What's Ahead for Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) After Less Shorted Shares?

The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Wednesday, July 26 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has a market cap of $15,482.69, a P/E ratio of 27.04, a P/E/G ratio of 2.82 and a beta of 0.82. The stock decreased 0.09% or $0.175 during the last trading session, reaching $194.085. 307,900 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 515,291. The short interest to Waters Corporation's float is 3.48%. It has outperformed by 13.38% the S&P500. Whittier Trust reported 0% stake. Alpha One also assigned news articles about the medical instruments supplier an impact score of 14 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Mgic Investment Corp now has $5.71B valuation. In related news, SVP Michael C. Harrington sold 24,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, May 19th. About 895,388 shares traded. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has risen 30.08% since December 5, 2016 and is uptrending. Jefferies maintained Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) on Friday, October 20 with "Hold" rating. Therefore 73% are positive. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that Waters Corporation will post 7.42 earnings per share for the current year. Citigroup reissued a "neutral" rating and set a $180.00 price objective on shares of Waters in a report on Wednesday, October 25th.

Among 15 analysts covering Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Hold" rating and $19000 target in Monday, August 14 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, October 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has "Equalweight" rating given on Wednesday, July 27 by Barclays Capital. Miles Capital holds 0.13% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) or 1,336 shares. Barclays Capital maintained Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) rating on Wednesday, October 25. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of WAT in report on Monday, July 10 to "Hold" rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.23, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 34 investors sold MTG shares while 85 reduced holdings. They expect $2.44 earnings per share, up 10.41 % or $0.23 from last year's $2.21 per share. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for 124,782 shares. Salem Inv Counselors, a North Carolina-based fund reported 300 shares. Leavell Investment Mngmt Inc reported 13,593 shares. Chickasaw Cap Mngmt reported 21,500 shares. 2,028 were accumulated by Advisor Partners Limited Co. 13,068 are held by Eagle Global Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation. FMR LLC now owns 1,165,827 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock valued at $214,326,000 after purchasing an additional 79,824 shares in the last quarter.

Guggenheim Capital Ltd Company has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Strs Ohio has invested 0.01% in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG). Advisor Prns Limited Liability has 0.09% invested in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Tealwood Asset has 1.11% invested in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG) for 264,250 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.23, from 0.85 in 2017Q1.

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Shares of Waters Corporation (NYSE WAT) traded down $0.41 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $194.26.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Waters by 71.1% in the second quarter. Autus Asset Ltd Liability Com reported 1,217 shares stake. Symphony Asset Management Lc reported 4,210 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Fundsmith LLP now owns 3,833,955 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock valued at $704,834,000 after purchasing an additional 401,420 shares in the last quarter. Cornerstone Advisors Incorporated stated it has 43 shares. Nelson Roberts Investment Limited Liability Co invested in 7 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Amica Mutual Insur has 0.13% invested in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for 7,515 shares. During the same period previous year, the business earned $1.26 EPS.

Analysts await Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) to report earnings on January, 23. Moreover, Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees has 0.1% invested in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for 4,317 shares. Usa Fincl Portformulas Corp reported 0.12% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT).

Waters Company Profile Waters Corporation is an analytical instrument manufacturer. It operates through two divisions, Waters and TA. It designs, manufactures, sells and services high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC and together with HPLC, referred to as LC) and mass spectrometry (MS) technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products and post-warranty service plans.

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