Waters Corporation is an analytical laboratory instrument and software company. It designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products, as well as thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments. The Company also develops and supplies software-based products. 

Type
Public
HQ
Milford, US
Founded
1958
Size (employees)
6,900 (est)
Website
waters.com
Waters was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Milford, US
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Waters Office Locations

Waters has offices in Wilmslow, Tokyo, Saint-Quentin En Yvelines and Milford
Milford, US (HQ)
34 Maple St
Saint-Quentin En Yvelines, FR
BP 608
Tokyo, JP
No.5 Koike Building 1-3-12 Kitashinagawa, Shinagawaku
Wilmslow, GB
Stamford Avenue Altrincham Road
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Waters Financials and Metrics

Waters Financials

Waters's revenue was reported to be $2.31 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

2.3 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

1.7 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

73%

Net income (FY, 2017)

20.3 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

661.9 m

Market capitalization (25-Apr-2018)

15.4 b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

642.3 m

EV

16.7 b
Waters's current market capitalization is $15.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

1.9 b2 b2 b2.2 b2.3 b

Revenue growth, %

4%3%6%

Cost of goods sold

526.7 m549.1 m565.6 m595.8 m623.2 m

Gross profit

1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b1.7 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

457.3 m430.5 m481.8 m493.2 m500.6 m460.4 m494.7 m475.2 m536.6 m498 m558.3 m565.6 m

Cost of goods sold

128.4 m122.5 m131.3 m133.9 m138 m122 m138.2 m129.3 m144.8 m133.2 m148 m155.6 m

Gross profit

328.9 m308 m350.5 m359.3 m362.6 m338.5 m356.5 m346 m391.7 m364.8 m410.2 m410 m

Gross profit Margin, %

72%72%73%73%72%74%72%73%73%73%73%72%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

440.8 m422.2 m487.7 m505.6 m642.3 m

Accounts Receivable

431 m433.6 m468.3 m489.3 m533.8 m

Inventories

242.8 m246.4 m263.4 m262.7 m270.3 m

Current Assets

2.6 b2.9 b3.2 b3.6 b4.3 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2015Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

459.5 m365.9 m416.4 m463.4 m584.4 m567.3 m603.8 m

Inventories

281.8 m272.9 m287 m286.4 m280 m287.1 m297.9 m

Current Assets

3.1 b3 b3.3 b3.4 b3.8 b3.9 b4.1 b

PP&E

325.6 m324.9 m336.8 m330.2 m334.4 m338.9 m342.8 m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

450 m431.6 m469.1 m521.5 m20.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

79.7 m94.2 m90 m96.4 m61.5 m

Inventories

(11 m)(16 m)(20 m)(20.1 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

484.9 m511.6 m560.3 m629.1 m697.6 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

308.4 m70.3 m166.8 m280.3 m318 m96.1 m201.7 m94.1 m222.3 m105.6 m237.4 m373.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

58.3 m20.3 m45.2 m74.6 m66.9 m22.5 m45.1 m23.4 m48.1 m23 m52.4 m78.2 m

Inventories

(30.8 m)(24.2 m)(31.6 m)(36.8 m)(39.2 m)(21.4 m)(29.9 m)(20.5 m)(25 m)(10.5 m)(19.2 m)(26.2 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

341.6 m115.8 m222.1 m349.9 m406.6 m154.6 m267.5 m159.9 m316.9 m174.2 m351.3 m505.5 m
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

25.2 x

EV/CFO

23.9 x

Revenue/Employee

334.6 k

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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