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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.56
NYSE:WTS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 1825 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. NYSE:WTS: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:WTS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.56
0.03
0.9
Equity to Asset 0.43
NYSE:WTS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 1784 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NYSE:WTS: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:WTS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.43
0.41
0.68
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.91
M-Score: -3.11
WACC vs ROIC
8.47%
-3.68%
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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history
Operating margin (%) -0.29
NYSE:WTS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. NYSE:WTS: -0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:WTS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.14  Med: 7.86 Max: 10.6
Current: -0.29
-6.14
10.6
Net-margin (%) -3.63
NYSE:WTS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. NYSE:WTS: -3.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:WTS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.69  Med: 4.3 Max: 5.99
Current: -3.63
-7.69
5.99
ROE (%) -6.79
NYSE:WTS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1764 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. NYSE:WTS: -6.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:WTS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.96  Med: 6.32 Max: 10.96
Current: -6.79
-13.96
10.96
ROA (%) -2.94
NYSE:WTS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1835 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NYSE:WTS: -2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:WTS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.21  Med: 3.52 Max: 5.34
Current: -2.94
-6.21
5.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.48
NYSE:WTS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.03 vs. NYSE:WTS: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:WTS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.74  Med: 23.77 Max: 29.11
Current: 0.48
-20.74
29.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.60
NYSE:WTS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NYSE:WTS: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:WTS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.4  Med: 6.7 Max: 12.8
Current: 1.6
-6.4
12.8
» NYSE:WTS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

WTS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 46,777 sh (+154.93%)
Chuck Royce 61,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,589,422 sh (-0.72%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 36,721 sh (-4.57%)
Jim Simons 31,973 sh (-40.68%)
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Q1 2016

WTS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 4,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 36,700 sh (+14.78%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 39,035 sh (+6.30%)
Chuck Royce 61,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 1,561,176 sh (-1.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,914 sh (-78.81%)
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Q2 2016

WTS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chuck Royce 89,340 sh (+46.46%)
Jim Simons 40,500 sh (+10.35%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,358 sh (+1.35%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,532,761 sh (-1.82%)
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Q3 2016

WTS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 49,500 sh (+22.22%)
Chuck Royce 89,340 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,519,786 sh (-0.85%)
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:W3W.Germany,
Watts Water Technologies Inc through its subsidiaries designs, manufactures and sells a line of water safety and flow control products for the water quality, water conservation, water safety and water flow control markets.

Watts Water Technologies Inc, was incorporated in Delaware in 1985. The Company, through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures and sells a line of water safety and flow control products for the water quality, water conservation, water safety and water flow control markets located in Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa with a presence in Asia Pacific. Its product lines include residential & commercial flow control products, which includes products sold into plumbing and hot water applications such as backflow preventers, water pressure regulators, temperature and pressure relief valves, and thermostatic mixing valves; HVAC & gas products, which include hydronic and electric heating systems for under-floor radiant applications, hydronic pump groups for boiler manufacturers and alternative energy control packages, and flexible stainless steel connectors for natural and liquid propane gas in commercial food service and residential applications; drains & water re-use products, which includes drainage products and engineered rain water harvesting solutions for commercial, industrial, marine and residential applications; water quality products, which includes point-of-use and point-of-entry water filtration, conditioning and scale prevention systems for both commercial and residential applications. The Companys business is reported in three geographic segments: Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. The Company distributes its products through three distribution channels namely; wholesale, do-it-yourself (DIY) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). For product sales, the Company relies on commissioned manufacturers' representatives, some of which maintain a consigned inventory of its products.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 23.09
WTS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.59 vs. WTS: 23.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.06
WTS's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. WTS: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WTS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.65 Max: 3.14
Current: 3.06
0.73
3.14
P/S 1.65
WTS's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. WTS: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WTS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.65
0.44
1.7
PFCF 23.16
WTS's PFCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. WTS: 23.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WTS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.81  Med: 17.44 Max: 55.81
Current: 23.16
4.81
55.81
POCF 17.37
WTS's POCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. WTS: 17.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WTS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 12.62 Max: 30.23
Current: 17.37
4.16
30.23
EV-to-EBIT 1184.37
WTS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.52 vs. WTS: 1184.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WTS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.6  Med: 12.5 Max: 1208.5
Current: 1184.37
-39.6
1208.5
EV-to-EBITDA 49.13
WTS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.63 vs. WTS: 49.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WTS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -193.2  Med: 9.1 Max: 50.2
Current: 49.13
-193.2
50.2
Shiller P/E 55.88
WTS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 26.90 vs. WTS: 55.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WTS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.04  Med: 23.67 Max: 56.89
Current: 55.88
11.04
56.89
Current Ratio 3.19
WTS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 1772 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. WTS: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WTS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 2.62 Max: 3.84
Current: 3.19
1.3
3.84
Quick Ratio 2.31
WTS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. WTS: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WTS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.51 Max: 2.74
Current: 2.31
0.74
2.74
Days Inventory 106.88
WTS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 97.68 vs. WTS: 106.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WTS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 106.08  Med: 117.89 Max: 138.56
Current: 106.88
106.08
138.56
Days Sales Outstanding 55.39
WTS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 80.02 vs. WTS: 55.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WTS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.36  Med: 53.13 Max: 67.76
Current: 55.39
46.36
67.76
Days Payable 36.75
WTS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 64.99 vs. WTS: 36.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WTS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.75  Med: 48.68 Max: 56.12
Current: 36.75
36.75
56.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.04
WTS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 1808 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. WTS: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WTS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.64
Current: 1.04
0.8
2.64
Dividend Growth (3y) 14.50
WTS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
72% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. WTS: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
WTS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.8  Med: 5.3 Max: 14.5
Current: 14.5
-11.8
14.5
Forward Dividend Yield 1.04
WTS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
77% of the 1755 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. WTS: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.58
WTS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. WTS: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WTS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.78 Max: 4.04
Current: 1.58
1.23
4.04
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.80
WTS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. WTS: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WTS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.9  Med: 0.7 Max: 2.3
Current: 0.8
-6.9
2.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 29.40
WTS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 1657 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. WTS: 29.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WTS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 3.56 Max: 74.02
Current: 29.4
0.92
74.02
Price/Projected FCF 1.58
WTS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. WTS: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WTS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.21 Max: 4.3
Current: 1.58
0.58
4.3
Price/Median PS Value 1.63
WTS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WTS: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WTS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.63
0.49
1.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.10
WTS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1821 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. WTS: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WTS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 7.8 Max: 13.7
Current: 0.1
0.1
13.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.57
WTS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. WTS: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WTS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 10.6 Max: 17.6
Current: 0.57
0.57
17.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,415
EPS (TTM) $ -1.46
Beta0.98
Short Percentage of Float4.00%
52-Week Range $44.51 - 69.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)34.23

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,402 1,427 1,467 1,479
EPS ($) 2.56 3.00 3.45 4.05
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.56 3.00 3.45 4.05
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
12.00%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.53
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: LL, FNF, WTS, COF, IMPV Nov 10 2012 
WEEKLY CFO SELLS HIGHLIGHT: DISH, V, GCI, WTS, MCK May 28 2012 
Watts Water Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 12 2010 
Watts Water Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 13 2010 
Watts Water Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 04 2009 
Watts Water Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 07 2009 
Watts Water Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 06 2009 
Why Watts Water Technologies could be a great value stock? May 17 2007 

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