Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) insider James M. Irwin sold 8,539 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.29, for a total value of $181,795.31. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.
Evoqua Water Technologies stock traded down $0.82 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $21.99. The stock had a trading volume of 821,619 shares, compared to its average volume of 663,620. The stock has a market cap of $2,770.00 and a PE ratio of 277.00. Evoqua Water Technologies has a fifty-two week low of $19.10 and a fifty-two week high of $25.36.
Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The company reported ($0.03) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.05) by $0.02. Evoqua Water Technologies had a negative return on equity of 5.33% and a negative net margin of 1.01%. The business had revenue of $297.05 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $291.38 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.13) EPS. The company’s revenue was up 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year.
A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. assumed coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Thursday, November 30th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $23.00 price target for the company. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their price target on Evoqua Water Technologies from $26.00 to $24.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. Robert W. Baird assumed coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Monday, November 27th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $23.00 price target for the company. Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price target on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Finally, Goldman Sachs assumed coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Monday, November 27th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $22.00 price target for the company. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $24.63.
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About Evoqua Water Technologies
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. is focused on providing water treatment solutions. The Company is offering services, systems and technologies to support customers’ full water lifecycle needs. The Company offers a comprehensive portfolio of differentiated, proprietary technology solutions. The Company operates through three segments Industrial, Municipal and Products.
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