Present Valuation: The Alkaline Water Company (NASDAQ: WTER)

The Alkaline Water Company is part of the consumer defensive sector and trades as part of the non-alcoholic beverages industry. Alkaline Water Co Inc offers retail consumers bottled alkaline water under the trade name Alkaline88. It is produced through an electrolysis process without the use of any chemicals.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The WTER shares had a previous change of 1.21% which opened at 1.68 and closed at 1.67. It moved to an intraday high of 1.71 and a low of 1.64.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, WTER shares returned 3.09% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -20.48%. Over three months, it changed -39.05%. In one year it has changed 14.38% and within that year its 52 week high was 5.56 and its 52 week low was 1.44. WTER stock is 15.97% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 3.01 and a 50 day moving average of 2.02. Right now, WTER stock is trading -44.60% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $43.2m with 25.9m shares outstanding and a float of 5.9m shares. Trading volume was 118,822 shares and has experienced an average volume of 289,492 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.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for The Alkaline Water Company was -0.33 which ended on 31st of March 2018.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

4th Qtr 2018 Reported 02-14-2019: -0.11
3rd Qtr 2018 Reported 11-13-2018: -0.03
2nd Qtr 2018 Reported 08-14-2018: -0.04
1st Qtr 2018 Reported 06-29-2018: -0.05
4th Qtr 2017 -0.12

The next earnings report will be: 06-28-2019

The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of The Alkaline Water Company; the EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 10.40% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 12.00% of institutional ownership.

The beta was calculated to be -5.26.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is -108.43%, profit margin is -23.88%, price-to-sales is 1.76 and price-to-book is 20.66.

Company Score Card:

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

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William Cook

William Cook

William Cook writes on current monetary and financial events. He is an entrepreneur and a writer. Cook holds a variety of distinctions counting the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He also holds an M.S. in Finance with a concentration in Investment Administration from Drexel University's Bennett S. LeBow College of Business. Cook also graduated magna cum laude from Dickinson College with a B.S. in Mathematics and a B.A. in Economics. 1414 Goldcliff Circle Alexandria, DC 22306

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