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Last €121.00 EUR
Change Today +0.89 / 0.74%
Volume 20.0
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Waters Corporation operates as an analytical instrument manufacturer in the United States and internationally. The company's Waters division designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products, and post-warranty service plans. This segment’s products are used to detect, identify, monitor, and measure the chemical, physical, and biological composition of materials, as well as to purify a range of compounds. Its products are also used in drug discovery and development, including clinical trial testing, the analysis of proteins in disease processes, nutritional safety analysis, and environmental testing. Its TA division offers thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments, which are used in predicting the suitability of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, water, polymers, and viscous liquids for uses in various industrial, consumer goods, and healthcare products, as well as for life science research. The company also develops and supplies software-based products that interface with its instruments. Its products are used by pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, nutritional safety, environmental, academic, and governmental customers working in research and development, quality assurance, and other laboratory applications. Waters Corporation was founded in 1958 and is based in Milford, Massachusetts.

6,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1958

waters corp (WAZ) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $797.3K
Interim Chief Financial Officer and Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $340.1K
Executive Vice President and President of the...
Total Annual Compensation: $508.0K
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $400.7K
Vice President of Human Resources and Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $245.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

waters corp (WAZ) Key Developments

Waters Corporation Introduces New eDATA 2.0 Proficiency Testing Portal

Waters Corporation has introduced the new eDATA 2.0 proficiency testing, or PT, portal for environmental laboratories. The portal features new statistical analysis, data visualization and reporting tools that give environmental lab managers the ability to track results over time, flag potential issues and take preventive steps before corrective action becomes necessary.

Waters Corporation Presents at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Health Care Conference, May-13-2015 10:40 AM

Waters Corporation Presents at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Health Care Conference, May-13-2015 10:40 AM. Venue: Encore at the Wynn, 3131 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Speakers: Eugene G. Cassis, Interim Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Finance & Administration.

Waters Corporation Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter and Full Year of 2015

Waters Corporation provided earnings guidance for the second quarter and full year of 2015. The company announced that gross margins are expected to improve slightly from last year's and come in at or around 59% for the full year 2015. Moving below the operating profit line, net interest expense is expected to be approximately $31 million. Non-GAAP earnings per fully diluted share are now expected to be in the range of $5.67 to $5.87. For the full year 2015, the company expects operating tax rate to come in at around 14%. The company's expectations for the second quarter of 2015, the company's guidance anticipates that constant currency sales growth will come in at or around 7%. Currency translation in the quarter is expected to reduce reported sales growth by the same rate or about 7%. This performance is expected to result in non-GAAP earnings per fully diluted share within a range of $1.20 to $1.30 in the quarter.


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