-week high $140.39
Prev. close $138.58 52-week low $73.12
Day low $137.68 Volume 89,100
Day high $139.96 Avg. volume 157,572
50-day MA $123.00 Dividend yield 0.66%
200-day MA $114.21 Market Cap 4.67B

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.

WTS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$138.99$48.28 -61%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for WTS, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Watts Water Technologies Inc ranked in the 32th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 61%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Watts Water Technologies Inc, consider:

  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 4% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than just 17.05% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • WTS's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 44.76% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Watts Water Technologies Inc experienced a tax rate of about 23% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than 87.54% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WTS, try GWW, DOV, PNR, PSN, and RSG.

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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.

Watts Water Technologies to Participate in the KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Industrials & Basic Materials Virtual Conference 2021

Watts Water Technologies to Participate in the KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Industrials & Basic Materials Virtual Conference 2021

Yahoo | May 12, 2021

Watts Water Technologies Inc (WTS) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

WTS earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2021.

Yahoo | May 5, 2021

Watts Water (WTS) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Top Estimates, View Up

Watts Water's (WTS) first-quarter 2021 results reflect the positive impact of the freezing weather in the South-Central United States.

Yahoo | May 5, 2021

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Yahoo | April 30, 2021

Watts Water Technologies First Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS), will hold a live webcast of its conference call to discuss First Quarter 2021 results on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Watts Water Technologies, Inc. will announce its financial results for this period in a press release to be issued after market close on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

Yahoo | April 14, 2021

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WTS Price Returns

1-mo 15.99%
3-mo 14.53%
6-mo 18.16%
1-year 89.86%
3-year 85.84%
5-year 162.47%
YTD 14.44%
2020 23.14%
2019 56.20%
2018 -14.13%
2017 17.84%
2016 32.83%

WTS Dividends

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Continue Researching WTS

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