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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 Sep 28, 2023 is 54.47. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $6.96 and the stock price of $379.08 per share. The PE ratio has increased by 35% from its last 4 quarters average of 40.2.

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 42.58. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 54.47 is 28% more 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 Sep 2013 quarter, when it reached 25.88 with a price of $41.15 and an EPS of $1.59.


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
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%
2013 30.47 32.48%

WST average PE ratio chart

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

The current PE ratio of WST is above 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 above its peer stocks JNJ and MDT. West Pharmaceutical Services's current PE ratio of 54.47 is more than the average of its peers, which is 34.23.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
TFX Teleflex Inc 25.23 $9.3B
MDT Medtronic plc 28.85 $104.41B
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 31.24 $405.13B
SYK Stryker Corp 38.49 $104.5B
BDX Becton Dickinson & Co 46.58 $75.14B
WST West Pharmaceutical Services Inc 54.43 $27.98B
ICUI Icu Medical Inc N/A $2.87B
BAX Baxter International Inc N/A $19.08B
PLL Piedmont Lithium Inc N/A $766.97M

Frequently asked questions

What is West Pharmaceutical Services's PE ratio?

As of Sep 28, 2023, WST stock has a price to earnings ratio of 54.47.

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 47.38.

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 46.66.

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 28% higher 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 (Sep 28, 2023), West Pharmaceutical Services's share price is $379.08. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $6.96. Therefore, West Pharmaceutical Services's price to earnings ratio for today is 54.47. PE RATIO(54.47) = STOCK PRICE($379.08) / TTM EPS($6.96)

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