West Marine Company Profile (NASDAQ:WMAR)

About West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)

West Marine logoWest 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:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Other Specialty Retailers - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WMAR
  • CUSIP: 95423510
  • Web: www.westmarine.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $324.58 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,167,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $11.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.12
  • 52 Week Range: $7.77 - $12.93
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 38.54
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 31.49
  • P/E Growth: 1.69
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $702.03 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.46
  • Book Value: $11.95 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.08
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.20
  • Dividend Yield: 1.6%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $37.73 million
  • Net Margins: 1.19%
  • Return on Equity: 2.70%
  • Return on Assets: 1.93%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 3.18%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.78%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 170,357 shs.
  • Beta: 1.31
  • Short Ratio: 1.2
 
Frequently Asked Questions for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)

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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Thursday, May 25th. The ex-dividend date 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 results on Tuesday, October, 25th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $191.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $191.18 million. West Marine had a net margin of 1.19% and a return on equity of 2.70%. West Marine's revenue for the quarter was down 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.20 earnings per share. View West Marine's Earnings History.

Where is West Marine's stock going? Where will West Marine's stock price be in 2017?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for West Marine's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $12.97. On average, they anticipate West Marine's stock price to reach $9.99 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for West Marine.

Who are some of West Marine's key competitors?

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

Who owns West Marine stock?

West Marine's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. (1.46%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.51%), Strs Ohio (0.26%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.16%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.09%) and First Quadrant L P CA (0.04%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for West Marine.

Who sold West Marine stock? Who is selling West Marine stock?

West Marine's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Quadrant L P CA. View Insider Buying and Selling for West Marine.

Who bought West Marine stock? Who is buying West Marine stock?

West Marine's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for West Marine.

How do I buy West Marine stock?

Shares of West Marine 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 West Marine's stock price today?

One share of West Marine stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.91.


MarketBeat Community Rating for West Marine (NASDAQ WMAR)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  82 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  111 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  193
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about West Marine 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 West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $9.99 (22.62% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/16/2017B. RileyDowngradeNeutral$12.97LowView Rating Details
6/30/2017Forward ViewUpgradeSell -> HoldLowView Rating Details
9/8/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$9.30 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
Earnings by Quarter for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
Earnings History by Quarter for West Marine (NASDAQ WMAR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017Q1 2017($0.36)($0.29)$130.88 million$129.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416($0.45)($0.39)$128.17 million$129.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q316$0.17$0.15$191.18 million$191.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.92$0.86$254.39 million$251.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116($0.45)($0.37)$124.39 million$130.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415($0.47)($0.45)$122.24 million$130.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.18$0.20$186.92 million$196.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.94$0.85$255.90 million$253.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115($0.42)($0.42)$118.64 million$127.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414($0.48)($0.42)$129.71 million$129.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.33$0.23$196.37 million$196.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.93$0.75$249.26 million$236.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114($0.40)($0.46)$120.56 million$113.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q4($0.49)($0.46)$114.62 million$118.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.35$0.32$193.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$1.05$0.95$243.60 million$236.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012($0.47)$113.40 million$118.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2012($0.83)($0.61)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.50$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$1.71$1.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.28
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.41
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.37)($0.35)($0.36)
Q2 20172$0.86$0.92$0.89
Q3 20172$0.15$0.18$0.17
Q4 20172($0.43)($0.41)($0.42)
Q1 20182($0.37)($0.30)($0.34)
Q2 20182$0.93$1.00$0.97
Q3 20182$0.18$0.20$0.19
Q4 20182($0.42)($0.41)($0.42)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
Most Recent Dividend:5/25/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.55%
Payout Ratio:60.61% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
57.14% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
48.78% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)

Dividend History by Quarter for West Marine (NASDAQ WMAR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/27/2017special$0.055/9/20175/11/20175/25/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 27.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 59.66%
Insider Trades by Quarter for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/18/2016Matthew L HydeCEOBuy1,100$9.11$10,021.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Randolph K RepassDirectorSell3,000$12.08$36,240.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Ronald S JapingaEVPSell33,000$12.13$400,290.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Randolph K RepassDirectorSell8,000$12.32$98,560.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Randolph K RepassDirectorSell9,000$12.45$112,050.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Bruce EdwardsEVPSell4,200$11.16$46,872.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Barbara L RamboDirectorSell3,470$12.30$42,681.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Bruce EdwardsVPSell4,137$12.15$50,264.55View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Bruce EdwardsVPSell19,399$12.01$232,981.99View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
Latest Headlines for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoRowley 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
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of West Marine, Inc. - WMAR
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 4:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER 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
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 8:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoB. Riley Downgrades West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 1:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWEISSLAW LLP: West Marine, Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of WMAR Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 8:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of West Marine, Inc. - WMAR
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 8:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 4:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Raised to Hold at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 3:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $254.89 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 11:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Marine, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:WMAR) : July 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 11:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest 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
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to West Marine, Inc. : July 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 4 at 8:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalysts Expect West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) to Post $0.89 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 11:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.89 EPS Expected for West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 8:34 AM
rttnews.com logoWest Marine Inc. (WMAR) Leaped To A New High After Purchased By Monomoy
www.rttnews.com - July 3 at 8:28 AM
zacks.com logoWest Marine (WMAR) Looks Good: Stock Adds 33.2% in Session
www.zacks.com - July 3 at 8:28 AM
rttnews.com logoWest Marine Inc. (WMAR) Has Jumped To A New High After Bought By Monomoy
www.rttnews.com - July 2 at 8:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Marine's Buyer Is Getting a Heck of a Bargain
finance.yahoo.com - July 1 at 9:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoForward View Upgrades West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 1 at 8:04 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoMid-Afternoon Market Update: Crude Oil Up 2.5%; Cara Therapeutics Shares Slide
feeds.benzinga.com - June 30 at 2:45 PM
fool.com logoWhy West Marine Inc. Stock Surged 33% Today
www.fool.com - June 30 at 2:25 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWall 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
seekingalpha.com logoWest Marine to be taken private at $12.97/share
seekingalpha.com - June 30 at 5:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Monomoy to Buy Boating Retailer West Marine
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 9:00 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWest Marine Inc. to be Acquired by Monomoy Capital Partners for $12.97 Per Share
feeds.benzinga.com - June 29 at 5:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 11:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Survey: Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) and West Marine (WMAR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 10:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $254.89 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 4:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Will Post Earnings of $0.89 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 8:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to West Marine, Inc. : June 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 2:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to West Marine, Inc. : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 12:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$254.89 Million in Sales Expected for West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 9:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.89 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 9:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to West Marine, Inc. : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 6 at 1:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Marine, Inc. :WMAR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 4:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Critical News Coverage Unlikely to Affect West Marine (WMAR) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 12:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 12:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTheStreet Upgrades West Marine, Inc. (WMAR) to B
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 5:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquities Analysts Offer Predictions for West Marine, Inc.'s Q4 2017 Earnings (WMAR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 11:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Marine, Inc. to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.86 Per Share, Forward View Forecasts (WMAR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 7:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Given "Buy" Rating at B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 5:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact West Marine (WMAR) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 8:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoForward View Equities Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for West Marine, Inc. (WMAR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 3:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Forecasted to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.92 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 8:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WMAR earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 8:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact West Marine (WMAR) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Marine reports 1Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 10:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWest Marine, Inc. (WMAR) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.09 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 9:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Marine Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:16 PM

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