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Last $55.58 USD
Change Today -0.53 / -0.94%
Volume 237.6K
WST On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

west pharmaceutical services (WST) Snapshot

Open
$55.70
Previous Close
$56.11
Day High
$56.20
Day Low
$55.33
52 Week High
03/31/15 - $60.30
52 Week Low
08/12/14 - $39.11
Market Cap
4.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
261.7K
EPS TTM
$1.78
Shares Outstanding
71.9M
EX-Date
04/20/15
P/E TM
31.2x
Dividend
$0.44
Dividend Yield
0.77%
Current Stock Chart for WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES (WST)

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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. It 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 primarily through its sales force and distribution network, as well as through 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.

7,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1923

west pharmaceutical services (WST) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $837.7K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $467.0K
President of Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems
Total Annual Compensation: $350.3K
President of the Pharmaceutical Packaging Sys...
Total Annual Compensation: $346.0K
President of Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems...
Total Annual Compensation: $339.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

west pharmaceutical services (WST) Key Developments

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

West Pharmaceutical Services announced that Eric M. Green has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Donald E. Morel, Jr., Ph.D. Green joins West from Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (SIAL), where he has served as Executive Vice President and President of the company's Research Markets business unit since 2013. Green served as a corporate officer and member of the senior executive team, with responsibility for managing a $1.4 billion business unit. Green will join WST effective April 24. Morel will serve as Chairman following Green's appointment and up until July 1, 2015, when he plans to retire.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Proposes Amendment to the Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. proposed the amendments to the amended and restated articles of incorporation to adopt a majority voting standard in uncontested director elections, at its 2015 annual meeting of shareholders to be held on May 5, 2015.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Presents at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference, Mar-12-2015 02:05 PM

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Presents at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference, Mar-12-2015 02:05 PM. Venue: Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami, Florida, United States. Speakers: Donald E. Morel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

 

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