WD-40 Company

WD-40 Company produces lubricants, hand cleaners, and household cleaners worldwide. Its products include WD-40, a multi-purpose product, which acts as a lubricant, rust preventative, penetrant, cleaner, and moisture displacer; WD-40 Specialist, a line of best-in class specialty maintenance products; 3-IN-ONE Oil, a drip oil for household consumers that has application in the areas of locksmithing, HVAC, marine, farming, construction, and jewelry manufacturing, as well as household consumer applications; and a range of heavy-duty hand cleaner products, including bar soaps and liquid cleaners under the Lava and Solvol brands. The company also offers X-14 line of liquid mildew stain removers, liquid daily shower cleaners, automatic toilet bowl cleaners, and aerosol and liquid all-purpose bathroom cleaners; 2000 Flushes line of automatic toilet bowl cleaners; Carpet Fresh rug and room deodorizers; aerosol and liquid carpet stain removers under the Spot Shot brand name; and carpet and household cleaners under the 1001 brand name. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

San Diego, US
Size (employees)
445 (est)+3%
WD-40 Company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in San Diego, US

WD-40 Company Office Locations

WD-40 Company has an office in San Diego
San Diego, US (HQ)
1061 Cudahy Pl

WD-40 Company Data and Metrics

WD-40 Company Financial Metrics

WD-40 Company's revenue was reported to be $380.7 m in FY, 2016 which is a 1% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

380.7 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

214.4 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

52.6 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

71.3 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

1.5 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Aug-2016)

50.9 m
WD-40 Company's current market capitalization is $1.5 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


368.5 m383 m378.2 m380.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

179.4 m184.1 m178 m166.3 m

Gross profit

189.2 m198.9 m200.2 m214.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %


General and administrative expense

104.4 m108.6 m108.9 m117.8 m

Operating expense total

132.5 m135.1 m134.8 m143 m


56.6 m63.7 m65.4 m71.3 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

(693 k)(1 m)(1.2 m)(1.7 m)

Interest income

506 k596 k584 k683 k

Pre tax profit

56.9 m63 m63.1 m72.8 m

Income tax expense

17.1 m19.2 m18.3 m20.2 m

Net Income

39.8 m43.7 m44.8 m52.6 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


53.4 m57.8 m53.9 m50.9 m

Accounts Receivable

62.6 m73.3 m73.6 m75.2 m


32.4 m35 m32.1 m31.8 m

Current Assets

192.1 m215.7 m205.3 m209.5 m


8.5 m9.7 m11.4 m11.5 m


95.2 m95.5 m96.4 m95.6 m

Total Assets

323.1 m347.7 m339.3 m339.7 m

Accounts Payable

19.7 m18 m17.1 m18.7 m

Current Liabilities

117.6 m151.9 m48 m58.7 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

133.2 m136.2 m141.7 m145.9 m

Retained Earnings

214 m237.6 m260.7 m289.6 m

Total Equity

179.5 m169.4 m157.9 m140.4 m

Financial Leverage

1.8 x2.1 x2.1 x2.4 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

39.8 m43.7 m44.8 m52.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

5.9 m6.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(5.8 m)(9.9 m)


32.4 m(2.2 m)32.1 m(1 m)

Accounts Payable

19.7 m(1.2 m)17.1 m8.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

38.7 m60.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

(4.1 m)(4.4 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(10.5 m)(20.9 m)

Dividends Paid

(20.2 m)(23.7 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(25.8 m)(38.5 m)

Interest Paid

915 k1.6 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


879.1 k

Financial Leverage

2.4 x

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