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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS)?

The company in question is, Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) currently with a stock price of 62.4 (0.21% today). The market cap for Watts Water Technologies, Inc. is 2174.47, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Industrial Equipment & Components industry. The target price for Watts Water Technologies, Inc. is 62.33. Currently Watts Water Technologies, Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 20.58. Average volume for Watts Water Technologies, Inc. is 123.06 and so far today it is 53177.

Performance in the last year for Watts Water Technologies, Inc. has been 14.22%. For EPS growth, Watts Water Technologies, Inc. has seen a growth of -327.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 14.36%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -31.40% over the last five years and could be 12.00% for the next five years. Watts Water Technologies, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -4.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 50.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.27%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 9.96%.

Since the IPO date for Watts Water Technologies, Inc. on the 01/02/1986, Watts Water Technologies, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 26.53%. With Watts Water Technologies, Inc. trading at 62.4, the dividend yield is 1.16%, and the EPS is -2.82.

So could Watts Water Technologies, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.51 and the P/B is at 2.93. The P/cash is 7.58, with P/free cash flow at 127.16.

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 3.1, and the quick ratio is 2.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.82, and total debt/equity at 0.82.

In terms of margins, Watts Water Technologies, Inc. has a gross margin of 39.10%, an operating margin of -4.90% and a profit margin of -6.90%.Payout ratio for Watts Water Technologies, Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -5.60% with return on investment coming to -7.20%.

Insider ownership for Watts Water Technologies, Inc., is at 1.20% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 34.92. While shares float is 27.39. The float short is currently 4.52%, and short ratio is 10.07.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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