NasdaqCM:WVVI

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc. produces and sells wine in the United States and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Willamette Valley Vineyards's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.2%

WVVI

-0.2%

US Beverage

1.0%

US Market


1 Year Return

-9.6%

WVVI

17.6%

US Beverage

6.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: WVVI underperformed the US Beverage industry which returned 17.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WVVI underperformed the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

WVVIIndustryMarket
7 Day1.2%-0.2%1.0%
30 Day-2.8%-1.0%-1.8%
90 Day3.6%1.1%-1.8%
1 Year-9.6%-9.6%20.7%17.6%9.1%6.7%
3 Year-13.6%-13.6%33.2%22.9%46.1%36.6%
5 Year29.1%29.1%55.5%35.7%66.9%48.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Willamette Valley Vineyards's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Willamette Valley Vineyards undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

23.31x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate WVVI's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate WVVI's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price Based on Earnings

PE vs Industry: WVVI is good value based on its PE Ratio (23.3x) compared to the Beverage industry average (31.2x).

PE vs Market: WVVI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.3x) compared to the US market (17.5x).


Price Based on Expected Growth

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


Price Based on Value of Assets

PB vs Industry: WVVI is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Beverage industry average (5.1x).


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Future Growth

How is Willamette Valley Vineyards expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

32.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Earnings vs Savings Rate: WVVI's forecast earnings growth (32.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: WVVI's earnings (32.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if WVVI's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the US market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if WVVI's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if WVVI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Willamette Valley Vineyards performed over the past 5 years?

1.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WVVI's earnings have grown by 1% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: WVVI had negative earnings growth (-34.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Beverage industry average (-1.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: WVVI's Return on Equity (5.2%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: WVVI's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Beverage industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: WVVI's Return on Capital Employed has declined over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is Willamette Valley Vineyards's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WVVI's short term assets ($26.8M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($3.9M)

Long Term Liabilities: WVVI's short term assets (26.8M) exceeds its long term liabilities (13.1M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WVVI's debt to equity ratio (16.5%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: WVVI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 28.8% to 16.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: WVVI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.7%).

Interest Coverage: WVVI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: WVVI has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: WVVI's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.354580x debt).


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Dividend

What is Willamette Valley Vineyards's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.8%industryaverage2.5%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


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Management

What is the CEO of Willamette Valley Vineyards's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jim Bernau (65yo)

31.4yrs

Tenure

US$579,557

Compensation

Mr. James W. Bernau, also known as Jim, an Oregon winegrower, originally established Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc., as a sole proprietorship in 1983, and he co-founded it in 1988. Mr. Bernau has been P ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Jim's total compensation ($USD579.56K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD495.80K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jim's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

5.4yrs

Average Tenure

64.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: WVVI's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

12.1yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: WVVI's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.1 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$91,75511 Apr 19
James Bernau
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder
Shares13,100
Max PriceUS$7.10
SellUS$709 Apr 19
James Bernau
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder
Shares1
Max PriceUS$7.10
SellUS$6,37609 Apr 19
James Bernau
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder
Shares898
Max PriceUS$7.10
SellUS$2,84004 Apr 19
James Bernau
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder
Shares400
Max PriceUS$7.10
SellUS$704 Apr 19
James Bernau
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder
Shares1
Max PriceUS$7.10

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Jim Bernau (65yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 31.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$579.56k
  • Craig Smith (72yo)

    Secretary & Independent Director

    • Tenure: 12yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.85k
  • John Ferry (53yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
  • Rich Goward (64yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
    • Compensation: US$150.58k

Board Members

  • Jim Bernau (65yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 31.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$579.56k
  • James Ellis (74yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 28.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$13.36k
  • Stan Turel (71yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 24.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.50k
  • Sean Cary (46yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 12.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.90k
  • Craig Smith (72yo)

    Secretary & Independent Director

    • Tenure: 12yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.85k
  • Chris Sarles (54yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.00k
  • Heather Westing (60yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 3.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.10k
  • Leslie Copland

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs

Company Information

Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc.
  • Ticker: WVVI
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Distillers and Vintners
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: US$34.752m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.96m
  • Website: https://www.wvv.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc.
  • 8800 Enchanted Way, SE
  • Turner
  • Oregon
  • 97392
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WVVINasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDSep 1994
WVVI.PNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)RED PFD SER AUSUSDNov 2015

Biography

Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc. produces and sells wine in the United States and internationally. The company offers Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Methode Champenoise Brut, Rose, and R ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/14 01:34
End of Day Share Price2019/10/11 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.

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