Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. [AQUA] Stock trading around $42.73 per share: What’s Next?

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. [NYSE: AQUA] traded at a high on 01/13/23, posting a 0.61 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $42.73. The company report on January 11, 2023 that Evoqua Water Technologies Receives the Terra Carta Seal in Recognition of the Company’s Commitment to Creating a Sustainable Future.

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Evoqua Water Technologies is one of 19 companies to have been awarded the 2022 Terra Carta Seal.

The Terra Carta Seal recognizes global companies which are driving innovation and demonstrating their commitment to, and momentum towards, the creation of genuinely sustainable markets.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 548130 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. stands at 2.84% while the volatility over the past one month is 3.15%.

The market cap for AQUA stock reached $5.18 billion, with 121.64 million shares outstanding and 120.44 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 620.36K shares, AQUA reached a trading volume of 548130 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. [AQUA]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for AQUA shares is $46.44 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on AQUA stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Oppenheimer have made an estimate for Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Perform, with their previous recommendation back on November 16, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on January 20, 2022, representing the official price target for Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. stock. On November 17, 2021, analysts increased their price target for AQUA shares from 45 to 53.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. is set at 1.33, with the Price to Sales ratio for AQUA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.98. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.32, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.11. Price to Free Cash Flow for AQUA in the course of the last twelve months was 52.08 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.

How has AQUA stock performed recently?

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. [AQUA] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 6.56. With this latest performance, AQUA shares dropped by -1.68% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 28.47% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 2.86% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for AQUA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 59.71, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 66.00, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 57.04 for Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. [AQUA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 41.25, while it was recorded at 41.45 for the last single week of trading, and 38.10 for the last 200 days.

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. [AQUA]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. [AQUA] shares currently have an operating margin of +7.79 and a Gross Margin at +30.99. Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +4.16.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 11.19, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.56.

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.70.

Earnings analysis for Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. [AQUA]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for AQUA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. go to 15.00%.

Insider trade positions for Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. [AQUA]

There are presently around $4,886 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AQUA stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 13,256,445, which is approximately -10.119% of the company’s market cap and around 1.30% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 11,144,708 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $476.21 million in AQUA stocks shares; and INVESCO LTD., currently with $307.18 million in AQUA stock with ownership of nearly -1.757% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 130 institutional holders increased their position in Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. [NYSE:AQUA] by around 6,913,697 shares. Additionally, 120 investors decreased positions by around 5,844,476 shares, while 51 investors held positions by with 101,581,080 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 114,339,253 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AQUA stock had 29 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,111,666 shares, while 25 institutional investors sold positions of 870,968 shares during the same period.


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