Waters Corporation Operating Cash Flow Margin

Operating Cash Flow Margin of WAT for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Operating Cash Flow Margin growth rates and interactive chart.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Operating Cash Flow Margin for the quarter ending December 30, 2020 was 34.0% (a 17.0% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Operating Cash Flow Margin increased by 4.26%
  • Annual Operating Cash Flow Margin for 2020 was 33.42% (a 25.07% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Operating Cash Flow Margin for 2019 was 26.72% (a 6.97% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Operating Cash Flow Margin for 2018 was 24.98% (a -17.31% decrease from previous year)
  • Twelve month Operating Cash Flow Margin ending December 30, 2020 was 33.42% (a 7.29% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing Operating Cash Flow Margin increased by 27.31% year-over-year
Trailing Operating Cash Flow Margin for the last four month:
30 Dec '20 29 Sep '20 29 Jun '20 30 Mar '20
33.42% 31.15% 30.32% 26.25%
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Historical Operating Cash Flow Margin of Waters Corporation

Most recent Operating Cash Flow Marginof WAT including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Operating Cash Flow Margin of Waters Corporation

Waters Corporation Operating Cash Flow Margin for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2020 34.0% 29.06% 38.23% 32.61% 33.42%
2019 26.79% 25.7% 21.2% 34.21% 26.72%
2018 25.39% 25.32% 16.89% 33.14% 24.98%
2017 27.96% 27.26% 31.72% 34.98% 30.21%
2016 27.66% 28.21% 29.62% 33.98% 29.66%
2015 28.4% 27.79% 22.83% 33.58% 28.07%
2014 27.7% 25.92% 22.07% 26.89% 25.72%
2013 25.34% 22.91% 24.17% 29.7% 25.46%
2012 25.23% 22.53% 23.27% 26.45% 24.37%
2011 28.78% 28.01% 21.72% 28.71% 26.87%
2010 27.73% 27.17% 28.56% 27.86%

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.