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NASDAQ:WDFC

WD-40 - WDFC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$196.61
+5.80 (+3.04%)
(As of 08/12/2022 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$191.24
$196.61
50-Day Range
$164.67
$205.40
52-Week Range
$163.61
$255.31
Volume
3,329 shs
Average Volume
100,164 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.68 billion
P/E Ratio
44.38
Dividend Yield
1.66%
Price Target
$146.50

WD-40 MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
24.5% Downside
$146.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
11.73% 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 4 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.

1.83 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

117th out of 147 stocks

Miscellaneous Chemical Products Industry

5th out of 7 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.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

WDFC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. DA Davidson upgraded WD-40 from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $205.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, July 18th. TheStreet lowered shares of WD-40 from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Friday, July 8th. Finally, BWS Financial initiated coverage on shares of WD-40 in a report on Thursday, July 14th. They set a "sell" rating and a $88.00 target price on the stock.

WD-40 Trading Up 1.2 %

WDFC Stock traded up $2.30 during trading on Friday, hitting $193.11. 1,552 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 100,164. The company has a 50-day moving average of $185.50 and a 200-day moving average of $191.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a quick ratio of 1.51 and a current ratio of 2.51. WD-40 has a 1 year low of $163.61 and a 1 year high of $255.31. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.63 billion, a PE ratio of 43.56 and a beta of -0.23.

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 7th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates 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 for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $142.80 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.52 EPS. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that WD-40 will post 5.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

WD-40 Dividend Announcement

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 15th were paid a dividend of $0.78 per share. This represents a $3.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 14th. WD-40's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 70.43%.

Insider Transactions at WD-40

In other WD-40 news, Director Eric Etchart purchased 500 shares of WD-40 stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 4th. The shares were bought at an average price of $177.60 per share, for a total transaction of $88,800.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 5,692 shares in the company, valued at $1,010,899.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 1.33% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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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
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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
8/12/2022
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
-25.5%
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
$5.89 per share
Book Value
$14.62 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
13,446,000
Market Cap
$2.68 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" WDFC shares. 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 research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for WD-40's stock. Their WDFC share price forecasts range from $88.00 to $205.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $146.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 24.5%.
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How have WDFC shares performed in 2022?

WD-40's stock was trading at $244.64 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, WDFC stock has decreased by 20.7% and is now trading at $194.06.
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When is WD-40's next earnings date?

The company 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 7th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.28 by $0.21. The specialty chemicals company earned $123.67 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $142.80 million. WD-40 had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 30.75% and a net margin of 12.10%. WD-40's revenue for the quarter was down 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.52 earnings per share.

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

WD-40 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 15th will be given a dividend of $0.78 per share on Friday, July 29th. This represents a $3.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date 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 1.66%. The company 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 is 70.43%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WDFC will have a dividend payout ratio of 53.52% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for WDFC.

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

WD-40 updated 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 EPS 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 Chief Executive Officer Garry O. Ridge on Glassdoor.com. Garry O. Ridge has an approval rating of 98% among the company'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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (2.25%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.84%), Geneva Capital Management LLC (1.26%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.34%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.34%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.31%). Insiders that own company 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 stock 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 $194.06.

How much money does WD-40 make?

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) has a market capitalization of $2.65 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?

The company 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 the company 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 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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