Today’s top gainers include the company Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) which is in the industry Medical Instruments & Supplies, gaining 1.62% today. In the last week its performance is 1.09%, and 14.00% for the past quarter. Currently, Waters Corporation, WAT has a target price of 157.64, so today’s gain of 1.62% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.08%.
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), has a market cap of 12822.79, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 3.10%, and institutional ownership is 96.40%.
At the current price of 159.23, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 157.64. This is with a profit margin of 23.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.82. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has a P/E of 26.72, as well as a forward P/E of 22.31.
With a current EPS of 5.96, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.61%,Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 6.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.75%.
Performance for the year is 28.88%. Since its IPO date on 11/17/1995, the total performance to date is 18.32%.
Volume today for Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), is 832000, while its average volume is 452.81. Whilst the total gain today was 1.62%, it did have a day high of -2.03%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.39%, and 1.21% for the month. The 52-week low for Waters Corporation, WAT has been 42.17%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.03%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 13.30%, and its return on assets is 11.40%. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has an operating margin of 27.70%. With a sales growth of 8.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Waters Corporation, WAT is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.76, and has a current ratio of 6.5 and 6 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Waters Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.74, and the P/S is 6.11, along with a P/B of 5.99. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.93.