Waters Corporation EV/Sales

EV/Sales of WAT for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including EV/Sales growth rates and interactive chart. Compares the total enterprise value of a company to its sales. It is a more accurate measure of business value, as it takes into account cash and debt on the balance sheet. A company with large cash holdings and no debt will show a significantly lower EV/S than P/S ratio.


Highlights and Quick Summary

Current EV/Sales of Waters Corporation is 6.83 (as of December 30, 2020)
  • EV/Sales for the quarter ending December 30, 2020 was 6.83 (a 18.88% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly EV/Sales increased by 25.7%
  • Annual EV/Sales for 2020 was 6.83 (a -3.73% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual EV/Sales for 2019 was 7.09 (a 23.17% increase from previous year)
  • Annual EV/Sales for 2018 was 5.76 (a -5.8% decrease from previous year)
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Historical EV/Sales of Waters Corporation

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

Interactive Chart of EV/Sales of Waters Corporation

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

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2020 6.83 5.74 5.44 5.43 6.83
2019 7.09 6.51 6.45 7.51 7.09
2018 5.76 5.82 5.88 6.04 5.76
2017 6.11 5.77 6.0 5.11 6.11
2016 4.57 5.52 4.95 4.77 4.57
2015 4.98 4.34 4.81 4.72 4.98
2014 4.37 3.83 4.17 4.44 4.37
2013 4.16 4.57 4.44 4.09 4.16
2012 3.88 3.58 3.38 4.18 3.88
2011 3.41 3.5 4.75 4.3 3.41
2010 4.22 4.0 3.8 4.22

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.