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West Pharmaceutical Services manufactures and sells packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products internationally. The Company's Proprietary Products segment offers stoppers and seals for injectable packaging systems and syringe and cartridge components, including custom solutions for the needs of injectable drug applications, as well as administration systems that enhance the safe delivery of drugs through advanced reconstitution, mixing, and transfer technologies. This segment serves biologic, generic, and pharmaceutical drug companies. Its Contract-Manufactured Products segment is involved in the design, manufacture, and automated assembly of components and devices used in surgical, diagnostic, ophthalmic, injectable, and other drug delivery systems, as well as consumer products. This segment serves pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and medical device companies. West Pharmaceutical Services distributes products through its sales force and distribution network, as well as contract sales agents and regional distributors.
TypePublic
Founded1923
HQExton, US
Websitewestpharma.com
Employee Ratings3

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)7,700(+3%)
Job Openings40
Revenue (FY, 2016)$1.5 B(+7%)
Share Price (Jun 2019)$120

West Pharmaceutical Services Office Locations

West Pharmaceutical Services has an office in Exton
Exton, US (HQ)
530 Herman O. W Dr
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West Pharmaceutical Services Financials and Metrics

West Pharmaceutical Services Revenue

West Pharmaceutical Services's revenue was reported to be $1.51 b in FY, 2016 which is a 7.8% increase from the previous period.
USD

Market capitalization (10-Jun-2019)

8.8b

Closing stock price (10-Jun-2019)

120.0
West Pharmaceutical Services's current market capitalization is $8.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016

Revenue

1.4b1.4b1.5b

Revenue growth, %

4%8%

General and administrative expense

239.8m

R&D expense

36.8m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

341.8m335.9m359.7m344.5m388.0m387.7m

General and administrative expense

56.1m56.0m55.2m60.8m54.6m61.6m

R&D expense

9.6m7.5m8.1m8.5m10.3m

Operating expense total

65.7m65.6m62.7m68.9m63.1m71.3m71.9m70.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

230.0m255.3m203.0m

Accounts Receivable

179.0m200.5m

Inventories

181.5m199.3m

Current Assets

659.3m641.9m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q2, 2019

Cash

230.0m246.8m207.1m252.0m256.8m

Accounts Receivable

195.9m189.5m194.6m219.0m

Inventories

185.7m183.4m187.7m

Current Assets

679.5m625.1m680.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

127.1m95.6m143.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

81.0m84.8m86.1m88.1m

Inventories

(16.0m)(11.0m)(21.2m)(7.0m)

Accounts Payable

(3.5m)17.2m6.1m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

27.1m32.9m60.7m62.2m104.5m60.9m150.7m

Inventories

187.2m187.7m194.1m197.7m201.1m212.3m

Accounts Payable

91.4m93.6m97.5m107.3m99.0m106.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

73.0m3.0m106.0m45.0m127.0m
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West Pharmaceutical Services Online and Social Media Presence

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West Pharmaceutical Services News and Updates

Global Pharmaceutical Cartridges Market to 2026 with Gerresheimer, SCHOTT,West Pharmaceutical Services, Merck, Stevanto, Transcoject, and Baxter Dominating

DUBLIN, Nov. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Pharmaceutical Cartridges Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Material Type (Glass, Plastic), By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, MEA, APAC), And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2026" report has been added to...

Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Market 2018-2023 with Sonoco Products Company, Amcor Group, West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. and IntraPac International Dominating

DUBLIN, Sept 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Market - Forecasts from 2018 to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global pharmaceutical Packaging Market was valued at US$71.379 billion in 2017 and is projected to expand at a...

Global Pharmaceutical Vial Market 2018 Key Players: Gerreshemier AG, Schott AG, West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., Berk Company LLC, Piramal Glass Limited, Nipro Europe,.

WiseGuyReports.com adds “Pharmaceutical Vial Market 2018 Global Analysis, Growth, Trends and Opportunities Research Report Forecasting to 2025”reports to its database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

West Pharmaceutical Services Blogs

West Announces Second-Quarter 2019 Results and Announces an Increase to Fourth-Quarter 2019 Dividend

- Conference Call Scheduled for 9 a.m. EDT Today - EXTON, Pa. , July 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced its financial results for the second-quarter 2019 and updated full-year 2019 financial guidance.

West to Host Second-Quarter 2019 Conference Call

West to Host Second-Quarter 2019 Conference Call Content Import Thu, 07/11/2019 - 06:00 West to Host Second-Quarter 2019 Conference Call Jul 11, 2019 This release is a backfill from a News Wire General EXTON, Pa., July 11, 2019 /P…

West NovaGuard® SA Pro Safety System Recognized for Excellence in Design and User Experience at the India Packaging Awards

West NovaGuard® SA Pro Safety System Recognized for Excellence in Design and User Experience at the India Packaging Awards Content Import Wed, 05/22/2019 - 06:00 West NovaGuard® SA Pro Safety System Recognized for Excellence in Design and User Experience at the India Packaging Awards …

West to Host First-Quarter 2019 Conference Call

EXTON, Pa. , April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --   West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced that it will release first-quarter 2019  financial results before the market opens on Thursday, April 25, 2019 ,

West Expands Presence in Korea with New Sales Office

SEOUL, South Korea , April 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced it has expanded its presence in the Asia Pacific region with a new sales office in Korea—West

West Announces Quarterly Dividend and Share Repurchase Program

EXTON, Pa. , Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.  (NYSE: WST) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has approved a second-quarter 2019 dividend of $0.15 per share. The dividend will be paid on May 1, 2019 , to shareholders of record as of April 17, 2019
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West Pharmaceutical Services Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was West Pharmaceutical Services founded?

    West Pharmaceutical Services was founded in 1923.

  • How many employees does West Pharmaceutical Services have?

    West Pharmaceutical Services has 7,700 employees.

  • What is West Pharmaceutical Services revenue?

    Latest West Pharmaceutical Services annual revenue is $1.5 b.

  • What is West Pharmaceutical Services revenue per employee?

    Latest West Pharmaceutical Services revenue per employee is $196 k.

  • Who are West Pharmaceutical Services competitors?

    Competitors of West Pharmaceutical Services include Loxo Oncology, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals and Chiasma.

  • Where is West Pharmaceutical Services headquarters?

    West Pharmaceutical Services headquarters is located at 530 Herman O. W Dr, Exton.

  • Where are West Pharmaceutical Services offices?

    West Pharmaceutical Services has an office in Exton.

  • How many offices does West Pharmaceutical Services have?

    West Pharmaceutical Services has 1 office.