About West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
West Marine, Inc. is a waterlife outfitter for cruisers, sailors, anglers and paddlesports enthusiasts. The Company offers a selection of core boating and water recreation products, primarily serving the needs of boat owners and professionals providing services to them. It services its customers through physical stores and two e-commerce Websites. It is a specialty retailer of boating supplies, gear, apparel, footwear and other waterlife-related products. It operates approximately 260 stores located in approximately 40 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. Its products include boating products and merchandise expansion products. Its boating products include maintenance, electronics, sailboat hardware, anchors/docking/moorings, engine systems, boats/outboards, ventilation, navigation, trailering, seating/boat covers and barbecues/appliances. Its merchandise expansion products include clothing accessories, fishing, watersports, paddlesports, coolers and waterlife lifestyle accessories.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Other Specialty Retailers
SectorCyclical Consumer Goods & Services
Trailing P/E Ratio41.8387096774194
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Return on Equity27.26%
Return on Assets18.86%
West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR) Frequently Asked Questions
What is West Marine's stock symbol?
West Marine trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WMAR."
How often does West Marine pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for West Marine?
West Marine declared a special dividend on Monday, March 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Thursday, May 25th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 9th. View West Marine's Dividend History.
How were West Marine's earnings last quarter?
West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 25th. The specialty retailer reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. The specialty retailer earned $191.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $191.18 million. West Marine had a return on equity of 27.26% and a net margin of 8.58%. West Marine's revenue was down 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.20 EPS. View West Marine's Earnings History.
Where is West Marine's stock going? Where will West Marine's stock price be in 2018?
2 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for West Marine's stock. Their predictions range from $12.97 to $12.97. On average, they anticipate West Marine's stock price to reach $12.97 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for West Marine.
Who are some of West Marine's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to West Marine include Marston's (MARS), Jackpotjoy (JPJ), EI Group (EIG), Tyman (TYMN), Restaurant Group (RTN), 4imprint Group (FOUR), Cost Plus (CPWM), Frontier Developments (FDEV), XLMedia (XLM), Pendragon (PDG), YouGov (YOU), DFS Furniture (DFS), Punch Taverns (PUB), Lookers (LOOK), Coastal Contacts (COA), Next Fifteen Communications (NFC), GYM Group (GYM) and Debenhams (DEB).
Who are West Marine's key executives?
West Marine's management team includes the folowing people:
- Barbara L. Rambo, Chairman of the Board
- Matthew L. Hyde, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
- Jeffrey J. Lasher, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance, Assistant Secretary
- Barry Kelley, Executive Vice President - Stores and Port Supply
- Paul Rutenis, Executive Vice President – Merchandising, Replenishment & Logistics
- Randolph K. Repass, Director
- Dennis F. Madsen, Independent Director
- James F. Nordstrom Jr., Independent Director
- Robert D. Olsen, Independent Director
- Alice M. Richter, Independent Director
Has West Marine been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about WMAR stock have been trending positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. West Marine earned a media sentiment score of 0.39 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.19 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
How do I buy shares of West Marine?
Shares of WMAR 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 West Marine's stock price today?
One share of WMAR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.97.
How big of a company is West Marine?
West Marine has a market capitalization of $327.75 million. West Marine employs 3,831 workers across the globe.
How can I contact West Marine?
West Marine's mailing address is 500 Westridge Dr, WATSONVILLE, CA 95076-4100, United States. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at +1-831-7282700.
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West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
West Marine (NASDAQ WMAR) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|8/7/2017||Q2 2017||$0.89||$0.84||$254.89 million||$247.24 million||View||N/A|
|4/26/2017||Q1 2017||($0.36)||($0.29)||$130.88 million||$129.10 million||View||N/A|
|2/23/2017||Q416||($0.45)||($0.39)||$128.17 million||$129.50 million||View||Listen|
|10/25/2016||Q316||$0.17||$0.15||$191.18 million||$191.90 million||View||Listen|
|7/28/2016||Q216||$0.92||$0.86||$254.39 million||$251.60 million||View||Listen|
|4/28/2016||Q116||($0.45)||($0.37)||$124.39 million||$130.40 million||View||Listen|
|2/25/2016||Q415||($0.47)||($0.45)||$122.24 million||$130.20 million||View||Listen|
|10/29/2015||Q315||$0.18||$0.20||$186.92 million||$196.50 million||View||Listen|
|7/30/2015||Q215||$0.94||$0.85||$255.90 million||$253.20 million||View||Listen|
|4/30/2015||Q115||($0.42)||($0.42)||$118.64 million||$127.10 million||View||Listen|
|2/26/2015||Q414||($0.48)||($0.42)||$129.71 million||$129.40 million||View||Listen|
|10/23/2014||Q314||$0.33||$0.23||$196.37 million||$196.50 million||View||Listen|
|7/24/2014||Q214||$0.93||$0.75||$249.26 million||$236.50 million||View||Listen|
|4/24/2014||Q114||($0.40)||($0.46)||$120.56 million||$113.30 million||View||Listen|
|2/27/2014||Q4||($0.49)||($0.46)||$114.62 million||$118.80 million||View||Listen|
|7/25/2013||Q2 2013||$1.05||$0.95||$243.60 million||$236.80 million||View||Listen|
|4/25/2013||Q1 2013||($0.38)||$122.60 million||$114.24 million||View||N/A|
|2/21/2013||Q4 2012||($0.47)||$113.40 million||$118.30 million||View||Listen|
West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR) Earnings Estimates
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.41
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR) Dividend Information
|Most Recent Dividend:||5/25/2017|
|Payout Ratio:||64.52% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
West Marine (NASDAQ WMAR) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 27.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 57.93%
West Marine (NASDAQ WMAR) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/18/2016||Matthew L Hyde||CEO||Buy||1,100||$9.11||$10,021.00||143,380|| |
|11/4/2013||Randolph K Repass||Director||Sell||3,000||$12.08||$36,240.00|| |
|11/4/2013||Ronald S Japinga||EVP||Sell||33,000||$12.13||$400,290.00|| |
|11/1/2013||Randolph K Repass||Director||Sell||8,000||$12.32||$98,560.00|| |
|10/30/2013||Randolph K Repass||Director||Sell||9,000||$12.45||$112,050.00|| |
|7/29/2013||Bruce Edwards||EVP||Sell||4,200||$11.16||$46,872.00|| |
|5/15/2013||Barbara L Rambo||Director||Sell||3,470||$12.30||$42,681.00|| |
|5/8/2013||Bruce Edwards||VP||Sell||4,137||$12.15||$50,264.55|| |
|2/26/2013||Bruce Edwards||VP||Sell||19,399||$12.01||$232,981.99|| |
West Marine (NASDAQ WMAR) News Headlines
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|This Weekend's Palm Beach Marine Flea Market Promises Some Super Discounts|
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|Head to Head Comparison: West Marine (WMAR) vs. Tractor Supply (TSCO)|
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|Stamps.com (STMP) vs. West Marine (WMAR) Critical Contrast|
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|Contrasting West Marine (WMAR) & Its Rivals|
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|West Marine (WMAR) & Its Competitors Head-To-Head Contrast|
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|Financial Contrast: West Marine (WMAR) vs. Its Competitors|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 10 at 10:28 AM
|Analyzing West Marine (WMAR) and The Competition|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 8:24 PM
|Financial Contrast: West Marine (WMAR) & Its Competitors|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 6 at 10:16 AM
|West Marine (WMAR) vs. Its Rivals Head-To-Head Review|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 6:30 PM
|West Marine (WMAR) & Staples (SPLS) Financial Review|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 8:54 PM
|West Marine (WMAR) & The Competition Financial Comparison|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 8:30 PM
|Contrasting West Marine (WMAR) and The Competition|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 4:46 PM
|West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Stockholders Approve Acquisition by Monomoy Capital Partners|
www.streetinsider.com - September 13 at 4:15 PM
|West Marine Stockholders Approve Acquisition by Monomoy Capital Partners|
feeds.benzinga.com - September 12 at 6:13 PM
|West Marine (WMAR) vs. Barnes & Noble Education (BNED) Head-To-Head Review|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 10 at 2:24 AM
|West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 2:32 AM
|SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of West Marine, Inc. of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of October 17, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 3:42 PM
|Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against West Marine, Inc.|
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 9:18 AM
|West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $194.69 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 4:50 AM
|West Marine Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results|
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:16 AM
|West Marine misses by $0.04, beats on revenue|
seekingalpha.com - August 7 at 4:43 PM
|West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 7:31 AM
|Reviewing West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR) & The Michaels Companies (MIK)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 7:51 AM
| Analysts Anticipate West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $254.89 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 7:45 AM
|West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.89 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 10:35 AM
|Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating West Marine, Inc. and its Board of Directors for Potential Breaches of Fiduciary Duty|
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 9:33 PM
|SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of West Marine, Inc. - WMAR|
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 4:32 PM
|SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of an Investigation Concerning Whether the Sale of West Marine, Inc. to Monomoy Capital Partners is Fair to Shareholders|
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 4:32 PM
|West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 8:15 AM
|B. Riley Downgrades West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) to Neutral|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 1:34 PM
|WEISSLAW LLP: West Marine, Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of WMAR Shareholders|
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 8:25 AM
|SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of West Marine, Inc. - WMAR|
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 8:25 AM
|West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 4:27 PM
|West Marine, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:WMAR) : July 4, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 11:40 AM
|West Marine, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WMAR-US : July 3, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - July 4 at 8:52 AM
|ETFs with exposure to West Marine, Inc. : July 3, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - July 4 at 8:52 AM
|Analysts Expect West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) to Post $0.89 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 11:13 AM
|$0.89 EPS Expected for West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 8:34 AM
|West Marine Inc. (WMAR) Leaped To A New High After Purchased By Monomoy|
www.rttnews.com - July 3 at 8:28 AM
|West Marine (WMAR) Looks Good: Stock Adds 33.2% in Session|
www.zacks.com - July 3 at 8:28 AM
|West Marine Inc. (WMAR) Has Jumped To A New High After Bought By Monomoy|
www.rttnews.com - July 2 at 8:33 AM
|West Marine's Buyer Is Getting a Heck of a Bargain|
finance.yahoo.com - July 1 at 9:04 AM
|Forward View Upgrades West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) to "Hold"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 1 at 8:04 AM
|Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Crude Oil Up 2.5%; Cara Therapeutics Shares Slide|
feeds.benzinga.com - June 30 at 2:45 PM
|Why West Marine Inc. Stock Surged 33% Today|
www.fool.com - June 30 at 2:25 PM
|Wall Street's M&A Chatter From June 29: West Marine, Rite Aid-Walgreens-Fred's, Oaktree-Fifth Street, Bass Pro-Cabelas|
feeds.benzinga.com - June 30 at 8:42 AM
|West Marine to be taken private at $12.97/share|
seekingalpha.com - June 30 at 5:01 AM
|West Marine Inc. to be Acquired by Monomoy Capital Partners for $12.97 Per Share|
feeds.benzinga.com - June 29 at 5:26 PM
|West Marine: Transformation On The Fly|
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