Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (AQUA)

42.90 -0.63%
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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward PEG ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Cons
Stock price high relative to the 52-week range
Company’s profitability is declining
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
Average analyst stock price below current stock price
High short interest

Pros

  1. AQUA quarterly revenue growth was 18.80%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (5.48% and 11.28%, respectively). See AQUA revenue growth chart.
  2. AQUA PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.01, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See AQUA PEG chart.
  3. AQUA average analyst rating is Buy. See AQUA analyst rating chart.

Cons

  1. AQUA stock price ($44.26) is close to the 52-week high ($44.88). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See AQUA price chart.
  2. AQUA profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.85 percentage points. See AQUA profitability chart.
  3. AQUA forward P/E ratio is 55.32, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See AQUA forward P/E ratio chart.
  4. AQUA Price/Book ratio is 10.49, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See AQUA forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  5. AQUA Price/Sales ratio is 3.22, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See AQUA forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  6. AQUA average analyst price target ($41.91) is below its current price ($44.26). See AQUA price target chart.
  7. AQUA short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 4.06. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AQUA short interest ratio chart.