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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M9,898Revenue $M2,042Net Margin (%)23.0Altman Z-Score6.1
Enterprise Value $M9,218EPS $5.6Operating Margin %27.8Piotroski F-Score7
P/E(ttm)20.7Beneish M-Score-2.6Pre-tax Margin (%)26.5Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book4.610-y EBITDA Growth Rate %10.7Quick Ratio5.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales4.75-y EBITDA Growth Rate %8.7Current Ratio5.8Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Free Cash Flow20.9y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %8.1ROA % (ttm)11.6Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %--PEG2.5ROE % (ttm)24.1Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %--Shares Outstanding M81.7ROIC % (ttm)38.1Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with WAT

Number of guru portfolios checked: 68.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
WATJoel Greenblatt 2015-09-30 Reduce-0.07%$115.23 - $135.14
($126.49)
$ 115.47-9%Reduce -71.35%25,527
WATRuane Cunniff 2015-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$115.23 - $135.14
($126.49)
$ 115.47-9%Reduce -0.59%2,038,353
WATJoel Greenblatt 2015-06-30 Add0.05%$122 - $136.5
($129.68)
$ 115.47-11%Add 91.84%89,108
WATRuane Cunniff 2015-06-30 Add$122 - $136.5
($129.68)
$ 115.47-11%Add 0.06%2,050,465
WATJoel Greenblatt 2015-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$112.53 - $124.94
($119.29)
$ 115.47-3%Reduce -17.63%46,450
WATRuane Cunniff 2015-03-31 Add$112.53 - $124.94
($119.29)
$ 115.47-3%Add 0.01%2,049,264
WATJoel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Reduce-0.08%$95.08 - $116.98
($109.85)
$ 115.475%Reduce -58.98%56,395
WATJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Buy 0.14%$99.25 - $107.16
($103.14)
$ 115.4712%New holding137,466
WATJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.03%$98.04 - $114.94
($108.13)
$ 115.477%Sold Out0
WATJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.02%$95.25 - $106.48
($100.74)
$ 115.4715%Add 222.52%13,049
WATJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$98.16 - $107.73
($102.49)
$ 115.4713%Reduce -35.98%4,046
WATJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add0.01%$86.22 - $94.96
($92.14)
$ 115.4725%Add 46.55%6,740
WATJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce-0.01%$78.89 - $89.33
($83.89)
$ 115.4738%Reduce -33.14%4,599
WATJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Buy 0.04%$74.66 - $85.24
($79.2)
$ 115.4746%New holding6,879
WATRuane Cunniff 2012-06-30 Add0.37%$76.65 - $94.19
($83.5)
$ 115.4738%Add 35.43%2,119,159
WATJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out -0.03%$73.71 - $94.03
($81.29)
$ 115.4742%Sold Out0
WATRuane Cunniff 2011-12-31 Add0.42%$71.61 - $83.14
($76.6)
$ 115.4751%Add 72.52%1,563,999
WATJoel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Buy 0.03%$71.61 - $83.14
($76.6)
$ 115.4751%New holding2,973
WATRuane Cunniff 2011-09-30 Add0.7%$72.38 - $99.16
($83.45)
$ 115.4738%Add 29918.20%906,550
WATMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $74.68 - $87.12
($80.45)
$ 115.4744%Sold Out0
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

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WAT: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
REED JOANN ADirector 2016-01-04Sell5,003$132.18-12.64view
BERENDT MICHAEL JDirector 2015-12-08Sell4,000$130.54-11.54view
MILLER WILLIAM JDirector 2015-11-24Sell4,000$132.27-12.7view
KUEBLER CHRISTOPHER ADirector 2015-11-23Sell4,000$133.17-13.29view
CAPUTO ARTHUR GEVP and President, Waters Div 2015-11-20Sell63,600$131.71-12.33view
CAPUTO ARTHUR GEVP and President, Waters Div 2015-11-19Sell205,789$131.56-12.23view
CAPUTO ARTHUR GEVP and President, Waters Div 2015-11-18Sell1,105$132.01-12.53view
CAPUTO ARTHUR GEVP and President, Waters Div 2015-11-17Sell14,506$132.05-12.56view
MILLER WILLIAM JDirector 2015-08-06Sell4,000$131.65-12.29view
Rae Elizabeth BCorporate VP of HR 2015-08-05Sell22,000$135.55-14.81view

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