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  • Previous Rank956
  • Revenues ($M)$2,167
  • Revenue Percent Change6.1%
  • Profits ($M)$521.5
  • Profits Percent Change11.2%
  • Assets ($M)$4,662
  • Employees6,899
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$12,517
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Company Info

Christopher J. O'Connell
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Scientific, Photographic and Control Equipment
HQ Location
Milford, MA
Years on Fortune 500 List-

Waters Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,1676.1%
Profits ($M)$521.511.2%
Assets ($M)$4,662-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$2,302-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$12,517-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues24.1%
Profits as % of Assets11.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity22.7%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)6.41
EPS % Change (from 2015)13.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)6.4%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)11.6%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)-0.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)12.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)10.6%