Quick Update for Worthington Industries (WOR) Investors

Shares of Mid-cap industrials company Worthington Industries moved -3.1 this afternoon, and are now trading at $74.45 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $68.0.

Worthington Industries, Inc., an industrial manufacturing company, focuses on value-added steel processing, laser welded solutions, electrical steel laminations and manufactured consumer, building and sustainable mobility products in North America and internationally.

Potential Worthington Industries Investors Should Analyze the Following:

  • Worthington Industries has moved 54.0% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.33. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Worthington Industries's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 2.14

  • Worthington Industries currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.6%.

Understanding Worthington Industries's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2022-08-01 5,242,219 -382,472 6 -14.29
2021-07-30 3,171,429 -407,242 7 133.33
2020-07-30 3,059,119 -338,158 3 -25.0
2019-08-30 3,759,556 -327,374 4 -20.0
2018-07-30 3,581,620 -367,460 5 -28.57
2017-07-24 3,014,108 -316,373 7

Over the last 6 years, Worthington Industries's operating margins have averaged only 5.3%, with a high coefficient of variability of 30.6%. The firm's margins exhibit a relatively stable growth trend of -1.6%.

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