October 17, 2014

According to WD-40 Company president and CEO Garry Ridge, the fourth quarter of 2014 had its ups and downs. However, it marked the best quarter in history for the company in terms of revenue.

"We had a good quarter and a good year and are pleased we have been able to maintain sustainable growth across our core business globally," said Ridge. "While we saw both positive and negative impacts from changes in foreign currency exchange rates, we had local currency growth across key markets and the fourth quarter was our highest revenue quarter in history."

September 4, 2014

WD-40 Company has completed the acquisition of GT85 Limited, a U.K.-based supplier of multi-purpose maintenance products.

"This acquisition, which includes the GT85 and SG85 brands, complements our multi-purpose maintenance products and will help us to build upon our strategy to develop new product categories for our WD-40 Specialist and WD-40 BIKE lines," said Garry Ridge, president and CEO of WD-40 Company. "In addition, GT85 and WD-40 BIKE share a similar base of end-users who trust and respect both brands."

April 9, 2014

San Diego-based WD-40 Company reported second-quarter net sales of $94.2 million, up 9% from the same quarter last year.

Net income, however, slipped 1% to $10.3 million. 

April 5, 2013

San Diego-based WD-40 Co. reported net income of $10.5 million in the second quarter, down 1% compared with the previous year.

July 8, 2011

San Diego-based WD-40 Co. posted third-quarter net sales of $85.5 million, an increase of 4% compared with the same quarter last year. Net income, however, slipped 12% to $8.1 million for the quarter ended May 31.

CEO Garry Ridge pointed to increases in commodity prices that have negatively impacted the company's gross margin, which was 49.3% in the third quarter, compared with 51.2% in the same quarter last year.