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Global Water Resources, Inc is an utilities—regulated water business based in the US. Global Water Resources shares (GWRS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Global Water Resources employs 74 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$36.7 million.
|Latest market close||USD$14.59|
|52-week range||USD$9.09 - USD$14.17|
|50-day moving average||USD$11.062|
|200-day moving average||USD$10.8064|
|Wall St. target price||USD$12.5|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.29 (2.52%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.04|
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|1 week (2020-11-25)||9.70%|
|1 month (2020-11-05)||32.64%|
|3 months (2020-09-04)||29.46%|
|6 months (2020-06-05)||31.92%|
|1 year (2019-12-05)||10.53%|
|2 years (2018-12-04)||45.90%|
|3 years (2017-12-05)||51.51%|
|5 years (2015-12-02)||N/A|
Valuing Global Water Resources stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Global Water Resources's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Global Water Resources's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 276x. In other words, Global Water Resources shares trade at around 276x 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.
Global Water Resources's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.6788. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Global Water Resources's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Global Water Resources's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$15.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Global Water Resources's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$36.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||19.16%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$28.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.63%|
|Return on equity TTM||3.38%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$254.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 92,074 Global Water Resources shares held short by investors – that's known as Global Water Resources's "short interest". This figure is 2.5% down from 94,437 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Global Water Resources shares can be evaluated.
Global Water Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Global Water Resources shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Global Water Resources shares traded daily (recently around 22567.156862745). Global Water Resources's SIR currently stands at 4.08. In other words for every 100,000 Global Water Resources shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4080 shares are currently held short.
However Global Water Resources's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Global Water Resources shares, or, against the total number of tradable Global Water Resources shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Global Water Resources's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Global Water Resources shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0072% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Global Water Resources shares, roughly 7 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 Global Water Resources.
Find out more about how you can short Global Water Resources stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 192.8% of net profits
Recently Global Water Resources has paid out, on average, around 192.8% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.52% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Global Water Resources shareholders could enjoy a 2.52% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Global Water Resources's case, that would currently equate to about $0.29 per share.
Global Water Resources's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Global Water Resources's most recent dividend payout was on 30 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Global Water Resources's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.09 up to $14.17. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Global Water Resources's is 0.4176. This would suggest that Global Water Resources's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
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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