W D Stock Story

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USD 178.01  0.19  0.11%   

W D 40 is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next fiscal year end is expected on the 18th of October 2022. The stock is undergoing above-average trading activities. W D Revenue Per Employee is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Revenue Per Employee was at 1.04 Million. The current year Enterprise Value is expected to grow to about 1.7 B, whereas Net Income Per Employee is forecasted to decline to about 110 K. As many passive investors are finally getting excited about basic materials space, W D 40 could be a good starting point.
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W D 40 Historical Investor Sentiment

Investor biases related to W D's public news can be used to forecast risks associated with investment in W D. The trend in average sentiment can be used to explain how an investor holding W D can time the market purely based on public headlines and social activities around W D 40. Please note that most equiteis that are difficult to arbitrage are affected by market sentiment the most.
W D's market sentiment shows the aggregated news analyzed to detect positive and negative mentions from the text and comments. The data is normalized to provide daily scores for W D's and other traded tickers. The bigger the bubble, the more accurate is the estimated score. Higher bars for a given day show more participation in the average W D's news discussions. The higher the estimate score, the more favorable is the investor's outlook on W D.

W D 40 Twitter Pulse

Investors have realized that leveraging social media to get the fastest information affecting stock prices isn't a theory anymore, it is a reality, and Twitter offers a platform that can outpace even the most trustworthy news aggregators. The influence of social media outlets on stock markets and stock prices of entities such as W D 40 has been proven in recent years. We extract public sentiment from Twitter posts that could be utilized to determine whether W D's prices will increase or decrease.
Twitter's metrics such as likes, followers, and engagement can be good indicators of the reliance and probability of reaction to a specific tweet regarding W D 40. Our Twitter sentiment analysis of W D Stock helps investors make informed decisions by leveraging the power of the community. It is a perfect supplementary tool for any beginner or an experienced trader.

W D Maximum Pain Price across 2022-08-19 Option Contracts

W D's options can also be used to analyze investors' bias and current market sentiment in the context of behavioral finance. For example, Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of W D close to the expiration of its current option contract to expire worthlessly. According to most research, about 35% of options are not executed, with roughly 50% traded out before expiration. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net favorable position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthlessly. Please continue to view the detailed analysis of W D's options.

You think W D (NASDAQ:WDFC) debt is an issue for investors?

The company currently holds 123.07 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 0.62, which is about average as compared to similar companies.
The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. W D has an asset utilization ratio of 152.02 percent. This suggests that the company is making $1.52 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that W D 40 is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
W D financial leverage ratio helps determine the effect of debt on the overall profitability of the company. It measures the total debt position of W D, including all of W D's outstanding debt obligations, and compares it with the equity. In simple terms, the high financial leverage means the cost of production, together with running the business day-to-day, is high, whereas, lower financial leverage implies lower fixed cost investment in the business and generally considered by investors to be a good sign. So if creditors own a majority of W D assets, the company is considered highly leveraged. Understanding the composition and structure of overall W D debt and outstanding corporate bonds gives a good idea of how risky the capital structure of a business is and if it is worth investing in it.
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Understanding W D Total Debt

W D 40 liabilities are broken down into two parts on the balance sheet. These are short-term (or current) obligations and long-term debt. W D 40 has to fulfill its short-term liabilities in this reporting year and should be no more than 12 months old. Long-term debt, on the other hand, is anything beyond the 12-month payment timeframe. Common short-term liabilities found on W D balance sheet include debt obligations and money owed to different W D vendors, workers, and loan providers. Below is the chart of W D main long-term debt accounts currently reported on its balance sheet.
You can use W D 40 financial leverage analysis tool to get a better grip on understanding its financial position

How important is W D's Liquidity

W D financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance W D 40 ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. W D financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between W D's total debt and its cash.

Purchase by Eric Etchart of 500 shares of W D

Legal trades by W D insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
W D insider trading alert for perchase of common stock by Eric Etchart, the corporate stakeholder, on 5th of August 2022. This event was filed by Wd 40 Co with SEC on 2022-08-05. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

What is driving W D Investor Appetite?

W D 40 reported the previous year's revenue of 516.38 M. Net Income was 67.24 M with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 263.74 M.

Asset Breakdown

159.9 M
Assets Non Current
142.3 M
Goodwill
193.2 M
Current Assets
Total Assets344.19 Million
Current Assets193.19 Million
Assets Non Current159.89 Million
Goodwill142.28 Million
Tax Assets732,944

Will price continue to rise in August 2022?

Current value at risk is at -3.08. W D 40 has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.8 and kurtosis of 1.48. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate W D 40 to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure W D's stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact W D's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

W D Implied Volatility

W D's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of W D 40 stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if W D's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that W D stock will not fluctuate a lot when W D's options are near their expiration.

Our Final Take On W D

Whereas many other companies within the specialty chemicals industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, W D may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. While some investors may not share our view, we believe it may be a good time to increase your existing holdings in W D. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to W D.

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