Wayfair Inc. engages in the e-commerce business in the United States and internationally. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Wayfair's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: W is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: W's weekly volatility has decreased from 16% to 11% over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Online Retail
1 Year Return
US Online Retail
Return vs Industry: W exceeded the US Online Retail industry which returned 53.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: W exceeded the US Market which returned 29.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Wayfair's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Wayfair 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: W ($295.54) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($414.15)
Significantly Below Fair Value: W is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: W is poor value based on its PE Ratio (153.1x) compared to the US Online Retail industry average (30.5x).
PE vs Market: W is poor value based on its PE Ratio (153.1x) compared to the US market (21.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: W is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: W has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Online Retail industry average.
How is Wayfair forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 28 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: W's forecast earnings growth (42.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: W's earnings (42.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (19.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: W's revenue (14.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: W's revenue (14.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: W is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Wayfair performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: W has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: W became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: W has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -26.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: W has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: W has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Online Retail industry (64.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: W's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Wayfair's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: W has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: W has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: W has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: W's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: W's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (53.3%).
Interest Coverage: W's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.5x coverage).
What is Wayfair current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate W's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate W'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 W's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if W'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 W's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Niraj Shah (46 yo)
Mr. Niraj S. Shah Co-Founded ZIZO Home Pty Ltd. in 2008 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board of Cove Hill Partners, L.P. Mr. Shah Co-Founded Wa...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Niraj's total compensation ($USD83.24K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.53M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Niraj's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Co-Founder & Co-Chairman||no data||US$83.24k||11.09% |
|Chief Financial Officer||7.42yrs||US$260.09k||0.095% |
|Senior VP & COO||1.67yrs||US$2.64m||0.019% |
|Chief Technology Officer||1.58yrs||US$2.74m||0.030% |
|Chief Product & Marketing Officer||no data||US$258.55k||0.25% |
|Chief Merchandising Officer||7yrs||US$257.78k||0.13% |
|Head of Corporate Finance||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations & Special Projects||no data||no data||no data|
|General Counsel & Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|VP and Global Head of Algorithms & Analytics||3.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Global Head of Talent & Vice President||3.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: W's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
|Co-Founder & Co-Chairman||no data||US$83.24k||11.09% |
|Independent Director||0.83yr||no data||0.099% |
|Lead Independent Director||7.17yrs||US$101.87k||0.24% |
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$99.42k||0.0014% |
|Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$101.87k||0.0082% |
|Independent Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||8.5yrs||US$93.16k||0.0012% |
|Independent Director||1.5yrs||US$186.39k||0.00063% |
Experienced Board: W's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 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: W insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10%.
Wayfair Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Wayfair Inc.
- Ticker: W
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2002
- Industry: Internet and Direct Marketing Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$30.612b
- Shares outstanding: 103.58m
- Website: https://www.wayfair.com
Number of Employees
- Wayfair Inc.
- 4 Copley Place
- 7th Floor
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|W||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2014|
|1WF||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2014|
|W *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||MX||MXN||Oct 2014|
|0A4A||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||GB||USD||Oct 2014|
Wayfair Inc. engages in the e-commerce business in the United States and internationally. It provides approximately eighteen million products for the home sector under various brands. The company offers se...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/04 00:22|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/03 00:00|
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