WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) Releases FY19 Earnings Guidance
WD-40 (NASDAQ: WDFC) updated its FY19 earnings steering on Tuesday. The enterprise furnished profits according to proportion (EPS) guidance of $four.Fifty eight-4.Sixty-five for the length, in comparison to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.56. The organization issued sales steerage of $425-437 million, in comparison to the consensus revenue estimate of $423.30 million. WD-forty also up to date it’s FY 2019 steerage to $four.Fifty eight-4.Sixty-five EPS.
A variety of brokerages have commented on WDFC. ValuEngine downgraded stocks of Zions Bancorporation NA from a preserve score to a sell score in a research document on Wednesday, March twentieth. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Key Energy Services from a to maintain rating to a purchase score and set a $4.50 fee goal on the stock in a study document on Wednesday, March thirteenth. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded stocks of Waterstone Financial from a keep score to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, June twenty-first. One analyst has rated the stock with a promote rating, two have given a preserve rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the agency’s stock. WD-forty presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a mean price target of $164.50.
NASDAQ WDFC opened at $175.14 on Thursday. The organization has a debt-to-equity ratio of zero.41, a contemporary ratio of two.07 and a brief ratio of one.49. The firm has a fifty day shifting average of $161.26. The stock has a marketplace cap of $2.42 billion, a P/E ratio of forty-two.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.58 and a beta of 0.28. WD-40 has a 12 month low of $145.50 and a 12 month excessive of $187.50.
WD-40 (NASDAQ: WDFC) ultimate published its income outcomes on Tuesday, July ninth. The strong point chemical compounds business enterprise mentioned $1.30 EPS for the region, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.22 via $zero.08. The firm had revenue of $114.00 million for the quarter, in comparison to the consensus estimate of $109.Forty million. WD-40 had an internet margin of sixteen.24% and a return on equity of 39.13%. The agency’s revenue became up 6.5% on a yr-over-yr foundation. During the identical period remaining year, the firm published $1.15 EPS. As a set, equities analysts anticipate that WD-forty will put up 4.56 income in keeping with proportion for the modern 12 months.
The commercial enterprise also lately announced a quarterly dividend, with a purpose to be paid on Wednesday, July thirty first. Investors of the file on Friday, July nineteenth can be given a $0.Sixty-one dividend. This represents a $2.Forty-four dividends on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of one.39%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 18th. WD-40’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is fifty-nine .08%.
In related news, Director Daniel E. Pittard sold 400 shares of the company’s inventory in a transaction that befell on Thursday, April 18th. The stocks have been purchased at a mean fee of $165.00 in line with share, with a complete fee of $66,000.00. The purchase becomes disclosed in a file filed with the SEC, that’s available via this link. Also, insider Steven A. Brass offered 822 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, April 18th. The shares were bought at an average charge of $164.30, for a complete transaction of $a hundred thirty-five,054.60. The disclosure for this sale may be found right here. Company insiders very own 2.09% of the company’s stock.
WD-40 Company develops and sells renovation products, and homecare and cleansing merchandise in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The organization gives multi-cause upkeep products, including aerosol sprays, non-aerosol trigger sprays, and in liquid-bulk shape merchandise below the WD-40 Multi-Use emblem call for numerous purchaser uses and commercial programs; strong point upkeep merchandise, which includes penetrants, degreasers, corrosion inhibitors, greases, lubricants, and rust removers underneath the WD-forty Specialist emblem; and bicycle renovation merchandise comprising wet and dry chain lubricants, chain cleaners and degreasers, and foaming wash products for avid and leisure cyclists, motorcycle enthusiasts, and mechanics underneath the WD-40 Bike emblem call.