WAT: Waters Corporation - Summary | Jitta

Waters Corporation

NYSE:WAT

End of day
Dec 14, 2018
Price
$188.97
Loss Chance
51.1%
4.15
Updated 2018Q3
2 months ago
Oct 26, 2018
JITTA SCORE
89.25%Above Jitta Line
Jitta Ranking
174 / 795
United States
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NASDAQ, NYSE
2,310 / 4,758
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HISTORICAL JITTA SCORE
Jitta Factors
Growth Opportunity (27)
Recent Business Performance (38)
Financial Strength (50)
Return to Shareholders (74)
Competitive Advantage (63)
Jitta Signs
Operating Margin
20132014201520162017
Operating Margin (%)27.1727.3528.3129.1129.92
Expansion
Share Repurchase
20132014201520162017
Common Shares (mill.)84.8283.1581.4780.0279.34
Every Year
Revenue and Earning
201220132014201520162017
Revenue21.3422.4523.9325.0727.0929.10
EPS5.475.325.475.876.590.57
Earning decline from 2014-2017
Recent Business Performance
Earning per ShareQ1Q2Q3Q4
20181.412.021.87-
20171.481.791.72-4.43
20161.161.591.552.25
Earning decline 91.35% in the last year
Key Stats
Jitta Score
Jitta Line
4.15
89.25%
2.44
0.48%
Life Sciences Tools and Services
COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Waters Corporation, a specialty measurement company, provides analytical workflow solutions in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. It designs, manufactures, sells, and services high and ultra performance liquid chromatography technology, as well as mass spectrometry (MS) technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products, and post-warranty service plans. The company also designs, manufactures, sells, and services thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments; and develops and supplies software-based products that interface with its instruments, as well as other manufacturers’ instruments. Its MS technology instruments are used in drug discovery and development comprising clinical trial testing, the analysis of proteins in disease processes, nutritional safety analysis, and environmental testing. In addition, the company offers thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments, which are used in predicting the suitability and stability of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, water, polymers, metals, and viscous liquids for use in various industrial, consumer good, and healthcare products, as well as for life science research. Its products are used by life sciences, pharmaceutical, biochemical, industrial, nutritional safety, environmental, academic, and governmental customers working in research and development, quality assurance, and other laboratory applications. Waters Corporation was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts.