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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 4.91
CWCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
85% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. CWCO: 4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 4.91

Equity to Asset 0.89
CWCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CWCO: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.89

0.42
0.9
Interest Coverage 13.21
CWCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. CWCO: 13.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.42   Max: 9999.99
Current: 13.21

3.42
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 7.21
M-Score: -3.21
WACC vs ROIC
9.58%
7.41%
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 (%) 12.66
CWCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. CWCO: 12.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.74   Max: 22.23
Current: 12.66

9.74
22.23
Net-margin (%) 11.79
CWCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. CWCO: 11.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 9.56   Max: 26.62
Current: 11.79

9.56
26.62
ROE (%) 5.35
CWCO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.65 vs. CWCO: 5.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.47   Max: 16.24
Current: 5.35

4.47
16.24
ROA (%) 4.69
CWCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. CWCO: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.85   Max: 12.57
Current: 4.69

3.85
12.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.46
CWCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. CWCO: 11.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.25   Max: 18.02
Current: 11.46

7.25
18.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
CWCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CWCO: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 28.1
Current: 5.5

-5.8
28.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.70
CWCO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CWCO: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 33.1
Current: 3.7

0
33.1
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2015

CWCO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 115,300 sh (-15.16%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.20
CWCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. CWCO: 23.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.64   Max: 59.62
Current: 23.2

11.64
59.62
Forward P/E 14.27
CWCO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. CWCO: 14.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.80
CWCO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
67% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. CWCO: 22.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.71   Max: 59.83
Current: 22.8

11.71
59.83
P/B 1.20
CWCO's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CWCO: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CWCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 5.98
Current: 1.2

0.75
5.98
P/S 2.77
CWCO's P/S is ranked lower than
93% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CWCO: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CWCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 12.81
Current: 2.77

1.59
12.81
PFCF 9.20
CWCO's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 18.01 vs. CWCO: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CWCO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.38   Max: 248.5
Current: 9.2

7.38
248.5
POCF 7.32
CWCO's POCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. CWCO: 7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CWCO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.04   Max: 79.24
Current: 7.32

6.04
79.24
EV-to-EBIT 17.87
CWCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. CWCO: 17.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CWCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 77.1
Current: 17.87

8.8
77.1
Shiller P/E 24.10
CWCO's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 19.42 vs. CWCO: 24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.52   Max: 67.76
Current: 24.1

12.52
67.76
Current Ratio 4.15
CWCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CWCO: 4.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 10.18
Current: 4.15

0.41
10.18
Quick Ratio 4.03
CWCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CWCO: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 9.91
Current: 4.03

0.41
9.91
Days Inventory 14.38
CWCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 23.11 vs. CWCO: 14.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.55   Max: 42.38
Current: 14.38

3.55
42.38
Days Sales Outstanding 71.63
CWCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 51.10 vs. CWCO: 71.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 35.32   Max: 108.83
Current: 71.63

35.32
108.83

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.50
CWCO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. CWCO: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.42
Current: 2.5

0.72
4.42
Dividend Payout 0.59
CWCO's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
55% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. CWCO: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.64
Current: 0.59

0.21
3.64
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.63
CWCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. CWCO: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
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
66% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CWCO: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
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 7.40
CWCO's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
52% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CWCO: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.11   Max: 283.67
Current: 7.4

4.11
283.67
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.20
CWCO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CWCO: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 21.76
Current: 5.2

2.4
21.76
Price/Tangible Book 1.30
CWCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. CWCO: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
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
81% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CWCO: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 337.5
Current: 1

0.24
337.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
CWCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CWCO: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.18
Current: 0.9

0.51
3.18
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.70
CWCO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CWCO: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 5.32
Current: 1.7

0.57
5.32
Price/Graham Number 1.10
CWCO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CWCO: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 3.2
Current: 1.1

0.65
3.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.40
CWCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CWCO: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 11.4
Current: 5.4

1.3
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.10
CWCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. CWCO: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
CWCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.3   Max: 42.1
Current: 16.1

-12.3
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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