NASDAQ:WDFC - WD-40 Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$171.70 +2.95 (+1.75 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 05:27 AM ET)
Previous Close$171.70
Today's Range$168.20 - $171.75
52-Week Range$104.86 - $171.75
Volume60,233 shs
Average Volume66,635 shs
Market Capitalization$2.29 billion
P/E Ratio46.16
Dividend Yield1.30%
WD-40 logoWD-40 Company engages in the development and sale of maintenance products, and homecare and cleaning products. It offers multi-purpose maintenance products, including aerosol sprays, non-aerosol trigger sprays, and in liquid-bulk form products under the WD-40 Multi-Use brand name for various consumer uses; specialty maintenance products, such as penetrants, degreasers, corrosion inhibitors, greases, lubricants, and rust removers under the WD-40 Specialist brand name; and bicycle maintenance products under the WD-40 Bike brand name comprising wet and dry chain lubricants, chain cleaners and degreasers, and foaming wash products that are designed for avid and recreational cyclists, bike enthusiasts, and mechanics. The company also provides multi-purpose and specialty drip oils, and spray lubricant products, as well as other specialty maintenance products under the 3-IN-ONE brand name; and professional spray maintenance products and lubricants for the bike market under the GT85 brand name. In addition, it offers automatic toilet bowl cleaners under the 2000 Flushes brand name; aerosol carpet stain removers, and a liquid trigger carpet stain and odor eliminators under the Spot Shot brand name; room and rug deodorizers under the Carpet Fresh brand name; carpet and household cleaners, and rug and room deodorizers under the 1001 brand name; heavy-duty hand cleaner products under the Lava brand name; and liquid mildew stain removers and automatic toilet bowl cleaners under the X-14 brand name. It offers products primarily through mass retail and home center stores, warehouse club stores, grocery stores, hardware stores, automotive parts outlets, sport retailers, independent bike dealers, online retailers, and industrial distributors and suppliers in North, Central, and South America, as well as in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Miscellaneous chemical products
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
SectorConsumer Staples


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.56
Current Ratio1.75
Quick Ratio1.47


Trailing P/E Ratio46.16
Forward P/E Ratio41.98
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$380.51 million
Price / Sales6.26
Cash Flow$4.4071 per share
Price / Cash38.96
Book Value$9.91 per share
Price / Book17.33


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.72
Net Income$52.93 million
Net Margins14.40%
Return on Equity39.44%
Return on Assets15.15%


Outstanding Shares13,870,000
Market Cap$2.29 billion

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WD-40's stock symbol?

WD-40 trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WDFC."

How often does WD-40 pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WD-40?

WD-40 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 19th. Investors of record on Friday, July 20th will be given a dividend of $0.54 per share on Tuesday, July 31st. This represents a $2.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.26%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 19th. View WD-40's Dividend History.

How were WD-40's earnings last quarter?

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 10th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.05 by $0.10. The specialty chemicals company earned $107 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $103.33 million. WD-40 had a net margin of 14.40% and a return on equity of 39.44%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.02 earnings per share. View WD-40's Earnings History.

When is WD-40's next earnings date?

WD-40 is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for WD-40.

What guidance has WD-40 issued on next quarter's earnings?

WD-40 updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.05-$4.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.09. The company issued revenue guidance of $403-$411 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $408.06 million.

What price target have analysts set for WDFC?

3 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for WD-40's stock. Their predictions range from $120.00 to $152.00. On average, they anticipate WD-40's share price to reach $131.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 23.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for WD-40.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WD-40?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WD-40 in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WD-40.

Who are some of WD-40's key competitors?

Who are WD-40's key executives?

WD-40's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Garry O. Ridge, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Jay W. Rembolt, CFO, VP of Fin. & Treasurer (Age 67)
  • Mr. Michael L. Freeman, Chief Strategy Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. William B. Noble, Managing Director of Europe, Middle East & Africa (Age 60)
  • Mr. Stanley A. Sewitch Jr., VP of Global Organisation Devel. (Age 65)

Has WD-40 been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WDFC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WD-40 earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 45.89 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for WD-40.

Who are WD-40's major shareholders?

WD-40's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.82%), Parnassus Investments CA (9.50%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.54%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (2.76%) and Standard Life Aberdeen plc (1.69%). Company insiders that own WD-40 stock include Daniel E Pittard, Geoffrey Holdsworth, Giles H Bateman, Jay Rembolt, Mario L Crivello, Michael L Freeman, Steven A Brass and William B Noble. View Institutional Ownership Trends for WD-40.

Which institutional investors are selling WD-40 stock?

WDFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, BB&T Securities LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and American Century Companies Inc.. Company insiders that have sold WD-40 company stock in the last year include Geoffrey Holdsworth, Jay Rembolt, Michael L Freeman, Steven A Brass and William B Noble. View Insider Buying and Selling for WD-40.

Which institutional investors are buying WD-40 stock?

WDFC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Advisors Asset Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, CIBC World Markets Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA and Citadel Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for WD-40.

How do I buy shares of WD-40?

Shares of WDFC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is WD-40's stock price today?

One share of WDFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $171.70.

How big of a company is WD-40?

WD-40 has a market capitalization of $2.29 billion and generates $380.51 million in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $52.93 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.72 on an earnings per share basis. WD-40 employs 448 workers across the globe.

How can I contact WD-40?

WD-40's mailing address is 9715 BUSINESSPARK AVENUE, SAN DIEGO CA, 92131. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 619-275-1400 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for WD-40 (NASDAQ WDFC)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  173 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  302 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  475
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WD-40 and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WDFC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WDFC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by Staff

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