WD-40 Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:WDFC)

About WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)

WD-40 Company logoWD-40 Company is a global company engaged in developing and selling products, which solve problems in workshops, factories and homes. The Company's segments include the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia-Pacific. The Company's Americas segment includes the United States, Canada and Latin America. The EMEA segment includes countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. The Asia-Pacific segment includes Australia, China and other countries in the Asia region. The Company has two product groups, which include maintenance products and homecare and cleaning products. As of August 31, 2016, the Company marketed and sold its products in more than 176 countries and territories around the world 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Household Products
  • Sub-Industry: Household Products
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WDFC
  • CUSIP: 92923610
  • Web: www.wd40company.com
  • Market Cap: $1.55 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 14,016,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $111.34
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $107.81
  • 52 Week Range: $100.60 - $119.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.95
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.78
  • P/E Growth: 2.20
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $381.1 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.08
  • Book Value: $9.58 per share
  • Price / Book: 11.57
  • Annual Dividend: $1.96
  • Dividend Yield: 1.7%
  • EBITDA: $80.2 million
  • Net Margins: 13.91%
  • Return on Equity: 40.47%
  • Return on Assets: 15.24%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.00%
  • Current Ratio: 3.08%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.56%
  • Average Volume: 47,228 shs.
  • Beta: 0.72
  • Short Ratio: 25.02

Frequently Asked Questions for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)

What is WD-40 Company's stock symbol?

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

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

WD-40 Company declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 10th. Investors of record on Friday, October 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.49 per share on Tuesday, October 31st. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. View WD-40 Company's Dividend History.

How were WD-40 Company's earnings last quarter?

WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 19th. The company reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $96.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $106.01 million. WD-40 Company had a net margin of 13.91% and a return on equity of 40.47%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.99 earnings per share. View WD-40 Company's Earnings History.

When will WD-40 Company make its next earnings announcement?

WD-40 Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for WD-40 Company.

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

WD-40 Company issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.81-3.87 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.96. The company issued revenue guidance of $396-403 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $401.00 million.

Where is WD-40 Company's stock going? Where will WD-40 Company's stock price be in 2017?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for WD-40 Company's shares. Their predictions range from $110.00 to $122.00. On average, they expect WD-40 Company's stock price to reach $116.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for WD-40 Company.

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

Who are WD-40 Company's key executives?

WD-40 Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Neal E. Schmale, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Garry O. Ridge, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jay W. Rembolt, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Vice President - Finance
  • Michael L. Freeman, Division President, The Americas
  • Richard T. Clampitt, Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • Stanley A. Sewitch, Vice President, Global Organization Development
  • Geoffrey J. Holdsworth, Managing Director, Asia Pacific
  • William B. Noble, Managing Director, EMEA
  • Peter D. Bewley, Independent Director
  • Daniel T. Carter, Independent Director

Who owns WD-40 Company stock?

WD-40 Company's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Shell Asset Management Co. (0.34%) and Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own WD-40 Company stock include Daniel E Pittard, Geoffrey Holdsworth, Giles H Bateman, Jay Rembolt, Mario L Crivello, Michael L Freeman, Richard A Collato and William B Noble. View Institutional Ownership Trends for WD-40 Company.

Who sold WD-40 Company stock? Who is selling WD-40 Company stock?

WD-40 Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eqis Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold WD-40 Company stock in the last year include Giles H Bateman, Jay Rembolt and Mario L Crivello. View Insider Buying and Selling for WD-40 Company.

Who bought WD-40 Company stock? Who is buying WD-40 Company stock?

WD-40 Company's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for WD-40 Company.

How do I buy WD-40 Company stock?

Shares of WD-40 Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is WD-40 Company's stock price today?

One share of WD-40 Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $110.85.

MarketBeat Community Rating for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ WDFC)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  89 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  227 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  316
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WD-40 Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $116.00 (4.65% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)
Price Target History for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)
Analysts' Ratings History for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/20/2017FBR & CoSet Price TargetNeutral -> Neutral$115.00 -> $122.00N/AView Rating Details
4/13/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$116.00LowView Rating Details
3/31/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$110.00LowView Rating Details
10/20/2016WunderlichLower Price TargetHold$115.00 -> $100.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)
Earnings by Quarter for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)
Earnings History by Quarter for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ WDFC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/8/2018N/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2017Q4 2017$0.97$1.01$106.01 million$96.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/10/2017Q3 17$0.91$1.02$99.09 million$98.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/6/2017Q2 2017$0.90$0.87$99.79 million$96.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/9/2017Q117$0.87$0.82$96.30 million$89.25 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q416$0.82$0.99$97.47 million$97.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/7/2016Q316$0.86$0.88$99.30 million$96.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/7/2016Q216$0.86$0.94$99.10 million$94.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/7/2016Q116$0.80$0.83$97.48 million$92.52 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/15/2015Q415$0.81$0.80$98.50 million$91.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/8/2015Q315$0.76$0.75$99.40 million$92.49 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/8/2015Q215$0.72$0.76$97.02 million$97.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/7/2015Q115$0.80$0.73$98.75 million$96.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q414$0.64$0.77$98.20 million$97.62 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/9/2014Q314$0.72$0.69$99.16 million$95.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/8/2014Q214$0.68$0.67$92.30 million$94.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/8/2014Q1$0.73$0.74$97.89 million$95.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q413$0.45$0.53$90.05 million$93.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/8/2013Q3 2013$0.56$0.66$89.45 million$93.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/4/2013Q2 2013$0.56$0.66$87.37 million$86.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/8/2013Q1 2013$0.56$0.69$88.19 million$95.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/15/2012$0.70$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/9/2012$0.61$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/5/2012$0.54$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/9/2012$0.54$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2011$0.52$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/7/2011$0.51$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/6/2011$0.67$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/10/2011$0.61$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.69
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.85
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.82$0.92$0.87
Q2 20172$0.80$0.97$0.89
Q3 20172$0.93$0.96$0.95
Q4 20172$0.99$0.99$0.99
Q1 20182$0.82$0.84$0.83
Q2 20182$1.03$1.04$1.04
Q3 20181$1.11$1.11$1.11
Q4 20181$0.87$0.87$0.87
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)
Next Dividend:10/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.96
Dividend Yield:1.77%
Payout Ratio:52.69% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
49.87% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
45.58% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)

Dividend History by Quarter for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ WDFC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.59%
Insider Trades by Quarter for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/9/2017Jay RemboltVPSell676$112.60$76,117.60View SEC Filing  
9/14/2017Jay RemboltVPSell582$110.00$64,020.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2017Jay RemboltVPSell615$112.00$68,880.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2017Jay RemboltVPSell618$110.00$67,980.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Jay RemboltVPSell621$108.00$67,068.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017Mario L. CrivelloDirectorSell4,726$104.25$492,685.50View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Daniel E. PittardDirectorBuy600$104.00$62,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2016Giles H BatemanDirectorSell1,176$108.02$127,031.52View SEC Filing  
9/12/2016Daniel E. PittardDirectorBuy295$115.00$33,925.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Mario L. CrivelloDirectorSell9,000$120.06$1,080,540.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016Mario L. CrivelloDirectorSell1,000$117.61$117,610.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Mario L. CrivelloDirectorSell1,000$115.39$115,390.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Jay RemboltVPSell570$117.00$66,690.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016William B. NobleInsiderSell1,000$115.14$115,140.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2016Mario L. CrivelloDirectorSell400$119.57$47,828.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Geoffrey HoldsworthDirectorSell1,427$120.27$171,625.29View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Jay RemboltCFOSell588$107.00$62,916.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2016Jay RemboltCFOSell1,202$105.00$126,210.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2016Jay RemboltCFOSell637$100.02$63,712.74View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Michael L FreemanInsiderSell3,709$94.86$351,835.74View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015Richard A. CollatoDirectorSell3,800$95.05$361,190.00View SEC Filing  
10/20/2015Giles H. BatemanDirectorSell1,076$92.65$99,691.40View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Richard A CollatoDirectorSell3,500$87.00$304,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2015Garry O RidgeCEOSell10,270$86.03$883,528.10View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Garry O RidgeCEOSell7,692$86.03$661,742.76View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Garry O RidgeCEOSell3,701$86.03$318,397.03View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Garry O RidgeCEOSell3,556$86.03$305,922.68View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Linda LangDirectorSell7,300$83.29$608,017.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2015Jay RemboltCFOSell1,212$88.03$106,692.36View SEC Filing  
12/26/2014Geoffrey HoldsworthDirectorSell1,812$85.01$154,038.12View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Jay RemboltCFOSell1,191$78.00$92,898.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014Peter D BewleyDirectorSell6,000$74.67$448,020.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014William B NobleDirectorSell1,793$66.69$119,575.17View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014William NobleDirectorSell4,325$69.04$298,598.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Michael J IrwinEVPSell12,176$72.18$878,863.68View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Garry O RidgeCEOSell10,000$69.21$692,100.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013William B NobleDirectorSell10,000$70.06$700,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Graham P MilnerEVPSell12,240$69.85$854,964.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2013Jay RemboltCFOSell1,229$64.00$78,656.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Garry O RidgeCEOSell2,539$58.53$148,607.67View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Garry O RidgeCEOSell7,461$53.53$399,387.33View SEC Filing  
7/16/2013Mario L CrivelloDirectorSell2,000$57.90$115,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Geoffrey HoldsworthDirectorSell2,804$58.22$163,248.88View SEC Filing  
7/9/2013Jay RemboltCFOSell1,323$62.66$82,899.18View SEC Filing  
7/9/2013William B NobleDirectorSell10,000$62.66$626,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013William B NobleDirectorSell2,025$57.00$115,425.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013William B NobleDirectorSell2,440$57.00$139,080.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Giles H BatemanDirectorSell3,718$56.83$211,293.94View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013William B NobleDirectorSell2,352$55.95$131,594.40View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013William B NobleDirectorSell2,648$55.95$148,155.60View SEC Filing  
12/24/2012Mario L CrivelloDirectorSell9,000$45.75$411,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Mario L CrivelloDirectorSell10,000$47.21$472,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Richard A CollatoDirectorSell4,000$50.00$200,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012Maria MitchellVPBuy1,142$48.95$55,900.90View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Michael L FreemanInsiderSell3,499$49.99$174,915.01View SEC Filing  
8/7/2012Gregory A SandfortDirectorBuy5,100$49.03$250,053.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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