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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (WST)

Stock Price: $411.73 USD 6.81 (1.68%)
Updated Jul 30, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 30.40B
Revenue (ttm) 2.52B
Net Income (ttm) 519.20M
Shares Out 74.00M
EPS (ttm) 6.85
PE Ratio 60.15
Forward PE 59.17
Dividend $0.67
Dividend Yield 0.16%
Trading Day July 30
Last Price $411.73
Previous Close $404.92
Change ($) 6.81
Change (%) 1.68%
Day's Open 406.72
Day's Range 403.49 - 413.22
Day's Volume 679,866
52-Week Range 253.60 - 413.22

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West Pharmaceutical's (WST) second-quarter earnings reflect strong segmental performance.

3 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

West Pharmaceutical (WST) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 41.38% and 8.72%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

3 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

Shares of West Pharmaceutical Servs (NYSE:WST) remained unaffected after the company reported Q2 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share rose 96.80% over the past year to $2.46, which beat the est...

3 days ago - Benzinga

EXTON, Pa., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced its financial results for the second-quarter 2021 and updated full-year 2021 financial guidance. ...

3 days ago - PRNewsWire

West Pharmaceutical's (WST) second-quarter results are likely to reflect strength in the Proprietary Products business.

6 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

West Pharmaceutical (WST) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

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2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

EXTON, Pa., July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced that it will releas...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

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3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Investors are optimistic about West Pharmaceutical's (WST) solid proprietary products segment.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Stocks like Henry Schein (HSIC), BellRing Brands (BRBR), Harrow Health (HROW) and West Pharmaceuticals Services (WST) are solid low-beta picks with strong fundamentals.

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3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Investors continue to be optimistic about West Pharmaceutical (WST) due to its solid proprietary products segment.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

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).

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

West Pharmaceutical (WST) is well positioned to outperform the market, as it exhibits above-average growth in financials.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

EXTON, Pa., May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced that management will ...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

Nasdaq Powers Higher, Led By Chip Stocks; Lam Research, Facebook, West Pharma In Focus

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2 months ago - Investors Business Daily

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

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

EXTON, Pa., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, announced today that the Company's Boa...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

This may be a good time to invest in growth stocks.

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Shares of West Pharmaceutical Servs (NYSE:WST) fell 0.3% in pre-market trading after the company reported Q1 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share rose 102.97% year over year to $2.05, which bea...

3 months ago - Benzinga

EXTON, Pa., April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced its financial results for the first-quarter 2021 and updated full-year 2021 financial guidance. ...

3 months ago - PRNewsWire

West Pharmaceutical (WST) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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3 months ago - The Motley Fool

EXTON, Pa., April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced that it will releas...

3 months ago - PRNewsWire

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - March 31, 2021) - Levi & Korsinsky announces it has commenced an investigation of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) concerning possible breaches of fid...

4 months ago - Newsfile Corp

EXTON, Pa., March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) announced that management will present virtually at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Life Sciences & MedTech Investor...

4 months ago - PRNewsWire

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4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, announced today that the Company's B...

5 months ago - PRNewsWire

West Pharmaceutical (WST) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 18.58% and 7.04%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Shares of West Pharmaceutical Servs (NYSE:WST) moved higher by 0.1% in pre-market trading after the company reported Q4 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share rose 63.41% year over year to $1.34,...

5 months ago - Benzinga

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced its financial results for the fourth-quarter, full-year 2020 and introduced full-year 2021 financ...

5 months ago - PRNewsWire

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced that it will release ...

5 months ago - PRNewsWire

Their financial strength and profitability have received high ratings.

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6 months ago - GuruFocus

West is currently prepping and delivering products and services needed for the Covid-19 vaccine. Holds a leadership position as a pick and shovel play to the pharmaceutical market.

6 months ago - Seeking Alpha

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6 months ago - InvestorPlace

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7 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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7 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Is (WST) Outperforming Other Medical Stocks This Year?

7 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, announced today that the Company's Bo...

7 months ago - PRNewsWire

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7 months ago - The Motley Fool

Is (WST) Outperforming Other Medical Stocks This Year?

8 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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8 months ago - The Motley Fool

With COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon, cold-chain storage stocks including TT, CARR and TMO; vial makers like GLW and WST; and logistic operators including UPS and FDX are set to hog the limelight.

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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... [Read more...]

Industry
Medical Instruments & Supplies
Founded
1923
CEO
Eric Green
Employees
9,200
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
WST
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 Forecasts

According to 7 analysts, the average rating for WST stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 351.60, which is a decrease of -14.60% from the latest price.

Price Target
$351.60
(-14.60% downside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy