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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
CTWS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. CTWS: 0.01 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.01

0
0.99
Equity to Asset 0.31
CTWS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. CTWS: 0.31 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.31

0.22
0.53
Interest Coverage 3.58
CTWS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. CTWS: 3.58 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.13   Max: 4.09
Current: 3.58

2.13
4.09
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.96
WACC vs ROIC
5.23%
6.64%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 26.91
CTWS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 12.76 vs. CTWS: 26.91 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 18.36   Max: 37.56
Current: 26.91

18.36
37.56
Net-margin (%) 22.86
CTWS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. CTWS: 22.86 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 14.75   Max: 22.67
Current: 22.86

14.75
22.67
ROE (%) 10.36
CTWS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. CTWS: 10.36 )
CTWS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.25   Max: 12.67
Current: 10.36

7.25
12.67
ROA (%) 3.29
CTWS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. CTWS: 3.29 )
CTWS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 3.8
Current: 3.29

2.19
3.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.96
CTWS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. CTWS: 4.96 )
CTWS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.34   Max: 18.68
Current: 4.96

3.34
18.68
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
CTWS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CTWS: 2.10 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1   Max: 10.6
Current: 2.1

-1
10.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
CTWS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CTWS: 8.50 )
CTWS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.5   Max: 15.8
Current: 8.5

-4.5
15.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.20
CTWS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CTWS: 14.20 )
CTWS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10   Max: 14.2
Current: 14.2

-10
14.2
» CTWS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CTWS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 13,600 sh (New)
Tweedy Browne 6,483 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 6,350 sh (-3.05%)
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Q3 2014

CTWS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 27,500 sh (+102.21%)
Tweedy Browne 6,483 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 6,150 sh (-3.15%)
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Q4 2014

CTWS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 49,841 sh (+81.24%)
Tweedy Browne 6,483 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 6,150 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

CTWS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 62,100 sh (+24.60%)
Mario Gabelli 6,150 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 6,483 sh (unchged)
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Preferred stocks of Connecticut Water Service Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CTWSP17.445.10USD 0.90 Cum.Red.Preferred Shares
CTWSO15.805.00

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 18.60
CTWS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. CTWS: 18.60 )
CTWS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 16.05   Max: 30.34
Current: 18.6

16.05
30.34
Forward P/E 17.79
CTWS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 27.93 vs. CTWS: 17.79 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.80
CTWS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. CTWS: 18.80 )
CTWS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 16.07   Max: 32.39
Current: 18.8

16.07
32.39
P/B 1.90
CTWS's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CTWS: 1.90 )
CTWS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 2.47
Current: 1.9

1.46
2.47
P/S 4.20
CTWS's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CTWS: 4.20 )
CTWS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.45   Max: 4.83
Current: 4.2

2.45
4.83
POCF 12.73
CTWS's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.44 vs. CTWS: 12.73 )
CTWS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.82   Max: 22.05
Current: 12.73

7.82
22.05
EV-to-EBIT 23.63
CTWS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 18.39 vs. CTWS: 23.63 )
CTWS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 15.9   Max: 34.6
Current: 23.63

15.9
34.6
PEG 1.94
CTWS's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CTWS: 1.94 )
CTWS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 716.67
Current: 1.94

1.54
716.67
Shiller P/E 23.00
CTWS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 28.10 vs. CTWS: 23.00 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.53   Max: 27.16
Current: 23

15.53
27.16
Current Ratio 1.44
CTWS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CTWS: 1.44 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.79
Current: 1.44

0.45
2.79
Quick Ratio 1.38
CTWS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CTWS: 1.38 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.64
Current: 1.38

0.41
2.64
Days Sales Outstanding 44.46
CTWS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 66.13 vs. CTWS: 44.46 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.99   Max: 55.71
Current: 44.46

34.99
55.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.90
CTWS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. CTWS: 2.90 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 5.01
Current: 2.9

2.7
5.01
Dividend Payout 0.53
CTWS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
80% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CTWS: 0.53 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.36
Current: 0.53

0.29
3.36
Dividend growth (3y) 2.40
CTWS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CTWS: 2.40 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 1   Max: 2.4
Current: 2.4

1
2.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.25
CTWS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CTWS: 3.25 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.03   Max: 5.61
Current: 3.25

3.03
5.61
Share Buyback Rate -8.30
CTWS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CTWS: -8.30 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.1   Max: -8.4
Current: -8.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
CTWS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. CTWS: 2.20 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 3.32
Current: 2.2

1.43
3.32
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.90
CTWS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. CTWS: 4.90 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 9.42
Current: 4.9

1.42
9.42
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
CTWS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CTWS: 1.20 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.48
Current: 1.2

0.52
1.48
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.20
CTWS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CTWS: 2.20 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 4.63
Current: 2.2

1.65
4.63
Price/Graham Number 1.30
CTWS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CTWS: 1.30 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.3

0.87
2.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.20
CTWS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. CTWS: 4.20 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 6.3
Current: 4.2

2.9
6.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.67
CTWS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CTWS: 5.67 )
CTWS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 8
Current: 5.67

-6.1
8

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water
Compare:UUGRY, CWT, WTR, PEGRY, KTWIF » details
Traded in other countries:CTWSP.USA, CTWSO.USA, EC9.Germany,
Connecticut Water Service Inc was incorporated in 1974. The Company is a non-operating holding company, whose income is derived from the earnings of its six wholly-owned subsidiary companies. It supplied water to 121,768 customers, representing a population of approximately 400,000, in 76 municipalities throughout Connecticut and Maine. The Company operates in three business segments; Water Activities, Real Estate Transactions, and Services and Rentals. The Water Activities segment is comprised of its core regulated water activities to supply public drinking water to its customers. This segment encompasses all transactions of Regulated Companies with the exception of certain real estate transactions. The Real Estate Transactions segment involves the sale or donation for income tax benefits of its real estate holdings. The Services and Rentals segment provides contracted services to water and wastewater utilities and other clients and also leases certain of its properties to third parties through its unregulated companies in the State of Connecticut and through Maine Water in the State of Maine. The types of services provided include contract operations of water and wastewater facilities; Linebacker, its service line protection plan for public drinking water customers; and providing bulk deliveries of emergency drinking water to businesses and residences via tanker truck. The Company's water infrastructure consisted of 77 noncontiguous water systems in the States of Connecticut and Maine. Its Regulated Companies face competition from a few small privately-owned water systems operating within or adjacent to, its franchise areas and from municipal and public authority systems whose service areas in some cases overlap portions of its franchise areas. The Company's regulated water utilities is subject to environmental and water quality regulations, which are continually modified and refined to ensure the safety of the Company's water sources and, ultimately, the public's health.
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