West Pharmaceutical Services Company Profile (NYSE:WST)

About West Pharmaceutical Services

West Pharmaceutical Services logoWest Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (West) is a manufacturer of components and systems for the packaging and delivery of injectable drugs, as well as delivery system components for the pharmaceutical, healthcare and consumer products industries. The Company's segments include Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems segment (Packaging Systems) and the Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems segment (Delivery Systems). Its Packaging Systems segment includes primary packaging components and systems for injectable drug delivery, other components used in syringe, intravenous and blood collection systems, and prefillable syringe components. Its Delivery Systems segment includes safety and administration systems, multi-component systems for drug containment and administration and various custom contract-manufacturing solutions.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Medical Instruments & Supplies
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Supplies
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WST
  • CUSIP: 95530610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $71.68
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $76.18
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $76.02
  • 52-Week Range: $53.88 - $84.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 52.56
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 27.86
  • P/E Growth: 1.82
  • Market Cap: $5.28B
  • Outstanding Shares: 73,217,000
  • Beta: 0.86
  • Net Margins: 6.99%
  • Return on Equity: 14.40%
  • Return on Assets: 8.98%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.21%
  • Current Ratio: 2.75%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.93%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $74.78 (3.61% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/26/2016Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingBuy -> Fair Value$90.00 -> $72.55View Rating Details
9/21/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/4/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q316$0.53$371.76 millionListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.56$0.59$384.58 million$388.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.51$0.53$355.86 million$362.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q415$0.47$0.47$364.76 million$359.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.43$0.44$355.90 million$344.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.45$0.47$356.33 million$359.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.40$0.45$346.64 million$335.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q414$0.46$0.45$348.33 million$349.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.43$0.44$356.08 million$355.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.47$0.52$368.60 million$368.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.41$0.38$340.90 million$346.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$0.38$0.38$348.70 million$342.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q3 13$0.36$0.39$333.25 million$341.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.82$0.86$349.85 million$344.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.86$0.87$344.20 million$339.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.56$0.61$318.75 million$321.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.50$0.52$306.91 million$303.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.69$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.65$0.83ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.55$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.54$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.68$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.62$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.46$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.21 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.59 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.52$0.53$0.53
Q2 20161$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q3 20161$0.55$0.55$0.55
Q4 20161$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q1 20171$0.62$0.62$0.62
Q2 20171$0.67$0.67$0.67
Q3 20171$0.66$0.66$0.66
Q4 20171$0.67$0.67$0.67
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST)
Annual Dividend:$0.52
Dividend Yield:0.72%
Dividend Growth:7.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:37.96% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.53% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
20.08% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:23 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.13%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.17%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/6/2016Karen FlynnSVPSell14,581$83.28$1,214,305.68View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Paula A JohnsonDirectorSell3,042$81.55$248,075.10View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Daniel MaloneVPSell3,950$74.95$296,052.50View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Thomas W HofmannDirectorSell2,466$73.57$181,423.62View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Michael A AndersonVPSell16,414$63.58$1,043,602.12View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Thomas W HofmannDirectorSell3,042$62.70$190,733.40View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Heino LennartzInsiderSell5,680$62.47$354,829.60View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Heino LennartzInsiderSell19,658$59.45$1,168,668.10View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Paula A. JohnsonDirectorSell7,800$59.39$463,242.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Warwick BedwellInsiderSell16,042$59.52$954,819.84View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015John E. PaproskiinsiderSell17,560$63.41$1,113,479.60View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Heino LennartzInsiderSell3,500$61.87$216,545.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Michael A AndersonVPSell3,000$62.18$186,540.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Michael A. AndersonVPSell10,000$61.98$619,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Daniel MaloneVPSell4,456$61.65$274,712.40View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015William J FedericiCFOSell52,678$59.72$3,145,930.16View SEC Filing  
5/28/2015Heino LennartzInsiderSell9,584$55.00$527,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Karen FlynnInsiderSell3,091$55.24$170,746.84View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Eric Mark GreenCEOBuy18,300$54.89$1,004,487.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Karen FlynnInsiderSell1,909$55.00$104,995.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Donald E Morel JrCEOSell20,000$54.29$1,085,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Richard D LuzziVPSell10,000$54.85$548,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Michael A AndersonVPSell4,682$54.93$257,182.26View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Heino LennartzInsiderSell3,617$54.82$198,283.94View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015John E PaproskiInsiderSell9,282$52.87$490,739.34View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Heino LennartzInsiderSell21,040$53.40$1,123,536.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Patrick J ZennerDirectorSell12,800$53.69$687,232.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Richard D LuzziVPSell8,000$52.11$416,880.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014William J FedericiCFOSell3,000$51.22$153,660.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Donald E Morel JrCEOSell20,000$51.30$1,026,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014John R GaileyVPSell28,000$52.37$1,466,360.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Michael A AndersonVPSell4,600$51.73$237,958.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Warwick BedwellInsiderSell6,306$49.95$314,984.70View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Richard D LuzziVPSell10,000$44.07$440,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014John R GaileyVPSell20,000$43.96$879,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Michael A AndersonVPSell9,800$43.41$425,418.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014William J FedericiCFOSell38,366$42.56$1,632,856.96View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Heino LennartzInsiderSell7,555$39.65$299,555.75View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Heino LennartzInsiderSell11,445$40.00$457,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014John E PaproskiInsiderSell14,000$40.44$566,160.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Richard D LuzziVPSell22,828$42.17$962,656.76View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Heino LennartzInsiderSell2,000$43.00$86,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Heino LennartzInsiderSell16,044$45.84$735,456.96View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Patrick J ZennerDirectorSell12,800$46.12$590,336.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Warwick BedwellInsiderSell24,606$47.49$1,168,538.94View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Donald E Morel JrCEOSell35,000$48.60$1,701,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013William J FedericiCFOSell36,000$48.34$1,740,240.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Karen FlynnInsiderSell5,500$47.75$262,625.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Michael A AndersonVPSell9,200$46.80$430,560.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Heino LennartzInsiderSell5,102$46.70$238,263.40View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Michael A AndersonVPSell6,000$46.53$279,180.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013John R GaileyVPSell6,000$46.83$280,980.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Warwick BedwellInsiderSell6,304$46.84$295,279.36View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Richard D LuzziVPSell38,708$46.99$1,818,888.92View SEC Filing  
8/30/2013Donald E Morel JrCEOSell10,000$74.46$744,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013John R GaileyVPSell13,749$76.77$1,055,510.73View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013L Robert JohnsonDirectorSell1,883$76.81$144,633.23View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013John E PaproskiInsiderSell6,011$79.08$475,349.88View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Anthony WeltersDirectorSell19,200$78.43$1,505,856.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Michael A AndersonVPSell4,300$78.00$335,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Michael A AndersonVPSell4,000$68.94$275,760.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Donald E Morel JrCEOSell10,000$67.87$678,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013L Robert JohnsonDirectorSell1,700$67.47$114,699.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013John R GaileyVPSell9,282$68.54$636,188.28View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013L Robert JohnsonDirectorSell4,000$67.80$271,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013L Robert JohnsonDirectorSell6,400$64.49$412,736.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST)
News IconWest Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) Upcoming Earnings: What matter for investors? - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:WST)
voiceregistrar.com - October 22 at 9:52 AM
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www.4-traders.com - October 21 at 11:49 AM
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dailyquint.com - October 20 at 8:26 PM
News IconEarnings Preview: West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) moved up 17 times out of last 27 quarters - The Independent Republic (NYSE:WST)
theindependentrepublic.com - October 20 at 7:57 AM
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www.prnewswire.com - October 18 at 7:57 PM
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www.chesterindependent.com - October 17 at 8:01 PM
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www.publicnow.com - October 17 at 8:01 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - October 14 at 11:37 AM
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www.chesterindependent.com - October 13 at 8:23 PM
publicnow.com logoWest to Host Third Quarter 2016 Conference Call (NYSE:WST)
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forbes.com logoWST Ex-Dividend Reminder - 10/17/16 (NYSE:WST)
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News IconWest Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) earnings expectations - The Independent Republic (NYSE:WST)
theindependentrepublic.com - September 29 at 6:15 AM
publicnow.com logoInterim Results for 2016 (NYSE:WST)
www.publicnow.com - September 28 at 7:53 PM
prnewswire.com logoWest Appoints David A. Montecalvo Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Supply Chain - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:WST)
www.prnewswire.com - September 27 at 8:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Appoints David A. Montecalvo Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Supply Chain (NYSE:WST)
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News IconWest Pharmaceutical Services(NYSE:WST) Declares Dividend of $0.1300 (NYSE:WST)
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forbes.com logoRSI Alert: West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) Now Oversold (NYSE:WST)
www.forbes.com - September 22 at 2:15 PM
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www.4-traders.com - September 21 at 7:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWest Pharm downgraded by Wells Fargo (NYSE:WST)
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 7:39 PM
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www.thestreet.com - September 21 at 7:39 PM
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www.incomeinvestors.com - September 14 at 8:22 PM
prnewswire.com logoWest Elects New Director and Announces Increase to Quarterly Dividend - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:WST)
www.prnewswire.com - September 13 at 6:11 AM
News IconStock Trading Above Moving Averages: West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) - Post News (NYSE:WST)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 12 at 7:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo7:02 am West Pharm increases quarterly dividend to $0.13/share from $0.12/share (NYSE:WST)
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 7:36 PM
publicnow.com logoWest Elects New Director and Announces Increase to Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:WST)
www.publicnow.com - September 12 at 7:36 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclos (NYSE:WST)
biz.yahoo.com - September 12 at 7:36 PM


West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

Last Updated on 10/25/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff