Worthington Industries, Inc. ($WOR) Cautious Buy or Hold to $29 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Worthington Industries, Inc.
Stock ticker WOR
Live stock price [stckqut]WOR[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $39.38
Target stock price (averages with growth) $35.04
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $24.11
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $24.92

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=wor

Worthington Industries, Inc. (Worthington Industries) is a diversified metals processing company, focused on steel value-added steel processing and manufactured metal products. It operates in three segments: Steel Processing, Pressure Cylinders and Metal Framing. Its manufactured metal products include pressure cylinder products, such as propane, oxygen and helium tanks, hand torches, refrigerant and industrial cylinders, camping cylinders, scuba tanks and helium balloon kits; framing systems and stairs for mid-rise buildings; steel pallets and racks, and through joint ventures, suspension grid systems for concealed and lay-in panel ceilings, laser welded blanks; light gauge steel framing for commercial and residential construction and current and past model automotive service stampings. In September 2012, it acquired the Westerman Companies. In October 2012, its Pressure Cylinders segment has completed the sale of its European air brake tank business to Frauenthal Automotive.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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