Wayfair is in the retail apparel and specialty industry and is part of the consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Niraj Shah. Wayfair Inc operates as an online destination for the home good products in the United States. It offers a range of furniture, décor, decorative accent, housewares, seasonal décor, and other home good products.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The W shares had a previous change of 1.76% which opened at 161.36 and closed at 161.71. It moved to an intraday high of 163.40 and a low of 160.35.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, W shares returned 4.82% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 6.42%. Over three months, it changed -4.97%. In one year it has changed 55.54% and within that year its 52 week high was 173.72 and its 52 week low was 76.60. W stock is 111.11% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 129.06 and a 50 day moving average of 149.94. Right now, W stock is trading 25.30% above its 200 day moving average.

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The company has a market cap of $14.8b with 91.4m shares outstanding and a float of 90.3m shares. Trading volume was 1,285,315 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,427,721 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.


The last annual reported EPS for Wayfair was -5.63 which ended on 31st of December 2018. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -2.13.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 05-02-2019: -2.20
4thQtr 2018Reported 02-22-2019: -1.59
3rdQtr 2018Reported 11-01-2018: -1.69
2ndQtr 2018Reported 08-02-2018: -1.13
1stQtr 2018Reported 05-02-2018: -1.22

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Wayfair; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 37.80% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Short-interest was 12,678,167, which was 13.87% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 7.75. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The beta was calculated to be 2.02.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is -36.94%, profit margin is -8.27%, price-to-sales is 2.00 and price-to-book is 2,679.46.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 2  : Growth Expectations Result
 2  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 1  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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