NYSE:WSM - Williams-Sonoma Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$52.52 -1.37 (-2.54 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$53.89
Today's Range$51.9678 - $53.73
52-Week Range$45.01 - $73.99
Volume1.46 million shs
Average Volume1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.21 billion
P/E Ratio14.55
Dividend Yield3.25%
Beta0.94
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of various products for home. It operates through two segments, E-commerce and Retail. The company offers cooking, dining, and entertaining products, including cookware, tools, electrics, cutlery, tabletop and bar, outdoor, furniture, and a library of cookbooks under the Williams Sonoma brand, as well as home furnishings and decorative accessories under the Williams Sonoma Home brand; and furniture, bedding, bathroom accessories, rugs, curtains, lighting, tabletop, outdoor, and decorative accessories under the Pottery Barn brand. It also provides products designed for creating spaces where children could play, laugh, learn, and grow under the Pottery Barn Kids brand; line of furniture, bedding, lighting, decorative accents, and others for teen bedrooms, dorm rooms, study spaces, and lounges under the PBteen brand; and mixed clean lines, natural materials, and handcrafted collections under West Elm brand. In addition, the company offers a range of assortments of lighting, hardware, furniture, and home décor inspired by history under the Rejuvenation brand; and women's and men's accessories, small leather goods, jewelry, key item apparel, paper, entertaining and bar, home décor, and seasonal items under the Mark and Graham brand. It markets its products through e-commerce Websites, direct mail catalogs, and specialty retail stores. As of January 28, 2018, the company operated 631 stores comprising 586 stores in 43 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico; 24 stores in Canada; 19 stores in Australia; and 2 store in the United Kingdom, as well as 93 franchised stores and/or e-commerce Websites in various countries in the Middle East, the Philippines, and Mexico. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Home furniture, furnishings & equipment stores
Sub-IndustryHomefurnishing Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP96990410
Phone415-421-7900

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.29 billion
Cash Flow$5.4256 per share
Book Value$14.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$259.54 million

Miscellaneous

Employees27,800
Market Cap$4.21 billion
OptionableOptionable

Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Williams-Sonoma's stock symbol?

Williams-Sonoma trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WSM."

How often does Williams-Sonoma pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Williams-Sonoma?

Williams-Sonoma declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, February 22nd. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 24th. View Williams-Sonoma's Dividend History.

How will Williams-Sonoma's stock buyback program work?

Williams-Sonoma announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $286,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Williams-Sonoma's earnings last quarter?

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 15th. The specialty retailer reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.01. The specialty retailer earned $1.36 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.37 billion. Williams-Sonoma had a net margin of 4.97% and a return on equity of 29.75%. View Williams-Sonoma's Earnings History.

When is Williams-Sonoma's next earnings date?

Williams-Sonoma is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Williams-Sonoma.

What guidance has Williams-Sonoma issued on next quarter's earnings?

Williams-Sonoma updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.89-1.99 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.98. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.73-1.83 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.81 billion.Williams-Sonoma also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $4.26-4.36 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WSM?

17 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Williams-Sonoma's stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect Williams-Sonoma's stock price to reach $58.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Williams-Sonoma.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Williams-Sonoma?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams-Sonoma in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 14 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Williams-Sonoma.

Has Williams-Sonoma been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WSM stock have been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Williams-Sonoma earned a daily sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Williams-Sonoma's key competitors?

Who are Williams-Sonoma's key executives?

Williams-Sonoma's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Laura J. Alber, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 50)
  • Ms. Julie P. Whalen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)
  • Ms. Janet M. Hayes, Pres of the Williams Sonoma, Mark & Graham Brands (Age 51)
  • Ms. Marta H. Benson, Pres of Pottery Barn Brand (Age 56)
  • Mr. Alex Bellos, Pres of WEST ELM Brand (Age 34)

Who are Williams-Sonoma's major shareholders?

Williams-Sonoma's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BTIM Corp. (0.62%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.48%), Advisors Capital Management LLC (0.25%), QV Investors Inc. (0.12%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.11%) and Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.06%). Company insiders that own Williams-Sonoma stock include Alex Bellos, Anthony Greener, David Randolph King, Janet Hayes, Julie Whalen and Laura Alber. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Williams-Sonoma.

Which institutional investors are selling Williams-Sonoma stock?

WSM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisors Capital Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Alpha Windward LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Community Bank & Trust Waco Texas. Company insiders that have sold Williams-Sonoma company stock in the last year include Alex Bellos, Anthony Greener, David Randolph King, Janet Hayes, Julie Whalen and Laura Alber. View Insider Buying and Selling for Williams-Sonoma.

Which institutional investors are buying Williams-Sonoma stock?

WSM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Cullinan Associates Inc., BTIM Corp., Eukles Asset Management, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Vision Capital Management Inc. and QV Investors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Williams-Sonoma.

How do I buy shares of Williams-Sonoma?

Shares of WSM 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 Williams-Sonoma's stock price today?

One share of WSM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.52.

How big of a company is Williams-Sonoma?

Williams-Sonoma has a market capitalization of $4.21 billion and generates $5.29 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $259.54 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.61 on an earnings per share basis. Williams-Sonoma employs 27,800 workers across the globe.

What is Williams-Sonoma's official website?

The official website for Williams-Sonoma is http://www.williams-sonomainc.com.

How can I contact Williams-Sonoma?

Williams-Sonoma's mailing address is 3250 VAN NESS AVENUE, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94109. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 415-421-7900 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE WSM)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  555 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  905 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,460
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This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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