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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M3,691Revenue $M1,368Net Margin (%)8.4Z-Score5.4
Enterprise Value $M3,787EPS $1.6Operating Margin %12.3F-Score5
P/E(ttm))31.5Cash Flow Per Share $4.7Pre-tax Margin (%)11.4Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.810-y EBITDA Growth Rate %8.1Quick Ratio2.0Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.75-y EBITDA Growth Rate %11.3Current Ratio2.8Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow11.7y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %7.9ROA % (ttm)7.1Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %0.8Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)12.9Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %24.0Shares Outstanding M70.8ROI % (ttm)7.6Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with WST

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
WSTRon Baron 2014-09-30 Add0.13%$39.26 - $44.95
($42.47)
$ 52.2623%Add 37.37%2,469,096
WSTJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out $41.28 - $45.46
($42.84)
$ 52.2622%Sold Out0
WSTRon Baron 2013-12-31 Add0.06%$39.88 - $50.08
($46.85)
$ 52.2612%Add 21.09%1,823,538
WSTJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Buy 0.01%$39.88 - $50.08
($46.85)
$ 52.2612%New holding, 5991 sh.5,991
WSTRon Baron 2013-09-30 Add0.16%$35.59 - $41.045
($38.14)
$ 52.2637%Add 132.5%1,505,930
WSTRon Baron 2013-06-30 Buy 0.12%$30.95 - $35.14
($32.91)
$ 52.2659%New holding, 323854 sh.323,854
WSTKen Fisher 2012-12-31 Add0.06%$25.53 - $27.87
($26.88)
$ 52.2694%Add 128.19%634,322
WSTJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.14%$25.53 - $27.87
($26.88)
$ 52.2694%Sold Out0
WSTJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.05%$23.57 - $26.73
($24.85)
$ 52.26110%Add 54.51%38,873
WSTKen Fisher 2012-09-30 Add0.02%$23.57 - $26.73
($24.85)
$ 52.26110%Add 121.94%277,975
WSTJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Buy 0.09%$19.75 - $25.12
($22.68)
$ 52.26130%New holding, 25159 sh.25,159
WSTJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out -0.07%$18.9 - $21.4
($19.2)
$ 52.26172%Sold Out0
WSTRuane Cunniff 2011-12-31 Add0.12%$17.8 - $20.57
($18.9)
$ 52.26176%Add 134.01%637,162
WSTJoel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Buy 0.07%$17.8 - $20.57
($18.9)
$ 52.26176%New holding, 14667 sh.14,667
WSTRuane Cunniff 2011-09-30 Add0.08%$18.46 - $23.23
($20.75)
$ 52.26152%Add 286.3%272,285
WSTKen Fisher 2011-06-30 Add$21.19 - $23.72
($22.5)
$ 52.26132%Add 41.26%101,850
WSTWhitney Tilson 2011-06-30 Sold Out -0.32%$21.19 - $23.72
($22.5)
$ 52.26132%Sold Out0
WSTJoel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Sold Out -0.18%$21.19 - $23.72
($22.5)
$ 52.26132%Sold Out0
WSTWhitney Tilson 2011-03-31 Buy 0.32%$19.41 - $22.26
($20.6)
$ 52.26154%New holding, 360000 sh.360,000
WSTJoel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Add0.11%$19.41 - $22.26
($20.6)
$ 52.26154%Add 145.88%13,152
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

WST is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
WST Ron Baron 2014-09-302,469,0963.490.46+37.37%
WST Ruane Cunniff 2014-09-301,028,4651.450.24-2.67%
WST Ken Fisher 2014-09-301,266,0321.790.12-3.08%
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WST: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
FEDERICI WILLIAM JSr. VP & CFO 2014-11-21Sell3,000$51.221.62view
MOREL DONALD E JRChair of the Board & CEO 2014-11-20Sell20,000$51.31.46view
GAILEY JOHN RSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. 2014-11-13Sell28,000$52.37-0.61view
ANDERSON MICHAEL AVice President & Treasurer 2014-11-11Sell4,600$51.730.62view
Bedwell WarwickPresident, Pharma Pkgs Systems 2014-11-10Sell6,306$49.954.2view
Lennartz HeinoPresident Europe 2014-11-07Sell3,000$50.273.54view
LUZZI RICHARD DSr. VP, Human Resources 2014-08-21Sell10,000$44.0718.11view
GAILEY JOHN RSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. 2014-08-20Sell20,000$43.9618.4view
ANDERSON MICHAEL AVice President & Treasurer 2014-08-20Sell3,400$44.2417.65view
ANDERSON MICHAEL AVice President & Treasurer 2014-08-19Sell9,800$43.4119.9view

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    West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 28 2011 
    West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (WST) COO & President Steven A Ellers sells 10,000 Shares Feb 24 2010 
    West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 04 2009 
    West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (WST) COO & President Steven A Ellers sells 10,000 Shares Sep 01 2009 

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