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

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$59.22 +2.37 (+4.17 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:52 AM ET)
Previous Close$56.85
Today's Range$57.25 - $59.35
52-Week Range$45.01 - $73.99
Volume6.86 million shs
Average Volume1.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.75 billion
P/E Ratio16.40
Dividend Yield3.03%
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$5.8116 per share
Book Value$14.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$259.54 million

Miscellaneous

Employees27,800
Market Cap$4.75 billion
Next Earnings Date5/22/2019 (Estimated)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 26th will be given a dividend of $0.48 per share on Friday, May 31st. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 25th. This is a positive change from Williams-Sonoma's previous quarterly dividend of $0.43. View Williams-Sonoma's Dividend History.

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

Williams-Sonoma declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $286,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Williams-Sonoma's earnings last quarter?

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March, 20th. The specialty retailer reported $2.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.97 by $0.13. The specialty retailer had revenue of $1.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.80 billion. Williams-Sonoma had a net margin of 4.97% and a return on equity of 29.75%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.68 earnings per share. 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, May 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Williams-Sonoma.

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

Williams-Sonoma issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, March, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.50-4.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.44. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.67-5.84 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.72 billion.Williams-Sonoma also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.50-4.70 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WSM?

16 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Williams-Sonoma's shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate Williams-Sonoma's share price to reach $58.9418 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Williams-Sonoma.

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

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams-Sonoma in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 13 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 headlines about WSM stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Williams-Sonoma earned a news sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Williams-Sonoma own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Williams-Sonoma investors own include CA (CA), Starbucks (SBUX), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Cisco Systems (CSCO), BlackRock (BLK), CVS Health (CVS), Home Depot (HD) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.20%), FMR LLC (7.63%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.75%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (2.02%), APG Asset Management N.V. (1.58%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.50%). 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 major investors are selling Williams-Sonoma stock?

WSM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, APG Asset Management N.V., CWM LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P and Advisors Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Williams-Sonoma company stock in the last year include Alex Bellos, Anthony Greener, David Randolph King, Janet Hayes and Julie Whalen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Williams-Sonoma.

Which major investors are buying Williams-Sonoma stock?

WSM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Bank of Montreal Can, BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Nuveen Asset Management LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $59.22.

How big of a company is Williams-Sonoma?

Williams-Sonoma has a market capitalization of $4.75 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:  557 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  923 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,480
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This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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