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Friday, May 4, 2012

Potential Takeover Candidate? (NYSE: WPO)

Shares of WPO fell by 0.67% or $-2.51/share to $373.64. NYSE is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.1. This indicates that the shares are relatively cheap compared to book value which means the market is pricing in going concern value. The PEG is 1.06 suggesting that the shares are attractively priced relative to the firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.68. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 23090 shares of WPO exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 9725. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Lookout for any takeover chatter or takeover news regarding this stock as one of the bigger players may have an eye on this one.

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