Consolidated Water Co. (CWCO) Trading Up 2.3%
Shares of Consolidated Water Co. (NASDAQ:CWCO) were up 2.3% on Monday . The company traded as high as $12.41 and last traded at $12.33, with a volume of 61,926 shares. The stock had previously closed at $12.05.
A number of analysts have weighed in on CWCO shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Consolidated Water from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. Janney Montgomery Scott reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target (up from $14.00) on shares of Consolidated Water in a research report on Thursday, May 12th.
The firm has a market cap of $182.82 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.91. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $13.24 and a 200 day moving average price of $12.72.
Consolidated Water (NASDAQ:CWCO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. On average, analysts anticipate that Consolidated Water Co. will post $0.60 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Sunday, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 1st were issued a dividend of $0.075 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 29th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.43%.
Consolidated Water Co Ltd. develops and operates seawater desalination plants (that utilize reverse osmosis technology) and water distribution systems in areas where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or non-existent. The Company operates in three segments: retail water operations, bulk water operations and services operations.
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