Evoqua Water Technologies Corp (NYSE:AQUA) EVP James M. Kohosek purchased 25,000 shares of Evoqua Water Technologies stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 4th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $9.79 per share, with a total value of $244,750.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

NYSE AQUA traded up $0.58 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $9.95. The company had a trading volume of 57,602 shares, compared to its average volume of 845,016. Evoqua Water Technologies Corp has a twelve month low of $7.92 and a twelve month high of $25.36.

Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 27th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by ($0.05). The business had revenue of $366.33 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $362.62 million. Evoqua Water Technologies’s quarterly revenue was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.10 earnings per share.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. ClariVest Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in Evoqua Water Technologies by 11.4% in the 2nd quarter. ClariVest Asset Management LLC now owns 36,299 shares of the company’s stock valued at $744,000 after acquiring an additional 3,700 shares in the last quarter. Raymond James & Associates raised its holdings in shares of Evoqua Water Technologies by 12.1% during the 2nd quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 42,044 shares of the company’s stock worth $862,000 after buying an additional 4,525 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE raised its holdings in shares of Evoqua Water Technologies by 4.5% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 177,016 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,629,000 after buying an additional 7,632 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky raised its holdings in shares of Evoqua Water Technologies by 24.1% during the 3rd quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky now owns 44,856 shares of the company’s stock worth $798,000 after buying an additional 8,717 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada raised its holdings in shares of Evoqua Water Technologies by 505.6% during the 1st quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 11,997 shares of the company’s stock worth $255,000 after buying an additional 10,016 shares in the last quarter.

Several research firms recently issued reports on AQUA. Cowen downgraded Evoqua Water Technologies from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st. Raymond James reduced their price target on Evoqua Water Technologies from $26.00 to $18.00 and set a “strong-buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st. Citigroup reduced their price target on Evoqua Water Technologies from $25.00 to $14.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st. Berenberg Bank started coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Wednesday, October 3rd. They issued a “hold” rating and a $19.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Northcoast Research started coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Friday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $14.00 price objective for the company. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $20.75.

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About Evoqua Water Technologies

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. provides a range of water and wastewater treatment systems and technologies, and mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services. It operates through three segments: Industrial, Municipal, and Products. The Industrial segment provides capital systems and related recurring aftermarket services, parts, and consumables for treating industrial process water, utility water, and wastewater.

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