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

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS): $124.05

6.37 (+5.41%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where WTS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.73% 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 Growth; there it ranks in the 44th percentile.

WTS Stock Summary

  • Watts Water Technologies Inc's stock had its IPO on January 2, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.82% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Watts Water Technologies Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 79.35% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -28.41%, Watts Water Technologies Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 14.55% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Watts Water Technologies Inc are ROCK, FCN, FHI, AIR, and GRC.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 3.03% higher, now standing at 3.4.
  • WTS's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.7 over the prior 243 months.
  • WTS's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.7 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 2021-09-03 3.4 5.1 40.3 26.3
WTS 2021-09-02 3.4 5.1 40.2 26.3
WTS 2021-09-01 3.4 5.1 40.4 26.4
WTS 2021-08-31 3.5 5.2 40.8 26.7
WTS 2021-08-30 3.5 5.2 40.9 26.7
WTS 2021-08-27 3.4 5.1 40.5 26.5

WTS Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 222.35%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 53.43%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -8.15%.
WTS's revenue has moved up $303,700,000 over the prior 15 months.

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
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
2021-03-31 1,539.3 263.6 124
2020-12-31 1,508.6 228.8 114.3
2020-09-30 1,505.5 226.5 116.9

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 $124.05 52-week high $212.00
Prev. close $117.68 52-week low $116.31
Day low $118.66 Volume 664,900
Day high $124.19 Avg. volume 243,029
50-day MA $129.38 Dividend yield 0.97%
200-day MA $160.92 Market Cap 4.15B

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.

As Water Stocks Come Off The Boil, Watts Water Technologies Looking More Reasonably Valued

Investor sentiment can be a funny thing, but if you don’t consider it, then a lot of stock moves will make no sense to you. The action in water stocks is a good case in point. While many of these companies are really more construction plays than any particular play...

Stephen Simpson on Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights Watts Water Technologies, Badger Meter and Allied Motion Technologies

Watts Water Technologies, Badger Meter and Allied Motion Technologies are included in this blog.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

3 Top Stocks From the Thriving Instruments Control Industry

The growing importance of energy efficiency, adoption of industrial automation and optimum utilization of resources should drive the Zacks Instruments - Control industry. Watts Water (WTS), Badger Meter (BMI) and Allied Motion (AMOT) are well-positioned to gain from the evolving market dynamics.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Watts Water Technologies Announces Webcast of its Presentation in Gabelli Funds 32nd Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Virtual Symposium

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., February 14, 2022--Watts Water Technologies Announces Webcast of its Presentation in Gabelli Funds 32nd Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Virtual Symposium

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

Watts Water (WTS) Q4 Earnings Top Estimates, Revenues Up Y/Y

Double-digit growth in all regions, along with increased productivity initiatives and economic recovery, aids Watts Water's (WTS) fourth-quarter 2021 results.

Yahoo | February 10, 2022

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WTS Price Returns

1-mo -5.41%
3-mo -14.63%
6-mo -36.35%
1-year -11.77%
3-year 36.51%
5-year 107.81%
YTD -35.85%
2021 60.63%
2020 23.14%
2019 56.20%
2018 -14.13%
2017 17.84%

WTS Dividends

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Continue Researching WTS

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Watts Water Technologies Inc (WTS) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Watts Water Technologies Inc (WTS) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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