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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 No Debt
CWCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. CWCO: No Debt )
CWCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.87
CWCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
99% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. CWCO: 0.87 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.87

0.42
0.9
Interest Coverage 15.83
CWCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
89% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. CWCO: 15.83 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.33   Max: 9999.99
Current: 15.83

3.33
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.60
M-Score: -1.90
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 (%) 12.01
CWCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 12.87 vs. CWCO: 12.01 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.74   Max: 22.23
Current: 12.01

9.74
22.23
Net-margin (%) 13.47
CWCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. CWCO: 13.47 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 10.51   Max: 26.62
Current: 13.47

10.51
26.62
ROE (%) 6.19
CWCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. CWCO: 6.19 )
CWCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.75   Max: 14.35
Current: 6.19

4.75
14.35
ROA (%) 5.20
CWCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. CWCO: 5.20 )
CWCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 12.17
Current: 5.2

3.8
12.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.43
CWCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. CWCO: 11.43 )
CWCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.73   Max: 18.79
Current: 11.43

6.73
18.79
Revenue Growth (%) 7.70
CWCO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CWCO: 7.70 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 28.1
Current: 7.7

-5.8
28.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.70
CWCO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CWCO: 1.70 )
CWCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.2   Max: 53
Current: 1.7

-7.2
53
EPS Growth (%) 10.50
CWCO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CWCO: 10.50 )
CWCO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.4   Max: 19.3
Current: 10.5

-18.4
19.3
» CWCO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

CWCO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Hussman 26,000 sh (+62.5%)
Chuck Royce 25,827 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 102,600 sh (-19.4%)
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Q3 2013

CWCO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Hussman 26,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 25,427 sh (-1.55%)
Jim Simons 79,300 sh (-22.71%)
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Q4 2013

CWCO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 25,427 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 17,000 sh (-34.62%)
Jim Simons 35,700 sh (-54.98%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CWCO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Reduce -34.62%0.01%$10.98 - $16.83 $ 10.45-26%17000
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Add 62.5%0.01%$9.05 - $11.43 $ 10.452%26000
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Add 100%$7.4 - $9.9 $ 10.4517%16000
John Hussman 2012-12-31 Add 100%$6.78 - $8.29 $ 10.4536%8000
John Hussman 2012-09-30 New Buy$7.98 - $8.7 $ 10.4526%4000
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 28.60
CWCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. CWCO: 28.60 )
CWCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.64   Max: 59.62
Current: 28.6

11.64
59.62
P/B 1.10
CWCO's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. CWCO: 1.10 )
CWCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 5.98
Current: 1.1

0.75
5.98
P/S 2.42
CWCO's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CWCO: 2.42 )
CWCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 12.81
Current: 2.42

1.59
12.81
EV-to-EBIT 21.58
CWCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.54 vs. CWCO: 21.58 )
CWCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 77.1
Current: 21.58

8.8
77.1
PEG 1.40
CWCO's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. CWCO: 1.40 )
CWCO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 40.67
Current: 1.4

0.36
40.67
Shiller P/E 20.40
CWCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 26.33 vs. CWCO: 20.40 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.52   Max: 67.76
Current: 20.4

12.52
67.76
Current Ratio 3.54
CWCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. CWCO: 3.54 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 10.18
Current: 3.54

0.41
10.18
Quick Ratio 3.46
CWCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. CWCO: 3.46 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 9.91
Current: 3.46

0.41
9.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.87
CWCO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. CWCO: 2.87 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.42
Current: 2.87

0.72
4.42
Dividend Payout 0.80
CWCO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CWCO: 0.80 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.64
Current: 0.8

0.21
3.64
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.00
CWCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CWCO: 3.00 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 4.74
Current: 3

0.77
4.74
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
CWCO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. CWCO: -0.20 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -15.3
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 11.50
CWCO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
98% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CWCO: 11.50 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.11   Max: 283.67
Current: 11.5

4.11
283.67
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.60
CWCO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CWCO: 4.60 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.86   Max: 28.99
Current: 4.6

2.86
28.99
Price/Tangible Book 1.10
CWCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. CWCO: 1.10 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 5.48
Current: 1.1

0.83
5.48
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
CWCO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. CWCO: 1.10 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 337.5
Current: 1.1

0.74
337.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
CWCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CWCO: 0.70 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.78
Current: 0.7

0.45
2.78
Price/Graham Number 1.10
CWCO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. CWCO: 1.10 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 3.2
Current: 1.1

0.64
3.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
CWCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CWCO: 4.60 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 11.4
Current: 4.6

1.3
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.44
CWCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. CWCO: -1.44 )
CWCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.3   Max: 52.9
Current: -1.44

-5.3
52.9

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water
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Traded in other countries:CW2.Germany
Consolidated Water Company, Ltd., develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems in areas where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or nonexistent. The Company operates in three business segments, Retail Water Operations, Bulk Water Operations, and Services Operations. The Retail Water Operations Segment produce and supply water to end-users including residential, commercial and government customers in the Cayman Islands. The Bulk Water Operations Segment produce and supply water to government-owned distributors in the Cayman Islands, Belize and the Bahamas. The Services Operations Segment provides engineering and management services for desalination projects, including designing and constructing desalination plants and managing and operating desalination plants owned by other companies. The Company provides its services to customers in the Cayman Island, the Bahamas, Belize and the British Virgin Islands.
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