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

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$168.30 +0.11 (+0.07 %)
(As of 11/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$168.19
Today's Range$166.66 - $170.52
52-Week Range$111.50 - $184.25
Volume80,182 shs
Average Volume67,778 shs
Market Capitalization$2.41 billion
P/E Ratio40.75
Dividend Yield1.27%
Beta0.52
WD-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
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 Ratio40.75
Forward P/E Ratio37.40
P/E Growth3.88

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$408.52 million
Price / Sales5.70
Cash Flow$4.5821 per share
Price / Cash36.73
Book Value$11.21 per share
Price / Book15.01

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$2.41 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Wednesday, October 31st. This represents a $2.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 18th. View WD-40's Dividend History.

How were WD-40's earnings last quarter?

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.55. The specialty chemicals company earned $102.60 million during the quarter. WD-40 had a return on equity of 38.51% and a net margin of 15.96%. The company's revenue was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.01 EPS. 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 issued an update on 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 earnings per share 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?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for WD-40's stock. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $152.00. On average, they expect WD-40's stock price to reach $136.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for WD-40.

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

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WD-40 in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WD-40.

Has WD-40 been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WDFC stock have been trending neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WD-40 earned a news sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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)

Who are WD-40's major shareholders?

WD-40's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.34%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.28%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.42%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (3.18%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.74%) and Standard Life Aberdeen plc (1.47%). 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, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bell Asset Management Ltd, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Man Group plc, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, AQR Capital Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH and Kaizen Advisory 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 $168.30.

How big of a company is WD-40?

WD-40 has a market capitalization of $2.41 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:  194 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  323 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  517
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 11/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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