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Xylem [NYSE:XYL] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of Xylem been like?
stock quote price chart

Xylem's (NYSE:XYL) stock is 5.2% higher in the past 12 months and has outperformed the overall US TECH market which is 3.9% higher in the same timeframe. This means a 1.3% greater return over the period which puts the stock as an outperformer vs other US TECH companies.


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Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for Xylem?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
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From 16 analysts that cover Xylem's stock, the average rating is 3.8. This is a weighted average of 3 strong buys, 7 buys, 6 holds. This is 0.1 higher than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 4/5.


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Insider Trades

What has Xylem's insider trading been over the past year?
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Xylem insider's have net been buying stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net buying. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 49.0% higher than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's Xylem's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of 1/5.


What is the ownership of Xylem stock?
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For Xylem, currently 91.9% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 7.5% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 0.7% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 2/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for Xylem stock?
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As of 31 July 2019, the short interest for Xylem has been 2.10% of the shares outstanding which is 37 billion shares. This is more than 1 month ago which had 2.07% of the shares outstanding which is 37 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 4/5.


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Revenue & Earnings

What has Xylem's revenue history been by year?
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Xylem's revenue in the last 12 months ending 30 June 2019 is $5Bn. Xylem's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is Xylem's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield chart

Xylem's free cash flow yield is 2.9% and has grown from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for Xylem 1 year ago was 4.3% and 3 years ago it was 5.5%.

Dividend History & yield

What has Xylem's dividend payments been historically?
Dividend ($)
Dividend Yield (%)
dividend chart

Xylem pays dividends every 3 months and has done so since 02 April 2013. Dividends have been steadily increasing over the past 4 years from $0.1408 (dividend yield of 0.46%) to $0.24 today (yield of 0.32%).


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PE Ratio

What is Xylem's PE ratio?
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Xylem's PE ratio is 24.2x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $76.57. Xylem's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 80% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 4/5.

PEG Ratio

What is Xylem's PEG ratio?
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Xylem's PEG ratio is 1.2x. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 24.2x and their last 12 months growth rate of 0.209%. This is more attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is 3/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is Xylem's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for Xylem is 4.8x. This is more expensive than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 3.4x. The tea-score is 4/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is Xylem's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield

Xylem's free cash flow yield is 2.9% which is ranked 5.0/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of $424M (as reported for the 12 months ending 30 June 2019) divided by its current market capitalisation of $13Bn. The average free cash flow yield across Xylem's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is Xylem's return on investment (ROI)?
return on investment

Xylem's return on investment is 21.1%. This is more profitable than its competitors.


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Assets vs Liabilities

What is Xylem's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
assets vs liabilities

Xylem's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals 1.5x. This less attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is Xylem's debt vs shareholder equity?
debt vs equity

Xylem's debt to shareholder equity is 93.2%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is Xylem's dividend payout ratio?
dividend payout ratio

Xylem's dividend payout ratio calculated against their free cash flow is low at 56.9%. This is in quintile 3 when measured against their comps.


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What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for Xylem?

Xylem's has a good overall ESG rating of 78/100. Their competitors have a score between 45 and 85 with the average at 62.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for Xylem vs their competitors?
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We can see here what the environmental consciousness of Xylem is relative to other similar companies.

ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for Xylem vs their peers?
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We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of Xylem is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for Xylem vs their challengers?
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With this number we can understand what the corporate governance of Xylem is when compared to it's peers.



What is the company description of Xylem?
Xylem Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and servicing of engineered products and solutions for the water and wastewater applications. It operates in three segments: Water Infrastructure, Applied Water, and Measurement & Control Solutions.

Xylem [NYSE:XYL] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for Xylem stock quote?

Xylem (NYSE:XYL) hit a new 52-week high on 01 July 2019 at a price of $84.41 with 769,400 shares traded that day. This is 10.2% higher than than its current price of $76.57 and 38.4% higher than the 52-week low of $60.98 on 24 December 2018. Average daily volume traded has been 778 thousand shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price Xylem stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for Xylem stock were reached on 01 July 2019, 49 days ago at a price of $84.41. This equates to a market capitalisation of $15Bn. The highest price reached is 10.2% higher than the current price of $76.57 with a current market cap of $13Bn.

What is the beta of Xylem stock?

Xylem stock moves 1.2x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of Xylem (XYL) stock?

Xylem's stock has an annual volatility of 24.3% which is more volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 16.3% which has made it a less safe stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have Xylem's share buybacks been over the past year?

Xylem is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 5.2% higher which is an outperformance of 1.3% vs the overall market. Xylem still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most Xylem stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in Xylem with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of Xylem. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 55.6% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did Xylem beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters Xylem has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is Xylem's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

Xylem is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is Xylem's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for Xylem's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is Xylem's earnings per share (EPS)?

Xylem's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

What is Xylem's dividend growth rate?

Xylem's dividends have grown at 14.29% in the past year and an average growth of 17.61% over the past 4 years. This is higher then it's competitors 4-year average dividend growth of 4.1

What is Xylem's dividend yield?

Xylem's current dividend yield is 0.32%. This is calculated by taking the dividend's per share of $0.24 (the last payment which was on 29 May 2019) and dividing by the current share price of $76.57.

What is Xylem's previous and next dividend date?

Xylem's most recent dividend date was 29 May 2019 when the company paid $0.24 and the next dividend date is 11 September 2019 with an expected payment of $0.24.

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