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Welbilt WACC %

:12.98% (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-01-23), Welbilt's weighted average cost of capital is 12.98%. Welbilt's ROIC % is 7.75% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Welbilt earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.


Welbilt WACC % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Welbilt's WACC % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Welbilt Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
WACC %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 8.63 7.64 7.90 8.86 10.59

Welbilt Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
WACC % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 8.23 10.59 11.93 13.11 13.02

Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Industrial Machinery subindustry, Welbilt's WACC %, along with its competitors' market caps and WACC % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Welbilt WACC % Distribution

For the Industrial Products industry and Industrials sector, Welbilt's WACC % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Welbilt's WACC % falls into.



Welbilt WACC % Calculation

The weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is the rate that a company is expected to pay on average to all its security holders to finance its assets. The WACC is commonly referred to as the firm's cost of capital. Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. WACC is the average of the costs of these sources of financing, each of which is weighted by its respective use in the given situation. By taking a weighted average, we can see how much interest the company has to pay for every dollar it finances.

WACC=E/(E + D)*Cost of Equity+D/(E + D)*Cost of Debt*(1 - Tax Rate)

1. Weights:
Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. We need to calculate the weight of equity and the weight of debt.
The market value of equity (E) is also called "Market Cap". As of today, Welbilt's market capitalization (E) is $3372.381 Mil.
The market value of debt is typically difficult to calculate, therefore, GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding the latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together. As of Sep. 2021, Welbilt's latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $10.95 Mil and its latest two-year average Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $1438.45 Mil. The total Book Value of Debt (D) is $1449.4 Mil.
a) weight of equity = E / (E + D) = 3372.381 / (3372.381 + 1449.4) = 0.6994
b) weight of debt = D / (E + D) = 1449.4 / (3372.381 + 1449.4) = 0.3006

2. Cost of Equity:
GuruFocus uses Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) to calculate the required rate of return. The formula is:
Cost of Equity = Risk-Free Rate of Return + Beta of Asset * (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return)
a) GuruFocus uses 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate as the risk-free rate. It is updated daily. The current risk-free rate is 1.83000000%. Please go to Economic Indicators page for more information. Please note that we use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the country/region where the company is headquartered. If the data for that country/region is not available, then we will use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the United States as default.
b) Beta is the sensitivity of the expected excess asset returns to the expected excess market returns. Welbilt's beta is 2.53.
c) (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.
Cost of Equity = 1.83000000% + 2.53 * 6% = 17.01%

3. Cost of Debt:
GuruFocus uses last fiscal year end Interest Expense divided by the latest two-year average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.
As of Dec. 2020, Welbilt's interest expense (positive number) was $81.4 Mil. Its total Book Value of Debt (D) is $1449.4 Mil.
Cost of Debt = 81.4 / 1449.4 = 5.6161%.

4. Multiply by one minus Average Tax Rate:
GuruFocus uses the latest two-year average tax rate to do the calculation. The calculated average tax rate is limited to between 0% and 100%. If the calculated average tax rate is higher than 100%, it is set to 100%. If the calculated average tax rate is less than 0%, it is set to 0%.
The latest Two-year Average Tax Rate is 36.075%.

Welbilt's Weighted Average Cost Of Capital (WACC) for Today is calculated as:

WACC=E / (E + D)*Cost of Equity+D / (E + D)*Cost of Debt*(1 - Tax Rate)
=0.6994*17.01%+0.3006*5.6161%*(1 - 36.075%)
=12.98%

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Welbilt  (NYSE:WBT) WACC % Explanation

Because it costs money to raise capital. A firm that generates higher ROIC % than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases, whereas a firm that earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital will destroy value as it grows.

As of today, Welbilt's weighted average cost of capital is 12.98%. Welbilt's ROIC % is 7.75% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Welbilt earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.


Be Aware

1. GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together.

2. The WACC formula discussed above does not include Preferred Stock. Please adjust if preferred stock is considered.

3. (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.

4. GuruFocus uses last fiscal year end Interest Expense divided by the latest two-year average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.


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Welbilt Business Description

Welbilt logo
Industry
Industrials » Industrial Products NAICS : 333241 SIC : 3556
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
2227 Welbilt Boulevard, New Port Richey, FL, USA, 34655
Welbilt Inc is engaged in the designing, manufacturing and supplying of equipment for the commercial foodservice market which is used by commercial and institutional foodservice operators including full-service restaurants, quick-service restaurant chains, hotels, resorts, cruise ships, caterers, supermarkets, convenience stores, hospitals, schools, and other institutions. The group offers various products such as grills, induction cookers braising pans, steamers, and others under the brands name such as Cleveland, Convotherm, Delfield, Frymaster, and others. The firm's geographical segments include Americas, EMEA, and APAC. It generates a majority of its revenue from the Americas.
Executives
Agard Martin D. officer: EVP Chief Financial Officer 3000 JOHN DEERE ROAD TOANO VA 23168
Perez Kimberly Ann officer: VP, Chief Accounting Officer 4211 W. BOY SCOUT BLVD. TAMPA FL 33607
Fields Janice L director 800 NORTH LINDBERGH BLVD. ST. LOUIS MO 63167
Egnotovich Cynthia M director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: EGNOTOVICH CYNTHIA M a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Sheffer Richard James officer: VP, IR, Risk Mgmt, Treasurer MANITOWOC FOODSERVICE INC. 2227 WELBILT BLVD. NEW PORT RICHEY FL 34655
Palm Jamie E officer: VP, Corp Controller, CAO 2227 WELBILT BLVD NEW PORT RICHEY FL 34655
Caron Richard N. officer: EVP Chief Innovation Officer MANITOWOC FOODSERVICE INC 2227 WELBILT BLVD NEW PORT RICHEY FL 34655
Gudenkauf Jennifer officer: EVP & CHRO 2227 WELBILT BLVD NEW PORT RICHEY FL 34655
Johnson William director, officer: President and CEO 3005 HIGHLAND PARKWAY SUITE 200 DOWNERS GROVE IL 60515
Chow Joan Kai director 215 W DIEHL ROAD NAPERVILLE IL 60563
Horn Joel H. officer: EVP, Gen Counsel and Corp Secy 2227 WELBILT BOULEVARD NEW PORT RICHEY FL 34655
Davis Thomas Dale director MANITOWOC FOODSERVICE INC 2227 WELBILT BLVD NEW PORT RICHEY FL 34655
Gamache Brian R director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: GAMACHE BRIAN R a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Matosevic Josef officer: EVP Chief Operating Officer 1500 WEST UNIVERSITY PARKWAY SARASOTA FL 34243
Langham Andrew director C/O ICAHN ENTERPRISES L.P. 16690 COLLINS AVE., PH SUNNY ISLES FL 33160

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