West Pharmaceutical Services Full Year 2022 Earnings: Revenues Beat Expectations, EPS Lags
West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) Full Year 2022 Results
Key Financial Results
Revenue: US$2.89b (up 2.0% from FY 2021).
Net income: US$585.9m (down 12% from FY 2021).
Profit margin: 20% (down from 23% in FY 2021). The decrease in margin was driven by higher expenses.
EPS: US$7.88 (down from US$8.90 in FY 2021).
All figures shown in the chart above are for the trailing 12 month (TTM) period
West Pharmaceutical Services Revenues Beat Expectations, EPS Falls Short
Revenue exceeded analyst estimates by 1.6%. Earnings per share (EPS) missed analyst estimates by 4.4%.
Looking ahead, revenue is forecast to grow 5.0% p.a. on average during the next 3 years, compared to a 6.4% growth forecast for the Life Sciences industry in the US.
Performance of the American Life Sciences industry.
The company's shares are up 16% from a week ago.
Balance Sheet Analysis
While earnings are important, another area to consider is the balance sheet. See our latest analysis on West Pharmaceutical Services' balance sheet health.
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