Consolidated Water Co. (CWCO) Trading Up 3.4%
Consolidated Water Co. (NASDAQ:CWCO)’s share price was up 3.4% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $12.93 and last traded at $12.92, with a volume of 59,499 shares. The stock had previously closed at $12.50.
A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on CWCO shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Consolidated Water from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 26th. Janney Montgomery Scott reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price target (up from $14.00) on shares of Consolidated Water in a report on Thursday, May 12th.
The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $13.17 and a 200 day moving average price of $12.77. The company has a market cap of $191.41 million and a P/E ratio of 25.04.
Consolidated Water (NASDAQ:CWCO) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.01. On average, analysts predict that Consolidated Water Co. will post $0.60 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Sunday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 1st were issued a $0.075 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 29th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.32%.
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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