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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 0.45
WTS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 2487 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. WTS: 0.45 )
WTS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.45

0.01
0.9
Equity to Asset 0.46
WTS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 2284 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WTS: 0.46 )
WTS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.46

0.41
0.68
Interest Coverage 5.30
WTS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
56% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 35.82 vs. WTS: 5.30 )
WTS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.76   Max: 9.13
Current: 5.3

3.76
9.13
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.82
M-Score: -2.82
WACC vs ROIC
10.82%
6.04%
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 (%) 6.81
WTS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2484 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. WTS: 6.81 )
WTS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.89   Max: 11.62
Current: 6.81

6.89
11.62
Net-margin (%) 3.18
WTS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2484 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. WTS: 3.18 )
WTS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.85   Max: 12.06
Current: 3.18

-7.85
12.06
ROE (%) 5.04
WTS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2452 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. WTS: 5.04 )
WTS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.02   Max: 15.83
Current: 5.04

2.02
15.83
ROA (%) 2.68
WTS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2500 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. WTS: 2.68 )
WTS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 9.07
Current: 2.68

1.07
9.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.37
WTS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2496 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. WTS: 21.37 )
WTS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 13.37   Max: 27.47
Current: 21.37

13.37
27.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.90
WTS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2116 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. WTS: 3.90 )
WTS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.4   Max: 12.8
Current: 3.9

-6.4
12.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.50
WTS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WTS: -1.50 )
WTS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.6   Max: 15.5
Current: -1.5

-9.6
15.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.20
WTS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1690 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. WTS: -6.20 )
WTS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.7   Max: 26.2
Current: -6.2

-21.7
26.2
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

WTS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,758,527 sh (-3.02%)
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Q3 2014

WTS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 201,324 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,900 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 1,736,904 sh (-1.23%)
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Q4 2014

WTS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 575,126 sh (+185.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,666,388 sh (-4.06%)
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Q1 2015

WTS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 97,100 sh (New)
James Barrow 36,489 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 1,631,897 sh (-2.07%)
Joel Greenblatt 437,249 sh (-23.97%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 41.10
WTS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 27.80 vs. WTS: 41.10 )
WTS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.67   Max: 85.13
Current: 41.1

9.67
85.13
Forward P/E 20.41
WTS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WTS: 20.41 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 40.50
WTS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 27.70 vs. WTS: 40.50 )
WTS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.58   Max: 46.26
Current: 40.5

9.58
46.26
P/B 2.30
WTS's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. WTS: 2.30 )
WTS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.48
Current: 2.3

0.59
2.48
P/S 1.30
WTS's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WTS: 1.30 )
WTS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.51
Current: 1.3

0.44
1.51
PFCF 15.30
WTS's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 94.20 vs. WTS: 15.30 )
WTS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.79   Max: 52.53
Current: 15.3

4.79
52.53
POCF 12.52
WTS's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.49 vs. WTS: 12.52 )
WTS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.15   Max: 26.64
Current: 12.52

4.15
26.64
EV-to-EBIT 21.73
WTS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.99 vs. WTS: 21.73 )
WTS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 24.3
Current: 21.73

7.6
24.3
PEG 19.29
WTS's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WTS: 19.29 )
WTS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 45.2
Current: 19.29

1.01
45.2
Shiller P/E 35.60
WTS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 197.80 vs. WTS: 35.60 )
WTS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.86   Max: 42.93
Current: 35.6

9.86
42.93
Current Ratio 2.55
WTS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2309 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. WTS: 2.55 )
WTS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 3.84
Current: 2.55

1.3
3.84
Quick Ratio 1.69
WTS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 2309 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. WTS: 1.69 )
WTS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2.74
Current: 1.69

0.74
2.74
Days Inventory 115.17
WTS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 101.62 vs. WTS: 115.17 )
WTS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 108.91   Max: 233.36
Current: 115.17

108.91
233.36
Days Sales Outstanding 53.49
WTS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 89.55 vs. WTS: 53.49 )
WTS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 50.11   Max: 99
Current: 53.49

50.11
99

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.10
WTS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 1853 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. WTS: 1.10 )
WTS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.64
Current: 1.1

0.8
2.64
Dividend Payout 0.44
WTS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
72% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. WTS: 0.44 )
WTS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 4.29
Current: 0.44

0.12
4.29
Dividend growth (3y) 9.60
WTS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1157 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. WTS: 9.60 )
WTS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -11.8   Max: 12.9
Current: 9.6

-11.8
12.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.42
WTS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1881 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. WTS: 1.42 )
WTS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 3.4
Current: 1.42

1.03
3.4
Share Buyback Rate 1.90
WTS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. WTS: 1.90 )
WTS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.1   Max: -6.9
Current: 1.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 54.60
WTS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. WTS: 54.60 )
WTS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 6.16
Current: 54.6

0.91
6.16
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
WTS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. WTS: 1.20 )
WTS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 4.3
Current: 1.2

0.57
4.3
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
WTS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WTS: 1.30 )
WTS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.83
Current: 1.3

0.49
1.83
Price/Graham Number 10.00
WTS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
52% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. WTS: 10.00 )
WTS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 9.84
Current: 10

0.6
9.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
WTS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2471 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. WTS: 4.60 )
WTS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 13.1
Current: 4.6

4.1
13.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.96
WTS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. WTS: 5.96 )
WTS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 17.5
Current: 5.96

1.4
17.5

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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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.
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