West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc (WST)

Exchange: NYSE
Currency: USD

Price: 250.70 (Close)



52 Week range 200d Moving Avg. Beta
206.02 – 423.18 269.76 1.16
Dividend Dividend Yield Ex-Dividend date
0.73 0.29% 2022-11-08
P/E Ratio Latest EPS DGR 3 years
47.83 0.00 6.58%
High Volatility
Dividend Growth


West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. manufactures and sells containment and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products in the United States, Germany, Ireland, France, Other European countries, and internationally. The company operates through 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 the safe delivery of drugs through advanced reconstitution, mixing, and transfer technologies; and films, coatings, and washing and sterilization processes and services to enhance the quality of packaging components. It also provides drug containment solutions, including Crystal Zenith, a cyclic olefin polymer in the form of vials, syringes, and cartridges; and self-injection devices, as well as a range of integrated solutions, including analytical lab services, pre-approval primary packaging support and engineering development, regulatory expertise, and after-sales technical support. This segment serves biologic, generic, and pharmaceutical drug companies. The Contract-Manufactured Products segment is involved in the design, manufacture, and automated assembly of components and devices used in surgical, diagnostic, ophthalmic, injectable, and other drug delivery systems, as well as consumer products. This segment serves pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and medical device companies. It distributes its products through its sales force and distribution network, as well as contract sales agents and regional distributors. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania.


Sector: Industry:
Healthcare Medical Instruments & Supplies
Dividend Aristocrat

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– Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH)
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– Medtronic plc (MDT)
– Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Dividend Safety Metrics

Latest EPS 0.00
Annual Payout 0.73
Payout Ratio 0.00%
Dividend growth 25 Years
Dividend Score 0
Dividend Coverage Ratio 11.89
Altman-Z score 0.00


Estimated Future Total Return Metrics

Total return last 5Y 39.10%
Dividend growth 5Y 7.09%
Current dividend yield 0.29%
Average dividend yield last 5Y 0.38%
Estimated EPS growth next 5Y 25.80%
Extra return due to over/under valuation -5.00%
Estimated future return 5Y (CAGR) 21.20%


West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc (WST) Valuation

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc current dividend yield of 0.29% is -23% below its 5-year average. The 5-year average dividend yield is 0.38% (see red-line in chart). This indicates the stock looks overvalued today.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc (WST) Performance

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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc (WST) Total Return

The chart below displays the (CAGR) total return (%) including all dividends paid of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc for different periods:


Dividend Scorecard

Dividend Yield (TTM) Annual Payout Payout Ratio Dividend growth
0.29 0.73 0.00% 25 Years


Dividend Growth Summary

3 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 6.58%
5 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 7.09%
10 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 7.18%

Dividend Growth Rates History

Year Payout Amount Annual Payout Growth (YoY)
2022 0.360 -47.8%
2021 0.690 6.2%
2020 0.650 6.6%
2019 0.610 7.0%
2018 0.570 7.5%
2017 0.530 8.2%
2016 0.490 8.9%
2015 0.450 9.8%
2014 0.410 6.5%
2013 0.385 5.5%
2012 0.365 5.8%
2011 0.345 6.2%
2010 0.325 6.6%
2009 0.305 7.0%
2008 0.285 7.5%

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc (WST) Dividend Payment History