NYSE:WST (USA) Also trade in: Germany

West Pharmaceutical Services Inc

$ 118.2 0 (0%)
Volume: 132,315 Avg Vol (1m): 366,541
Market Cap $: 8.69 Bil Enterprise Value $: 8.62 Bil
P/E (TTM): 40.75 P/B: 6.51
Earnings Power Value 14.55
Net Current Asset Value 2.67
Tangible Book 16.53
Projected FCF 29.37
Median P/S Value 50.38
Graham Number 32.84
Peter Lynch Value 21.52
DCF (FCF Based) 26.38
DCF (Earnings Based) 39.84
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 8/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 1.36
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
54.63% of 205 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 1.74, Min: 0.01
WST: 1.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.26, Max: 1.72
Current: 1.36
0
1.72
Equity-to-Asset 0.67
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
63.78% of 196 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 2.26, Med: 0.6, Min: -5.6
WST: 0.67
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.35, Med: 0.49, Max: 0.71
Current: 0.67
0.35
0.71
Debt-to-Equity 0.14
Debt-to-Equity ranked higher than
71.13% of 142 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 3.57, Med: 0.37, Min: 0.01
WST: 0.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.14, Med: 0.5, Max: 1.09
Current: 0.14
0.14
1.09
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.53
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
78.90% of 109 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 66.68, Med: 1.88, Min: 0.02
WST: 0.53
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.53, Med: 1.43, Max: 2.28
Current: 0.53
0.53
2.28
Interest Coverage 29.47
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
54.01% of 137 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 21607070, Med: 63.92, Min: 0.47
WST: 29.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.34, Med: 9.42, Max: 30.06
Current: 29.47
6.34
30.06
Piotroski F-Score 8
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Altman Z-Score 10.28
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.50
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 16.81%
WACC 10.63%

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 14.86
Operating Margin ranked higher than
76.62% of 201 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 239.27, Med: 4.41, Min: -219137.5
WST: 14.86
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.27, Med: 11.63, Max: 14.86
Current: 14.86
9.27
14.86
Net Margin % 12.53
Net Margin ranked higher than
76.12% of 201 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 182.67, Med: 4.18, Min: -221450
WST: 12.53
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.91, Med: 7.55, Max: 12.53
Current: 12.53
5.91
12.53
ROE % 16.31
ROE ranked higher than
77.27% of 198 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 95.67, Med: 5.43, Min: -1452.51
WST: 16.31
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.65, Med: 12.99, Max: 16.31
Current: 16.31
9.65
16.31
ROA % 11.27
ROA ranked higher than
79.13% of 206 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 46.82, Med: 1.85, Min: -307.58
WST: 11.27
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.09, Med: 6.45, Max: 11.27
Current: 11.27
5.09
11.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 24.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
66.18% of 204 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 387.24, Med: 9.63, Min: -114200
WST: 24.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.75, Med: 17.48, Max: 24.09
Current: 24.09
12.75
24.09
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 7.10
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
55.88% of 170 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 1424.9, Med: 4.1, Min: -100
WST: 6.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -2.9, Med: 4.3, Max: 17.8
Current: 6.3
-2.9
17.8
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 17.10
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
61.94% of 155 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 426.6, Med: 10, Min: -759
WST: 16.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -5.5, Med: 7.6, Max: 42.8
Current: 16.3
-5.5
42.8
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 28.20
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
62.58% of 155 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 253, Med: 12.9, Min: -782.7
WST: 28.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 7.1, Max: 73.1
Current: 28.2
0
73.1

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Business Description

Industry Medical Instruments & Equipment » Medical Instruments & Supplies    NAICS : 339112    SIC : 3841
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Traded in other countries WPS.Germany
Address 530 Herman O. West Drive, Exton, PA, USA, 19341-0645
West Pharmaceutical Services Inc manufactures components and systems for the healthcare and consumer products industries. The firm operates in two segments: pharmaceutical packaging systems and pharmaceutical delivery systems. The packaging systems segment generates the vast majority of revenue. It sells packaging components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers, seals, closures, and prefillable syringe components. The delivery systems segment provides systems for drug containment and administration, including multicomponent systems for injectable drug administration and custom manufacturing solutions. West Pharmaceutical Services generates the largest proportion of its revenue in the United States.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 40.75
PE Ratio ranked lower than
63.20% of 125 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 1012.86, Med: 31.7, Min: 0.65
WST: 40.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.28, Med: 27.12, Max: 64.85
Current: 40.75
12.28
64.85
Forward PE Ratio 40.49
Forward P/E ranked lower than
75.00% of 40 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 80, Med: 26.32, Min: 12.3
WST: 40.49
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 40.75
PE without NRI ranked lower than
61.79% of 123 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 1012.86, Med: 9999, Min: 0.65
WST: 40.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.28, Med: 27.12, Max: 64.85
Current: 40.75
12.28
64.85
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 52.47
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
84.34% of 83 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 631.1, Med: 30.92, Min: 1.32
WST: 52.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 21.33, Med: 46.14, Max: 173.32
Current: 52.47
21.33
173.32
PB Ratio 6.51
PB Ratio ranked lower than
72.02% of 193 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 53.91, Med: 3.45, Min: 0.13
WST: 6.51
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.74, Med: 3.17, Max: 6.8
Current: 6.51
1.74
6.8
PS Ratio 5.11
PS Ratio ranked lower than
58.85% of 192 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 720.69, Med: 3.48, Min: 0.08
WST: 5.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.02, Med: 2.18, Max: 5.45
Current: 5.11
1.02
5.45
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 47.95
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
78.38% of 74 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 794.44, Med: 28.61, Min: 0.95
WST: 47.95
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 18.49, Med: 48.19, Max: 133.69
Current: 47.95
18.49
133.69
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 30.58
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
60.64% of 94 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 807.55, Med: 21.15, Min: 0.86
WST: 30.58
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.55, Med: 14.61, Max: 32.01
Current: 30.58
7.55
32.01
EV-to-EBIT 32.44
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
68.60% of 121 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 126.36, Med: 23.93, Min: 0.21
WST: 32.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.2, Med: 21.9, Max: 53.3
Current: 32.44
11.2
53.3
EV-to-EBITDA 23.33
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
53.62% of 138 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 614.98, Med: 19.49, Min: 0.2
WST: 23.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.6, Med: 13.75, Max: 27.6
Current: 23.33
7.6
27.6
EV-to-Revenue 4.94
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
56.78% of 199 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 4881, Med: 3.57, Min: 0.12
WST: 4.94
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.3, Med: 2.3, Max: 5.4
Current: 4.94
1.3
5.4
PEG Ratio 6.47
PEG Ratio ranked lower than
81.16% of 69 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 112.54, Med: 2.7, Min: 0.05
WST: 6.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.5, Med: 4.33, Max: 76.06
Current: 6.47
1.5
76.06
Shiller PE Ratio 66.91
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
55.56% of 54 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 600, Med: 50.97, Min: 0.42
WST: 66.91
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 19.08, Med: 35.27, Max: 74.38
Current: 66.91
19.08
74.38
Current Ratio 2.88
Current Ratio ranked higher than
52.00% of 200 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 30.7, Med: 2.57, Min: 0.1
WST: 2.88
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.37, Med: 2.15, Max: 3.15
Current: 2.88
1.37
3.15
Quick Ratio 2.13
Quick Ratio ranked higher than
50.75% of 201 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 30.69, Med: 1.87, Min: -1.52
WST: 2.13
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.85, Med: 1.55, Max: 2.4
Current: 2.13
0.85
2.4
Days Inventory 65.86
Days Inventory ranked higher than
81.22% of 197 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 876.25, Med: 124.35, Min: 0.86
WST: 65.86
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 59.43, Med: 66.6, Max: 70.1
Current: 65.86
59.43
70.1
Days Sales Outstanding 66.55
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
59.39% of 165 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 655.77, Med: 61.97, Min: 1
WST: 66.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 41.76, Med: 48.22, Max: 66.55
Current: 66.55
41.76
66.55
Days Payable 42.33
Days Payable ranked lower than
56.95% of 151 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 713.41, Med: 54.66, Min: 2
WST: 42.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 29.33, Med: 41.42, Max: 46.41
Current: 42.33
29.33
46.41

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 0.50
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
76.83% of 164 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 106.45, Med: 1.16, Min: 0.01
WST: 0.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.45, Med: 0.94, Max: 2.01
Current: 0.5
0.45
2.01
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.20
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
75.00% of 100 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 10, Med: 0.31, Min: 0.01
WST: 0.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.2, Med: 0.28, Max: 0.35
Current: 0.2
0.2
0.35
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 8.20
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
50.00% of 62 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 72.6, Med: 8.9, Min: -100
WST: 8.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 1, Med: 7, Max: 8.9
Current: 8.2
1
8.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.51
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
80.75% of 161 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 10.53, Med: 1.3, Min: 0.02
WST: 0.51
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 0.75
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
71.77% of 209 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 106.45, Med: 1.44, Min: 0.01
WST: 0.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.67, Med: 1.41, Max: 3.01
Current: 0.75
0.67
3.01
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -0.80
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
63.64% of 143 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 9.1, Med: -5, Min: -273.3
WST: -0.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.3, Med: -1, Max: 4.8
Current: -0.8
-4.3
4.8

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 7.15
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
58.68% of 167 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 3100, Med: 4.77, Min: 0.22
WST: 7.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.2, Med: 2.92, Max: 7.47
Current: 7.15
1.2
7.47
Price-to-Projected-FCF 4.02
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
78.67% of 75 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 161.65, Med: 2.41, Min: 0.16
WST: 4.02
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.97, Med: 2.13, Max: 4.6
Current: 4.02
0.97
4.6
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 2.97
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) ranked lower than
65.22% of 23 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 94.53, Med: 2.2, Min: 1.04
WST: 2.97
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.6, Med: 1.72, Max: 5.15
Current: 2.97
0.6
5.15
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.35
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
93.75% of 160 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 4.9, Med: 1.13, Min: 0.01
WST: 2.35
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.28, Med: 0.56, Max: 2.51
Current: 2.35
0.28
2.51
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 5.49
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked lower than
93.33% of 45 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 111.95, Med: 2.46, Min: 0.26
WST: 5.49
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.54, Med: 1.84, Max: 10.75
Current: 5.49
0.54
10.75
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.60
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
64.89% of 94 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 53.19, Med: 2.77, Min: 0.13
WST: 3.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.98, Med: 1.72, Max: 4.46
Current: 3.6
0.98
4.46
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 3.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
59.90% of 207 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 476.19, Med: 2.4, Min: -3333.33
WST: 3.08
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.9, Med: 4.6, Max: 8.9
Current: 3.08
1.9
8.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 8.59
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
60.40% of 101 companies
in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.
Industry Max: 28.23, Med: 8.66, Min: -123.3
WST: 8.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.3, Med: 7.7, Max: 21.5
Current: 8.59
-4.3
21.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 1,745.2
EPS (TTM) $ 2.9
Beta 1.4
Volatility % 28.86
52-Week Range $ 89.55 - 125.09
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 73.48

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 8
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy Y
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N