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Market Cap $M5,113Revenue $M1,426Net Margin (%)6.0Altman Z-Score6.7
Enterprise Value $M5,137EPS $1.2Operating Margin %7.8Piotroski F-Score5
P/E(ttm)61.5Beneish M-Score-2.8Pre-tax Margin (%)7.0Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book5.010-y EBITDA Growth Rate %5.7Quick Ratio1.6Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales3.75-y EBITDA Growth Rate %8.5Current Ratio2.1Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Free Cash Flow64.8y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-21.0ROA % (ttm)5.1Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %0.7PEG6.5ROE % (ttm)8.6Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %35.0Shares Outstanding M72.3ROIC % (ttm)8.1Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with WST

Number of guru portfolios checked: 68.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
WSTKen Fisher 2016-03-31 Reduce$54.64 - $69.32
($60.03)
$ 70.7918%Reduce -0.95%1,228,363
WSTRon Baron 2015-12-31 Reduce-0.03%$53.7 - $64.13
($60.33)
$ 70.7917%Reduce -4.53%2,367,992
WSTRuane Cunniff 2015-12-31 Reduce$53.7 - $64.13
($60.33)
$ 70.7917%Reduce -1.75%991,928
WSTKen Fisher 2015-12-31 Reduce$53.7 - $64.13
($60.26)
$ 70.7917%Reduce -0.72%1,240,153
WSTRon Baron 2015-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$54.12 - $61.5
($58.31)
$ 70.7921%Reduce -2.50%2,480,237
WSTKen Fisher 2015-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$54.12 - $61.5
($58.31)
$ 70.7921%Reduce -3.33%1,249,108
WSTRuane Cunniff 2015-09-30 Reduce$54.12 - $61.5
($58.31)
$ 70.7921%Reduce -0.63%1,009,579
WSTKen Fisher 2015-06-30 Reduce$53.09 - $60.21
($55.89)
$ 70.7927%Reduce -1.39%1,292,202
WSTRon Baron 2015-06-30 Add$53.09 - $60.21
($55.89)
$ 70.7927%Add 0.22%2,543,961
WSTRuane Cunniff 2015-06-30 Reduce$53.09 - $60.21
($55.89)
$ 70.7927%Reduce -0.61%1,015,951
WSTRon Baron 2015-03-31 Add0.01%$49.19 - $60.21
($53.29)
$ 70.7933%Add 2.14%2,538,387
WSTRuane Cunniff 2015-03-31 Reduce$49.19 - $60.21
($53.29)
$ 70.7933%Reduce -0.22%1,022,153
WSTKen Fisher 2015-03-31 Reduce$49.19 - $60.21
($53.29)
$ 70.7933%Reduce -0.76%1,310,477
WSTRon Baron 2014-09-30 Add0.13%$39.26 - $44.95
($42.47)
$ 70.7967%Add 37.37%2,469,096
WSTJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out $41.28 - $45.46
($42.84)
$ 70.7965%Sold Out0
WSTRon Baron 2013-12-31 Add0.06%$39.88 - $50.08
($46.85)
$ 70.7951%Add 21.09%1,823,538
WSTJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Buy 0.01%$39.88 - $50.08
($46.85)
$ 70.7951%New holding5,991
WSTRon Baron 2013-09-30 Add0.16%$35.59 - $41.045
($38.14)
$ 70.7986%Add 132.50%1,505,930
WSTRon Baron 2013-06-30 Buy 0.12%$30.95 - $35.14
($32.92)
$ 70.79115%New holding647,708
WSTRuane Cunniff 2013-06-30 Add$30.95 - $35.14
($32.92)
$ 70.79115%Add 0.12%1,122,262
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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.

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WST: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
ANDERSON MICHAEL AVice President & Treasurer 2016-03-01Sell16,414$63.5810.11view
Hofmann Thomas WDirector 2016-02-29Sell3,042$62.711.66view
Lennartz HeinoPresident Europe 2016-02-25Sell5,680$62.4712.07view
Lennartz HeinoPresident Europe 2016-02-24Sell19,658$59.4517.76view
Bedwell WarwickPresident, Pharma Pkgs Systems 2016-02-24Sell7,296$59.0418.58view
ZENNER PATRICK JDirector 2016-02-23Sell12,800$59.3917.88view
Johnson Paula ADirector 2016-02-23Sell7,800$59.3917.88view
Bedwell WarwickPresident, Pharma Pkgs Systems 2016-02-22Sell16,042$59.5217.62view
Paproski John EPresident-Delivery Systems 2015-11-25Sell17,560$63.4110.41view
Lennartz HeinoPresident Europe 2015-11-12Sell3,500$61.8713.16view

Press Releases about WST :

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    News about WST:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Baron Funds Comments on West Pharmaceutical Services Apr 26 2016 
    Baron Asset Fund 1st Quarter Commentary Apr 26 2016 
    Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: WST, PHII, CLMS, CSBK, AMRC May 26 2015 
    DENTSPLY´s Growth Opportunities Dec 16 2014 
    Is Cooper Companies' Upward Trend Likely to Go On? Mar 25 2014 
    Illumina Inc: How Long Can a Miracle Go On? Feb 07 2014 
    Buy ResMed and Sleep Tight (Like Jim Simons) Feb 02 2014 
    The Best Dividends on April 16, 2012 Apr 13 2012 
    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 

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    West Pharmaceutical tops Street 1Q forecasts Apr 28 2016
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    West Pharmaceutical Services Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 9:00 am ET today Apr 28 2016
    West Announces First Quarter 2016 Results Apr 28 2016
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    Chester County firm invests in Israeli microneedle developer Apr 25 2016
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    UltimatePlayer Update and Appointment of Broker Apr 14 2016
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    Coverage initiated on West Pharm by Wells Fargo Mar 22 2016
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