WTS:NYE-Watts Water Technologies, Inc

COMMON STOCK | Diversified Industrials | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 88.76

Change

-3.05 (-3.32)%

Market Cap

USD -1,179,229,696.00

Volume

0.14M

Average Target Price

USD 102.42 (+15.39%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells products and systems that manage and conserve the flow of fluids and energy into, through and out of buildings in the residential and commercial markets. The company offers residential and commercial flow control products, including backflow preventers, water pressure regulators, temperature and pressure relief valves, and thermostatic mixing valves. It also provides heating, ventilation, and air conditioning and gas products, such as boilers, water heaters, and heating solution; hydronic and electric heating systems for under-floor radiant applications; custom heat and hot water solutions; hydronic pump groups for boiler manufacturers and alternative energy control packages; and flexible stainless steel connectors for natural and liquid propane gas in commercial food service and residential applications. In addition, the company offers drainage and water re-use products comprising drainage products and engineered rain water harvesting solutions for commercial, industrial, marine, and residential applications; and water quality products that include point-of-use and point-of-entry water filtration, conditioning, and scale prevention systems for commercial and residential applications. It sells its products to plumbing, heating, and mechanical wholesale distributors and dealers, as well as original equipment manufacturers, specialty product distributors, and do-it-yourself chains; and directly to wholesalers and private label accounts. The company has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. Watts Water Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in North Andover, Massachusetts.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Diversified Industrials)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 37.55% 89% B+ 92% A-
Dividend Return 0.68% 20% F 16% F
Total Return 38.23% 91% A- 92% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 6.75% 86% B 78% C+
Dividend Return 1.03% 24% F 18% F
Total Return 7.78% 88% B+ 74% C
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 45.15% 69% D+ 81% B-
Dividend Return 5.77% 27% F 20% F
Total Return 50.92% 69% D+ 78% C+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 9.58% 58% F 80% B-
Dividend Return 1.18% 22% F 26% F
Total Return 10.76% 58% F 77% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.42% 93% A 55% F
Risk Adjusted Return 74.62% 81% B- 78% C+
Market Capitalization -1,179,229,696.00 23% F 9% F
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%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Diversified Industrials)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 23.97 42% F 30% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.34 44% F 25% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 18.39 25% F 21% F
EV/EBITDA 13.70 31% F 33% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.64% 47% F 77% C+
Return on Invested Capital 11.30% 54% F 76% C
Return on Assets 7.50% 67% D+ 87% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 36.28% 82% B- 73% C
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.54 78% C+ 51% F
Short Percent 2.05% 65% D 79% C+
Beta 1.55 39% F 15% F
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

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.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

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 Earnings Growth

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

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

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.

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 Revenue Growth

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