Last $43.76 USD
Change Today +0.73 / 1.70%
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Open
$42.86
Previous Close
$43.03
Day High
$43.85
Day Low
$42.75
52 Week High
01/17/14 - $51.12
52 Week Low
04/18/13 - $31.35
Market Cap
3.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
391.0K
EPS TTM
$1.61
Shares Outstanding
70.7M
EX-Date
04/21/14
P/E TM
27.2x
Dividend
$0.40
Dividend Yield
0.89%
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west pharmaceutical services (WST) Details

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells components and systems for the packaging and delivery of injectable drugs, as well as delivery system components for the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and consumer products industries. The company operates through two segments, Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems and Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems. The Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems segment offers packaging components and systems for injectable drug delivery, such as stoppers and seals for vials, closures and other components used in syringe, intravenous and blood collection systems, and prefillable syringe components. This segment also provides contract analytical laboratory services for testing and evaluating primary drug packaging components with the contained drug formulation; and specialized testing for complete drug delivery systems. The Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems segment offers safety and administration systems, and multi component systems for drug administration. This segment offers customer contract-manufacturing and assembly solutions, which include technologies, such as multi-component molding, in-mold labeling, ultrasonic welding, and clean room molding and device assembly used to manufacture customer-owned components, as well as devices used in surgical, diagnostic, ophthalmic, other drug delivery systems, personal care, and consumer products. This segment’s administration systems comprise sterile devices for the administration of drug products, including transfer devices, needleless reconstitution systems, and vial adapters. The company sells its products through its sales force, distribution network, contract sales agents, and regional distributors in the United States, Germany, France, and other European countries. West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania.

6,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1923

west pharmaceutical services (WST) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $825.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $457.9K
President of Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems
Total Annual Compensation: $394.8K
President of Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems...
Total Annual Compensation: $359.3K
President of Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems
Total Annual Compensation: $339.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

west pharmaceutical services (WST) Key Developments

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Announces Resignation of Robert Johnson from the Board of Directors Effective April 30, 2014

Robert Johnson notified the West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. that he will be retiring from the board of directors effective April 30, 2014. Mr. Johnson was scheduled to retire on May 6, 2014 in accordance with the board's mandatory retirement policy.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Presents at Barclays Capital 2014 Global Healthcare Conference, Mar-13-2014 09:00 AM

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Presents at Barclays Capital 2014 Global Healthcare Conference, Mar-13-2014 09:00 AM. Venue: Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Miami, Florida, United States. Speakers: William J. Federici, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President.

West Pharmaceutical Services Appoints Myla Lai-Goldman to its Board of Directors; Announces Second Quarter 2014 Dividend Payable on May 7, 2014

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors increased the size of the board to eleven and appointed Myla Lai-Goldman, M.D., for a term that will expire at the 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, when she will stand for election. Dr. Lai-Goldman, 56, is Chief Executive Officer and President of GeneCentric Diagnostics, Inc., and also a founder and director. The board also approved payment of the second-quarter 2014 cash dividend of $0.10 per share. The dividend will be paid on May 7, 2014 to shareholders of record on April 23, 2014.

 

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