NYSE:BID - Sothebys Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $55.50 -0.85 (-1.51 %) (As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$56.35Today's Range$55.15 - $56.6352-Week Range$42.78 - $60.16Volume149,866 shsAverage Volume357,198 shsMarket Capitalization$2.92 billionP/E Ratio25.02Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.81 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Sotheby's operates as an auctioneer of authenticated fine art, decorative art, jewelry, wine, and collectibles in the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China, Switzerland, France, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Agency and Finance. The Agency segment accepts property on consignment; and matches sellers to buyers through the auction or private sale process. It is also involved in the sale of artworks; and operation of an auction house for investment-quality automobiles. The Finance segment offers art-related financing services, such as term loans secured by artworks that are not intended for sale. The company is also involved in the retail wine operations; licensing Sotheby's International Realty and related trademarks; and licensing its Sotheby's brand name for use in connection with the art auction business in Australia, and art education services in the United States and the United Kingdom. Sotheby's was founded in 1744 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Receive BID News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BID and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustrySpecialized Consumer Services SectorBusiness Services SymbolNYSE:BID CUSIP83589810 Webwww.sothebys.com Phone212-606-7000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.21 Current Ratio1.25 Quick Ratio1.19 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio25.02 Forward P/E Ratio19.61 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$989.39 million Price / Sales2.91 Cash Flow$2.7681 per share Price / Cash20.05 Book Value$11.76 per share Price / Book4.72 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.25 Net Income$118.79 million Net Margins12.39% Return on Equity24.21% Return on Assets5.24% Miscellaneous Employees1,662 Outstanding Shares51,810,000Market Cap$2,919.72 Sothebys (NYSE:BID) Frequently Asked Questions What is Sothebys' stock symbol? Sothebys trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BID." How will Sothebys' stock buyback program work? Sothebys declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Sothebys' earnings last quarter? Sothebys (NYSE:BID) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 3rd. The specialty retailer reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.30. The specialty retailer earned $195.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $141 million. Sothebys had a net margin of 12.39% and a return on equity of 24.21%. The company's revenue was down 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.12) earnings per share. View Sothebys' Earnings History. When is Sothebys' next earnings date? Sothebys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sothebys. What price target have analysts set for BID? 4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Sothebys' shares. Their predictions range from $60.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Sothebys' share price to reach $62.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Sothebys. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sothebys? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sothebys in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Sothebys' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Sothebys include Nielsen (NLSN), GrubHub (GRUB), The Western Union (WU), CDK Global (CDK), WEX (WEX), athenahealth (ATHN), Fair Isaac (FICO), Etsy (ETSY), Healthequity (HQY), Stamps.com (STMP), MAXIMUS (MMS), Cotiviti (COTV), TriNet Group (TNET), Conduent (CNDT) and Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA). Who are Sothebys' key executives? Sothebys' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Thomas S. Smith Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)Mr. Michael Fenton Goss, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)Mr. Adam David Chinn, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56)Mr. David Goodman, Exec. VP of Digital Devel. & Marketing (Age 57)Mr. Valentino D. Carlotti, Exec. VP & Global Head of Bus. Devel. (Age 51) Has Sothebys been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about BID stock has trended somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sothebys earned a daily sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.76 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are Sothebys' major shareholders? Sothebys' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.06%) and Radnor Capital Management LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Sothebys stock include Adam Chinn, Kevin M Delaney and Olivier Reza. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sothebys. Which major investors are selling Sothebys stock? BID stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Radnor Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Sothebys company stock in the last year include Kevin M Delaney and Olivier Reza. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sothebys. Which major investors are buying Sothebys stock? BID stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have bought Sothebys stock in the last two years include Adam Chinn and Olivier Reza. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sothebys. How do I buy shares of Sothebys? Shares of BID can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Sothebys' stock price today? One share of BID stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.49. How big of a company is Sothebys? Sothebys has a market capitalization of $2.92 billion and generates $989.39 million in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $118.79 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.25 on an earnings per share basis. Sothebys employs 1,662 workers across the globe. How can I contact Sothebys? Sothebys' mailing address is 1334 YORK AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10021. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 212-606-7000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Sothebys (NYSE BID)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 230 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 255 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 485MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sothebys and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BID will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BID will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do closed-end mutual funds pay dividends?