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California Water Service Group CWT

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$46.57 +0.34 (0.74%)
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Price vs Fair Value

CWT is trading at a 12% discount.
Price
$45.29
Fair Value
$82.89
Uncertainty
Medium
1-Star Price
$58.55
5-Star Price
$42.77
Economic Moat
Lqhtj
Capital Allocation
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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$46.23
Day Range
$45.5946.96
52-Week Range
$43.5058.33
Bid/Ask
$46.00 / $48.00
Market Cap
$2.69 Bil
Volume/Avg
1 / 382,746

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
58.69
Price/Sales
3.34
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
2.28%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
2.41%
Total Yield
2.36%

Company Profile

California Water Service Group is a U.S. water and utilities holding company based in California. The company engages in the production, treatment, storage, distribution, and sale of water for various uses. The firm operates through its subsidiaries, which can be divided between regulated and unregulated businesses. The regulated public utilities subsidiaries operate in California, New Mexico, Washington, and Hawaii. The unregulated subsidiaries provide water utility services to private companies and municipalities. The company derives the majority of its revenue from its operations in California and, overall, from residential customers.
Sector
Utilities
Industry
Utilities - Regulated Water
Stock Style Box
Small Value
Total Number of Employees
1,266

Comparables

Valuation

Metric
CWT
GWRS
SJW
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
58.6928.0017.15
Price/Book Value
1.886.051.43
Price/Sales
3.345.542.60
Price/Cash Flow
13.1112.499.33
Price/Earnings
CWT
GWRS
SJW

Financial Strength

Metric
CWT
GWRS
SJW
Quick Ratio
0.400.820.40
Current Ratio
0.690.820.58
Interest Coverage
1.893.212.37
Quick Ratio
CWT
GWRS
SJW

Profitability

Metric
CWT
GWRS
SJW
Return on Assets (Normalized)
1.28%2.36%2.31%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
3.90%17.39%7.57%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
3.62%7.38%5.28%
Return on Assets
CWT
GWRS
SJW
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