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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 4.52
CWCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. CWCO: 4.52 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 4.52

Equity to Asset 0.88
CWCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
99% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. CWCO: 0.88 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.88

0.49
0.89
Interest Coverage 13.21
CWCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. CWCO: 13.21 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.33   Max: 9999.99
Current: 13.21

3.33
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.90
M-Score: -3.01
WACC vs ROIC
9.88%
5.99%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.86
CWCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. CWCO: 9.86 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.74   Max: 22.23
Current: 9.86

9.74
22.23
Net-margin (%) 9.56
CWCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. CWCO: 9.56 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 9.56   Max: 26.62
Current: 9.56

9.56
26.62
ROE (%) 4.47
CWCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. CWCO: 4.47 )
CWCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.47   Max: 16.24
Current: 4.47

4.47
16.24
ROA (%) 3.88
CWCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. CWCO: 3.88 )
CWCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.85   Max: 12.57
Current: 3.88

3.85
12.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.22
CWCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. CWCO: 9.22 )
CWCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.25   Max: 18.02
Current: 9.22

7.25
18.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
CWCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CWCO: 5.50 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 28.1
Current: 5.5

-5.8
28.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.50
CWCO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CWCO: -2.50 )
CWCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 33.1
Current: -2.5

0
33.1
» CWCO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CWCO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 46,600 sh (+30.53%)
John Hussman 17,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 24,227 sh (-4.72%)
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Q2 2014

CWCO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 11,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 73,947 sh (+58.68%)
Chuck Royce 17,927 sh (-26.00%)
John Hussman 4,000 sh (-76.47%)
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Q3 2014

CWCO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Hussman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons 66,400 sh (-10.21%)
Chuck Royce 11,227 sh (-37.37%)
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Q4 2014

CWCO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 135,900 sh (+104.67%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 28.00
CWCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. CWCO: 28.00 )
CWCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.64   Max: 59.62
Current: 28

11.64
59.62
Forward P/E 14.22
CWCO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 23.64 vs. CWCO: 14.22 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.50
CWCO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. CWCO: 28.50 )
CWCO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.71   Max: 59.83
Current: 28.5

11.71
59.83
P/B 1.30
CWCO's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CWCO: 1.30 )
CWCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 5.98
Current: 1.3

0.75
5.98
P/S 2.69
CWCO's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CWCO: 2.69 )
CWCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 12.81
Current: 2.69

1.59
12.81
PFCF 12.20
CWCO's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CWCO: 12.20 )
CWCO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.38   Max: 321.5
Current: 12.2

7.38
321.5
POCF 9.34
CWCO's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. CWCO: 9.34 )
CWCO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.04   Max: 79.24
Current: 9.34

6.04
79.24
EV-to-EBIT 23.39
CWCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. CWCO: 23.39 )
CWCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 77.1
Current: 23.39

8.8
77.1
Shiller P/E 23.60
CWCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 60.87 vs. CWCO: 23.60 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.52   Max: 67.76
Current: 23.6

12.52
67.76
Current Ratio 3.68
CWCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CWCO: 3.68 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 9.25
Current: 3.68

0.41
9.25
Quick Ratio 3.57
CWCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CWCO: 3.57 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 9.04
Current: 3.57

0.41
9.04
Days Inventory 13.08
CWCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 31.94 vs. CWCO: 13.08 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.55   Max: 42.38
Current: 13.08

3.55
42.38
Days Sales Outstanding 65.55
CWCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 65.58 vs. CWCO: 65.55 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 35.32   Max: 107.86
Current: 65.55

35.32
107.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 2.51
CWCO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. CWCO: 2.51 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.42
Current: 2.51

0.72
4.42
Dividend Payout 0.71
CWCO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
72% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CWCO: 0.71 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.71

0.15
0.71
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.63
CWCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. CWCO: 2.63 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 4.65
Current: 2.63

0.76
4.65
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
CWCO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. CWCO: -0.40 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -15.3
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 8.20
CWCO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
99% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CWCO: 8.20 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.11   Max: 73.32
Current: 8.2

4.11
73.32
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.70
CWCO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CWCO: 5.70 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 20.78
Current: 5.7

2.4
20.78
Price/Tangible Book 1.30
CWCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CWCO: 1.30 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 5.48
Current: 1.3

0.83
5.48
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
CWCO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. CWCO: 1.00 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 12.47
Current: 1

0.78
12.47
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
CWCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CWCO: 0.80 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.89
Current: 0.8

0.51
2.89
Price/Graham Number 1.20
CWCO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CWCO: 1.20 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.99
Current: 1.2

0.64
2.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.50
CWCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CWCO: 4.50 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 11.4
Current: 4.5

1.3
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.61
CWCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. CWCO: 2.61 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.2   Max: 42.1
Current: 2.61

-2.2
42.1

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water
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Traded in other countries:CW2.Germany,
Consolidated Water Co Ltd was established in 1973 as a private water utility in Grand Cayman. The Company develops and operates seawater desalination plants that utilize reverse osmosis technology and water distribution systems in areas where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or nonexistent. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides the following services to its customers in the Cayman Islands, The Bahamas, Belize, the British Virgin Islands and Indonesia: Retail Water Operations, Bulk Water Operations, Services Operations and Affiliate Operations. Under Retail Water Operations, the Company produces and supplies water to end-users, including residential, commercial and government customers in the Cayman Islands under an exclusive retail license issued by the Cayman Islands government to provide water in two of the three most populated and rapidly developing areas on Grand Cayman Island. The Company also has a desalination plant in Bali, Indonesia that sells water to resort properties. Under, Bulk Water Operations, the Company produces and supplies water to government-owned distributors in the Cayman Islands, Belize and the Bahamas. Under Service Operations, the Company provides engineering and management services for desalination projects, which include the design and construction of desalination plants and the management and operation of desalination plants owned by other companies. Under Affiliate Operations, the Company produces and supplies bulk water to the British Virgin Islands and Sewage Department. The Company has three business segments: Retail Water Operations, Bulk Water Operations and Services Operations. The Company's Retail Water Operations supply water to end-users, including residential, commercial and government customers. The Bulk Water Operations supply water to government-owned distributors. The Retail and Bulk Operations serve customers in the Cayman Islands, The Bahamas, Belize, the British Virgin Islands and Indonesia. The Company's Services Operations provide engineering and management services, which include the design and construction of desalination plants and the management and operation of desalination plants. All materials, parts and supplies essential to the Company's business operations are obtained from multiple sources. The Company does not manufacture any parts or components for equipment essential to its business. The Company's access to seawater for processing into potable water is granted through its licenses and contracts with governments of the various jurisdictions in which the Company has its operations. The Company competes with GE Water, Veolia, and IDE Technologies, GS Inima, OHL Inima and Biwater. The Company's operations and activities are subject to the governmental regulations and taxes of the countries in which the Company operates.
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