IndustrialsElectronic & Electrical Equipment
  • Price (USD)213.62
  • Today's Change0.000 / 0.00%
  • Shares traded538.61k
  • 1 Year change19.80%
  • Beta1.0621
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About the company

Waters Corporation is an analytical instrument manufacturer. The Company operates through two segments: Waters and TA. It designs, manufactures, sells and services high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC and together with HPLC, referred to as LC) and mass spectrometry (MS) technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products and post-warranty service plans. It also designs, manufactures, sells and services thermal analysis, rheometry and calorimetry instruments through its TA product line. It is also a developer and supplier of software-based products that interface with the Company's instruments, as well as other suppliers' instruments. Its LC and LC-MS instruments are utilized in a range of industries to detect, identify, monitor and measure the chemical, physical and biological composition of materials, and to purify a range of compounds.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)2.41bn
  • Net income in USD573.77m
  • Incorporated1991
  • Employees7.20k
  • Location
    Waters Corp34 MAPLE STMILFORD 01757-3604United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (508) 478-2000
  • Fax+1 (508) 872-1990
  • Websitehttp://www.waters.com
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Avantor Inc5.98bn-524.60m7.89bn12.00k--5.6186.811.32-0.9819-1.0411.194.24------498,383.30--------31.40---0.7391--
Cognex Corporation798.04m218.74m8.35bn2.12k39.407.0134.5110.461.241.184.546.980.60772.576.20375,724.1016.6617.5418.1119.0173.8275.8027.4129.657.07--0.0011.795.2521.25-20.7627.9422.6246.41
PerkinElmer, Inc.2.80bn249.34m9.11bn12.50k36.693.3620.453.252.242.2625.1224.370.45353.684.60224,153.304.044.514.565.2648.6946.978.909.261.315.570.438414.6123.085.18-10.626.2019.060.00
Allegion PLC2.80bn416.40m9.47bn11.00k23.2014.3618.993.384.374.6029.417.071.025.597.51254,554.5015.2111.4418.5914.5043.1243.0114.8911.351.1210.140.682819.5413.435.7126.8462.9919.44--
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.2.29bn855.80m9.83bn8.26k11.781.809.924.3028.1229.7676.01184.120.32621.775.85277,068.2012.203.0313.023.4454.3154.6937.395.573.36--0.0760.005.981.43505.9732.412.82--
Waters Corporation2.41bn573.77m14.26bn7.20k27.4225.9720.975.937.797.8732.708.230.68943.074.76334,175.6016.4411.8819.4713.5958.5058.9523.8523.682.0762.080.67370.004.804.914.375.75-4.10--
Mettler-Toledo International Inc.2.96bn550.40m16.93bn16.00k31.7733.5926.605.7121.6621.52116.6720.481.144.536.02185,224.2021.0918.4228.7925.7957.5256.7718.5715.630.982819.620.69340.007.734.2915.2411.0211.63--
Keysight Technologies Inc4.23bn286.00m17.82bn13.30k63.866.0730.104.211.491.6222.2915.640.69382.726.96327,907.004.696.005.807.4558.0655.536.767.691.5611.840.37890.0021.616.07-226.47--13.85--
AMETEK, Inc.5.04bn810.70m20.21bn18.20k25.174.3319.684.013.523.5721.8620.440.58555.306.87276,999.609.418.6310.7710.0934.3936.2516.0814.501.5313.430.345815.1612.696.1629.888.185.3318.47
Data as of Oct 11 2019. Currency figures normalised to Waters Corp's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

51.08%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 20197.51m11.25%
Fundsmith LLPas of 30 Jun 20195.11m7.66%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co.as of 30 Jun 20194.72m7.07%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 20194.01m6.01%
Walter Scott & Partners Ltd.as of 30 Jun 20193.29m4.93%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 20193.11m4.66%
Baillie Gifford & Co.as of 30 Jun 20192.50m3.75%
Henderson Global Investors Ltd.as of 30 Jun 20191.70m2.55%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 20191.15m1.72%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 30 Jun 2019989.00k1.48%
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