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Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
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S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
NASDAQ:WDFC

WD-40 - WDFC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$178.01
-0.19 (-0.11%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$176.99
$181.21
50-Day Range
$164.67
$205.40
52-Week Range
$163.61
$255.31
Volume
106,584 shs
Average Volume
147,030 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.43 billion
P/E Ratio
40.18
Dividend Yield
1.75%
Price Target
$146.50

WD-40 MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.7% Downside
$146.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
12.25% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.22mentions of WD-40 in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$88,800 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
14.76%
From $5.08 to $5.83 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.02 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

96th out of 178 stocks

Miscellaneous Chemical Products Industry

8th out of 10 stocks

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About WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) Stock

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 provides multi-purpose maintenance products that include aerosol sprays, non-aerosol trigger sprays, and in liquid-bulk form products under the WD-40 Multi-Use brand name; and specialty maintenance products, such as penetrants, degreasers, corrosion inhibitors, greases, lubricants, and rust removers under the WD-40 Specialist brand, as well as various products under the WD-40 Bike brand name. It also offers 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 provides automatic toilet bowl cleaners under the 2000 Flushes brand name; aerosol and 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 name in Australia; and automatic toilet bowl cleaners under the X-14 brand name. It sells its products primarily through warehouse club stores, hardware stores, automotive parts outlets, industrial distributors and suppliers, mass retail and home center stores, value retailers, grocery stores, online retailers, farm supply, sport retailers, and independent bike dealers. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

WD-40 Trading Down 0.1 %

Shares of NASDAQ:WDFC traded down $0.19 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $178.01. 106,584 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 147,030. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.18 and a beta of -0.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a quick ratio of 1.51 and a current ratio of 2.51. The business's 50-day moving average price is $185.62 and its 200 day moving average price is $192.88. WD-40 has a 12 month low of $163.61 and a 12 month high of $255.31.

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC - Get Rating) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 7th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.28 by ($0.21). WD-40 had a net margin of 12.10% and a return on equity of 30.75%. The company had revenue of $123.67 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $142.80 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.52 earnings per share. The business's revenue was down 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts predict that WD-40 will post 5.08 earnings per share for the current year.

WD-40 Announces Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 15th were paid a $0.78 dividend. This represents a $3.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 14th. WD-40's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 70.43%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on WDFC shares. TheStreet downgraded WD-40 from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Friday, July 8th. BWS Financial initiated coverage on WD-40 in a research note on Thursday, July 14th. They issued a "sell" rating and a $88.00 price target for the company. Finally, DA Davidson raised WD-40 from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $205.00 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, July 18th.

Insider Buying and Selling at WD-40

In other news, Director Eric Etchart bought 500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 4th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $177.60 per share, with a total value of $88,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 5,692 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,010,899.20. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 1.33% of the company's stock.

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WDFC Stock News Headlines

Is WD-40 Company Ready For A Rebound?
WD-40 Company (NASDAQ: WDFC) had about as good a quarter as can be expected given the circumstances, and that has the stock set up for a rebound. The market in WD-40 Company stock has been in a protracted downtrend for several quarters now, and it is overextended and ripe for a reversal that could begin by the start of the 4th quarter.
WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) Releases FY 2022 Earnings Guidance
WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) Raised to Buy at DA Davidson
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WDFC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/07/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/29 Dividend
7/14/2022
Dividend Payable
7/29/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/18/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Miscellaneous chemical products
Sub-Industry
Household Products
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WDFC
CUSIP
92923610
Employees
540
Year Founded
1953

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$146.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$205.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$88.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-17.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$70.23 million
Pretax Margin
15.33%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$488.11 million
Cash Flow
$5.64 per share
Book Value
$14.62 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
13,446,000
Market Cap
$2.43 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
-0.23

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Garry O. Ridge (Age 66)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $2.16M
  • Mr. Steven A. Brass (Age 56)
    Pres, COO & Director
    Comp: $1.26M
  • Mr. Jay W. Rembolt (Age 71)
    CFO, VP of Fin. & Treasurer
    Comp: $760.81k
  • Mr. William B. Noble (Age 64)
    Managing Director of Europe, Middle East & Africa
    Comp: $769.44k
  • Ms. Patricia Q. Olsem (Age 56)
    Divisional Pres of The Americas
    Comp: $689.61k
  • Ms. Rae Ann Partlo (Age 57)
    Principal Accounting Officer, VP & Corp. Controller
  • Wendy D. Kelley
    Director of Investor Relations & Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Phenix Quach Kiamilev
    VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Geoffrey J. Holdsworth (Age 60)
    Managing Director of Asia-Pacific
  • Mr. Stanley A. Sewitch Jr. (Age 69)
    VP of Global Organization Devel.













WDFC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell WD-40 stock right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WD-40 in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" WD-40 stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WDFC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is WD-40's stock price forecast for 2022?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for WD-40's shares. Their WDFC stock forecasts range from $88.00 to $205.00. On average, they expect WD-40's share price to reach $146.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.7%.
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How has WD-40's stock performed in 2022?

WD-40's stock was trading at $244.64 at the start of the year. Since then, WDFC stock has decreased by 27.2% and is now trading at $178.01.
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When is WD-40's next earnings date?

WD-40 is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 18th 2022.
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How were WD-40's earnings last quarter?

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 7th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.28 by $0.21. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $123.67 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $142.80 million. WD-40 had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 30.75% and a net margin of 12.10%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.52 earnings per share.

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

WD-40 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 21st. Investors of record on Friday, July 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.78 per share on Friday, July 29th. This represents a $3.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 14th.
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Is WD-40 a good dividend stock?

WD-40(NASDAQ:WDFC) pays an annual dividend of $3.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.75%. WD-40 has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of WD-40 is 70.43%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WD-40 will have a dividend payout ratio of 53.52% next year. This indicates that WD-40 will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has WD-40 issued on next quarter's earnings?

WD-40 issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.02-$5.10 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.18. The company issued revenue guidance of $519.00 million-$532.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $537.51 million.

What is Garry O. Ridge's approval rating as WD-40's CEO?

42 employees have rated WD-40 CEO Garry O. Ridge on Glassdoor.com. Garry O. Ridge has an approval rating of 98% among WD-40's employees. This puts Garry O. Ridge in the top 20% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of WD-40 own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WD-40 investors own include Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), McDonald's (MCD), Texas Instruments (TXN), Honeywell International (HON), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC) and NIKE (NKE).

What is WD-40's stock symbol?

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

Who are WD-40's major shareholders?

WD-40's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (2.25%), Geneva Capital Management LLC (1.26%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.34%), Comerica Bank (0.27%), Whittier Trust Co. (0.24%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.23%). Company insiders that own WD-40 stock include Eric Etchart, Garry O Ridge, Geoffrey Holdsworth, Jay Rembolt, Richard T Clampitt, Steven A Brass and William B Noble.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is WD-40's stock price today?

One share of WDFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $178.01.

How much money does WD-40 make?

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) has a market capitalization of $2.43 billion and generates $488.11 million in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $70.23 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.43 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does WD-40 have?

WD-40 employs 540 workers across the globe.

When was WD-40 founded?

WD-40 was founded in 1953.

How can I contact WD-40?

WD-40's mailing address is 9715 BUSINESSPARK AVENUE, SAN DIEGO CA, 92131. The official website for WD-40 is www.wd40company.com. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at (619) 275-1400, via email at investorrelations@wd40.com, or via fax at 619-275-5823.

This page (NASDAQ:WDFC) was last updated on 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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