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: $48.18
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $48.37
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $50.50
  • 52-Week Range: $45.96 - $61.97
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.08
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.01
  • P/E Growth: 2.25
  • Market Cap: $4.16B
  • Outstanding Shares: 87,845,000
  • Beta: 0.97
  • Net Margins: 5.93%
  • Return on Equity: 26.59%
  • Return on Assets: 13.04%
  • Current Ratio: 1.31%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.27%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 12 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $56.62 (19.60% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/13/2017Telsey Advisory GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$61.00 -> $51.00View Rating Details
1/31/2017Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
1/4/2017Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$54.00View Rating Details
11/30/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$53.00View Rating Details
11/21/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$65.00View Rating Details
11/19/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/18/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetSell$40.00View Rating Details
10/26/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/29/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$75.00View Rating Details
8/26/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$60.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$55.00 -> $54.00View 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
8/25/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$50.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$57.00 -> $56.00View 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
5/10/2016Longbow ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
3/17/2016Wolfe ResearchLower Price TargetPeer Perform$55.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
3/17/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/11/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> 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. (The)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
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/17/2016Q316$0.77$0.78$1.26 billion$1.25 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)


Earnings Estimates for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.40 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.64 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$1.50$1.70$1.55
Q1 20184$0.52$0.58$0.55
Q2 20184$0.62$0.66$0.64
Q3 20184$0.82$0.86$0.84
Q4 20184$1.62$1.77$1.67
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
Annual Dividend:$1.48
Dividend Yield:3.13%
Dividend Growth:8.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:44.18% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
43.53% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
40.66% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(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: 98.01%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/22/2016James W Jr. BrettInsiderSell16,355$54.49$891,183.95View SEC Filing  
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)


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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 Friday, December 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share on Friday, February 24th. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.13%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 24th.

Where is Williams-Sonoma's stock going? Where will Williams-Sonoma's stock price be in 2017?

21 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Williams-Sonoma's stock. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Williams-Sonoma's stock price to reach $56.62 in the next twelve months.

When will Williams-Sonoma announce their earnings?

Williams-Sonoma is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 14th 2017.

Who owns Williams-Sonoma stock?

Williams-Sonoma's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Blackhill Capital Inc. (4.78%), State Street Corp (3.62%), Janus Capital Management LLC (3.41%), FMR LLC (1.44%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.91%) and Fiera Capital Corp (0.88%). Company insiders that own Williams-Sonoma stock include Adrian T Dillon, Anthony Greener, David Randolph King, James W Jr Brett, Janet Hayes, Julie Whalen, Laura Alber and Pat Connolly.

Who sold Williams-Sonoma stock? Who is selling Williams-Sonoma stock?

Williams-Sonoma's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Blackhill Capital Inc., Fiera Capital Corp, State Street Corp, FIL Ltd, Archon Capital Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Cadence Capital Management LLC and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Williams-Sonoma stock in the last year include James W Jr Brett, Janet Hayes, Julie Whalen and Laura Alber.

Who bought Williams-Sonoma stock? Who is buying Williams-Sonoma stock?

Williams-Sonoma's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Hutchinson Capital Management CA, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Tweedy Browne Co. LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Credit Agricole S A and FMR LLC.

How do I buy Williams-Sonoma stock?

Shares of Williams-Sonoma can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Williams-Sonoma stock cost?

One share of Williams-Sonoma stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.34.

Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff