Today’s top gainers include the company Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) which is in the industry Medical Instruments & Supplies, gaining 1.38% today. In the last week its performance is 0.52%, and 11.56% for the past quarter. Currently, Waters Corporation, WAT has a target price of 158.62, so today’s gain of 1.38% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.41%.
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), has a market cap of 12596.79, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 3.10%, and institutional ownership is 96.50%.
At the current price of 158.49, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 158.62. 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 26.6, as well as a forward P/E of 22.2.
With a current EPS of 5.96, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.63%,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 35.05%. Since its IPO date on 11/17/1995, the total performance to date is 17.77%.
Volume today for Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), is 422600, while its average volume is 454.95. Whilst the total gain today was 1.38%, it did have a day high of -2.49%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.67%, and 1.64% for the month. The 52-week low for Waters Corporation, WAT has been 41.51%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.49%.
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 2.73, and the P/S is 6, along with a P/B of 5.96. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.85.