Williams-Sonoma Company Profile (NYSE:WSM)

About Williams-Sonoma

Williams-Sonoma logoWilliams-Sonoma, Inc. is a multi-channel specialty retailer of products for the home. The Company operates retail stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia and the United Kingdom. It operates through two segments: e-commerce and retail. The e-commerce segment has various merchandising strategies, such as Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm, PBteen, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation and Mark and Graham, which sell its products through the Company's e-commerce Websites and direct-mail catalogs. The retail segment has various merchandising strategies, such as Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm and Rejuvenation, which sell its products through the Company's retail stores. The Company franchises its brands to third parties in a number of countries in the Middle East, the Philippines and Mexico. The Company's products are also available to customers through its catalogs and online across the world.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Home Furnishing Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Homefurnishing Retail
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WSM
  • CUSIP: 96990410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $50.56
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $51.71
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $53.90
  • 52-Week Range: $47.33 - $79.55
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.14
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.41
  • P/E Growth: 1.77
  • Market Cap: $4.48B
  • Outstanding Shares: 88,528,000
  • Beta: 1.01
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.97%
  • Return on Equity: 26.86%
  • Return on Assets: 13.07%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 1.33%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.33%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 11 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.32)
Consensus Price Target: $59.91 (18.49% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/20/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Initiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
8/29/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$75.00View Rating Details
8/26/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingNeutral$60.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$55.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$68.00 -> $61.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$69.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$54.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$75.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$53.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageNeutral$50.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$57.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweight$45.00View Rating Details
6/1/2016BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageSell$45.00View Rating Details
5/29/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/23/2016Topeka Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageBuy$62.00View Rating Details
5/19/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$65.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Telsey Advisory GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$65.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
5/10/2016Longbow ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
3/17/2016Wolfe ResearchLower Price TargetPeer Perform$55.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
3/17/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/11/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$52.00View Rating Details
1/8/2016Buckingham ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
12/17/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
11/22/2015William BlairReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/20/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy$92.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
11/20/2015Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutral$80.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
8/27/2015Cantor FitzgeraldLower Price TargetHold$77.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
7/2/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHold$83.00View Rating Details
5/21/2015CRT CapitalBoost Price TargetFairly Valued$77.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
11/21/2014Morningstar Inc.Reiterated RatingStandardView Rating Details
11/20/2014Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHold$67.00 -> $71.00View Rating Details
11/14/2014Wells Fargo & Co.UpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/28/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/17/2016        
8/24/2016Q216$0.58$0.58$1.17 billion$1.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/25/2016Q116$0.50$0.53$1.08 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/16/2016Q415$1.58$1.55$1.62 billion$1.59 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/19/2015Q315$0.73$0.77$1.22 billion$1.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/26/2015Q215$0.58$0.58$1.11 billion$1.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/20/2015Q115$0.44$0.48$1.01 billion$1.03 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/18/2015Q414$1.52$1.52$1.57 billion$1.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2014Q314$0.63$0.68$1.20 billion$1.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2014Q214$0.53$0.53$1.05 billion$1.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/21/2014Q114$0.44$0.48$941.88 million$974.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/12/2014Q413$1.36$1.38$1.43 billion$1.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/20/2013Q3$0.55$0.58$1.04 billion$1.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/28/2013Q2 2013$0.47$0.49$939.80 million$982.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/23/2013Q1 2013$0.37$0.41$868.11 million$887.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/19/2013Q4 2012$1.29$1.34$1.40 billion$1.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/14/2012Q312$0.45$0.49$921.80 million$954.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/21/2012$0.41$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/22/2012$0.32$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2012$1.13$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/17/2011$0.38$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/23/2011$0.36$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/19/2011$0.28$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/15/2011$0.98$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.46 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.77 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 201611$1.54$1.67$1.60
Q2 201612$0.48$0.61$0.53
Q3 201612$0.56$0.68$0.62
Q4 201613$0.75$0.85$0.81
Q1 201713$0.48$1.88$1.56
Q2 20174$0.56$0.60$0.58
Q3 20177$0.75$0.82$0.78
Q4 20177$1.57$1.70$1.61
Q1 20181$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q2 20181$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q3 20181$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q4 20181$1.74$1.74$1.74
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
Annual Dividend:$1.48
Dividend Yield:2.93%
Dividend Growth:16.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:44.31% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
42.77% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
39.26% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/16/2016quarterly$0.372.96%10/25/201610/27/201611/23/2016
6/17/2016quarterly$0.372.79%7/20/20167/22/20168/26/2016
3/16/2016quarterly$0.372.66%4/27/20164/29/20165/27/2016
12/18/2015quarterly$0.352.38%1/22/20161/26/20162/24/2016
9/18/2015quarterly$0.351.82%10/23/201510/27/201511/25/2015
6/19/2015quarterly$0.351.73%7/22/20157/24/20158/26/2015
3/18/2015quarterly$0.351.76%4/22/20154/24/20155/28/2015
12/19/2014quarterly$0.331.76%1/22/20151/26/20152/24/2015
9/22/2014quarterly$0.331.97%10/23/201410/27/201411/25/2014
6/20/2014quarterly$0.331.87%7/23/20147/25/20148/26/2014
3/12/2014quarterly$0.332.04%4/23/20144/25/20145/28/2014
12/20/2013quarterly$0.312.11%1/22/20141/24/20142/24/2014
9/20/2013quarterly$0.312.23%10/23/201310/25/201311/25/2013
6/21/2013quarterly$0.317/26/20138/23/2013
3/19/2013quarterly$0.312.49%4/24/20134/26/20135/24/2013
12/21/2012quarterly$0.222.03%1/23/20131/25/20132/25/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.59%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/23/2016Janet HayesInsiderSell15,027$49.74$747,442.98View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Laura AlberCEOSell80,000$53.19$4,255,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Julie WhalenCFOSell13,500$52.85$713,475.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015Pat ConnollyEVPSell6,800$57.78$392,904.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Anthony GreenerDirectorSell5,000$63.12$315,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2015Pat ConnollyEVPSell34,500$25.74$888,030.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Adrian T DillonDirectorSell19,888$78.73$1,565,782.24View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Adrian T DillonDirectorSell15,500$78.78$1,221,090.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015David Randolph KingSVPSell7,126$78.54$559,676.04View SEC Filing  
3/24/2015Julie WhalenCFOSell8,000$80.87$646,960.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Pat ConnollyEVPSell40,000$79.65$3,186,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015Pat ConnollyEVPSell285$60.00$17,100.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Pat ConnollyEVPSell2,750$61.07$167,942.50View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Laura AlberCEOSell25,929$74.32$1,927,043.28View SEC Filing  
7/11/2014Janet HayesInsiderSell3,500$71.77$251,195.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014David Randolph KingSVPSell13,007$68.08$885,516.56View SEC Filing  
4/9/2014Janet HayesInsiderSell9,200$64.50$593,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2014Sandra StanglInsiderSell14,156$66.07$935,286.92View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Janet HayesInsiderSell5,719$66.21$378,654.99View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Pat ConnollyCMOSell77,205$66.17$5,108,654.85View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Laura AlberCEOSell27,583$66.26$1,827,649.58View SEC Filing  
10/8/2013Mike LynchDirectorSell5,445$52.91$288,094.95View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Laura AlberCEOSell24,580$57.51$1,413,595.80View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Mike LynchDirectorSell16,359$55.43$906,779.37View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Laura AlberCEOSell68,414$54.16$3,705,302.24View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
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publicnow.com logoWEST ELM OPENS IN GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA SEPTEMBER 29 (NYSE:WSM)
www.publicnow.com - September 27 at 8:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTo Boost Growth, West Elm is Launching a Hotel Chain (NYSE:WSM)
finance.yahoo.com - September 26 at 8:07 PM
wsj.com logoWest Elm to Launch Its Own Boutique Hotels (NYSE:WSM)
www.wsj.com - September 26 at 7:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWEST ELM EXPANDS INTO TRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY WITH WEST ELM HOTELS (NYSE:WSM)
finance.yahoo.com - September 26 at 7:19 AM
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voiceregistrar.com - September 23 at 7:28 PM
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www.thestreet.com - September 21 at 11:58 AM
fidaily.com logoOppenheimer Starts Coverage on Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Common St (WSM) With An Initial Rating Of “Outperform” (NYSE:WSM)
www.fidaily.com - September 21 at 11:58 AM
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www.nasdaq.com - September 21 at 11:58 AM
publicnow.com logoPBTEEN LAUNCHES NEW EXCLUSIVE COLLECTION WITH TEXAS SISTERS AMIE AND JOLIE SIKES OF JUNK GYPSY (NYSE:WSM)
www.publicnow.com - September 21 at 11:58 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 11:58 AM
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voiceregistrar.com - September 19 at 8:01 PM
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seekingalpha.com - September 19 at 11:44 AM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 18 at 6:04 AM
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www.4-traders.com - September 16 at 7:49 PM
publicnow.com logoWilliams-Sonoma, Inc. declares quarterly cash dividend (NYSE:WSM)
www.publicnow.com - September 16 at 7:49 PM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 8 at 12:05 PM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 7 at 8:14 PM
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voiceregistrar.com - September 3 at 5:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPOTTERY BARN KIDS AND PBTEEN DESIGN NEW COLLECTIONS TO BENEFIT ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION ORGANIZATION, WORLD WILDLIFE FUND (NYSE:WSM)
finance.yahoo.com - September 2 at 7:57 PM
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www.insidermonkey.com - September 1 at 11:30 AM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 31 at 6:15 AM
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stockznews.com - August 26 at 7:53 PM
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istreetwire.com - August 26 at 11:10 AM
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www.baseball-news-blog.com - August 25 at 8:34 PM
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feeds.benzinga.com - August 25 at 11:55 AM
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feeds.benzinga.com - August 25 at 11:55 AM
nasdaq.com logoEarnings Reaction History: Williams-Sonoma Inc., 54.5% Follow-Through Indicator, 6.0% Sensitive - Nasdaq (NYSE:WSM)
www.nasdaq.com - August 25 at 5:55 AM
marketwatch.com logoWilliams-Sonoma shares slide on disappointing outlook (NYSE:WSM)
www.marketwatch.com - August 24 at 8:04 PM

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Last Updated on 9/28/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff