Global Water Resources is part of the regulated utilities industry and is in the utilities sector. The company CEO is Ron L. Fleming. Global Water Resources Inc is a water resource management company. It operates and manages water, wastewater and recycled water utilities in strategically located communities, principally in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The GWRS shares had a previous change of 1.00% which opened at 9.95 and closed at 10.09. It moved to an intraday high of 10.14 and a low of 9.95.

SeekingAlpha:  Global Water Resources, Inc. (GWRS) CEO Ron Fleming on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, GWRS shares returned 3.06% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 3.75%. Over three months, it changed 7.01%. In one year it has changed 16.45% and within that year its 52 week high was 11.61 and its 52 week low was 8.82. GWRS stock is 14.43% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 9.86 and a 50 day moving average of 9.67. Right now, GWRS stock is trading 2.37% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

SeekingAlpha:  Global Water Resources, Inc. (GWRS) CEO Ron Fleming on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The company has a market cap of $216.6m with 21.5m shares outstanding and a float of 21.5m shares. Trading volume was 18,179 shares and has experienced an average volume of 20,849 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Global Water Resources was 0.15 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 67.27. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.01. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 0.16 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 0.17).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 05-08-2019: 0.03
4thQtr 2018Reported 03-06-2019: -0.01
3rdQtr 2018Reported 11-08-2018: 0.03
2ndQtr 2018Reported 08-08-2018: 0.11
1stQtr 2018Reported 05-09-2018: 0.02

The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of Global Water Resources; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 6.20% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 38.80% of institutional ownership.

The beta was calculated to be -0.09.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 1.43%, profit margin is 9.63%, price-to-sales is 5.99 and price-to-book is 7.95.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 1  : Financial Safety Result
 1  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 1  : Dividend Safety Result
 0  : Overall Result

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