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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
WDFC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. WDFC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.02 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.47
WDFC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 870 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. WDFC: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.47
0.33
0.82
Interest Coverage 63.61
WDFC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 50.29 vs. WDFC: 63.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.12  Med: 15.99 Max: 81.73
Current: 63.61
7.12
81.73
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 7.51
M-Score: -2.33
WACC vs ROIC
10.26%
31.21%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 17.25
WDFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. WDFC: 17.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.46  Med: 17.59 Max: 26.97
Current: 17.25
13.46
26.97
Net-margin (%) 11.63
WDFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. WDFC: 11.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.71  Med: 11.03 Max: 17.55
Current: 11.63
8.71
17.55
ROE (%) 26.92
WDFC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. WDFC: 26.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 15.6  Med: 23.57 Max: 46.46
Current: 26.92
15.6
46.46
ROA (%) 13.22
WDFC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. WDFC: 13.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 9.86  Med: 12.76 Max: 35.12
Current: 13.22
9.86
35.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 90.31
WDFC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.82 vs. WDFC: 90.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 87.58  Med: 120.07 Max: 268.03
Current: 90.31
87.58
268.03
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
WDFC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. WDFC: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 6.40 Max: 14.4
Current: 8.5
1.1
14.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.90
WDFC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. WDFC: 9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.1  Med: 3.80 Max: 10.8
Current: 9.9
-4.1
10.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
WDFC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. WDFC: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.3  Med: 3.60 Max: 11.8
Current: 10.1
-8.3
11.8
» WDFC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

WDFC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 8,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 458,800 sh (+3.19%)
Mario Gabelli 44,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 12,711 sh (-32.07%)
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Q4 2014

WDFC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 487,700 sh (+6.30%)
Mario Gabelli 44,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 11,011 sh (-13.37%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,874 sh (-26.58%)
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Q1 2015

WDFC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 528,700 sh (+8.41%)
Mario Gabelli 43,900 sh (-0.23%)
Chuck Royce 10,211 sh (-7.27%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,374 sh (-8.51%)
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Q2 2015

WDFC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 558,800 sh (+5.69%)
Chuck Royce 10,211 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 43,900 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 28.03
WDFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. WDFC: 28.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.41  Med: 20.19 Max: 30.26
Current: 28.03
14.41
30.26
Forward P/E 27.62
WDFC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. WDFC: 27.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.10
WDFC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
67% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. WDFC: 28.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 14.38  Med: 20.16 Max: 30.24
Current: 28.1
14.38
30.24
P/B 7.81
WDFC's P/B is ranked lower than
93% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. WDFC: 7.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WDFC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.37  Med: 3.64 Max: 8.36
Current: 7.81
2.37
8.36
P/S 3.21
WDFC's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WDFC: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WDFC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.25  Med: 2.00 Max: 3.46
Current: 3.21
1.25
3.46
PFCF 26.45
WDFC's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. WDFC: 26.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WDFC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.66  Med: 18.92 Max: 40.06
Current: 26.45
10.66
40.06
POCF 23.86
WDFC's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. WDFC: 23.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WDFC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 10.34  Med: 17.36 Max: 34.72
Current: 23.86
10.34
34.72
EV-to-EBIT 17.20
WDFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.34 vs. WDFC: 17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WDFC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.8  Med: 12.60 Max: 20.4
Current: 17.2
8.8
20.4
PEG 3.02
WDFC's PEG is ranked lower than
59% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. WDFC: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WDFC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.91  Med: 4.31 Max: 304.33
Current: 3.02
1.91
304.33
Shiller P/E 33.12
WDFC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.52 vs. WDFC: 33.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.97  Med: 20.47 Max: 36.29
Current: 33.12
12.97
36.29
Current Ratio 4.39
WDFC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. WDFC: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.37 Max: 5.09
Current: 4.39
1.34
5.09
Quick Ratio 3.66
WDFC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. WDFC: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.11  Med: 2.04 Max: 4.66
Current: 3.66
1.11
4.66
Days Inventory 69.88
WDFC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.39 vs. WDFC: 69.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 17.08  Med: 34.89 Max: 66.82
Current: 69.88
17.08
66.82
Days Sales Outstanding 59.17
WDFC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.83 vs. WDFC: 59.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 53.44  Med: 60.36 Max: 75.41
Current: 59.17
53.44
75.41

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.76
WDFC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. WDFC: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.66 Max: 4.38
Current: 1.76
1.58
4.38
Dividend Payout 0.48
WDFC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
67% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. WDFC: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.59 Max: 3.2
Current: 0.48
0.33
3.2
Dividend growth (3y) 7.20
WDFC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
58% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. WDFC: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -14.5  Med: 1.90 Max: 7.2
Current: 7.2
-14.5
7.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.37
WDFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. WDFC: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.12  Med: 3.58 Max: 5.89
Current: 2.37
2.12
5.89
Share Buyback Rate 3.70
WDFC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. WDFC: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.7  Med: -0.30 Max: -3.3
Current: 3.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 57.11
WDFC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. WDFC: 57.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 8.77  Med: 16.99 Max: 388.5
Current: 57.11
8.77
388.5
Price/Tangible Book 33.99
WDFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
99% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. WDFC: 33.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 6.83  Med: 12.26 Max: 218.07
Current: 33.99
6.83
218.07
Price/Projected FCF 2.10
WDFC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WDFC: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.17
Current: 2.1
0.97
2.17
Price/Median PS Value 1.61
WDFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WDFC: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.61
0.67
1.73
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.19
WDFC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. WDFC: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 2  Med: 3.00 Max: 4.15
Current: 3.19
2
4.15
Price/Graham Number 6.41
WDFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. WDFC: 6.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.24  Med: 3.30 Max: 12.56
Current: 6.41
2.24
12.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.83
WDFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. WDFC: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.9  Med: 7.90 Max: 11.4
Current: 5.83
4.9
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.57
WDFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. WDFC: 11.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WDFC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 8.60 Max: 14.9
Current: 11.57
2.7
14.9

Analyst Estimate

Aug15
Revenue(Mil) 404
EPS($) 3.00
EPS without NRI($) 3.00

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
Compare:NEU, SCL, VAL, POL, CYT » details
Traded in other countries:WD1.Germany,
WD-40 Co was founded in 1953. The Company sells WD-40, a multi-purpose maintenance product which acts as a lubricant, rust preventative, penetrant, cleaner and moisture displacer. The Company's products include, but are not limited to, WD-40 Smart Straw, WD-40 Trigger Pro, 3-IN-ONE Professional Garage Door Lube, Spot Shot Pet Clean which is a non-aerosol Spot Shot trigger product, Blue Works product line, and a mildew stain remover under the X-14 brand. In addition, the Company launched a new WD-40 Specialist product line, which consists of certain specialty maintenance products aimed at an expanded group of end users that currently uses WD-40 multi-use product. The Company's brands are sold in various locations around the world. Multi-purpose maintenance products are sold worldwide in markets throughout North, Central and South America, Asia, Australia and the Pacific Rim, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Homecare and cleaning products are sold primarily in North America, the U.K. and Australia. The Company's operating segments include Americas segment which consists of the U.S., Canada and Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa segment which consists of countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific segment which consists of Australia, China and other countries in the Asia region. Its products are classified as Multi-Purpose Maintenance Products and Homecare and Cleaning Products. The Company outsources directly or through its marketing distributors the manufacturing of its finished products to various third-party contract manufacturers. The markets for the Company's products, particularly those related to its homecare and cleaning products, are highly competitive. The Company's products compete both within their own product classes as well as within product distribution channels, competing with many other products for store placement and shelf space. The Company owns numerous patents, but relies primarily upon its established trademarks, brand names and marketing efforts, including advertising and sales promotion, to compete effectively. The WD-40 brand, 3-IN-ONE, Blue Works, Lava, Solvol, X-14, 2000 Flushes, Carpet Fresh and No Vac, Spot Shot and 1001 trademarks are registered or have pending registration in various countries throughout the world.
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