Waters Corporation P/B ratio

P/B ratio of WAT for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including P/B ratio growth rates and interactive chart. Measures the relationship between price and book value per share. Book value is the equity or owner's capital that is invested in a business. If a stock has a price of $10 and a book value per share of $10, the ratio is 1. Stock selling below a P/B of 1 can be a bargain, as the market price has declined below the net asset value of the business. It is more applicable to financial companies like banks and insurers, as their assets and liabilities are valued at market and the book value thus more accuraterly represents reality.


Highlights and Quick Summary

Current P/B ratio of Waters Corporation is 66.18 (as of December 30, 2020)
  • P/B ratio for the quarter ending December 30, 2020 was 66.18 (a Infinity% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly P/B ratio increased by Infinity%
  • Annual P/B ratio for 2020 was 66.18 (a Infinity% increase from previous year)
  • Annual P/B ratio for 2019 was 0.0 (a -100.0% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual P/B ratio for 2018 was 9.27 (a 32.58% increase from previous year)
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Historical P/B ratio of Waters Corporation

Most recent P/B ratioof WAT including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of P/B ratio of Waters Corporation

Waters Corporation P/B ratio for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2020 66.18 0.0 0.0 0.0 66.18
2019 0.0 128.0 27.18 18.74 0.0
2018 9.27 7.92 7.64 7.31 9.27
2017 6.99 5.52 5.84 5.23 6.99
2016 4.79 5.66 5.29 5.1 4.79
2015 5.38 4.93 5.48 5.54 5.38
2014 5.02 4.5 4.79 5.06 5.02
2013 4.85 5.59 5.76 5.46 4.85
2012 5.22 5.53 5.49 6.5 5.22
2011 5.62 5.91 7.16 6.92 5.62
2010 6.72 7.03 7.37 6.72

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.