Author: WMResearch | Publish date: 2019-02-26
Waterstop is a concrete element that is used in construction or building materials and is also used to prevent the flow of water. The waterstop market is growing tremendously due to increasing industrialization in emerging economies and constant development in the construction sectors.
Global Waterstop Market: Growth Factors
The worldwide market for waterstop is growing rapidly due to its characteristics such as safety and durability, better waterproofing, and its availability in different shapes according to the requirement of users. Due to these features, waterstop are highly in demand by civil contractors, thus boosting the growth of the market. Some of the factors such as growing construction activities, rapid industrialization, and rapid growth in chemical industries is likely to propel the growth of the market in the years to come. Apart from this, moisture free waterstop and its capacity to resist the rain, compatibility of portable water structures, and good chemical resistance are some of the features that escalate the market growth in the near future.
However, a lack of consumer awareness, technical limitations and the high cost of materials are some of the factors that create a negative impact on the growth of the global waterstop market.
Global Waterstop Market: Segmental analysis
The global market for waterstop is segmented into applications and product type. Residential & Commercial Construction, Public Utilities, and Industrial Construction are sub-segments of the applications segment. The demand for waterstop is expected to show a remarkable position in the public utilities segment over the forecasted period.
On the basis of product type, the market is segmented into Metal Waterstop, PVC Waterstop, and Rubber Waterstop.
Global Waterstop Market: Regional Overview
The Asia Pacific region is leading the market due to growing construction activities. Emerging economies such as China is likely to be the largest production and consumption market for waterstop over the predicted period. Europe is also expected to hold the maximum production share of the waterstop market during the anticipated period.
Global Waterstop Market: Key Players
Roky Plast Sal, Sika, Visqueen Building Products, Trelleborg, SpEC, GCP Applied Technologies Inc., Western Leader Ltd, JP Specialties, WR Meadows, Henry Company, a.b.e. Construction Chemicals, Parchem Construction Supplies, BoMetals, YuMu ShiYe, Kryton, Minerals Technologies Inc, Hengshui Jingtong Rubber, Bitumat Company, and Hengshui Jingtong are some of the manufacturers that functions into the global market for waterstop.
GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (NYSE: GCP) Holdings Cut by Vanguard Group Inc.
Vanguard Group Inc. has reduced its position in the GCP Applied Technologies Inc., in the third quarter by 0.2%, according to the recent Securities & Exchange Commission. GCP Applied Technologies stock traded to $0.53 on February 15, 2019, by hitting $25.63.
As many as 463,370 shares of the company were exchanged, while compared to its average volume of a share of 426,746. The company's debt-equity ratio is 0.75, quick ratio is 1.92, and the current ratio is 2.31. GCP Applied Technologies Inc. shows one year high of $33.85, and one year low of $22.49. The company's market capitalization is $1.81 billion, a beta of 0.88, a P/E ratio of 40.05, and a P/E/G ratio of 1.29. The company has an average rating on "hold" an average target price of $31.75.