World Fuel Services Corporation engages in the distribution of fuel, and related products and services in the aviation, marine, and land transportation industries worldwide.
No risks detected for WFK from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has World Fuel Services's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WFK has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
DE Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: WFK underperformed the German Oil and Gas industry which returned 74.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WFK exceeded the German Market which returned 12.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is World Fuel Services's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is World Fuel Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WFK (€34.6) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€24.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WFK is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WFK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (10.7x).
PE vs Market: WFK is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the German market (20.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WFK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WFK is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the DE Oil and Gas industry average (1.4x).
How is World Fuel Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WFK's forecast earnings growth (15.3% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: WFK's earnings (15.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WFK's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WFK's revenue (9.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WFK's revenue (9.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if WFK's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has World Fuel Services performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WFK has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WFK became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WFK's earnings have declined by -29% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WFK has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: WFK has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-5.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WFK's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is World Fuel Services's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WFK's short term assets ($4.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: WFK's short term assets ($4.0B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WFK's debt to equity ratio (36.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: WFK's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 42.3% to 36.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WFK's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (45%).
Interest Coverage: WFK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.2x coverage).
Inventory Level: WFK has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: WFK's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.9x debt).
What is World Fuel Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WFK's dividend (1.1%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.31%).
High Dividend: WFK's dividend (1.1%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.63%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WFK's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WFK's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (14%), WFK's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mike Kasbar (62yo)
Mr. Michael J. Kasbar, also known as Mike, has been the Chief Executive Officer of World Fuel Services Corp. since January 1, 2012 and July 2002 respectively. He served as President of World Fuel Services ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD4.89M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.52M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||8.1yrs||US$4.89m||1.04% $22.7m|
|Executive VP & CFO||12.8yrs||US$1.90m||0.096% $2.1m|
|Chief Operating Officer||2.3yrs||US$1.93m||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Global Land||3.9yrs||US$1.80m||0.083% $1.8m|
|Executive Vice President of Global Aviation & Marine||3.9yrs||US$2.03m||0.11% $2.3m|
|VP, Treasurer & Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||2.9yrs||no data||0.075% $1.6m|
|Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Commercial Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Marine||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WFK's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||8.1yrs||US$4.89m||1.04% $22.7m|
|Chairman Emeritus||5.8yrs||US$221.42k||0.58% $12.7m|
|Lead Independent Director||2.8yrs||US$296.63k||0.14% $3.1m|
|Independent Director||17.5yrs||US$263.63k||0.082% $1.8m|
|Independent Director||17.5yrs||US$287.63k||0.081% $1.8m|
|Independent Director||2.3yrs||US$240.00k||0.016% $339.6k|
|Independent Director||9.3yrs||US$273.63k||0.054% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||5.1yrs||US$261.53k||0.037% $805.0k|
|Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: WFK's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
World Fuel Services Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: World Fuel Services Corporation
- Ticker: WFK
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$2.372b
- Listing Market Cap: US$2.184b
- Shares outstanding: 65.39m
- Website: https://www.wfscorp.com
Number of Employees
- World Fuel Services Corporation
- 9800 Northwest 41st Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|INT||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 1986|
|WFK||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 1986|
World Fuel Services Corporation engages in the distribution of fuel, and related products and services in the aviation, marine, and land transportation industries worldwide. Its Aviation segment supplies fuel, and related products and services to commercial airlines, second and third tier airlines, cargo carriers, regional and low-cost carriers, airports, fixed based operators, corporate fleets, fractional operators, private aircraft, military fleets, the U.S. and foreign governments, and intergovernmental organizations. This segment also offers fuel management, price risk management, ground handling, and dispatch services, as well as international trip planning services, such as flight plans, weather reports, and overflight permits. The company’s Land segment offers fuel, heating oil, propane, natural gas, lubricants, and related products and services to petroleum distributors and retail petroleum operators, as well as industrial, commercial, residential, and government customers. This segment also offers management services for procuring fuel and price risk management; advisory and fulfillment solutions related to power, natural gas, and other energy products; and card payment solutions, government payment systems for fuel procurement, merchant processing services, toll payment solutions, and commercial payment programs. Its Marine segment markets fuel, lubricants, and related products and services to international container and tanker fleets, commercial cruise lines, yachts and time charter operators, offshore rig owners and operators, the U.S. and foreign governments, and other fuel suppliers. Its marine fuel-related services include management services to procure fuel, cost control, quality control, claims management, and card payment and related processing services. This segment also engages in the fueling of vessels, and transportation and delivery of fuel and fuel-related products. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/22 21:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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