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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (WST)

NYSE: WST · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
421.19 -1.04 (-0.25%)
Oct 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap31.18B
Revenue (ttm)2.52B
Net Income (ttm)519.20M
Shares Out74.00M
EPS (ttm)6.85
PE Ratio61.53
Forward PE44.05
Dividend$0.67 (0.16%)
Ex-Dividend DateJul 20, 2021
Volume385,611
Open421.19
Previous Close422.23
Day's Range419.17 - 424.80
52-Week Range253.60 - 475.35
Beta1.01
AnalystsBuy
Price Target436.00 (+3.5%)
Est. Earnings DateOct 28, 2021

About WST

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. designs and produces containment and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Proprietary Products and Contract-Manufactured Products. The Proprietary Products segment offers stoppers and seals for injectable packaging systems; syringe and cartridge components, including custom solutions for the needs of injectable drug applications, as well as administration systems that enhance t...

IndustryHealth Care Equipment & Supplies
Founded1923
CEOEric Green
Employees9,200
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolWST
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, WST's revenue was $2.15 billion, an increase of 16.69% compared to the previous year's $1.84 billion. Earnings were $346.20 million, an increase of 43.24%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 7 analysts, the average rating for WST stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 436.00, which is an increase of 3.52% from the latest price.

Price Target
$436.00
(3.52% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

West Introduces DeltaCube™ Modeling Platform and NovaGuard® SA Pro Safety System for 0.5 mL Standard Glass Syringes a...

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced that it will unveil ...

4 days ago - PRNewsWire

West to Host Third-Quarter 2021 Conference Call

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced that it will release...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Why the Earnings Surprise Streak Could Continue for West Pharmaceutical (WST)

West Pharmaceutical (WST) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Here's Why You Should Invest in West Pharmaceutical (WST) Now

West Pharmaceutical (WST) continues to gain momentum on the back of strength in Proprietary Products business.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

5 High-Quality Stocks Outperforming the S&P 500

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2 weeks ago - GuruFocus

3 Healthcare Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next 10 Years

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3 weeks ago - The Motley Fool

3 High-Potential MedTech Stocks With More Than 50% Growth YTD

Stocks like West Pharmaceuticals Services (WST), Maravai LifeSciences (MRVI) and Option Care Health (OPCH) have gained stupendously year to date.

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3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Why West Pharmaceutical (WST) Could Be an Impressive Growth Stock

If you are looking for a fast-growing stock that is still seeing plenty of opportunities on the horizon, make sure to consider West Pharmaceutical (WST).

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

S&P 500 Records a Broad-Based Rally YTD: 5 Top-Ranked Picks

We have narrowed down our search to five large-cap S&P 500 stocks that have strong growth potential for the rest of 2021. These are AZO, MOS, ULTA, ORLY, and WST.

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3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

3 Best ESG Stocks for Those Committed to Sustainable Investing

Investors who prioritize sustainable investing should buy these ESG stocks The post 3 Best ESG Stocks for Those Committed to Sustainable Investing appeared first on InvestorPlace. More From InvestorPlac...

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1 month ago - InvestorPlace

Bet on These 3 MedTech Growth Stocks for 2021 & Beyond

Stocks like West Pharmaceutical Services (WST), IDEXX Laboratories (IDXX) and Align Technology (ALGN) make great picks for the long term.

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

3 Dental Stocks Poised to Perform Well in Second-Half 2021

Let's keep a watch on three lucrative stocks, WST, HSIC and MMSI, in the dental space that investors can add to their watchlist backed by robust long-term prospects.

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for September 15th

CACC, UFPT, WST, and CASH made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) momentum stocks list on September 15, 2021.

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Here is Why Growth Investors Should Buy West Pharmaceutical (WST) Now

West Pharmaceutical (WST) possesses solid growth attributes, which could help it handily outperform the market.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

7 Top-Performing S&P 500 Stocks to Watch

This list of top-performing S&P 500 stocks demonstrates why these companies are doing so well in one of the best bull markets in history. The post 7 Top-Performing S&P 500 Stocks to Watch appeared first...

1 month ago - InvestorPlace

What Makes West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) a Strong Momentum Stock: Buy Now?

Does West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) have what it takes to be a top stock pick for momentum investors? Let's find out.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

West Pharmaceutical (WST) Hits 52-Week High, Can the Run Continue?

West Pharmaceutical (WST) is at a 52-week high, but can investors hope for more gains in the future? We take a look at the company's fundamentals for clues.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Is West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) a Great Growth Stock?

If you are looking for a fast-growing stock that is still seeing plenty of opportunities on the horizon, make sure to consider West Pharmaceutical Services (WST).

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

West Elects New Director to the Board

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, announced today the Company's Board ...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Here's Why You Should Invest in West Pharmaceutical (WST) Now

West Pharmaceutical (WST) continues to gain momentum on the back of strength in Proprietary Products business.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Sustainability Trends Boost ESG Investing: 5 Green Picks

ESG investing will get a boost from sustainability trends, which calls for investing in Microsoft (MSFT), EMCOR Group (EME), West Pharmaceutical (WST), Deere (DE) & Texas Instruments (TXN).

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

West Pharmaceutical (WST) Hits 52-Week High: What's Driving It?

Investors are optimistic about West Pharmaceutical's (WST) robust proprietary products segment and its continued strength in R&D.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

West Pharmaceutical (WST) Moves to Strong Buy: Rationale Behind the Upgrade

West Pharmaceutical (WST) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Is West Pharmaceutical (WST) a Solid Growth Stock? 3 Reasons to Think " Yes "

West Pharmaceutical (WST) possesses solid growth attributes, which could help it handily outperform the market.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Here's Why West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) is a Great Momentum Stock to Buy

Does West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) have what it takes to be a top stock pick for momentum investors? Let's find out.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research