Consolidated Water (CWCO) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.07

News articles about Consolidated Water (NASDAQ:CWCO) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Consolidated Water earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.9937260309433 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Shares of CWCO stock traded down $0.25 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $13.30. The company had a trading volume of 523 shares, compared to its average volume of 28,160. Consolidated Water has a 12 month low of $11.20 and a 12 month high of $15.35. The firm has a market cap of $202.76 million, a P/E ratio of 27.14, a P/E/G ratio of 2.69 and a beta of 0.65.

Consolidated Water (NASDAQ:CWCO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 13th. The utilities provider reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.15 by ($0.01). Consolidated Water had a net margin of 11.46% and a return on equity of 5.38%. The company had revenue of $15.87 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $15.70 million. research analysts expect that Consolidated Water will post 0.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 1st will be paid a $0.085 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.56%. Consolidated Water’s dividend payout ratio is currently 69.39%.

Several equities analysts have commented on CWCO shares. ValuEngine cut Consolidated Water from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, May 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Consolidated Water from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 10th.

Consolidated Water Company Profile

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, Mexico, the United States, and Indonesia. The company operates through four segments: Retail, Bulk, Services, and Manufacturing.

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