WAT Waters

Waters Corporation, the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry, and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.

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Financial data from Waters earnings reports.

Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
31 Mar 21 Conard Edward Phantom Stock Units Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 75.99 0 75.99
31 Mar 21 Pearl S Huang Phantom Stock Units Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 70.5 0 70.5
31 Mar 21 Salice Thomas P Phantom Stock Units Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 72.33 0 72.33
5 Mar 21 Reed Joann A Common Stock Sell Dispose S No No 263.31 1,600 421.3K 39,685
5 Mar 21 Reed Joann A Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M No No 136.43 1,600 218.29K 41,285
5 Mar 21 Reed Joann A Stock Option Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M No No 136.43 1,600 218.29K 2,026
1 Mar 21 Keeley A Aleman Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 0 52 0 1,275
1 Mar 21 Keeley A Aleman Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 149 0 1,327

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

82.0% owned by funds/institutions
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Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 564 529 +6.6%
Opened positions 82 49 +67.3%
Closed positions 47 49 -4.1%
Increased positions 171 159 +7.5%
Reduced positions 194 212 -8.5%
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Total value 12.59B 10.41B +20.9%
Total shares 50.88M 50.86M +0.0%
Total puts 42.2K 145.7K -71.0%
Total calls 43.2K 135.2K -68.0%
Total put/call ratio 1.0 1.1 -9.4%
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Vanguard 6.66M $1.65B -1.2%
BLK Blackrock 4.73M $1.17B -4.9%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 4.64M $1.15B +1.4%
Massachusetts Financial Services 3.94M $975.9M -1.4%
STT State Street 2.64M $652.75M -4.2%
JHG Janus Henderson 1.44M $355.55M -15.6%
IVZ Invesco 1.21M $300M +65.1%
Geode Capital Management 1.01M $248.72M +2.0%
Nordea Investment Management Ab 952.63K $235.7M +24.6%
Champlain Investment Partners 901.8K $223.12M +6.0%
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Shares Bought/sold Change
Citadel Advisors 24K -540.14K -95.7%
Norges Bank 520.52K +520.52K NEW
IVZ Invesco 1.21M +478.07K +65.1%
JHG Janus Henderson 1.44M -266.56K -15.6%
Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research 285.88K +257.06K +892.1%
BLK Blackrock 4.73M -245.69K -4.9%
Balyasny Asset Management 135.45K -212.06K -61.0%
IPXAF Impax Asset Management 692.48K +209.23K +43.3%
CMTDF Sumitomo Mitsui Trust 207.01K -194.78K -48.5%
Nordea Investment Management Ab 952.63K +187.82K +24.6%

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