Weis Markets, Inc. engages in the retail sale of food in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. More Details
No risks detected for WMK from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet, undervalued and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Weis Markets's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WMK is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WMK's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Retailing
1 Year Return
US Consumer Retailing
Return vs Industry: WMK underperformed the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned 16.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WMK underperformed the US Market which returned 33.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Weis Markets's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Weis Markets undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WMK ($53.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($102.44)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WMK is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WMK is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.2x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (21.1x).
PE vs Market: WMK is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.2x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WMK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WMK is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (2.4x).
How is Weis Markets 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 Weis Markets 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.
How has Weis Markets performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WMK has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WMK's current net profit margins (2.7%) are higher than last year (2.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WMK's earnings have grown by 7.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WMK's earnings growth over the past year (7.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (7.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WMK earnings growth over the past year (7.3%) underperformed the Consumer Retailing industry 25%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WMK's Return on Equity (9.1%) is considered low.
How is Weis Markets's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WMK's short term assets ($614.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($307.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: WMK's short term assets ($614.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($331.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WMK is debt free.
Reducing Debt: WMK has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.1%.
Debt Coverage: WMK has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: WMK has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Weis Markets's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WMK's dividend (2.34%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).
High Dividend: WMK's dividend (2.34%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.58%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WMK's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WMK's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (30.7%), WMK's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jonathan Weis (53 yo)
Mr. Jonathan H. Weis has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Weis Markets, Inc. since February 11, 2014 and served as its Secretary April 2002. Mr. Weis served as an Interim Chief Executive O...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jonathan's total compensation ($USD9.03M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.66M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jonathan's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: WMK's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WMK's board of directors are considered experienced (9.7 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Weis Markets, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Weis Markets, Inc.
- Ticker: WMK
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1912
- Industry: Food Retail
- Sector: Consumer Retailing
- Market Cap: US$1.427b
- Shares outstanding: 26.90m
- Website: https://www.weismarkets.com
Number of Employees
- Weis Markets, Inc.
- 1000 South Second Street
- PO Box 471
- United States
Weis Markets, Inc. engages in the retail sale of food in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. The company's retail food stores sell groceries, dairy products, frozen foods, meats, seafood, fresh produce, f...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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