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Willy-Food Investments TASE:WLFD Stock Report

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19 May, 2022


Company Financials
WLFD fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health6/6

WLFD Stock Overview

Willy-Food Investments Ltd imports, exports, markets, and sells food products in Israel.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Willy-Food Investments
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₪33.90
52 Week High₪47.25
52 Week Low₪32.55
1 Month Change-7.95%
3 Month Change-14.80%
1 Year Change-12.36%
3 Year Change33.26%
5 Year Change86.47%
Change since IPO857.63%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 18
Returns On Capital Are Showing Encouraging Signs At Willy-Food Investments (TLV:WLFD)

Returns On Capital Are Showing Encouraging Signs At Willy-Food Investments (TLV:WLFD)

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Shareholder Returns

WLFDIL Consumer RetailingIL Market

Return vs Industry: WLFD underperformed the IL Consumer Retailing industry which returned -6.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WLFD underperformed the IL Market which returned 15.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is WLFD's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WLFD volatility
WLFD Average Weekly Movement6.6%
Consumer Retailing Industry Average Movement4.6%
Market Average Movement5.4%
10% most volatile stocks in IL Market9.1%
10% least volatile stocks in IL Market3.7%

Stable Share Price: WLFD is not significantly more volatile than the rest of IL stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: WLFD's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1992182Einat Feldshapira

Willy-Food Investments Ltd imports, exports, markets, and sells food products in Israel. It offers canned fruits, vegetables, and fish; coconut milk, rice vermicelli, mushrooms, roasted/in brine vegetables, vinegar, prepared meal, and milk alternative drink products; oil, sauces, rice, pasta, noodles, juices, cereals, and snacks products; tortillas, toasts, crackers, and corn flour; and dry, chilled, and frozen food products. The company also provides butter, margarine, whipped cream, cheese, and dairy products; and cookies and sweets, and tea and others.

Willy-Food Investments Fundamentals Summary

How do Willy-Food Investments's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WLFD fundamental statistics
Market Cap₪447.14m
Earnings (TTM)₪26.11m
Revenue (TTM)₪454.21m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
WLFD income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₪315.92m
Gross Profit₪138.29m
Other Expenses₪112.18m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)1.98
Gross Margin30.45%
Net Profit Margin5.75%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did WLFD perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Willy-Food Investments undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: WLFD (₪33.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₪36.57)

Significantly Below Fair Value: WLFD is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WLFD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.1x) compared to the IL Consumer Retailing industry average (16x).

PE vs Market: WLFD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.1x) compared to the IL market (11.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WLFD's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WLFD is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the IL Consumer Retailing industry average (2.2x).

Future Growth

How is Willy-Food Investments forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Consumer Retailing industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Willy-Food Investments has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Willy-Food Investments performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WLFD has a large one-off gain of ₪19.5M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: WLFD's current net profit margins (5.7%) are lower than last year (6.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WLFD's earnings have grown significantly by 32.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WLFD's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: WLFD had negative earnings growth (-15.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Retailing industry average (14.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: WLFD's Return on Equity (7.3%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Willy-Food Investments's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WLFD's short term assets (₪586.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (₪50.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: WLFD's short term assets (₪586.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (₪6.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WLFD is debt free.

Reducing Debt: WLFD had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: WLFD has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: WLFD has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Willy-Food Investments's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: WLFD's dividend (17.73%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the IL market (1.98%).

High Dividend: WLFD's dividend (17.73%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the IL market (5.93%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: WLFD's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: WLFD's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (303.6%), WLFD's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (204.5%), WLFD's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Einat Feldshapira (44 yo)





CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Einat's total compensation ($USD280.99K) is about average for companies of similar size in the IL market ($USD382.79K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Einat's compensation with company performance.

Board Members

Experienced Board: WLFD's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Willy-Food Investments Ltd's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Willy-Food Investments Ltd
  • Ticker: WLFD
  • Exchange: TASE
  • Founded: 1992
  • Industry: Food Distributors
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Implied Market Cap: ₪447.138m
  • Shares outstanding: 13.19m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Willy-Food Investments Ltd
  • Nachal Harif Street
  • Northern Industrial Area
  • Yavne
  • 81106022
  • Israel


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/19 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/19 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.