Waters Corporation EV/Operating CF

EV/Operating CF of WAT for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including EV/Operating CF growth rates and interactive chart. A valuation metric that measures the enterprise value of a company compared to its operating cash flow. Operating cash flow (OCF) is the amount of cash generated by a company's normal business operations. It can be different from reported net income due to accrual accounting, that is expenses and revenues are recognized differently than cash is received. The cash going in and out of the business is what ultimately determines its financial health, so it's one of the most important metrics to watch. A low EV/OCF ratio can indicate undervaluation, while a high one might mean the growth expectations around the company are elevated. EV/OCF ratio can be compared to different companies in the same industry or to a company’s own historical valuation.

Highlights and Quick Summary

Current EV/Operating CF of Waters Corporation is 20.43 (as of December 30, 2020)
  • EV/Operating CF for the quarter ending December 30, 2020 was 20.43 (a 10.81% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly EV/Operating CF decreased by -1.26%
  • Annual EV/Operating CF for 2020 was 20.43 (a -23.02% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual EV/Operating CF for 2019 was 26.55 (a 15.13% increase from previous year)
  • Annual EV/Operating CF for 2018 was 23.06 (a 13.94% increase from previous year)
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Historical EV/Operating CF of Waters Corporation

Most recent EV/Operating CFof WAT including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of EV/Operating CF of Waters Corporation

Waters Corporation EV/Operating CF for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2020 20.43 18.44 17.94 20.7 20.43
2019 26.55 24.75 24.61 29.86 26.55
2018 23.06 22.63 22.45 20.24 23.06
2017 20.24 19.12 19.69 17.07 20.24
2016 15.41 18.45 16.61 16.91 15.41
2015 17.75 15.56 17.55 17.3 17.75
2014 16.99 15.31 17.15 17.89 16.99
2013 16.35 17.98 17.53 16.26 16.35
2012 15.93 14.13 12.64 15.87 15.93
2011 12.7 13.19 18.04 15.34 12.7
2010 15.14 14.32 12.93 15.14

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.