CWCO stock: buy or sell?

CWCO stock price: $14.06 0.50% At close on July 15th, 2019

Updated on:
July 15th, 2019

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Consolidated Water raised a slightly fine 0.50% and closed at $14.06.

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems in the Cayman Islands, The Bahamas, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, and Indonesia.

Should I buy CWCO stock?

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None of our preferred buy setups matches with Consolidated Water stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Consolidated Water stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for CWCO stock for the last month.

CWCO stock analysis

Daily outlook

Consolidated Water shares raised 0.50% to $14.06 today.

Shares of Consolidated Water closed today at $14.06 and raised a slightly fine 0.50%. On May, SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up triggering a rise of 3.08%. On May CWCO price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.

CWCO stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Consolidated Water closed this week at $14.06 and raised a slightly good 0.50%.

In a weekly time frame, Consolidated Water stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, CWCO might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up by mid May, CWCO price climbed $1.00 per share (7.66%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up late April, CWCO climbed $1.37 (10.80%).

CWCO stock chart (weekly)

CWCO stock price history

CWCO stock went public on January 25th, 1995 with a price of $0.841. Since then, CWCO stock grew a 1,573.80%, with a yearly average of 65.60%. If you had invested right after CWCO's IPO a $1,000 in CWCO stock in 1995, it would worth $15,738.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

CWCO stock historical price chart

CWCO stock reached 52-week highs on September at $14.61, and all-time highs 2007-08-08 with a price of 27.53.

CWCO stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. You should not follow the analysts' CWCO stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price prediction for Consolidated Water stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After posting its last earnings report on March, Consolidated Water appreciated a beatiful 6.35%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
CWCO earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.18n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.26n/a
2017-Q3-n/a0.1n/a
2017-Q42018-03-19n/a0.12n/a
2018-Q12018-05-100.180.195.6%
2018-Q22018-08-090.150.14-6.7%
2018-Q32018-11-080.150.166.7%
2018-Q42019-03-18n/an/an/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw an impressive gain of 10.70% to $65.72 million dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, slightly worse, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) soared a 6.84% to 17.18%.

CWCO annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$64 M-$8.59 M13.5%-
2014$66 M2.73%$6.27 M9.6%-27.06%
2015$57 M-12.88%$7.52 M13.2%20.00%
2016$58 M1.33%$3.96 M6.8%-47.32%
2017$59 M2.58%$6.14 M10.3%55.13%
2018$66 M10.70%$11 M17.2%83.81%

Quarterly financial results

Consolidated Water reported $15.69 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -16.67% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $2.46 million with a profit margin of 15.68%. Profit margin fell a -8.50% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 24.18%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Consolidated Water sales marked a more than good increase and rose a 6.18%.
CWCO quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$16 M-$3 M16.8%-
2017-Q2$15 M-2.74%$2 M11.1%-35.74%
2017-Q3$17 M8.67%$1 M7.0%-31.29%
2017-Q4$15 M-10.85%$2 M11.7%48.75%
2018-Q1$15 M3.81%$2 M13.6%21.16%
2018-Q2$16 M3.49%$2 M13.8%4.57%
2018-Q3$19 M18.60%$5 M24.2%108.04%
2018-Q4$16 M-16.67%$2 M15.7%-45.95%

Consolidated Water ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

Consolidated Water shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 2.66% of all shares.

In case of Consolidated Water stock, 57.15% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for CWCO stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Consolidated Water:

CWCOAWKAWRCTWSCWT
Market cap$211.2 M$20.9 B$2.8 B$841.5 M$2.5 B
Total shares15.0 M180.5 M36.8 M12.1 M48.1 M
Float shares14.3 M180.1 M36.3 M11.9 M47.7 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)57.1%88.1%74.4%52.5%75.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)2.7%0.2%1.0%2.1%1.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

CWCO summary

Monday, July 15th, 2019
Open$13.99
Close$14.06
Day range$13.97 - $14.07
Previous close$13.99
Session gain0.50%
Average true range$0.32
50d mov avg$13.71
100d mov avg$13.28
200d mov avg$12.81
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt06a

Consolidated Water performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We compared Consolidated Water against , American States Water, Connecticut Water Service, California Water Service, Middlesex Water, and The York Water in the following table:
Stock3m6m12m
CWCOConsolidated Wate...12.66%14.96%-1.47%
AWK11.29%26.42%35.11%
AWRAmerican States W...9.17%15.93%27.00%
CTWSConnecticut Water...2.45%7.09%11.13%
CWTCalifornia Water ...1.03%11.91%26.50%
MSEXMiddlesex Water10.82%8.12%36.66%
SBS33.33%28.79%112.17%
YORWThe York Water5.96%13.66%12.01%

Consolidated Water competitors

One check before trading any stock is to have a look a list of its competitors, in this case for Consolidated Water. We selected 7 companies as Consolidated Water competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.