Brokerages Anticipate Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:CWCO) Will Post Earnings of $0.13 Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect that Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:CWCOGet Rating) will announce $0.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for Consolidated Water’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.15 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.10. Consolidated Water posted earnings of $0.08 per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 62.5%. The firm is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report on Monday, January 1st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Consolidated Water will report full-year earnings of $0.53 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.48 to $0.57. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of $0.74 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that cover Consolidated Water.

Several brokerages have recently commented on CWCO. StockNews.com upgraded shares of Consolidated Water from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, April 8th. Roth Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Consolidated Water in a research report on Thursday, March 31st.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. TSP Capital Management Group LLC increased its holdings in shares of Consolidated Water by 5.6% in the 4th quarter. TSP Capital Management Group LLC now owns 392,175 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $4,173,000 after buying an additional 20,650 shares during the last quarter. KBC Group NV increased its holdings in shares of Consolidated Water by 18.4% in the 3rd quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 278,605 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $3,176,000 after buying an additional 43,260 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James & Associates increased its holdings in shares of Consolidated Water by 6.7% in the 3rd quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 113,668 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $1,296,000 after buying an additional 7,184 shares during the last quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Consolidated Water by 11.1% in the 3rd quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC now owns 33,427 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $381,000 after buying an additional 3,348 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Abundance Wealth Counselors increased its holdings in shares of Consolidated Water by 72.5% in the 1st quarter. Abundance Wealth Counselors now owns 18,462 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $204,000 after buying an additional 7,757 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 41.85% of the company’s stock.

Shares of CWCO stock traded up $0.64 on Friday, hitting $11.43. 52,370 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 35,341. Consolidated Water has a 52 week low of $9.01 and a 52 week high of $13.20. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $10.84 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $10.64.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 1st were issued a $0.085 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 31st. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.97%.

About Consolidated Water (Get Rating)

Consolidated Water Co Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, constructs, manages, and operates water production and water treatment plants primarily in the Cayman Islands, the Bahamas, and the United States. The company operates through four segments: Retail, Bulk, Services, and Manufacturing.

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