WILC stock: buy or sell?
August 20th, 2019
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.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|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 post stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for WILC stock for the last month.
WILC stock analysis
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.
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 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 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. 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 ShareAfter 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.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 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.
|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 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.
|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 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 shares||13.2 M||29.9 M||45.9 M||0.6 M||36.3 M|
|Float shares||1.6 M||24.9 M||44.9 M||0.2 M||35.1 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 selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Tuesday, August 20th, 2019|
|Day range||$10.21 - $10.65|
|Average true range||$0.61|
|50d mov avg||$10.06|
|100d mov avg||$9.27|
|200d mov avg||$8.17|
G. Willi-Food International performanceStocks 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%|
|UNFIUnited Natural Fo...||-28.82%||-44.82%||-76.64%|