Fact based stock research
West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST)


West Pharmaceutical Services stock research in summary

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West Pharmaceutical Services shares have a HOLD rating. While they are safely financed, they show below average growth, and are bad value. We recommend holding West Pharmaceutical Services shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country USA
Industry Health Care Supplies
Index S&P MIDCAP, D.J. US Medical Equipment
Size class Medium

October 12, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


Achievements

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Research History: West Pharmaceutical Services

RESEARCH HISTORY 2015 2016 2017 2018
VALUE
VALUE
GROWTH
GROWTH
SAFETY
SAFETY
COMBINED
COMBINED

Last update of Combined Rank: 12-Oct-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better West Pharmaceutical Services is in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

VALUE METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
DIVIDEND YIELD
DIVIDEND YIELD
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE

Last update of Value Rank: 12-Oct-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of West Pharmaceutical Services; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
REVENUE GROWTH
PROFIT GROWTH
PROFIT GROWTH
STOCK RETURNS
STOCK RETURNS
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 30-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of West Pharmaceutical Services.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
LEVERAGE
REFINANCING
REFINANCING
LIQUIDITY
LIQUIDITY
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 30-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of West Pharmaceutical Services and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for West Pharmaceutical Services from October 12, 2018.