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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.07
GWRS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. GWRS: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GWRS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.07
0.05
0.23
Equity-to-Asset 0.06
GWRS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. GWRS: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GWRS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.09
Current: 0.06
0.06
0.09
Debt-to-Equity 8.54
GWRS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
98% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. GWRS: 8.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
GWRS' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 7.24 Max: 8.68
Current: 8.54
4.7
8.68
Debt-to-EBITDA 8.03
GWRS's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. GWRS: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
GWRS' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 1.95 Max: 8.28
Current: 8.03
1.79
8.28
Interest Coverage 1.12
GWRS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 5.35 vs. GWRS: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GWRS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.79 Max: 5.76
Current: 1.12
0.44
5.76
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.70
Beneish M-Score: -2.62
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 % 18.93
GWRS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. GWRS: 18.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GWRS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.69  Med: 20.42 Max: 168.28
Current: 18.93
17.69
168.28
Net Margin % 4.53
GWRS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
62% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. GWRS: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GWRS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.57  Med: 66.85 Max: 199.43
Current: 4.53
-9.57
199.43
ROE % 9.63
GWRS's ROE % is ranked higher than
57% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.57 vs. GWRS: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GWRS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.18  Med: 89.49 Max: 234.58
Current: 9.63
-16.18
234.58
ROA % 0.58
GWRS's ROA % is ranked lower than
79% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. GWRS: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GWRS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: 7.86 Max: 21.11
Current: 0.58
-1.2
21.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 3.68
GWRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9.56 vs. GWRS: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GWRS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.68  Med: 23.14 Max: 23.89
Current: 3.68
3.68
23.89
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Guru Trades

Q1 2017

GWRS Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Chuck Royce 236,300 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2017

GWRS Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 56,411 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 106,000 sh (-55.14%)
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Q3 2017

GWRS Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 100,900 sh (+78.87%)
Chuck Royce 106,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2017

GWRS Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Jim Simons 132,100 sh (+30.92%)
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water    NAICS: 221310    SIC: 4941
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Traded in other countries:GWR.Canada, GGL.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Global Water Resources Inc is a water resource management company. It operates and manages water, wastewater and recycled water utilities in strategically located communities, principally in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona.

Global Water Resources Inc is a water resource management company. It operates and manages water, wastewater and recycled water utilities in strategically located communities, principally in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 148.33
GWRS's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. GWRS: 148.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GWRS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 126.58  Med: 145.32 Max: 155.56
Current: 148.33
126.58
155.56
Forward PE Ratio 74.07
GWRS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 15.48 vs. GWRS: 74.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 148.33
GWRS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
97% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 16.44 vs. GWRS: 148.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GWRS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 126.58  Med: 145.32 Max: 155.56
Current: 148.33
126.58
155.56
PB Ratio 13.05
GWRS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. GWRS: 13.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GWRS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.97  Med: 11.98 Max: 14.78
Current: 13.05
8.97
14.78
PS Ratio 5.70
GWRS's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. GWRS: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GWRS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 5.98 Max: 7.9
Current: 5.7
4.9
7.9
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 21.87
GWRS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
91% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.55 vs. GWRS: 21.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GWRS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.57  Med: 88.6 Max: 154.34
Current: 21.87
21.57
154.34
EV-to-EBIT 37.22
GWRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
94% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 14.26 vs. GWRS: 37.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GWRS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 35.95 Max: 39.6
Current: 37.22
4.5
39.6
EV-to-EBITDA 19.75
GWRS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
84% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 10.15 vs. GWRS: 19.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GWRS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 19.6 Max: 21.3
Current: 19.75
4
21.3
EV-to-Revenue 9.18
GWRS's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
92% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. GWRS: 9.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
GWRS' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7  Med: 9.1 Max: 10
Current: 9.18
7.7
10
Current Ratio 1.21
GWRS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. GWRS: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GWRS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.62 Max: 3.09
Current: 1.21
0.9
3.09
Quick Ratio 1.21
GWRS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. GWRS: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GWRS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.62 Max: 3.09
Current: 1.21
0.9
3.09
Days Sales Outstanding 18.93
GWRS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 49.92 vs. GWRS: 18.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GWRS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.93  Med: 15.3 Max: 18.93
Current: 18.93
12.93
18.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield % 3.11
GWRS's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. GWRS: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GWRS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 2.79 Max: 3.13
Current: 3.11
0.69
3.13
Dividend Payout Ratio 3.89
GWRS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. GWRS: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GWRS' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.89
Current: 3.89
0
3.89
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.20
GWRS's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
61% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. GWRS: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.12
GWRS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
74% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. GWRS: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GWRS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 2.79 Max: 3.13
Current: 3.12
0.69
3.13

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 296.67
GWRS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
100% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. GWRS: 296.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
GWRS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.38  Med: 94.7 Max: 396
Current: 296.67
50.38
396
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.95
GWRS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. GWRS: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GWRS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.29
Current: 0.95
0.86
1.29
Price-to-Graham-Number 42.38
GWRS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
100% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. GWRS: 42.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
GWRS' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42  Med: 47.37 Max: 49.5
Current: 42.38
42
49.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.69
GWRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 6.51 vs. GWRS: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GWRS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 2.8 Max: 22.1
Current: 2.69
2.5
22.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $30.62
EPS (TTM) $ 0.06
Short Percentage of Float0.75%
52-Week Range $8.00 - 10.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)19.63

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 31 32
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $) 15 16
EPS ($) 0.09 0.12
EPS without NRI ($) 0.09 0.12
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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