West Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:WSTC)

About West Corp.

West Corp. logoWest Corporation (West) is a global provider of technology-enabled communication services. The Company offers a range of communication and network infrastructure solutions that helps to manage or support communications. The Company operates through four segments: Unified Communications Services, which includes collaboration services, Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and telecom services; Safety Services, which includes 9-1-1 network services, 9-1-1 telephony systems and services, 9-1-1 solutions for enterprises and database management; Interactive Services, which includes notifications and mobility, interactive voice response (IVR) self-service, cloud contact center and professional services, and Specialized Agent Services, which includes healthcare advocacy services, cost management services and revenue generation. The Company has sales and/or operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and South America.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Diversified Communication Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: WSTC
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $20.29
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.79
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $21.84
  • 52-Week Range: $17.26 - $26.52
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.05
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 6.70
  • P/E Growth: 1.26
  • Market Cap: $1.68B
  • Outstanding Shares: 82,738,000
  • Beta: 1.5
  • Net Margins: 8.24%
  • Return on Equity: -44.40%
  • Return on Assets: 6.88%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -6.30%
  • Current Ratio: 1.54%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.54%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $26.00 (28.14% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/3/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$23.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
5/6/2016William BlairReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/7/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$25.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$35.00View Rating Details
3/16/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$22.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
5/7/2015Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$39.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
3/16/2015Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
1/30/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
11/5/2014Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$31.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/1/2016Q2$0.75$0.78$576.84 million$582.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q1$0.71$0.75$570.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2016Q415$0.74$0.75$565.58 million$568.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.74$0.80$575.26 million$574.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.75$0.75$576.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.74$0.78$565.00 million$565.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.72$1.15$726.82 million$716.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$0.74$0.82$704.10 million$713.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.70$0.73$681.88 million$691.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.65$0.70$661.07 million$676.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$0.72$0.75$670.00 million$687.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2013Q313$0.70$0.70$684.35 million$665.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.62$0.71$675.78 million$672.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.84 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.03 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.68$0.68$0.68
Q2 20161$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q3 20161$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q4 20161$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q1 20171$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q2 20171$0.74$0.74$0.74
Q3 20171$0.75$0.75$0.75
Q4 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
Annual Dividend:$0.90
Dividend Yield:4.44%
Payout Ratio:40.18% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
31.69% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
29.70% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 55.09%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/28/2016Rodney J KempkesInsiderSell2,780$22.25$61,855.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Scott EtzlerInsiderSell15,000$24.00$360,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Scott EtzlerInsiderSell10,000$21.15$211,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Thomas B BarkerCEOBuy25,000$21.09$527,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy14,409$19.86$286,162.74View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Rodney J KempkesInsiderSell2,000$25.19$50,380.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Rodney J KempkesInsiderSell2,000$25.53$51,060.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Rodney J KempkesInsiderSell2,668$25.50$68,034.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2015Mary E WestMajor ShareholderBuy71,555$22.18$1,587,089.90View SEC Filing  
9/30/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy38,084$22.40$853,081.60View SEC Filing  
9/29/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy112,592$22.44$2,526,564.48View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy77,948$22.50$1,753,830.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy4,655$22.50$104,737.50View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Gregory T SlomaDirectorBuy4,000$24.07$96,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015Lee AdreanDirectorBuy4,000$22.86$91,440.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015Mary E WestMajor ShareholderBuy4,358$22.50$98,055.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2015Thomas H. Lee Advisors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell165,553$30.36$5,026,189.08View SEC Filing  
6/24/2015Thomas H. Lee Advisors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell6,622,115$30.36$201,047,411.40View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Qcp Gp Investors Ii LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,377,885$30.70$42,301,069.50View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Gary L WestMajor ShareholderBuy95,065$30.48$2,897,581.20View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Paul M MendlikCFOSell9,959$28.99$288,711.41View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Paul M MendlikCFOSell7,858$27.99$219,945.42View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Paul M MendlikCFOSell2,142$27.99$59,954.58View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Paul M MendlikCFOSell10,000$26.99$269,900.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014Rodney KempkesInsiderSell2,083$23.93$49,846.19View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Rodney KempkesInsiderSell2,083$24.72$51,491.76View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Rodney KempkesInsiderSell2,083$22.62$47,117.46View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Mary Westmajor shareholderBuy113,247$21.97$2,488,036.59View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Rodney KempkesInsiderSell2,083$25.18$52,449.94View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Paul MendlikCFOSell9,645$25.99$250,673.55View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Paul MendlikCFOSell10,355$25.02$259,082.10View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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West Corp. (NASDAQ:WSTC) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 10/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff