WILC stock: buy or sell?
May 22nd, 2020
G. Willi-Food International Ltd. develops, imports, exports, markets, and distributes various food products worldwide. It offers canned vegetables and pickles, including mushrooms, artichoke, beans, asparagus, capers, corn kernels, baby corn, palm hearts, vine leaves, sour pickles, mixed pickled vegetables, pickled peppers, an assortment of olives, garlic, roasted eggplant, and sun and dried tomatoes; and canned fish comprising tuna, sardines, anchovies, smoked and pressed cod liver, herring, fish paste, and salmon.
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These 2 buy setups match with G. Willi-Food International stock right now:
|New all-time high||Yes|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is G. Willi-Food International stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for WILC stock for the last 30 days.
WILC stock analysis
After boosting a super good 16.13% on Thursday, G. Willi-Food International closed on Friday at $15.30 and slightly fell a tragic -1.29%.
G. Willi-Food International slightly fell -1.29% to $15.30 after reaching all time highs on Friday. On April WILC price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.
G. Willi-Food International rocketed 23.79% last week and reached a new all time high at $15.53. Last week was the fourth green week in a row.
Weekly chart tells us that price finally broke over the resistance at $12.00 and continued climbing. Late April WILC price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.
WILC stock price history
WILC IPO was on May 21st, 1997 at $1.86 per share1. Since then, WILC stock surged a 722.60%, with a yearly average of 31.40%. If you had invested right after WILC's IPO a $1,000 in WILC stock in 1997, it would worth $7,226.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
WILC stock historical price chart
WILC stock reached all-time highs on Friday with a price of $15.53.
WILC stock price targetHow much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' WILC stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not found any price forecast for G. Willi-Food International stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter posting its last earnings report , G. Willi-Food International . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, G. Willi-Food International annual sales soared a very good 8.42% to $338.25 M dollars from $311.98 marked in 2017. In contrast, its earnings margin (compared to sales) stayed steady to 7.38%, that is $24.97 million.
|2013||$93 M||-||$8.81 M9.5%||-|
|2014||$329 M||253.11%||$19 M5.7%||114.01%|
|2015||$313 M||-4.94%||$6.84 M2.2%||-63.70%|
|2016||$294 M||-5.86%||$11 M3.7%||58.56%|
|2017||$312 M||6.04%||$25 M8.0%||130.58%|
|2018||$338 M||8.42%||$25 M7.4%||-0.22%|
Quarterly financial resultsG. Willi-Food International reported $84.02 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 1.92% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $0.99 M with a profit margin of 1.18%. Profit margin collapsed a -11.29% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 12.47%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, G. Willi-Food International sales marked an extraordinary growth and rocketed a 16.37%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, G. Willi-Food International posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$22 M||-||$1 M5.1%||-|
|2017-Q2||$21 M||-4.66%||$0 M2.1%||-61.91%|
|2017-Q3||$23 M||6.36%||$2 M10.2%||429.02%|
|2017-Q4||$72 M||218.73%||$11 M15.2%||373.31%|
|2018-Q1||$93 M||29.31%||$7 M7.7%||-34.27%|
|2018-Q2||$78 M||-16.02%||$6 M8.3%||-10.07%|
|2018-Q3||$82 M||5.14%||$10 M12.5%||58.57%|
|2018-Q4||$84 M||1.92%||$1 M1.2%||-90.37%|
G. Willi-Food International ownershipWhen you are planning to buy shares of a company, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For G. Willi-Food International, 74.75% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of G. Willi-Food International stock, 14.44% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for WILC stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$202.3 M|
|Total shares||13.2 M|
|Float shares||1.9 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||14.4%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||74.8%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, May 22nd, 2020|
|Day range||$14.53 - $15.53|
|Average true range||$0.83|
|50d mov avg||$11.72|
|100d mov avg||$11.97|
|200d mov avg||$11.17|
G. Willi-Food International performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. We chose as the bechmarking frame for G. Willi-Food International stock.
|WILCG. Willi-Food Int...||14.18%||29.33%||68.50%|