Insider Selling: Evoqua Water Technologies Corp (NYSE:AQUA) EVP Sells 12,858 Shares of Stock

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp (NYSE:AQUA) EVP Rodney Aulick sold 12,858 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.56, for a total transaction of $251,502.48. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Rodney Aulick also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, January 17th, Rodney Aulick sold 10,095 shares of Evoqua Water Technologies stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.54, for a total transaction of $197,256.30.

Shares of NYSE:AQUA opened at $19.49 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.55, a current ratio of 1.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.60. Evoqua Water Technologies Corp has a 52-week low of $9.92 and a 52-week high of $20.23. The company has a 50 day moving average of $19.19 and a two-hundred day moving average of $16.79. The company has a market capitalization of $2.25 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -194.88 and a beta of 1.71.

Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 21st. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by ($0.11). Evoqua Water Technologies had a negative net margin of 0.66% and a positive return on equity of 8.53%. The firm had revenue of $412.47 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $388.74 million. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Evoqua Water Technologies Corp will post 0.48 earnings per share for the current year.

AQUA has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Jefferies Financial Group initiated coverage on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a research note on Wednesday, January 15th. They set a “hold” rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group lowered shares of Evoqua Water Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $18.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Friday, December 6th. Raymond James upped their target price on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies from $16.00 to $19.00 and gave the company a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Evoqua Water Technologies from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 4th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Wednesday, December 18th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Evoqua Water Technologies presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.38.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AQUA. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its position in shares of Evoqua Water Technologies by 1,913.0% during the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 2,013 shares of the company’s stock worth $34,000 after buying an additional 1,913 shares in the last quarter. Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV bought a new position in Evoqua Water Technologies during the third quarter worth $113,000. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its stake in Evoqua Water Technologies by 301.1% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 8,407 shares of the company’s stock worth $120,000 after purchasing an additional 6,311 shares during the last quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc lifted its stake in Evoqua Water Technologies by 953.0% during the fourth quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 22,428 shares of the company’s stock worth $425,000 after purchasing an additional 20,298 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc. bought a new position in Evoqua Water Technologies during the third quarter worth $778,000. 56.38% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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 in three segments: Industrial, Municipal, and Products. The Industrial segment offers capital systems and related recurring aftermarket services, parts, and consumables, as well as long-term and short-term service contracts, and emergency services for treating industrial process water, utility water, and wastewater.

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