GWRS:NSD-Global Water Resources, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Water | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 17.06

Change

+0.21 (+1.25)%

Market Cap

USD 0.38B

Volume

0.02M

Average Target Price

USD 19.00 (+11.37%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Global Water Resources, Inc., a water resource management company, owns, operates, and manages regulated water, wastewater, and recycled water utilities primarily in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona. As of December 31, 2019, it served approximately 61,000 people in 23,000 homes. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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USD0.40B N/A N/A
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CWCO Consolidated Water Co. Ltd

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ETFs Containing GWRS

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities-Regulated Water)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 18.39% 88% B+ 68% D+
Dividend Return 0.34% 25% F 26% F
Total Return 18.73% 88% B+ 69% D+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 48.74% 100% A+ 56% F
Dividend Return 2.53% 80% B- 48% F
Total Return 51.26% 100% A+ 56% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 10.85% 63% D 63% D
Dividend Return 2.78% 83% B 69% D+
Total Return 13.62% 63% D 66% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.81% 100% A+ 83% B
Risk Adjusted Return 106.31% 88% B+ 94% A
Market Capitalization 0.38B 63% D 45% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Utilities-Regulated Water)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 343.88 14% F 5% F
Price/Book Ratio 11.57 14% F 17% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 26.13 25% F 17% F
EV/EBITDA 29.92 43% F 31% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 3.89% 43% F 60% D-
Return on Invested Capital 4.59% 38% F 67% D+
Return on Assets 1.67% 25% F 66% D
Debt to Equity Ratio 350.00% 17% F 4% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.33 75% C 36% F
Short Percent 0.98% 100% A+ 81% B-
Beta 0.57 25% F 83% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector