WD-40 Valuation

Is WDFC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

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  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Analyst Forecast

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of WDFC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: WDFC ($230.98) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($95.65)

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


Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for WDFC?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

WDFC key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue5.7x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA31.1x
PEG Ratio4.1x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does WDFC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

The above table shows the PE ratio for WDFC vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyForward PEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average32.7x
CENT Central Garden & Pet
20.6x8.4%US$2.7b
ENR Energizer Holdings
24.1x17.2%US$2.1b
REYN Reynolds Consumer Products
18.2x6.1%US$6.0b
CLX Clorox
68.1x33.0%US$16.3b
WDFC WD-40
45.9x11.2%US$3.1b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: WDFC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (45.9x) compared to the peer average (32.7x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does WDFC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Household Products Industry?

0 CompaniesPrice / EarningsEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Industry Avg.n/a7.5%
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No. of CompaniesPE048121620

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Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: WDFC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (45.9x) compared to the Global Household Products industry average (19.8x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is WDFC's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

WDFC PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio45.9x
Fair PE Ratio24.9x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: WDFC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (45.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.9x).


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

The above table shows the analyst WDFC forecast and predictions for the stock price in 12 month’s time.
DateShare PriceAverage 1Y Price TargetDispersionHighLow1Y Actual priceAnalysts
CurrentUS$230.98
US$284.00
+23.0%
10.2%US$313.00US$255.00n/a2
May ’25US$226.31
US$282.23
+24.7%
8.4%US$313.00US$255.00n/a3
Apr ’25US$248.90
US$281.50
+13.1%
11.2%US$313.00US$250.00n/a2
Mar ’25US$268.29
US$281.50
+4.9%
11.2%US$313.00US$250.00n/a2
Feb ’25US$261.15
US$281.50
+7.8%
11.2%US$313.00US$250.00n/a2
Jan ’25US$239.07
US$198.00
-17.2%
40.4%US$276.00US$88.00n/a3
Dec ’24US$240.83
US$178.67
-25.8%
39.1%US$258.00US$88.00n/a3
Nov ’24US$212.31
US$178.67
-15.8%
39.1%US$258.00US$88.00n/a3
Oct ’24US$203.24
US$178.00
-12.4%
38.8%US$256.00US$88.00n/a3
Sep ’24US$210.80
US$170.00
-19.4%
35.6%US$232.00US$88.00n/a3
Aug ’24US$230.79
US$170.00
-26.3%
35.6%US$232.00US$88.00n/a3
Jul ’24US$188.65
US$163.67
-13.2%
35.3%US$228.00US$88.00n/a3
Jun ’24US$192.11
US$163.67
-14.8%
35.3%US$228.00US$88.00n/a3
May ’24US$187.36
US$163.67
-12.6%
35.3%US$228.00US$88.00US$226.313
Apr ’24US$178.05
US$156.67
-12.0%
32.1%US$207.00US$88.00US$248.903
Mar ’24US$171.55
US$156.67
-8.7%
32.1%US$207.00US$88.00US$268.293
Feb ’24US$178.12
US$156.67
-12.0%
32.1%US$207.00US$88.00US$261.153
Jan ’24US$161.21
US$161.67
+0.3%
32.5%US$207.00US$88.00US$239.073
Dec ’23US$171.02
US$161.67
-5.5%
32.5%US$207.00US$88.00US$240.833
Nov ’23US$156.19
US$161.67
+3.5%
32.5%US$207.00US$88.00US$212.313
Oct ’23US$175.74
US$167.67
-4.6%
33.6%US$210.00US$88.00US$203.243
Sep ’23US$189.17
US$167.67
-11.4%
33.6%US$210.00US$88.00US$210.803
Aug ’23US$180.64
US$167.67
-7.2%
33.6%US$210.00US$88.00US$230.793
Jul ’23US$199.78
US$191.00
-4.4%
9.9%US$210.00US$172.00US$188.652
Jun ’23US$188.07
US$191.00
+1.6%
9.9%US$210.00US$172.00US$192.112
May ’23US$183.98
US$191.00
+3.8%
9.9%US$210.00US$172.00US$187.362

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.


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