WILC stock: buy or sell?

WILC stock price: $15.30 -1.29% At close on May 22nd, 2020

Updated on:
May 22nd, 2020

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G. Willi-Food International peaked new all time highs back again on Friday, setting highs to $15.53. Shares closed at $15.30 and slightly fell -1.29%. On Thursday WILC boosted a super good 16.13%.

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.

Should I buy WILC stock?

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These 2 buy setups match with G. Willi-Food International stock right now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highYes
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

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

Daily outlook

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.

WILC stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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 chart (weekly)

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 target

How 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 Share

After 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.
WILC earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.32n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.12n/a
2017-Q32017-11-27n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-03-14n/a0.16n/a
2018-Q12018-05-24n/a0.15n/a
2018-Q22018-08-15n/a0.13n/a
2018-Q32018-11-15n/a0.21n/a
2018-Q42019-03-27n/an/an/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 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.

WILC annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$93 M-$8.81 M9.5%-
2014$329 M253.11%$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 M6.04%$25 M8.0%130.58%
2018$338 M8.42%$25 M7.4%-0.22%

Quarterly financial results

G. 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.
WILC quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$22 M-$1 M5.1%-
2017-Q2$21 M-4.66%$0 M2.1%-61.91%
2017-Q3$23 M6.36%$2 M10.2%429.02%
2017-Q4$72 M218.73%$11 M15.2%373.31%
2018-Q1$93 M29.31%$7 M7.7%-34.27%
2018-Q2$78 M-16.02%$6 M8.3%-10.07%
2018-Q3$82 M5.14%$10 M12.5%58.57%
2018-Q4$84 M1.92%$1 M1.2%-90.37%

G. Willi-Food International ownership

When 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:

WILC
Market cap$202.3 M
Total shares13.2 M
Float shares1.9 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)14.4%
  - Insider holdings (%)74.8%
Shares in short selling0.0%

WILC summary

Friday, May 22nd, 2020
Open$15.53
Close$15.30
Day range$14.53 - $15.53
Previous close$15.50
Session gain-1.29%
Average true range$0.83
50d mov avg$11.72
100d mov avg$11.97
200d mov avg$11.17
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb01c

G. Willi-Food International performance

To 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.
Stock3m6m12m
WILCG. Willi-Food Int...14.18%29.33%68.50%

G. Willi-Food International competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as G. Willi-Food International competitor. This doesn't mean G. Willi-Food International does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.