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WST West Pharmaceutical Services PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current P/E ratio for West Pharmaceutical Services stock as of Jun 20, 2024 is 42.85. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $7.67 and the stock price of $328.64 per share. The PE ratio has decreased by 15% from its last 4 quarters average of 50.2.

WST PE ratio history

How has WST's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of West Pharmaceutical Services for the last ten years is 44.09. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 42.85 is 2.8% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, WST's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Sep 2020 quarter at 64.99, when the price was $274.9 and the EPS was $4.23. The lowest point was recorded in the Jun 2014 quarter, when it reached 26.04 with a price of $42.18 and an EPS of $1.62.


West Pharmaceutical Services PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 52.25% in 2015

Maximum annual decrease: -43.33% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 44.13 47.59%
2022 29.9 -43.33%
2021 52.76 -12.85%
2020 60.54 31.69%
2019 45.97 31.31%
2018 35.01 -27.62%
2017 48.37 11.76%
2016 43.28 -4.42%
2015 45.28 52.25%
2014 29.74 -2.4%

WST average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of WST for the past years

The current PE ratio of WST is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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WST PE vs peers

What is WST's PE ratio compared to its peers

WST's PE ratio is less than its peer stock BDX, but it is above JNJ's and SYK's. West Pharmaceutical Services's current PE ratio of 42.85 is more than the average of its peers, which is 27.49.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
BAX Baxter International Inc 6.5 $17.33B
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 9.68 $355.66B
MDT Medtronic plc 28.94 $102.8B
TFX Teleflex Inc 32.23 $9.52B
SYK Stryker Corp 38.57 $130.04B
WST West Pharmaceutical Services Inc 42.85 $23.94B
BDX Becton Dickinson & Co 52.51 $68.9B
ICUI Icu Medical Inc N/A $2.94B
PLL Piedmont Lithium Inc N/A $199.5M

Frequently asked questions

What is West Pharmaceutical Services's PE ratio?

As of Jun 20, 2024, WST stock has a price to earnings ratio of 42.85.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for West Pharmaceutical Services (WST)?

Over the last 3 years, the average PE ratio for WST stock is 44.96.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for West Pharmaceutical Services (WST)?

Over the last 5 years, the average PE ratio for WST stock is 47.39.

What is the highest PE ratio for WST?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 64.99 in the Sep 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for WST compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of WST is 2.8% lower than the 10-year historical average.

How is WST's PE ratio calculated (West Pharmaceutical Services PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months earnings per share(EPS). As of today (Jun 20, 2024), West Pharmaceutical Services's share price is $328.64. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $7.67. Therefore, West Pharmaceutical Services's price to earnings ratio for today is 42.85. PE RATIO(42.85) = STOCK PRICE($328.64) / TTM EPS($7.67)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.