WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) will be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, October 19th. Analysts expect WD-40 to post earnings of $0.97 per share for the quarter.
WD-40 Company (NASDAQ WDFC) opened at 114.10 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $1.60 billion, a PE ratio of 30.83 and a beta of 0.72. WD-40 Company has a 12 month low of $100.60 and a 12 month high of $119.90. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $110.71 and a 200 day moving average price of $107.62.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Friday, October 20th will be paid a $0.49 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.72%. WD-40’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 52.97%.
In other news, VP Jay Rembolt sold 676 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $112.60, for a total transaction of $76,117.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 3.90% of the company’s stock.
WDFC has been the subject of several recent research reports. BidaskClub upgraded WD-40 from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded WD-40 from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Finally, FBR & Co restated a “marketperform” rating on shares of WD-40 in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. WD-40 presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $111.75.
WD-40 Company Profile
WD-40 Company is a global company engaged in developing and selling products, which solve problems in workshops, factories and homes. The Company’s segments include the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia-Pacific. The Company’s Americas segment includes the United States, Canada and Latin America.
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