Waters Corporation Current Ratio

Current Ratio of WAT for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Current Ratio growth rates and interactive chart. The current ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures whether a firm has enough resources to meet its short-term obligations. It is calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. A ratio below 1 indicates potential trouble for a company, as it doesn't have enough current assets to pay for its short-term liabilities. A ratio above 2 is usually considered healthy.

Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Current Ratio for the quarter ending December 30, 2020 was 1.74 (a -2.69% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Current Ratio decreased by -27.77%
  • Annual Current Ratio for 2020 was 1.74 (a -21.58% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Current Ratio for 2019 was 2.22 (a -62.59% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Current Ratio for 2018 was 5.93 (a -15.79% decrease from previous year)
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Historical Current Ratio of Waters Corporation

Most recent Current Ratioof WAT including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Current Ratio of Waters Corporation

Waters Corporation Current Ratio for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2020 1.74 1.79 1.82 2.41 1.74
2019 2.22 2.25 2.65 3.44 2.22
2018 5.93 6.63 6.58 6.44 5.93
2017 7.04 6.16 6.04 5.98 7.04
2016 6.99 6.8 6.52 6.32 6.99
2015 5.7 5.77 5.5 5.34 5.7
2014 4.85 4.7 4.51 4.46 4.85
2013 5.24 4.93 4.94 4.8 5.24
2012 4.48 2.78 2.86 3.12 4.48
2011 3.23 3.08 3.85 2.35 3.23
2010 4.11 3.45 3.62 4.11

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. Waters Corporation was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts.