Sotheby's Company Profile (NYSE:BID)

About Sotheby's

SothebySotheby's is a global art business company. The Company operates in two segments: Agency and Finance. The Agency segment earns commissions by matching buyers and sellers of authenticated fine art, decorative art, jewelry, wine and collectibles (collectively, art or works of art or artwork or property) through the auction or private sale process. Agency segment activities also include the sale of artworks that are principally acquired incidental to the auction process and the activities of RM Sotheby's. The Finance segment earns interest income through art-related financing activities by making loans that are secured by works of art. Its activities include Sotheby's retail wine operations, Acquavella Modern Art, an equity investee, and sales of the remaining inventory of Noortman Master Paintings, an art dealer that was owned and operated by Sotheby's are reported within all other segment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Specialty Retail, Other
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BID
  • CUSIP: 83589810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $40.53
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $32.999
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $28.454
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 78.813
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.73
  • P/E Growth: 1.210
  • Market Cap: $2.25B
  • Outstanding Shares: 55,134,000
  • Beta: 2.27
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sotheby's (NYSE:BID) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $35.20 (13.70% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sotheby's (NYSE:BID)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/14/2016Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/29/2016Craig HallumLower Price TargetHold$26.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
2/26/2016Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
2/11/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
1/21/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$29.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
11/10/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/3/2015Williams CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$56.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/23/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Sotheby's (NYSE:BID)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/8/2016Q216$1.05$1.51$291.22 million$298.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q116($0.23)($0.35)$124.54 million$106.53 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2016Q415$1.14$1.19$331.14 million$335.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315($0.27)($0.26)$112.60 million$138.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215$1.24$1.04$342.49 million$332.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115$0.00$0.11$151.70 million$155.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2015Q414$1.28$1.12$338.11 million$351.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q314($0.37)($0.40)$92.73 million$94.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2014Q214$1.43$1.26$345.63 million$335.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114($0.17)($0.09)$129.39 million$156.81 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$1.40$1.30$351.58 million$339.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2013Q313($0.47)($0.44)$68.46 million$107.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$1.37$1.33$318.14 million$304.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013($0.12)($0.33)$116.90 million$101.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$1.09$0.96$278.84 million$291.12 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312($0.44)($0.48)$56.41 million$68.46 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$1.49$1.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012($0.15)($0.16)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$1.28$1.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011($0.35)($0.44)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$1.57$1.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2011$1.32$1.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Sotheby's (NYSE:BID)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.24 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.30 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165($0.16)$0.15$0.04
Q2 20165$1.17$1.36$1.22
Q3 20164($0.41)($0.32)($0.35)
Q4 20164$1.15$1.37$1.25
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Sotheby's (NYSE:BID)
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:0.49%
Payout Ratio:29.41% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
8.93% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
8.70% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:-8.40% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Sotheby's (NYSE:BID)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sotheby's (NYSE:BID)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/8/2016Kevin M. DelaneySVPSell542$34.32$18,601.44View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016Kevin M DelaneySVPSell658$33.40$21,977.20View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Sole Domenico DeDirectorBuy6,620$30.29$200,519.80View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Olivier RezaDirectorBuy10,000$30.00$300,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Dennis M WeiblingDirectorBuy4,000$27.89$111,560.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Dennis M WeiblingDirectorBuy2,000$28.03$56,060.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Dennis M WeiblingDirectorBuy4,000$27.95$111,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Michael F GossCFOBuy50,000$27.72$1,386,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Dennis M WeiblingDirectorBuy4,000$27.52$110,080.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Olivier RezaDirectorBuy5,000$23.65$118,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Sole Domenico DeDirectorBuy9,320$21.49$200,286.80View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Dennis M. WeiblingCFOBuy4,000$19.99$79,960.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Dennis M WeiblingCFOBuy2,000$23.29$46,580.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016Dennis M. WeiblingCFOBuy4,000$24.03$96,120.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Dennis M. WeiblingCFOBuy2,000$22.98$45,960.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Jonathan OlsoffGeneral CounselBuy2,155$23.13$49,845.15View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Olivier RezaDirectorBuy5,000$22.97$114,850.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2016Dennis M. WeiblingCFOBuy2,000$23.20$46,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2016Olivier RezaDirectorBuy5,000$23.04$115,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Dennis M. WeiblingCFOBuy4,000$23.05$92,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2016Dennis M. WeiblingCFOBuy4,000$23.00$92,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016Olivier RezaDirectorBuy10,000$22.65$226,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Dennis M WeiblingDirectorBuy5,000$35.00$175,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Dennis M WeiblingDirectorBuy5,000$36.26$181,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Sole Domenico DeDirectorBuy6,607$37.92$250,537.44View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Dennis M WeiblingDirectorBuy20,000$38.10$762,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2015David UlmerSVPSell3,000$46.46$139,380.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015Kevin ChingCEOSell22,900$45.87$1,050,423.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2015John M AngeloDirectorBuy52,250$44.46$2,323,035.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Kevin M DelaneyCAOSell1,488$40.61$60,427.68View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015William F RuprechtCEOSell20,000$41.73$834,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014William F RuprechtCEOSell15,000$38.88$583,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Kevin DelaneyCAOSell1,601$41.21$65,977.21View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Sole Domenico DeDirectorBuy4,000$45.05$180,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Bruno VinciguerraCOOSell15,701$47.48$745,483.48View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Mitchell ZuckermanEVPSell1,500$47.27$70,905.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Patrick McclymontCFOBuy2,000$50.92$101,840.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013John AngeloDirectorSell275,000$48.55$13,351,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Susan AlexanderEVPSell16,127$45.63$735,875.01View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013David UlmerSVPSell7,000$43.43$304,010.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013William F RuprechtCEOSell25,000$36.05$901,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/18/2013William F RuprechtCEOSell4,000$35.50$142,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012Holder Maarten TenDirectorSell3,000$29.55$88,650.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2012William F RuprechtCEOSell1,156$36.00$41,616.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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