Today’s top gainers include the company Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) which is in the industry Medical Instruments & Supplies, gaining -1.30% today. In the last week its performance is 0.38%, and 8.15% for the past quarter. Currently, Waters Corporation, WAT has a target price of 140.47, so today’s gain of -1.30% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.27%.
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), has a market cap of 12096.92, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 96.40%.
At the current price of 147.46, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 140.47. This is with a profit margin of 22.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.82. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has a P/E of 26.43, as well as a forward P/E of 21.51.
With a current EPS of 5.65, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.94%,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 8.95%.
Performance for the year is 13.55%. Since its IPO date on 11/17/1995, the total performance to date is 11.01%.
Volume today for Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), is 187254, while its average volume is 453.83. Whilst the total gain today was -1.30%, it did have a day high of -2.62%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.14%, and 1.60% for the month. The 52-week low for Waters Corporation, WAT has been 31.67%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.62%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 13.30%, and its return on assets is 11.10%. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has an operating margin of 27.20%. With a sales growth of 3.20% 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 6.3 and 5.8 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Waters Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.95, and the P/S is 5.88, along with a P/B of 5.78. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.83.