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Latest Change: Watts Water Technologies (NYSE: WTS)


Watts Water Technologies is in the industrials sector and industrial products industry. The company CEO is Robert J. Pagano. Watts Water Technologies Inc supplies industrial goods. Its products are used to manage the flow of fluids in residential and commercial buildings.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The WTS stock showed a previous change of -0.31% with an open at 83.76 and a close of 83.24. It reached an intraday high of 83.88 and a low of 82.68.

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The stock has a market cap of $2.3b with 27.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 26.4m shares. Trading volume reached 135,815 shares compared to its average volume of 145,664 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Watts Water Technologies shares returned -2.06% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.95%. Over three months, it changed 4.86%. In one year it has changed 8.84% and within that year its 52-week high was 93.35 and its 52-week low was 61.17. WTS stock is 36.08% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 77.47 and a 50 day moving average of 82.58. Currently WTS stock is trading 7.44% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.74 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 22.26. Based on 8 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.94. The TTM EPS is 3.74, which comes to a TTM PE of 22.26.

The dividend per share is currently 0.92, which is a dividend yield of 1.11%. Also, the payout ratio is 24.60%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 86.74, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 4.03%

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 667,646, which was 2.41% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 4.62. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.21

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 15.53%, return on assets is 8.12%, profit margin is 8.37%, price-to-sales is 1.47 and price-to-book is 3.13.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.