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Executive Summary

G. Willi-Food International Ltd. develops, imports, exports, markets, and distributes food products worldwide.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.

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Share Price & News

How has G. Willi-Food International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: WILC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Consumer Retailing


US Market

1 Year Return




US Consumer Retailing


US Market

Return vs Industry: WILC exceeded the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned 16.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WILC exceeded the US Market which returned 9.9% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-7.3%1.4%2.8%
30 Day23.9%1.8%8.9%
90 Day9.3%4.0%-0.5%
1 Year50.0%50.0%18.2%16.1%11.8%9.3%
3 Year108.7%108.7%37.8%29.9%31.4%22.7%
5 Year153.0%137.3%60.3%43.7%58.7%40.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is G. Willi-Food International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is G. Willi-Food International 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: WILC ($14.19) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.04)

Significantly Below Fair Value: WILC is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WILC is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.8x) compared to the Consumer Retailing industry average (21.4x).

PE vs Market: WILC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.8x) compared to the US market (15.7x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WILC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (1.5x).

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Future Growth

How is G. Willi-Food International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


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 G. Willi-Food International 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.

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Past Performance

How has G. Willi-Food International performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WILC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WILC's current net profit margins (8.6%) are lower than last year (9.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WILC's earnings have grown significantly by 33.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WILC's earnings growth over the past year (10%) is below its 5-year average (33.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: WILC earnings growth over the past year (10%) exceeded the Consumer Retailing industry 4.1%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: WILC's Return on Equity (7.5%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is G. Willi-Food International's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WILC's short term assets (₪483.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (₪42.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: WILC's short term assets (₪483.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (₪3.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WILC is debt free.

Reducing Debt: WILC has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.01%.

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

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

Balance Sheet

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What is G. Willi-Food International's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WILC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WILC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WILC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WILC's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: WILC is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WILC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.

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


Average management tenure


Einat Shapira (41yo)



Mrs. Einat Peled Shapira is the Chief Executive Officer of G. Willi-Food International Ltd. since March 10, 2020. She has experience in the food industry. For the past 14 years, she has held several senior ...

Leadership Team

Ran Asulin
Chief Trade & Selling Officer0.25yr₪558.00kno data
Einat Shapira
Chief Executive Officer0.25yrno datano data
Yitschak Barabi
CFO & Controller0.75yrno datano data
Elad Tsemach
Chief Operating Officer0.25yrno datano data
Ran Aharoni
Vice President of Sales2.83yrs₪773.00kno data


Average Tenure

Experienced Management: WILC's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Zwi Williger
Co-Chairman of the Board2.83yrs₪3.15m5.51% 10.3m
Joseph Williger
Co-Chairman of the Board3yrs₪3.07m0.091% 170.3k
Victor Bar
Independent Director3yrsno datano data
David Donin
Independent Director3yrsno datano data
Einav Brar
Independent External Director1.83yrsno datano data
Idan Ben-Shitrit
External Director1.83yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: WILC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

G. Willi-Food International Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: G. Willi-Food International Ltd.
  • Ticker: WILC
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Food Distributors
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Market Cap: US$187.549m
  • Shares outstanding: 13.22m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • G. Willi-Food International Ltd.
  • 4 Nahal Harif Street
  • Northen Industrial Zone
  • Yavne
  • 81106
  • Israel


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WILCNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDMay 1997


G. Willi-Food International Ltd. develops, imports, exports, markets, and distributes food products worldwide. It offers mushroom, artichoke, bean, asparagu, caper, corn kernel, baby corn, palm heart, vine leave, sour pickle, mixed pickled vegetable, pickled pepper, an assortment of olives, garlic, roasted eggplant sun, and dried tomato products; and canned fish comprising tuna, sardine, anchovie, smoked and pressed cod liver, herring, fish paste, and salmon products. The company also provides pineapple, peach, apricot, pear, mango, cherry, litchi, and fruit cocktail products; edible oils comprising olive, sunflower, soybean, corn, and rapeseed oils; dairy and dairy substitutes consisting of cheese, feta, Bulgarian cubes, goat cheese, fetina, butter, butter spread, margarine, melted cheese, cheese alternative, condensed milk, whipped cream, and other products; and dried fruits, nuts, and beans, such as figs, apricots and organic apricots, organic chestnuts, sunflower and sesame seeds, walnuts, pine nuts, cashews, banana chips, pistachios, and peanuts. In addition, it offers instant noodle soup, frozen edamame soybean, freeze dried instant coffee, bagel, breadstick, coffee creamer, lemon juice, halva, Turkish delight, cookie, vinegar, sweet pastry and cracker, sauce, corn flour, rice, rice stick, pasta, spaghetti and noodle, breakfast cereal, corn flake, rusk, tortilla, dried apples snack, desert, and light and alcoholic beverage products. G. Willi-Food International Ltd. markets its products under the Willi-Food, Donna Rozza, Manchow, Gold Frost, Tifeeret, the Chef Dish, Art Coffe, Mr Chang, Muchi, Euro Butter, Euro Spread, Euro Cheese, Euro Cream, Euro Dessert, and Emma brand names. The company was formerly known as G. Willi-Food Ltd. and changed its name to G. Willi-Food International Ltd. in June 1996. The company was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Yavne, Israel. G. Willi-Food International Ltd. is a subsidiary of Willi-Food Investments Ltd. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/01 03:12
End of Day Share Price2020/05/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.