Waters Stock Hits New 52-Week High (WAT)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $104.94, above its previous 52-week high of $104.31 with 23,894 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 530,800 shares over the past 30 days.

Waters has a market cap of $8.76 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 19.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Waters Corporation operates as an analytical instrument manufacturer in the United States and internationally.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Waters as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Waters Ratings Report.

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