Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (NYSE:AQUA) went down by -0.28% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Wednesday’s trading session. The share price of the Pollution & Treatment Controls giant went up by $17.81 to trade ended Wednesday trading at $17.86. This is down from the $17.86 price recorded on Tuesday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, AQUA is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $22.00 and further from the lowest price target of $13.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with AQUA down by -6.02% year-to-date.
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (AQUA) started the day trading at $17.77 and recorded an intraday high of $18.08. It also recorded an intraday low of $17.44 during Wednesday’s trading session. Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -135.53% of the average daily trading volume on Wednesday. The stock’s trading volume on Wednesday was 301151, which is less than -135.53 of the total average daily trading volume of 709.29K.
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (NYSE:AQUA) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in AQUA’s stock price on Wednesday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of AQUA currently stands at $25.23, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 29.41%. However, AQUA’s current trading price is -151.2% lower than the 52-week low price of $7.09. In terms of trading volume, Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 301151 shares of Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. were traded on the stock exchange on Wednesday, which is less than -135.53% of the 709.29K average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. AQUA’s performance over the past one year has seen it surge by 29.81%, while the stock has gone down by -3.47% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of AQUA currently stands at 35.13%, and it is down by -10.82% in the last month. The only negative figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads -4.25%. At the time of writing AQUA’s report, the company has a total market cap of $2.07B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. also has over 4150 employees all over the world.
AQUA Insider Activities
For Evoqua Water Technologies Corp., insiders hold 98.06% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are down by -87.00%. During that period, insiders bought 594,870 shares in 31 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 391,720 of their shares in 19 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. now hold 1.31M shares, which is over 98.06% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the AQUA shares, as they control 1.12% of the company’s total stock.
AQUA Fundamental Analysis
For Evoqua Water Technologies Corp., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 0.56. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 0.52. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 15.38% after surging by 38.40% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 0.08, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 38.40% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.’s stock currently stands at -0.60%, and it has a net profit margin of 4.50%. The operating margin of the company is 6.00%, and its gross margin is 31.60%.
AQUA Analysts Prediction
In April 08, 2020, several analysts reiterated their positions on the Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. stock and predicted its performance to their investors. The analysts at Goldman believe AQUA is still a Buy and set the price target between $22 and $14. Goldman reiterate their Buy position on the stock ($12 and $16)
At the moment, Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 2.15, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 2.09.
AQUA Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of AQUA currently stands at -1.00%, while the SMA50 is 1.04%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading 0.45% ahead of Wednesday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 49.25, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 31.86.