4. As of noon trading, Waters Corporation ( WAT) is up $1.51 (1.6%) to $95.21 on average volume Thus far, 300,047 shares of Waters Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 436,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $93.93-$95.44 after having opened the day at $94.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $93.70. Waters Corporation operates as an analytical instrument manufacturer in the United States and internationally. Waters Corporation has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 7.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Waters Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Waters Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Waters Corporation Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.