Watsco Company Profile (NYSE:WSO)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Watsco (NYSE:WSO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 3 Hold Rating(s), 5 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.44)
Consensus Price Target: $137.11 (4.81% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Watsco (NYSE:WSO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/27/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$131.00 -> $128.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/25/2016Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$154.00 -> $150.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/25/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetSell$112.00 -> $113.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/25/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeAccumulate -> Neutral$150.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/6/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Initiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2016SusquehannaInitiated CoveragePositive$154.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/21/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$136.00 -> $144.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/20/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$120.00 -> $132.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/7/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price Target$123.00 -> $127.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/12/2016William BlairReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/13/2015StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/5/2014Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral$99.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Watsco (NYSE:WSO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
10/25/2016        
7/22/2016Q216$2.04$1.82$1.29 billion$1.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/20/2016Q116$0.73$0.71$845.52 million$851.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2016Q415$0.72$0.75$904.35 million$904.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2015Q315$1.77$1.64$1.20 billion$1.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/21/2015Q215$1.89$1.85$1.24 billion$1.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/15/2015Q115$0.59$0.65$805.76 million$808.97 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2015Q414$0.63$0.69$873.31 million$877.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2014Q314$1.56$1.56$1.15 billion$1.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/17/2014Q214$1.70$1.60$1.20 billion$1.17 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/17/2014Q114$0.47$0.48$761.85 million$763.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2014Q413$0.49$0.50$808.84 million$827.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/16/2013Q313$1.43$1.32$1.11 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/18/2013Q2 2013$1.40$1.48$1.10 billion$1.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/18/2013Q1 2013$0.34$0.39$716.62 million$714.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.47$0.41$739.34 million$766.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/25/2012$1.27$1.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2012$1.31$1.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2012$0.23$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/15/2012$0.34$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/20/2011$1.14$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/26/2011$1.26$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/21/2011$0.20$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/15/2011$0.31$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Watsco (NYSE:WSO)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166$0.68$0.79$0.74
Q2 20166$1.96$2.10$2.03
Q3 20165$1.85$1.89$1.87
Q4 20165$0.83$0.88$0.86
Q1 20171$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q2 20171$2.15$2.15$2.15
Q3 20171$2.02$2.02$2.02
Q4 20171$1.00$1.00$1.00
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Watsco (NYSE:WSO)
Annual Dividend:$3.40
Dividend Yield:2.36%
Payout Ratio:69.11% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
63.91% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
58.02% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:4.10% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Watsco (NYSE:WSO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
7/1/2016quarterly$0.852.39%7/13/20167/15/20167/29/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/1/2016quarterly$0.852.55%4/13/20164/15/20164/29/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/4/2016quarterly$0.851/13/20161/15/20161/29/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/1/2015quarterly$0.7010/13/201510/15/201510/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/1/2015quarterly$0.702.29%7/13/20157/15/20157/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/1/2015quarterly$0.704/13/20154/15/20154/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/6/2015quarterly$0.702.65%1/16/20151/21/20151/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/1/2014quarterly$0.602.75%10/10/201410/15/201410/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/1/2014quarterly$0.602.35%7/11/20147/15/20147/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/1/2014quarterly$0.401.59%4/11/20144/15/20144/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/2/2014quarterly$0.401.68%1/13/20141/15/20141/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/2/2013quarterly$0.401.71%10/10/201310/15/201310/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/1/2013quarterly$0.251.17%7/11/20137/15/20137/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/1/2013quarterly$0.251.21%4/11/20134/15/20134/30/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/11/2013quarterly$0.251.33%1/23/20131/25/20131/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Watsco (NYSE:WSO)
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Headlines

Latest Headlines for Watsco (NYSE:WSO)
DateHeadline
07/25/16 07:30 PMSeaport Global disclosed (NYSE:WSO) Watsco, bumping its stock price target to $150 earlier today
07/25/16 07:30 PMSeaport Global Cuts Rating On Watsco, Inc. Common Stock (WSO)
07/25/16 07:30 PMWatsco (NYSE:WSO) Receives Neutral Rating From Seaport Global Analysts
07/22/16 07:06 PMWatsco : misses Street 2Q forecasts
07/22/16 07:06 PMWatsco Inc Bottom Line Falls 1% In Q2
07/22/16 07:05 PMWatsco (WSO) Albert H. Nahmad on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
07/22/16 12:45 PMWatsco Cools Down Despite Dividend Hike - The HVAC specialist suffered declines in sales and profits for the first time in a while.
07/22/16 10:14 AMWatsco posts 2Q profit
07/22/16 10:14 AMWatsco Boosts Annual Dividend by 24% to $4.20 Per Share
07/22/16 08:51 AMWatsco Disappoints Investors With Q2 Results - Watsco Inc. (NYSE: WSO) announced 1.3 percent fall in its profit for the second quarter hurt by weak gross and operating margin. Its revenue also slacked by 0.8 percent in the three-month period April to June. Watsco revealed net income of $64.62 million or $1.82 a share for the latest quarter, down from $65.42 million or $1.85 a share in the year-ago quarter. This was ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
07/22/16 06:36 AMWatsco misses by $0.22, misses on revenue -
07/11/16 09:52 AMEx-Dividend Reminder: Watsco, Trinity Industries and IDEX - Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/13/16, Watsco Inc. (NYSE: WSO), Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE: TRN), and IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Watsco Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.85 on 7/29/16, Trinity Industries, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.11 on 7/29/16, and IDEX Corporation will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.34 on 7/29/16.
07/08/16 06:41 AMWatsco to Host 2016 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call July 22, 2016 - [at noodls] - MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 8, 2016-- Watsco, Inc. (NYSE: WSO) announced today that it will host a conference call to discuss its 2016 second quarter earnings results on Friday, July 22, 2016 at 10:00 ...
07/07/16 05:58 AMWatsco Hits 52-Week High on Growing Replacement Market -
07/01/16 07:01 AMWatsco Declares Quarterly Dividend - [at noodls] - MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 1, 2016-- Watsco, Inc. (NYSE: WSO) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 85 cents on each outstanding share of its Common ...
06/29/16 10:47 AMWatsco Is a Stock to Consider -
06/28/16 01:39 PMWatsco, Inc. :WSO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 -
06/28/16 08:56 AMWatsco, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WSO-US : June 28, 2016 -
06/20/16 02:54 PMWatsco, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:WSO) : June 20, 2016 -
06/14/16 06:55 PMWatsco To Present At William Blair Growth Stock Conference; Webcast At 1:10 PM
06/14/16 07:58 AMWatsco, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WSO-US : June 14, 2016 -
06/09/16 10:28 AMWatsco To Present At Baird's Global Consumer Conference; Webcast At 3:10 PM
06/09/16 06:59 AMWatsco to Present at the William Blair 36th Annual Growth Stock Conference - [at noodls] - MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 9, 2016-- Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) announced today that Barry S. Logan, Senior Vice President, is scheduled to present at the William Blair & Company 36 Annual Growth Stock ...
06/08/16 12:38 PMWatsco to Present at the Stifel 2016 Industrials Conference - [at noodls] - MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2016-- Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) announced today that Barry S. Logan, Senior Vice President, is scheduled to present at Stifel's 2016 Industrials Conference being held at ...
06/01/16 06:53 AMCoverage initiated on Watsco by Susquehanna -
06/01/16 06:53 AMWatsco to Present at Baird’s 2016 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference - [at noodls] - MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2016-- Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) announced today that Barry S. Logan, Senior Vice President, is scheduled to present at Baird's 2016 Global Consumer, Technology & Services ...
05/26/16 07:56 AMStock Rating Review for Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) - Wall Street Hints and News - Stock Rating Review for Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO)Wall Street Hints and NewsCovering equity analysts presently have a consensus stock rating of 2.7 on shares of Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO). Covering analysts will often provide Sell, Hold, or Buy recommendations based on their advanced research. This consensus rating is compiled by ...and more »
05/26/16 07:56 AMEarnings Review and Stock Rundown for Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) - Wall Street Hints and News - Earnings Review and Stock Rundown for Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO)Wall Street Hints and NewsInvestors and analysts will be paying close attention when the company posts earnings results. Earnings numbers can provide insight into a company's overall profitability. Covering equity analysts are expecting Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) to post quarterly ...and more »
05/17/16 07:47 PMETF’s with exposure to Watsco, Inc. : May 18, 2016 -
04/20/16 07:23 AMBRIEF-Watsco q1 earnings per share $0.71 - * Watsco sets first quarter records for sales, earnings, earnings per share, operating margins and cash flow
04/20/16 07:21 AMMore on Watsco's Q1 -
04/01/16 06:37 AMWatsco declares $0.85 dividend -
03/03/16 06:30 AMWatsco to Present at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference - [Business Wire] - Watsco, Inc. announced today that Barry S. Logan, Senior Vice President, is scheduled to present at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference being held at the J.P.
02/29/16 01:38 PMWATSCO INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report -
02/16/16 10:53 AMCan The Uptrend Continue for Watsco (WSO)? -
02/12/16 02:32 PMWatsco, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:WSO) : February 12, 2016 -
02/12/16 11:06 AMWatsco, Inc. Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2015 By the Numbers -
02/12/16 07:05 AMWatsco, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : February 12, 2016 -
02/11/16 02:01 PMWatsco Inc Bottom Line Climbs 10% In Q4 - Watsco Inc (WSO) announced a profit for its fourth quarter that advanced compared to the same period last year. The company said its bottom line advanced to $24.38 million, or $0.75 per share. This was up from $22.25 million, or $0.69 per share ...
02/11/16 01:43 PMEdited Transcript of WSO earnings conference call or presentation 11-Feb-16 3:00pm GMT -
02/11/16 01:32 PMWatsco Jumps on Record Results - The HVAC specialist finished 2015 with strong earnings and sales growth.
02/11/16 09:00 AMWatsco Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today -
02/11/16 08:15 AMWatsco posts 4Q profit -
02/11/16 07:55 AMWatsco beats 4Q profit forecasts -
02/11/16 06:32 AMWATSCO INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Sta -
02/11/16 06:30 AMWatsco Achieves Record Sales, EPS, Operating Margins and Cash Flow During Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2015 - [Business Wire] - Watsco, Inc. reported record results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2015.
02/11/16 06:07 AMQ4 2015 Watsco Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open -
02/04/16 12:57 PMHVAC/R Market Remains On Track And So Does Watsco Inc. - Watsco Inc. (NYSE: WSO) was founded in 1956 manufacturing refrigeration and heating equipment and related parts, collectively known as HVAC/R, in North America. As the business grew, the company's focus shifted to distribution in connection to which it ...
01/25/16 11:46 AMWatsco Appoints President - HVAC distributor Watsco Inc. (NYSE:WSO), Miami, FL, has appointed Aaron "A.J." Nahmad to president, effective immediately. Nahmad, 34, has worked for the company since 2005, serving as vice president of strategy & innovation since July 2010 and as director ...
01/22/16 06:32 AMWATSCO INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Stateme -

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About Watsco

Watsco logoWatsco, Inc. (Watsco) is a distributor of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment, and related parts and supplies (HVAC/R). The Company operates in the HVAC/R distribution industry in North America. The Company operates at approximately 570 locations in over 40 United States' states, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The Company sells a line of products and maintains a mix of inventory to meet its customers' needs. The Company distributes a range of products, such as equipment, including residential ducted and ductless air conditioners, gas, electric and oil furnaces, commercial air conditioning and heating equipment and systems and other specialized equipment; parts, including replacement compressors, evaporator coils, motors and other component parts, and supplies, including thermostats, insulation material, refrigerants, ductwork, grills, registers, sheet metal, tools, copper tubing, concrete pads, tape, adhesives and other ancillary supplies.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Electronics Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: Trading Companies & Distributors
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WSO
  • CUSIP: 94262220
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $144.27
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $138.78
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $130.46
  • P/E Ratio: 29.19
  • P/E Growth: 2.42
  • Market Cap: $4.70B
  • Beta: 1.04
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.32 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.86 EPS
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Watsco (NYSE:WSO) Chart for Saturday, July, 30, 2016