Global Water Resources Inc

Utilities-Regulated Water

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$298.63 million
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$44.73 million
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$33.84 million
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Company Profile

Global Water Resources Inc had its IPO on 2010-12-30 under the ticker symbol GWRS.

The company operates in the Utilities sector and Utilities-Regulated Water industry. Global Water Resources Inc has a staff strength of 94 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Global Water Resources Inc opened at $12.74 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-22.

The stocks traded within a range of $12.35 - $12.74, and closed at $12.36.

This is a -2.98% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 16,803 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Global Water Resources Inc have slipped by -1.24%.

Global Water Resources Inc's Key Ratios

Global Water Resources Inc has a market cap of $298.63 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 6.9213 and a price to sales ratio of 7.067.

In the last 12-months Global Water Resources Inc’s revenue was $44.73 million with a gross profit of $33.84 million and an EBITDA of $17.71 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Global Water Resources Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Global Water Resources Inc’s operating margin was 17.48% while its return on assets stood at 1.58% with a return of equity of 14.8%.

In Q4, Global Water Resources Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 145.6% while revenue growth was a positive 7.7%.

Global Water Resources Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $0.24 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 52.356 and a PEG multiple of 3.4827. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Global Water Resources Inc’s profitability.

Global Water Resources Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 9.3112 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 19.9895. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 7.067.

Global Water Resources Inc stock pays annual dividends of $0.295 per share, indicating a yield of 2.32% and a payout ratio of 41.38%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$323.09 million
Total Liabilities
$16.25 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$8.66 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Global Water Resources Inc ended 2023 with $323.09 million in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $323.09 million while shareholder equity stood at $44.39 million.

Global Water Resources Inc ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $16.25 million in other current liabilities, 239000.00 in common stock, $12.40 million in retained earnings and $4.96 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $6.56 million and cash and short-term investments were $6.56 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $3,833,000 while long-term debt stood at $0.

Global Water Resources Inc’s total current assets stands at $14.16 million while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $2.14 million compared to accounts payable of $2.17 million and inventory worth $0.

In 2023, Global Water Resources Inc's operating cash flow was $-8755000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $8.66 million.

Comparatively, Global Water Resources Inc paid $0.41 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Global Water Resources Inc stock is currently trading at $12.36 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $16.9737 and a 52-week low of $16.9737. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $17.5.

Its 50-day moving average was $13.58 and 200-day moving average was $13.18 The short ratio stood at 2.72 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 5317.2% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 2996.9% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Global Water Resources Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Global Water Resources Inc is GWRS

The IPO of Global Water Resources Inc took place on 2010-12-30

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Global Water Resources, Inc., a water resource management company, owns, operates, and manages regulated water, wastewater, and recycled water utilities primarily in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona. As of December 31, 2022, it served approximately 74,000 people in approximately 29,000 homes. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.


21410 North 19th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, United States, 85027