West Pharmaceutical Services (WST)


West Pharmaceutical Services stock research in summary

westpharma.com


Latest Obermatt Ranks

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

October 6, 2017. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


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Research History: West Pharmaceutical Services

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2014 2015 2016 2017
STOCK VALUE RANKS
30
1
18
23
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
51
52
85
68
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
87
94
100
95
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
67
29
73
76

Last update of Combined Rank: 6-Oct-2017

Historic West Pharmaceutical Services stock analysis based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is West Pharmaceutical Services in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

VALUE METRICS 2014 2015 2016 2017
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
32
20
15
19
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
59
24
42
38
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
22
24
10
18
DIVIDEND YIELD
42
22
42
49
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
30
1
18
23

Last update of Value Rank: 6-Oct-2017

West Pharmaceutical Services stock analysis in respect to important value ratios. The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2014 2015 2016 2017
REVENUE GROWTH
33
45
71
52
PROFIT GROWTH
67
43
90
79
STOCK RETURNS
51
70
82
51
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
51
52
85
68

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 30-Jun-2017

West Pharmaceutical Services stock analysis in respect to important growth metrics. The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2014 2015 2016 2017
LEVERAGE
54
64
80
73
REFINANCING
29
LIQUIDITY
93
100
100
100
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
87
94
100
95

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 29-Sep-2017

West Pharmaceutical Services stock analysis in respect ot important safety metrics. The higher the rank, the lower the leverage and the more cash is available to service the debt.

Stock analysis by the purely finance fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) from October 6, 2017.

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