Waters Corporation Book value per Share

Book value per Share of WAT for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Book value per Share growth rates and interactive chart. Book value per common share (or, simply book value per share - BVPS) is a method to calculate the per-share value of a company based on common shareholders' equity in the company. Should the company dissolve, the book value per common share indicates the dollar value remaining for common shareholders after all assets are liquidated and all debtors are paid. It is calculated as Total Shareholder's Equity minus Preferred Equity and divided by the number of shares outstanding.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Book value per Share for the quarter ending December 30, 2020 was 3.74 (a -657.5% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Book value per Share decreased by -168.83%
  • Annual Book value per Share for 2020 was 3.74 (a -216.9% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Book value per Share for 2019 was -3.2 (a -115.71% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Book value per Share for 2018 was 20.36 (a -27.29% decrease from previous year)
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Historical Book value per Share of Waters Corporation

Most recent Book value per Shareof WAT including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Book value per Share of Waters Corporation

Waters Corporation Book value per Share for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2020 3.74 -0.67 -3.1 -5.43 3.74
2019 -3.2 1.74 8.06 13.5 -3.2
2018 20.36 24.5 25.38 26.81 20.36
2017 27.99 32.98 31.49 29.91 27.99
2016 28.49 28.0 26.6 25.86 28.49
2015 25.01 24.0 23.41 22.43 25.01
2014 22.46 22.01 21.83 21.41 22.46
2013 20.64 19.0 17.78 17.16 20.64
2012 16.7 15.21 14.3 14.47 16.7
2011 13.5 12.78 13.37 12.56 13.5
2010 11.57 10.07 8.78 11.57

Business Profile of Waters Corporation

Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Diagnostics & Research
Waters Corporation, a specialty measurement company, provides analytical workflow solutions in Asia, the Americas, and Europe. It operates through two segments, Waters and TA. The company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high and ultra-performance liquid chromatography, as well as mass spectrometry (MS) technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products, and post-warranty service plans. It also designs, manufactures, sells, and services thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments; and develops and supplies software-based products that interface with its instruments, as well as other manufacturers' instruments. Its MS technology instruments are used in drug discovery and development comprising clinical trial testing, the analysis of proteins in disease processes, nutritional safety analysis, and environmental testing. The company's offers thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments for use in predicting the suitability and stability of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, water, polymers, metals, and viscous liquids for various industrial, consumer good, and healthcare products, as well as for life science research. Its products are used by pharmaceutical, biochemical, industrial, nutritional safety, environmental, academic, and governmental customers working in research and development, quality assurance, and other laboratory applications. The company has a collaboration with Genovis AB to develop and market biopharmaceutical characterization workflows based on the its BioAccord LC-MS System, Andrew+ pipetting robot and Genovis SmartEnzymes. Waters Corporation was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts.