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

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$179.49 -3.12 (-1.71 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$182.61
Today's Range$178.82 - $184.0150
52-Week Range$115.55 - $184.79
Volume59,082 shs
Average Volume70,005 shs
Market Capitalization$2.48 billion
P/E Ratio43.46
Dividend Yield1.20%
Beta0.52
WD-40 Company develops and sells maintenance products, and homecare and cleaning products in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company 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 and industrial applications; specialty maintenance products, such as penetrants, degreasers, corrosion inhibitors, greases, lubricants, and rust removers under the WD-40 Specialist brand; and bicycle maintenance products comprising wet and dry chain lubricants, chain cleaners and degreasers, and foaming wash products for avid and recreational cyclists, bike enthusiasts, and mechanics under the WD-40 Bike brand name. It 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, the company 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; room and rug deodorizers under the Carpet Fresh brand name; carpet and household cleaners, and rug and room deodorizers under the 1001 brand; heavy-duty hand cleaner products under the Lava brand name in the United States, as well as under the Solvol brand in Australia; and liquid mildew stain removers and automatic toilet bowl cleaners under the X-14 brand name. It sells its 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. WD-40 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WDFC
Previous Symbol
CUSIP92923610
Phone619-275-1400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40
Current Ratio1.96
Quick Ratio1.53

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio43.46
Forward P/E Ratio39.62
P/E Growth3.96

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$408.52 million
Price / Sales6.08
Cash Flow$4.7497 per share
Price / Cash Flow37.79
Book Value$11.21 per share
Price / Book16.01

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.13
Net Income$65.21 million
Net Margins15.96%
Return on Equity38.51%
Return on Assets15.73%

Miscellaneous

Employees480
Outstanding Shares13,840,000
Market Cap$2.48 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 11th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.61 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $2.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 17th. This is a boost from WD-40's previous quarterly dividend of $0.54. View WD-40's Dividend History.

How were WD-40's earnings last quarter?

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.55. The specialty chemicals company earned $102.60 million during the quarter. WD-40 had a net margin of 15.96% and a return on equity of 38.51%. WD-40's revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.01 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 Tuesday, January 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for WD-40.

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

WD-40 updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 18th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.51-$4.58 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.65. The company issued revenue guidance of $425-$437 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $434.00 million.

What price target have analysts set for WDFC?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for WD-40's shares. Their predictions range from $120.00 to $152.00. On average, they anticipate WD-40's stock price to reach $136.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 24.2%. 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 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WD-40.

Has WD-40 been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WDFC stock has been trending somewhat negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WD-40 earned a news sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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. Richard T. Clampitt, Corp. Sec., Gen. Counsel & VP (Age 63)
  • Mr. Michael L. Freeman, Chief Strategy Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. Steven A. Brass, Division Pres of the Americas & Chief Brand Officer (Age 52)

Who are WD-40's major shareholders?

WD-40's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.34%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.90%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.90%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.75%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.28%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.42%). Company insiders that own WD-40 stock include Daniel E Pittard, Geoffrey Holdsworth, Jay Rembolt, Mario L Crivello, Michael L Freeman, Stanley Sewitch, Jr, Steven A Brass and William B Noble. View Institutional Ownership Trends for WD-40.

Which major investors are selling WD-40 stock?

WDFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bell Asset Management Ltd and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold WD-40 company stock in the last year include Geoffrey Holdsworth, Michael L Freeman, Stanley Sewitch, Jr, Steven A Brass and William B Noble. View Insider Buying and Selling for WD-40.

Which major investors are buying WD-40 stock?

WDFC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Federated Investors Inc. PA, Acadian Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Man Group plc and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 $179.49.

How big of a company is WD-40?

WD-40 has a market capitalization of $2.48 billion and generates $408.52 million in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $65.21 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.13 on an earnings per share basis. WD-40 employs 480 workers across the globe.

What is WD-40's official website?

The official website for WD-40 is http://www.wd40company.com.

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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  199 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  331 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  530
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This page was last updated on 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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