Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:CWCO) changes shares on Tuesday trading session, with a change of 1.60% or $0.2 shares. The trading starts at $12.49 and closed at $12.47 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $12.40 and day high was $12.734 on Tuesday, August 04. After the session, the Utilities sector daily volume shifted to 93355.0 while its average volume is 83.89K. In other hand, the CWCO market cap reached to $193.85M. While, its current target price is $15.50.
On May 10, 2018, BRIEF-Consolidated Water Q1 Earnings Per Share $0.14. According to the news reported on Reuters, * CONSOLIDATED WATER CO. LTD. REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2018 RESULTS
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 1.60% and down -18.26% for month. Its quarterly performance was -11.52% below, while its half year performance is down -25.25%. CWCO yearly performance stood at negative -9.18% and fall -22.27% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. is 2.50.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. CWCO EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.58. EPS for this year is -16.30%, while for the next year its value is 0.64. Sales growth for the current quarter is 2.71 while its EPS Q/Q reached 11.60%. It has an EPS of 5.90% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 8.00%.
Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on CWCO for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 1 of 2 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 1 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $14.00 – $17.00. Average target price for CWCO was reached at $15.50.
The insider ownership moved to 2.30% and institutional holding shifted to 59.70%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.58. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 2 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.11, while 0.16 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for CWCO published in the report was $0.05 – $0.18 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.16 which is lower than 0.19 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for CWCO fall -18.58% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -9.20% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was 1.77%. The moving average value for Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (CWCO) is 15.10 and 13.34 for 200 and 50 days respectively.
Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in CWCO stock. On Mar 23, Finlay Richard, Director, bought 3,104 trading shares at the cost of $13.81, which valued at 42869.0. On Mar 20, Finlay Richard, Director, bought 2,341 shares at the cost of $14.49, with total shares of 56,385. On Mar 19, Finlay Richard, Director, bought 3,385 shares at the cost of 14.77. After this transaction, Finlay Richard total shares reached to 54,044 which valued at 50010.0.