WILC stock: buy or sell?

WILC stock price: $10.45 0.48% At close on August 20th, 2019

Updated on:
August 20th, 2019


Shares of G. Willi-Food International gained a slightly good 0.48% and closed at $10.45. On August/14 WILC climbed a dazzling 5.57%. On Aug 13th WILC plummed a bloodcurdling -5.39%.

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?

You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best moment to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with G. Willi-Food International stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is G. Willi-Food International stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for WILC stock for the last month.

WILC stock analysis

Daily outlook

G. Willi-Food International shares gained 0.48% to $10.45 on August/20.

G. Willi-Food International ended on Aug 20th at $10.45 and gained a slightly good 0.48%. Since price and SMA50d lines crossed up on Aug/14, WILC climbed $0.44 (4.40%). On Jul 31st, WILC hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $11.02 recorded on Jul 30th. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

WILC stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a frightening -7.88% in a week last week, G. Willi-Food International closed this week at $10.45 and stepped up a tiny 0.48%.

Not so far away is the last price record G. Willi-Food International marked late July. Late January, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 39.33%. Late December 2018 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 November 2nd, 2017 at $5.50 per share1. Since then, WILC stock grew a 90.00%, with an average of 90.00% per year. If you had invested right after WILC's IPO a $1,000 in WILC stock in 2017, it would worth $900.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

WILC stock historical price chart

WILC stock reached all-time highs on Jul 31st with a price of $11.44.

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. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last month we have not found any price target for G. Willi-Food International stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After presenting its last earnings report on March, G. Willi-Food International boosted a super good 32.11%. 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

Annual financial results

In 2018, G. Willi-Food International annual sales rose a very good 8.42% to $338.25 million dollars from $311.98 marked in 2017. Instead, its profit margin (compared to revenues) remained stable to 7.38%, that is $24.97 million.

WILC annual Sales and Income evolution
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 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 1.92% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $0.99 M with a profit margin of 1.18%. Profit margin plummed 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 outstanding increase and climbed a 16.37%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, G. Willi-Food International posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
WILC quarterly Sales and Income evolution
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 a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

G. Willi-Food International shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 70.79% of all shares.

In case of G. Willi-Food International stock, 14.20% 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 following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

Market cap$138.1 M$1.2 B$1.5 B$50.7 M$404.5 M
Total shares13.2 M29.9 M45.9 M0.6 M36.3 M
Float shares1.6 M24.9 M44.9 M0.2 M35.1 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)14.2%87.6%93.9%14.6%89.1%
  - Insider holdings (%)70.8%16.3%2.4%58.9%2.9%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

WILC summary

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
Day range$10.21 - $10.65
Previous close$10.40
Session gain0.48%
Average true range$0.61
50d mov avg$10.06
100d mov avg$9.27
200d mov avg$8.17
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern

G. Willi-Food International performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. In the following table, we compare G. Willi-Food International to The Chefs' Warehouse, Core-Mark, AMCON Distributing, SpartanNash, Sysco and United Natural Foods:
WILCG. Willi-Food Int...10.70%26.67%51.45%
CHEFThe Chefs' Wa...14.70%21.73%35.85%
DITAMCON Distributin...1.60%-5.31%-16.14%
UNFIUnited Natural Fo...-28.82%-44.82%-76.64%

G. Willi-Food International competitors

One check before trading any stock is to review a list of its competitors, in this case for G. Willi-Food International. We picked 6 companies as G. Willi-Food International competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.