Evoqua Water Technologies Corp (NYSE:AQUA) EVP James M. Kohosek bought 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 4th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $9.79 per share, for a total transaction of $244,750.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.
NYSE:AQUA traded down $0.32 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $9.37. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,813,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 845,016. Evoqua Water Technologies Corp has a 1 year low of $7.92 and a 1 year high of $25.36.
Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 27th. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by ($0.05). The company had revenue of $366.33 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $362.62 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.10 EPS.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on AQUA shares. Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a research report on Wednesday, October 3rd. They issued a “hold” rating and a $19.00 target price on the stock. Citigroup decreased their target price on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies from $25.00 to $14.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 31st. Raymond James upgraded shares of Evoqua Water Technologies from an “outperform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $26.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 2nd. Finally, Cowen cut shares of Evoqua Water Technologies from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 31st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $21.71.
A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in Evoqua Water Technologies by 2.6% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,845,926 shares of the company’s stock worth $103,941,000 after acquiring an additional 149,581 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley grew its holdings in Evoqua Water Technologies by 28.0% in the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 239,441 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,258,000 after acquiring an additional 52,374 shares during the last quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Evoqua Water Technologies in the 3rd quarter worth $961,000. Putnam Investments LLC grew its holdings in Evoqua Water Technologies by 207.2% in the 3rd quarter. Putnam Investments LLC now owns 286,903 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,101,000 after acquiring an additional 193,503 shares during the last quarter. Finally, New South Capital Management Inc. grew its holdings in Evoqua Water Technologies by 3.6% in the 3rd quarter. New South Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,651,734 shares of the company’s stock worth $29,368,000 after acquiring an additional 56,917 shares during the last quarter.
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Evoqua Water Technologies Company Profile
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. provides a range of water and wastewater treatment systems and technologies, and mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services. It operates through three segments: Industrial, Municipal, and Products. The Industrial segment provides capital systems and related recurring aftermarket services, parts, and consumables for treating industrial process water, utility water, and wastewater.
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