West Pharmaceutical Services Company Profile (NYSE:WST)

About West Pharmaceutical Services

West Pharmaceutical Services logoWest Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. 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 products include stoppers and seals for vials, prefillable syringe components and systems, components for intravenous and blood collection systems, safety and administration systems, advanced injection systems, and contract design and manufacturing services. The Company's customers include producers of pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and personal care products. The Company's reportable segments include Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems segment (Packaging Systems) and the Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems segment (Delivery Systems).

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: $81.56
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $79.82
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $72.08
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 59.40
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 30.89
  • P/E Growth: 1.93
  • Market Cap: $5.97B
  • Outstanding Shares: 73,217,000
  • Beta: 0.92
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $83.50 (2.38% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/4/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/13/2016Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingBuy$69.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
3/22/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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: $2.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.64 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:$0.48
Dividend Yield:0.59%
Payout Ratio:35.04% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.52% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
18.18% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:7.20% (3 Year Average)

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)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


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West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) Chart for Sunday, August, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 8/28/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff