NYSE:WMK

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Executive Summary

Weis Markets, Inc. engages in the retail sale of food in Pennsylvania and surrounding states.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.

Risks

  • Weis Markets is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has Weis Markets's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.05%

NYSE:WMK

2.9%

US Consumer Retailing

-1.0%

US Market


1 Year Return

-18.2%

NYSE:WMK

7.2%

US Consumer Retailing

-0.4%

US Market

WMK underperformed the Consumer Retailing industry which returned 6.5% over the past year.

WMK underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -1.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

WMKIndustryMarket
7 Day0.05%2.9%-1.0%
30 Day6.4%-1.4%-3.3%
90 Day1.6%8.2%0.4%
1 Year-15.8%-18.2%9.2%7.2%1.8%-0.4%
3 Year-17.4%-23.7%37.1%28.6%39.4%30.4%
5 Year4.4%-8.6%60.6%43.5%54.2%37.1%

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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Valuation

Is Weis Markets undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

16.79x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Weis Markets's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Weis Markets's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Weis Markets is good value based on earnings compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average.

Weis Markets is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Weis Markets, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Weis Markets is good value based on assets compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Weis Markets expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

15.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Weis Markets is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Weis Markets's earnings are expected to grow by 15.7% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unable to compare Weis Markets's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.

Weis Markets's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Weis Markets's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Weis Markets will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Weis Markets performed over the past 5 years?

9.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Weis Markets's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years, however the most recent earnings are below average.

Weis Markets's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Weis Markets's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average.


Return on Equity

Weis Markets has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Weis Markets used its assets less efficiently than the US Consumer Retailing industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Weis Markets's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Weis Markets's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Weis Markets is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Weis Markets's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Weis Markets has no debt.

Weis Markets currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.

Weis Markets has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Weis Markets has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Weis Markets has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Weis Markets's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.19%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Weis Markets's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.5%).

Weis Markets's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.9%).

Dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are covered by earnings (1.9x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


Next Steps

  • Explore strong dividend paying companies in the consumer retailing industry.

Management

What is the CEO of Weis Markets's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jonathan Weis (51yo)

5.9yrs

Tenure

US$5,876,245

Compensation

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

Jonathan's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Jonathan's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

5.9yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Weis Markets management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

7.6yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Weis Markets board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Weis Markets individual insiders in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$30,08004 Jun 19
Scott Frost
EntityIndividual
Role
Senior VP
Shares800
Max PriceUS$37.60
BuyUS$38,57030 May 19
Kurt Schertle
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Shares1,000
Max PriceUS$38.57
BuyUS$22,77022 May 19
Wayne Bailey
EntityIndividual
Shares600
Max PriceUS$37.95
BuyUS$40,36018 Mar 19
Kurt Schertle
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Shares1,000
Max PriceUS$40.36

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Scott Frost (56yo)

    Senior VP

    • Tenure: 9.8yrs
    • Compensation: $1.08m
  • David Gose (52yo)

    Senior Vice President of Operations

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
    • Compensation: $752.91k
  • R. Zeh

    Chief Information Officer and Vice President

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
  • Brian Bosworth

    Sales Director

    • Tenure: 6.3yrs
  • Robert Cline

    Vice President of Talent Development and Vice President of Associate Relations

  • Kurt Schertle (47yo)

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 5.4yrs
    • Compensation: $2.01m
  • Jack O'hara

    Vice President of Legal Affairs and Real Estate

    • Tenure: 7.4yrs
  • Jonathan Weis (51yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 5.9yrs
    • Compensation: $5.88m
  • Mark Shearer

    Director of Technical Services

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
  • Harold Graber (63yo)

    Senior VP of Real Estate & Development

    • Tenure: 5.5yrs
    • Compensation: $818.05k

Board Members

  • Jonathan Weis (51yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: $5.88m
  • Eddie Lauth (65yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.6yrs
    • Compensation: $90.00k
  • Harold Graber (63yo)

    Senior VP of Real Estate & Development

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
    • Compensation: $818.05k
  • Dennis Hatchell (69yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.1yrs
    • Compensation: $96.00k
  • Gerrald Silverman (60yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 9.1yrs
    • Compensation: $90.00k

Company Information

Weis Markets, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Weis Markets, Inc.
  • Ticker: WMK
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1912
  • Industry: food retail
  • Sector: consumer retailing
  • Market Cap: US$1.045b
  • Shares outstanding: 26.90m
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • Weis Markets, Inc.
  • 1000 South Second Street
  • PO Box 471
  • Sunbury
  • Pennsylvania
  • 17801
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WMKNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1968
76KBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1968

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/16 23:49
End of Day Share Price2019/08/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/29
Annual Earnings2018/12/29


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.