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1 Year Target: 47.5
Today's High/Low:  / 
Share Volume:
90 Day Avg. Daily Volume This is the average share volume for the past 50 trading days, for NASDAQ stocks and 90 trading days for Non-NASDAQ stocks. This field allows you to compare today's trading to the average daily volume. 311,425
Previous Close: $ 44.43
52 Week High /Low: $ 51.12 / $ 39.11
Market cap “Market Capitalization” is a measure of the estimated value of the common equity securities of the company or their equivalent. It does not include securities convertible into the common equity securities. “Market Capitalization” is derived from the last sale price for the displayed class of listed securities and the total number of shares outstanding for both listed and unlisted securities (as applicable). NASDAQ does not use this value to determine compliance with the listing requirements. $ 3,182,289,054
P/E Ratio: 28.11
Forward P/E(1y) A widely used stock evaluation measure. For a security, the Price/Earnings Ratio is given by dividing the Last Sale Price by the Average EPS (Earnings Per Share) Estimate for the specified fiscal time period. The forward P/E refers to the value for the next full year. 24.68
Earnings Per Share (EPS) The EPS listed on our infoquote and Summary Quote page is "12-mos Rolling". EPS represents the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Net income (reported or estimated) for a period of time is divided by the total number of shares outstanding (TSO) during that period; See growth rate measures for EPS. Our vendor's methodology for the EPS on the infoquote and Summary Quote pages follows the EPS used by the majority of the analysts following the stock, in many cases this is EBITDA EPS. $ 1.60
Annualized dividend $ 0.44
Ex Dividend Date Oct. 20, 2014
Dividend Payment Date Nov. 5, 2014
Current Yield 0.99 %
Beta 0.71

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ETFs with WST as a Top 10 Holding*

Weighting ETF Name (Symbol) 100-Day Price Change (%)
3.87% PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio (PSCH) +0.68  (1.25%)
0.94% Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF (VIOG) -3.61  (-3.67%)
0.9% iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund (IJT) -4.80  (-4.17%)
0.9% SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G (SLYG) -6.99  (-4.04%)
*Data is provided by Barchart.com. Data reflects weightings calculated at the beginning of each month. Data is subject to change.
**Green highlights the top performing ETF by % change in the past 100 days.

Company Description (as filed with the SEC)

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (which may be referred to as West, the Company, we, us or our) is a manufacturer of components and systems for the packaging and delivery of injectable drugs as well as delivery system components for the pharmaceutical, healthcare and consumer products industries. Our products include stoppers and seals for vials, prefillable syringe components and systems, components for intravenous and blood collection systems, safety and administration systems, advanced injection systems, and contract design and manufacturing services. Our customers include the leading global producers and distributors of pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and personal care products. The Company was incorporated under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on July 27, 1923. All trademarks and registered trademarks used in this report are the property of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.  ... More ...  

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