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

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$173.45 +1.09 (+0.63 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 12:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$173.45
Today's Range$172.00 - $175.40
52-Week Range$122.50 - $187.50
Volume130,729 shs
Average Volume120,073 shs
Market Capitalization$2.40 billion
P/E Ratio42.00
Dividend Yield1.42%
Beta0.28
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

Industry Miscellaneous chemical products
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WDFC
CUSIP92923610
Phone619-275-1400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$408.52 million
Cash Flow$4.7339 per share
Book Value$11.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$65.21 million

Miscellaneous

Employees480
Market Cap$2.40 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 given a dividend of $0.61 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $2.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 17th. This is a positive change 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 9th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.95. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $101.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $99.10 million. WD-40 had a return on equity of 38.51% and a net margin of 15.98%. WD-40's revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.90 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 Thursday, April 4th 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 Wednesday, January, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.51-$4.58 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.53. The company issued revenue guidance of $425-$437 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $426.60 million.WD-40 also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.51-4.58 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WDFC?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for WD-40's shares. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $152.00. On average, they expect WD-40's share price to reach $136.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 21.6%. 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 headlines about WDFC stock have trended negative on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. 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 coverage optimism score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 63)
  • Mr. Jay W. Rembolt, CFO, VP of Fin. & Treasurer (Age 68)
  • Mr. Richard T. Clampitt, Corp. Sec., Gen. Counsel & VP (Age 64)
  • Mr. Michael L. Freeman, Chief Strategy Officer (Age 66)
  • Mr. Steven A. Brass, Division Pres of the Americas & Chief Brand Officer (Age 53)

Who are WD-40's major shareholders?

WD-40's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.45%), Parnassus Investments CA (9.63%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.41%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.38%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (1.82%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.80%). 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 Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, Barclays PLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp and GW&K Investment Management LLC. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Boston Advisors LLC, Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV, Geode Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Millennium Management LLC and Parnassus Investments CA. 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 $173.45.

How big of a company is WD-40?

WD-40 has a market capitalization of $2.40 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:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  335 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  542
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This page was last updated on 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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