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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
OTCPK:CTWSP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. OTCPK:CTWSP: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
OTCPK:CTWSP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.01
0
0.99
Equity to Asset 0.31
OTCPK:CTWSP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. OTCPK:CTWSP: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
OTCPK:CTWSP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.31
0.22
0.53
Interest Coverage 4.01
OTCPK:CTWSP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.99 vs. OTCPK:CTWSP: 4.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
OTCPK:CTWSP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 2.98 Max: 4.09
Current: 4.01
2.13
4.09
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.14
WACC vs ROIC
2.94%
6.88%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 30.39
OTCPK:CTWSP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 12.81 vs. OTCPK:CTWSP: 30.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
OTCPK:CTWSP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.36  Med: 23.52 Max: 30.39
Current: 30.39
18.36
30.39
Net-margin (%) 25.35
OTCPK:CTWSP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.25 vs. OTCPK:CTWSP: 25.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
OTCPK:CTWSP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.75  Med: 16.28 Max: 25.35
Current: 25.35
14.75
25.35
ROE (%) 10.86
OTCPK:CTWSP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.27 vs. OTCPK:CTWSP: 10.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
OTCPK:CTWSP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.21  Med: 9.35 Max: 10.86
Current: 10.86
7.21
10.86
ROA (%) 3.39
OTCPK:CTWSP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. OTCPK:CTWSP: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
OTCPK:CTWSP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 2.6 Max: 3.39
Current: 3.39
2.19
3.39
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.65
OTCPK:CTWSP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. OTCPK:CTWSP: 5.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
OTCPK:CTWSP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.88  Med: 5.1 Max: 6.29
Current: 5.65
3.88
6.29
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.00
OTCPK:CTWSP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. OTCPK:CTWSP: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTCPK:CTWSP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 2.1 Max: 10.6
Current: -3
-3
10.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.40
OTCPK:CTWSP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. OTCPK:CTWSP: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTCPK:CTWSP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.5  Med: 1.3 Max: 15.8
Current: 2.4
-4.5
15.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
OTCPK:CTWSP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. OTCPK:CTWSP: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OTCPK:CTWSP' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 2.9 Max: 14.2
Current: 10.1
-10.1
14.2
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Preferred stocks of Connecticut Water Service Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CTWSP16.255.54USD 0.90 Cum.Red.Preferred Shares
CTWSO16.104.97

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water
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Traded in other countries:EC9.Germany, CTWS.USA,
Connecticut Water Service Inc is a non-operating holding company. The Company is engaged in supplying water to its customers. It operates in three segments; water activities, real estate transactions, and services and rentals.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 25.38
CTWSP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 16.96 vs. CTWSP: 25.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CTWSP' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.07  Med: 20.62 Max: 30.49
Current: 25.38
16.07
30.49
PE(NRI) 25.38
CTWSP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 16.96 vs. CTWSP: 25.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CTWSP' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.07  Med: 20.86 Max: 32.01
Current: 25.38
16.07
32.01
P/B 2.65
CTWSP's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CTWSP: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CTWSP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 1.94 Max: 2.71
Current: 2.65
1.44
2.71
P/S 6.41
CTWSP's P/S is ranked lower than
91% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. CTWSP: 6.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CTWSP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 3.58 Max: 6.41
Current: 6.41
2.45
6.41
POCF 18.17
CTWSP's POCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. CTWSP: 18.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CTWSP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.83  Med: 11.52 Max: 22.19
Current: 18.17
7.83
22.19
PEG 3.43
CTWSP's PEG is ranked lower than
57% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. CTWSP: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CTWSP' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 3.56 Max: 148.4
Current: 3.43
1.51
148.4
Shiller P/E 35.36
CTWSP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. CTWSP: 35.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CTWSP' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.75  Med: 21.57 Max: 35.63
Current: 35.36
14.75
35.63
Current Ratio 0.88
CTWSP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CTWSP: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CTWSP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.79
Current: 0.88
0.45
2.79
Quick Ratio 0.84
CTWSP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CTWSP: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CTWSP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.8 Max: 2.64
Current: 0.84
0.41
2.64
Days Sales Outstanding 51.45
CTWSP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 47.52 vs. CTWSP: 51.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CTWSP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.63  Med: 43.11 Max: 55.71
Current: 51.45
39.63
55.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.54
CTWSP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CTWSP: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CTWSP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 3.43 Max: 5.54
Current: 5.54
1.96
5.54
Dividend Growth (3y) 3.00
CTWSP's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
51% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CTWSP: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CTWSP' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.3 Max: 3
Current: 3
1
3
Forward Dividend Yield 5.54
CTWSP's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. CTWSP: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.30
CTWSP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. CTWSP: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CTWSP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 3.9 Max: 6.3
Current: 6.3
2.23
6.3
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
CTWSP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. CTWSP: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CTWSP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.5  Med: -1.7 Max: -0.8
Current: -0.8
-8.5
-0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.79
CTWSP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. CTWSP: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CTWSP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.1  Med: -1.8 Max: 7.8
Current: 3.79
-6.1
7.8

More Statistics

Beta0.25
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $15.59 - 19.98

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