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Previous Close232.59
Open233.77
Bid237.20 x 900
Ask236.78 x 900
Day's Range233.24 - 238.00
52 Week Range154.39 - 245.68
Volume279,513
Avg. Volume426,249
Market Cap14.751B
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.86
PE Ratio (TTM)29.62
EPS (TTM)8.03
Earnings DateFeb 02, 2021
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateNov 26, 1996
1y Target Est217.64
  • Business Wire

    Waters Corporation Announces CFO Transition

    Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) today announced that Sherry Buck will step down as Chief Financial Officer, effective December 31, 2020, in order to pursue another opportunity at a privately held company. Upon her departure, Michael F. Silveira, Vice President and Corporate Controller of Waters, will assume the role of interim Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Buck will work alongside Mr. Silveira in order to facilitate a smooth transition. Waters has been actively working with a leading search firm to identify a permanent CFO, and the process is advancing well with several strong internal and external candidates.

  • Benzinga

    Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For November 10, 2020

    Upgrades * According to DA Davidson, the prior rating for Wayfair Inc (NYSE: W) was changed from Neutral to Buy. Wayfair earned $2.30 in the third quarter, compared to $2.23 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 349.082 and a 52-week-low of 21.7. Wayfair closed at $235.24 at the end of the last trading period. * Jefferies upgraded the previous rating for Ventas Inc (NYSE: VTR) from Underperform to Hold. In the third quarter, Ventas showed an EPS of $0.75, compared to $0.96 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 63.38 and a 52-week-low of 13.345. Ventas closed at $46.85 at the end of the last trading period. * According to BMO Capital, the prior rating for US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE: USFD) was changed from Market Perform to Outperform. In the third quarter, US Foods Hldg showed an EPS of $0.15, compared to $0.65 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of US Foods Hldg shows a 52-week-high of 42.28 and a 52-week-low of 8.32. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $30.11. * For Sysco Corp (NYSE: SYY), BMO Capital upgraded the previous rating of Market Perform to the current rating Outperform. In the first quarter, Sysco showed an EPS of $0.34, compared to $0.98 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 85.98 and a 52-week-low of 26.0. At the end of the last trading period, Sysco closed at $71.10. * BTIG upgraded the previous rating for Square Inc (NYSE: SQ) from Neutral to Buy. For the third quarter, Square had an EPS of $0.34, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.25. The stock has a 52-week-high of 201.33 and a 52-week-low of 32.33. At the end of the last trading period, Square closed at $184.00. * BMO Capital upgraded the previous rating for Performance Food Group Co (NYSE: PFGC) from Market Perform to Outperform. In the first quarter, Performance Food Group showed an EPS of $0.25, compared to $0.50 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 54.49 and a 52-week-low of 7.41. At the end of the last trading period, Performance Food Group closed at $46.42. * Deutsche Bank upgraded the previous rating for Papa John's International Inc (NASDAQ: PZZA) from Hold to Buy. Papa John's International earned $0.35 in the third quarter, compared to $0.21 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 102.25 and a 52-week-low of 28.55. Papa John's International closed at $77.24 at the end of the last trading period. * Raymond James upgraded the previous rating for Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ICPT) from Market Perform to Outperform. Intercept Pharmaceuticals earned $1.61 in the third quarter, compared to $2.59 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 125.0 and a 52-week-low of 27.0201. At the end of the last trading period, Intercept Pharmaceuticals closed at $34.84. * According to Roth Capital, the prior rating for Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: INO) was changed from Sell to Neutral. In the third quarter, Inovio Pharmaceuticals showed an EPS of $0.26, compared to $0.25 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 33.79 and a 52-week-low of 2.19. Inovio Pharmaceuticals closed at $8.50 at the end of the last trading period. * For Core Laboratories NV (NYSE: CLB), Morgan Stanley upgraded the previous rating of Equal-Weight to the current rating Overweight. Core Laboratories earned $0.16 in the third quarter, compared to $0.50 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Core Laboratories shows a 52-week-high of 48.63 and a 52-week-low of 6.68. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $18.61. * For Clean Harbors Inc (NYSE: CLH), Raymond James upgraded the previous rating of Market Perform to the current rating Outperform. In the third quarter, Clean Harbors showed an EPS of $0.90, compared to $0.72 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Clean Harbors shows a 52-week-high of 88.4 and a 52-week-low of 29.4501. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $69.83. * For Chubb Ltd (NYSE: CB), Goldman Sachs upgraded the previous rating of Sell to the current rating Buy. In the third quarter, Chubb showed an EPS of $2.00, compared to $2.70 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 167.74 and a 52-week-low of 87.35. At the end of the last trading period, Chubb closed at $147.04. * For Biogen Inc (NASDAQ: BIIB), DZ Bank upgraded the previous rating of Hold to the current rating Buy. Biogen earned $8.84 in the third quarter, compared to $9.17 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Biogen shows a 52-week-high of 374.99 and a 52-week-low of 223.25. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $236.26. * According to UBS, the prior rating for Beyond Meat Inc (NASDAQ: BYND) was changed from Sell to Neutral. For the third quarter, Beyond Meat had an EPS of $0.28, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.06. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 197.5 and a 52-week-low of 48.18. Beyond Meat closed at $150.50 at the end of the last trading period. * For Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc (NYSE: SPR), JP Morgan upgraded the previous rating of Neutral to the current rating Overweight. For the third quarter, Spirit AeroSystems Hldgs had an EPS of $1.34, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.62. The current stock performance of Spirit AeroSystems Hldgs shows a 52-week-high of 92.81 and a 52-week-low of 13.69. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $26.76. Downgrades * According to Raymond James, the prior rating for Voyager Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: VYGR) was changed from Strong Buy to Outperform. Voyager Therapeutics earned $2.27 in the third quarter, compared to $0.41 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 15.26 and a 52-week-low of 6.26. At the end of the last trading period, Voyager Therapeutics closed at $11.20. * According to JMP Securities, the prior rating for ShotSpotter Inc (NASDAQ: SSTI) was changed from Market Outperform to Market Perform. ShotSpotter earned $0.05 in the third quarter, compared to $0.04 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 41.0 and a 52-week-low of 19.21. ShotSpotter closed at $35.67 at the end of the last trading period. * For Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE: RL), B of A Securities downgraded the previous rating of Buy to the current rating Neutral. In the second quarter, Ralph Lauren showed an EPS of $1.44, compared to $2.26 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 128.29 and a 52-week-low of 59.82. Ralph Lauren closed at $81.71 at the end of the last trading period. * For RPC Inc (NYSE: RES), Morgan Stanley downgraded the previous rating of Equal-Weight to the current rating Underweight. For the third quarter, RPC had an EPS of $0.09, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.08. The stock has a 52-week-high of 5.35 and a 52-week-low of 1.7201. At the end of the last trading period, RPC closed at $2.79. * According to Deutsche Bank, the prior rating for Hawaiian Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: HA) was changed from Buy to Hold. In the third quarter, Hawaiian Holdings showed an EPS of $3.76, compared to $1.72 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 31.34 and a 52-week-low of 7.55. Hawaiian Holdings closed at $20.89 at the end of the last trading period. * For Cactus Inc (NYSE: WHD), Morgan Stanley downgraded the previous rating of Overweight to the current rating Equal-Weight. In the third quarter, Cactus showed an EPS of $0.13, compared to $0.48 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 35.28 and a 52-week-low of 8.16. At the end of the last trading period, Cactus closed at $23.65. * According to HC Wainwright & Co., the prior rating for Ballard Power Systems Inc (NASDAQ: BLDP) was changed from Buy to Neutral. In the third quarter, Ballard Power Systems showed an EPS of $0.05, compared to $0.04 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 21.61 and a 52-week-low of 5.5. Ballard Power Systems closed at $16.16 at the end of the last trading period. Initiations * With a current rating of Buy, B of A Securities initiated coverage on Tarsus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: TARS). The price target seems to have been set at $33.00 for Tarsus Pharmaceuticals. The current stock performance of Tarsus Pharmaceuticals shows a 52-week-high of 27.8997 and a 52-week-low of 15.3248. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $23.19. * With a current rating of Buy, Berenberg initiated coverage on Workiva Inc (NYSE: WK). The price target seems to have been set at $88.00 for Workiva. In the third quarter, Workiva showed an EPS of $0.04, compared to $0.12 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of 74.02 and a 52-week-low of 22.01. At the end of the last trading period, Workiva closed at $67.90. * Bernstein initiated coverage on Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE) with a Market Perform rating. The price target for Pfizer is set to $42.00. For the third quarter, Pfizer had an EPS of $0.72, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.75. The current stock performance of Pfizer shows a 52-week-high of 41.99 and a 52-week-low of 27.88. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $39.17. * Bernstein initiated coverage on Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE: LLY) with a Market Perform rating. The price target for Eli Lilly is set to $150.00. For the third quarter, Eli Lilly had an EPS of $1.54, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.48. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 170.75 and a 52-week-low of 111.0. Eli Lilly closed at $142.37 at the end of the last trading period. * With a current rating of Outperform, Bernstein initiated coverage on AbbVie Inc (NYSE: ABBV). The price target seems to have been set at $120.00 for AbbVie. AbbVie earned $2.83 in the third quarter, compared to $2.33 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 101.28 and a 52-week-low of 62.55. AbbVie closed at $95.14 at the end of the last trading period. * KeyBanc initiated coverage on West Pharmaceutical Services Inc (NYSE: WST) with an Overweight rating. The price target for West Pharmaceutical Servs is set to $350.00. In the third quarter, West Pharmaceutical Servs showed an EPS of $1.15, compared to $0.79 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of West Pharmaceutical Servs shows a 52-week-high of 305.0 and a 52-week-low of 124.53. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $286.54. * For Waters Corp (NYSE: WAT), KeyBanc initiated coverage, by setting the current rating at Sector Weight. For the third quarter, Waters had an EPS of $2.16, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $2.13. The stock has a 52-week-high of 245.68 and a 52-week-low of 154.39. At the end of the last trading period, Waters closed at $230.41. * KeyBanc initiated coverage on PerkinElmer Inc (NYSE: PKI) with a Sector Weight rating. PerkinElmer earned $2.09 in the third quarter, compared to $1.06 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of PerkinElmer shows a 52-week-high of 142.65 and a 52-week-low of 62.91. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $128.09. * KeyBanc initiated coverage on Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE: A) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Agilent Technologies is set to $130.00. For the third quarter, Agilent Technologies had an EPS of $0.78, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.76. The stock has a 52-week-high of 117.5 and a 52-week-low of 61.13. At the end of the last trading period, Agilent Technologies closed at $112.73. * KeyBanc initiated coverage on Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE: TMO) with a Sector Weight rating. For the third quarter, Thermo Fisher Scientific had an EPS of $5.63, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $2.94. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 532.5709 and a 52-week-low of 250.21. Thermo Fisher Scientific closed at $484.99 at the end of the last trading period. * KeyBanc initiated coverage on Danaher Corp (NYSE: DHR) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Danaher is set to $280.00. Danaher earned $1.72 in the third quarter, compared to $1.16 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of 248.32 and a 52-week-low of 119.6. Danaher closed at $233.75 at the end of the last trading period.See more from Benzinga * Click here for options trades from Benzinga * Return On Capital Employed Overview: Eli Lilly * Looking Into Beyond Meat's Return On Capital Employed(C) 2020 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.

  • Were Hedge Funds Right About Crowding Into Waters Corporation (WAT)?
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    Were Hedge Funds Right About Crowding Into Waters Corporation (WAT)?

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