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How to buy Evoqua Water Technologies stock

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Evoqua Water Technologies Corp is a pollution & treatment controls business based in the US. Evoqua Water Technologies shares (AQUA) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Evoqua Water Technologies employs 4,020 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.4 billion.

How to buy shares in Evoqua Water Technologies

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Evoqua Water Technologies. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AQUA. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Evoqua Water Technologies reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Evoqua Water Technologies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Evoqua Water Technologies. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Evoqua Water Technologies share price

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Evoqua Water Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-24.
52-week rangeUSD$7.085 - USD$31.63
50-day moving average USD$27.6679
200-day moving average USD$24.2973
Wall St. target priceUSD$29.55
PE ratio 44.6727
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.55

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Is it a good time to buy Evoqua Water Technologies stock?

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Is Evoqua Water Technologies under- or over-valued?

Valuing Evoqua Water Technologies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Evoqua Water Technologies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Evoqua Water Technologies's P/E ratio

Evoqua Water Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 45x. In other words, Evoqua Water Technologies shares trade at around 45x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Evoqua Water Technologies's EBITDA

Evoqua Water Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$238.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Evoqua Water Technologies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Evoqua Water Technologies financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.21%
Gross profit TTM USD$461.3 million
Return on assets TTM 4.43%
Return on equity TTM 14.69%
Profit margin 4.76%
Book value $4.22
Market capitalisation USD$2.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Evoqua Water Technologies shares

There are currently 2.1 million Evoqua Water Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as Evoqua Water Technologies's "short interest". This figure is 20% down from 2.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Evoqua Water Technologies shares can be evaluated.

Evoqua Water Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Evoqua Water Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Evoqua Water Technologies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Evoqua Water Technologies shares traded daily (recently around 871424.47257384). Evoqua Water Technologies's SIR currently stands at 2.37. In other words for every 100,000 Evoqua Water Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2370 shares are currently held short.

However Evoqua Water Technologies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Evoqua Water Technologies shares, or, against the total number of tradable Evoqua Water Technologies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Evoqua Water Technologies's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Evoqua Water Technologies shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0196% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Evoqua Water Technologies shares, roughly 20 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Evoqua Water Technologies.

Find out more about how you can short Evoqua Water Technologies stock.

Evoqua Water Technologies share dividends

We're not expecting Evoqua Water Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Evoqua Water Technologies's shares ever split?

Evoqua Water Technologies's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 10 May 2011. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Evoqua Water Technologies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Evoqua Water Technologies shares which in turn could have impacted Evoqua Water Technologies's share price.

Evoqua Water Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Evoqua Water Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.085 up to $31.63. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AQUA.US volatility(beta: 1.92)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Evoqua Water Technologies's is 1.9155. This would suggest that Evoqua Water Technologies's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Evoqua Water Technologies overview

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. provides water and wastewater treatment systems and technologies, and mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services for industrial, commercial, and municipal water treatment markets. It operates in two segments, Integrated Solutions and Services, and Applied Product Technologies. The Integrated Solutions and Services segment offers capital systems and related recurring aftermarket services, parts, and consumables, as well as long-term and short-term service contracts, and emergency services for treating industrial process water, utility water, and wastewater. This segment also provides odor and corrosion control services for municipalities. It serves healthcare, pharmaceutical, light manufacturing, microelectronics, food and beverage, and power and chemical processing industries. The Applied Product Technologies segment offers advanced filtration and separation products, such as VAF self-cleaning filters, Ionpure technologies, and Vortisand systems; wastewater treatment technologies, including the BioMag systems, clarification systems, and odor control and sludge management solutions; disinfection solutions from chlorine to ultraviolet light and ozone technologies; electrocatalytic and materials, which include electro chlorination, cathodic protection, and anode products; and aquatics technologies and solutions. This segment serves recreational and commercial pool market. The company has operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, China, Singapore, Korea, and India. Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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