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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M9,914Revenue $M1,904Net Margin (%)21.7Z-Score4.7
Enterprise Value $M9,324EPS $5.2Operating Margin %26.0F-Score4
P/E(ttm))23.4Cash Flow Per Share $5.7Pre-tax Margin (%)24.7Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book5.210-y EBITDA Growth Rate %9.4Quick Ratio4.5Cash flow > EarningsN
Price/Sales5.15-y EBITDA Growth Rate %3.3Current Ratio4.9Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow15.0y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-10.1ROA % (ttm)11.6Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %0Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)23.6Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %0Shares Outstanding M83.3ROI % (ttm)17.7Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with WAT

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
WATJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Buy 0.14%$99.25 - $107.16
($103.14)
$ 119.0515%New holding, 137466 sh.137,466
WATRay Dalio 2014-09-30 Buy $99.25 - $107.16
($103.14)
$ 119.0515%New holding, 3600 sh.3,600
WATJohn Hussman 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.93%$98.54 - $114.29
($105.19)
$ 119.0513%Sold Out0
WATPRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add0.04%$98.04 - $114.94
($108.13)
$ 119.0510%Add 51.04%1,040,561
WATJohn Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.14%$98.04 - $114.94
($108.01)
$ 119.0510%Reduce -14.81%115,000
WATJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.03%$98.04 - $114.94
($108.13)
$ 119.0510%Sold Out0
WATJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.02%$95.25 - $106.48
($100.74)
$ 119.0518%Add 222.52%13,049
WATAndreas Halvorsen 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.57%$95.25 - $106.48
($100.74)
$ 119.0518%Sold Out0
WATJohn Hussman 2013-09-30 Buy 0.81%$98.16 - $107.73
($102.49)
$ 119.0516%New holding, 138000 sh.138,000
WATAndreas Halvorsen 2013-09-30 Buy 0.57%$98.16 - $107.73
($102.49)
$ 119.0516%New holding, 974002 sh.974,002
WATJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$98.16 - $107.73
($102.49)
$ 119.0516%Reduce -35.98%4,046
WATJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add0.01%$86.22 - $94.96
($92.14)
$ 119.0529%Add 46.55%6,740
WATJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce-0.01%$78.89 - $89.33
($83.89)
$ 119.0542%Reduce -33.14%4,599
WATJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Buy 0.04%$74.66 - $85.24
($79.2)
$ 119.0550%New holding, 6879 sh.6,879
WATJohn Hussman 2012-09-30 Sold Out -1.1%$74.66 - $85.24
($79.2)
$ 119.0550%Sold Out0
WATRuane Cunniff 2012-06-30 Add0.37%$76.65 - $94.19
($83.5)
$ 119.0543%Add 35.43%2,119,159
WATPRIMECAP Management 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.11%$73.71 - $94.03
($81.29)
$ 119.0546%Reduce -47.3%1,060,740
WATRay Dalio 2012-03-31 Sold Out -0.03%$73.71 - $94.03
($81.29)
$ 119.0546%Sold Out0
WATJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out -0.03%$73.71 - $94.03
($81.29)
$ 119.0546%Sold Out0
WATRuane Cunniff 2011-12-31 Add0.42%$71.61 - $83.14
($76.6)
$ 119.0555%Add 72.52%1,563,999
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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.

WAT is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
WAT Ray Dalio 2014-09-303,60000New Buy
WAT Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30137,4660.170.14New Buy
WAT Ruane Cunniff 2014-09-302,050,5782.461.1-0.77%
WAT PRIMECAP Management 2014-09-30983,4341.180.1-5.05%
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WAT: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
CAPUTO ARTHUR GEVP and President, Waters Div 2014-12-09Sell8,146$1154.11view
Rae Elizabeth BCorporate VP of HR 2014-12-09Sell6,000$115.583.59view
CAPUTO ARTHUR GEVP and President, Waters Div 2014-12-05Sell500$116.592.69view
BERTHIAUME DOUGLAS ACHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT & CEO 2014-12-04Sell102,423$1172.33view
CAPUTO ARTHUR GEVP and President, Waters Div 2014-12-04Sell100,000$116.642.65view
CAPUTO ARTHUR GEVP and President, Waters Div 2014-12-04Sell91,354$116.642.65view
GLIMCHER LAURIE H M.D.Director 2014-07-29Sell5,500$105.6513.33view
BERENDT MICHAEL JDirector 2014-02-20Sell7,000$113.785.23view
Rae Elizabeth BCorporate VP of HR 2014-02-19Sell15,000$112.076.84view
BEAUDOUIN MARK TVP and General Counsel 2014-02-14Sell66,000$112.586.35view

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