NYSE:BID - Sothebys Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $38.01 +0.30 (+0.80 %) (As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$37.71Today's Range$37.46 - $38.1952-Week Range$35.62 - $60.16Volume19,826 shsAverage Volume637,538 shsMarket Capitalization$1.76 billionP/E Ratio15.21Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.31 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 Current SymbolNYSE:BID Previous Symbol CUSIP83589810 CIK823094 Webwww.sothebys.com Phone212-606-7000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.08 Current Ratio1.08 Quick Ratio1.05Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.21 Forward P/E Ratio14.96 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.04 billion Price / Sales1.70 Cash Flow$3.2852 per share Price / Cash Flow11.57 Book Value$9.53 per share Price / Book3.99Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.48 Net Income$108.63 million Net Margins10.49% Return on Equity24.67% Return on Assets5.08%Miscellaneous Employees1,713 Outstanding Shares46,350,000Market Cap$1.76 billion Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Sothebys' earnings last quarter? Sothebys (NYSE:BID) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 28th. The specialty retailer reported $1.74 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.48 by $0.26. The specialty retailer earned $375.15 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $336.30 million. Sothebys had a return on equity of 24.67% and a net margin of 10.49%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.47 EPS. View Sothebys' Earnings History. When is Sothebys' next earnings date? Sothebys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sothebys. What price target have analysts set for BID? 4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Sothebys' shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Sothebys' share price to reach $44.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Sothebys. Has Sothebys been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about BID stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sothebys earned a news sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Sothebys' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Sothebys include CIELO S A/S (CIOXY), GrubHub (GRUB), athenahealth (ATHN), Healthequity (HQY), MAXIMUS (MMS), TriNet Group (TNET), Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA), Envestnet (ENV), Conduent (CNDT), WNS (WNS), HMS (HMSY), GreenSky (GSKY), EVO Payments (EVOP), ExlService (EXLS) and Cardtronics (CATM). What other stocks do shareholders of Sothebys own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sothebys investors own include Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), Starbucks (SBUX), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Mastercard (MA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Netflix (NFLX) and QUALCOMM (QCOM). Who are Sothebys' key executives? Sothebys' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Thomas S. Smith Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)Mr. Michael Fenton Goss, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)Mr. David Goodman, Exec. VP of Digital Devel. & Marketing - Worldwide (Age 58)Mr. Valentino D. Carlotti, Exec. VP & Global Head of Bus. Devel. (Age 51)Mr. Ken Citron, Exec. VP of Operations & Chief Transformation Officer Who are Sothebys' major shareholders? Sothebys' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.32%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (3.10%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.02%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (2.70%), RWC Asset Management LLP (2.36%) and RWC Asset Management LLP (2.36%). Company insiders that own Sothebys stock include Jr Thomas S Smith, Kevin M Delaney and Olivier Reza. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sothebys. Which institutional investors are selling Sothebys stock? BID stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Hosking Partners LLP, Smith Asset Management Group LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sothebys. Which institutional investors are buying Sothebys stock? BID stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, RWC Asset Management LLP, RWC Asset Management LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Paradice Investment Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $38.01. How big of a company is Sothebys? Sothebys has a market capitalization of $1.76 billion and generates $1.04 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $108.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.48 on an earnings per share basis. Sothebys employs 1,713 workers across the globe. What is Sothebys' official website? The official website for Sothebys is http://www.sothebys.com. 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: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 282 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 329 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 611MarketBeat'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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of a balanced fund?