Middlesex Water (MSEX) earnings: expect 3% revenue growth

11:30 am ET, 03 May 2019

Middlesex Water Company (MSEX) is announcing earnings on May 06. Wondering what revenue and earnings will look like?

What should you expect from the upcoming earnings?

Revenue for the next quarter is expected to be $32M, which implies a 3% growth rate year-over-year.

Earnings per share are expected to come in at $0.31. If this materializes, EPS will grow 15% year-over-year.

How did the stock do last month?

Over the last month, Middlesex Water Company (MSEX) returned -2.23%.

How is the stock valued?

Middlesex Water Company (MSEX) forward P/E ratio is 25.37, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratio.

What do analysts say about the stock?

Middlesex Water Company (MSEX) average analyst price target is 0.02% above its current price ($57.99).

For the latest price and information on Middlesex Water Company, please visit Finstead and ask for "MSEX", "MSEX analysis" or "MSEX news".

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Middlesex Water Company (MSEX) Stock Guide

Updated at: 6:40 am ET, 18 Sep 2020

Before we start: if you're looking for MSEX stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "MSEX quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on MSEX stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "MSEX". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "MSEX news" to get the latest stock news.

Looking to buy or sell Middlesex Water Company (MSEX)? Interested in getting the full scoop on MSEX, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this MSEX stock guide, we'll address key questions about MSEX, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are MSEX earnings?
2. What is MSEX dividend?
3. What is MSEX dividend yield?
4. MSEX buy or sell? What is MSEX Finny Score?
5. What are the reasons to buy MSEX? Why should I buy MSEX stock?
6. What are the reasons to sell MSEX? Why should I sell MSEX stock?
7. What are MSEX key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are MSEX earnings?

MSEX trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $2.11.

2. What is MSEX dividend?

MSEX forward dividend is $1.02.

3. What is MSEX dividend yield?

MSEX forward dividend yield is 1.6%.

Analysis

4. MSEX buy or sell? What is MSEX Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:50}Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 4 reasons to sell MSEX, resulting in Finny Score of 50.

5. What are the reasons to buy MSEX? Why should I buy MSEX stock?

Here are the reasons to buy MSEX stock:

6. What are the reasons to sell MSEX? Why should I sell MSEX stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell MSEX stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • MSEX Price/Sales ratio is 8.14, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See MSEX forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  • MSEX PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 11.41, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See MSEX PEG chart.
  • MSEX short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 6.44. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See MSEX short interest ratio chart.
  • MSEX Enterprise Value/Revenue multiple is 10.14, which is high compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/Revenue multiples. See MSEX Enterprise Value/Revenue chart.

Key Stats

7. What are MSEX key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for MSEX:

Metrics MSEX
Price $62.26
Average Price Target / Upside N/A
Average Analyst Rating Strong Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 1.60%
Industry Utilities - Regulated Water
Sector Utilities
Number of Employees 330
Market Cap $1.12B
Forward P/E Ratio 29.14
Price/Book Ratio 8.14
Revenue (TTM) $137.55M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 5.60%
Profit Margin 26.59%

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