California Water Service Group (CWT)

Exchange: New York Stock Exchange
Currency: USD

 
Price: 47.31 (Close)

Summary

 

52 Week range 200d Moving Avg. Beta
39.74 – 57.48 51.48 0.89
Dividend Dividend Yield Ex-Dividend date
0.81 1.72% 2020-05-08
P/E Ratio Latest EPS DGR 3 years
45.01 1.40 4.61%
Overvalued
Low
Average Volatility
High
Slow
Dividend Growth
Fast

Profile

California Water Service Group is a holding company, which engages to provide water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii through its wholly-owned subsidiaries. The company is involved in the production, purchase, storage, treatment, testing, distribution and sale of water for domestic, industrial, public, and irrigation uses, as well as for fire protection. It also provides non-regulated water-related services under agreements with municipalities and other private companies. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

 

Sector: Industry:
Utilities Water Utilities
Dividend King


Dividend Safety Metrics

Latest EPS 1.40
Annual Payout 0.81
Payout Ratio 57.86%
Dividend growth 52 Years
Dividend Score 75
Dividend Coverage Ratio 1.73
Altman-Z score 1.15 Distress Zone

 


Estimated Future Total Return Metrics

Total return last 5Y 16.60%
Dividend growth 5Y 3.98%
Current dividend yield 1.72%
Average dividend yield last 5Y 1.92%
Estimated EPS growth next 5Y 9.80%
Extra return due to over/under valuation -2.10%
Estimated future return 5Y (CAGR) 9.60%

 

California Water Service Group (CWT) Valuation


California Water Service Group current dividend yield of 1.72% is -10% below its 5-year average. The 5-year average dividend yield is 1.92% (see red-line in chart). This indicates the stock looks overvalued today.

California Water Service Group (CWT) Performance

The chart below displays the total price return(%) of California Water Service Group for different periods:

 

California Water Service Group (CWT) Total Return

The chart below displays the (CAGR) total return (%) including all dividends paid of California Water Service Group for different periods:

 


Dividend Scorecard

Dividend Yield (TTM) Annual Payout Payout Ratio Dividend growth
1.72 0.81 57.86% 52 Years

 

Dividend Growth Summary

3 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 4.61%
5 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 3.98%
10 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) -3.93%

Dividend Growth Rates History

Year Payout Amount Annual Payout Growth (YoY)
2020 0.425 -%
2019 0.790 5.3%
2018 0.750 4.2%
2017 0.720 4.3%
2016 0.690 3.0%
2015 0.670 3.1%
2014 0.650 1.6%
2013 0.640 1.6%
2012 0.630 -31.7%
2011 0.923 -22.5%
2010 1.190 0.8%
2009 1.180 0.9%
2008 1.170 0.9%
2007 1.160 0.9%
2006 1.150 0.9%
2005 1.140 0.9%

California Water Service Group (CWT) Dividend Payment History