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

$64.86
+1.56 (+2.46 %)
(As of 08/19/2019 02:19 PM ET)
Today's Range
$64.34
Now: $64.86
$65.20
50-Day Range
$61.94
MA: $65.77
$70.42
52-Week Range
$45.01
Now: $64.86
$73.99
Volume827,501 shs
Average Volume1.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.10 billion
P/E Ratio14.54
Dividend Yield3.05%
Beta0.85
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. Read More…

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$5.67 billion
Cash Flow$6.8202 per share
Book Value$14.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$333.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees28,200
Market Cap$5.10 billion
Next Earnings Date8/28/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Friday, June 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.48 per share on Friday, August 30th. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 25th. View Williams-Sonoma's Dividend History.

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

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

How were Williams-Sonoma's earnings last quarter?

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.12. The specialty retailer earned $1.24 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.23 billion. Williams-Sonoma had a net margin of 5.98% and a return on equity of 33.75%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.67 EPS. 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, August 28th 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 Thursday, May, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.55-$4.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.60. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.67-$5.84 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.73 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WSM?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Williams-Sonoma's shares. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $73.00. On average, they anticipate Williams-Sonoma's stock price to reach $60.35 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Williams-Sonoma.

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

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams-Sonoma in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 15 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings 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 negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Williams-Sonoma earned a news impact score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Williams-Sonoma.

Are investors shorting Williams-Sonoma?

Williams-Sonoma saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 13,068,000 shares, a drop of 15.7% from the June 30th total of 15,501,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,710,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.6 days. Currently, 16.4% of the company's shares are short sold. View Williams-Sonoma's Current Options Chain.

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 Starbucks (SBUX), CA (CA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Netflix (NFLX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walmart (WMT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), BlackRock (BLK) and Home Depot (HD).

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.89%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.48%), Blackhill Capital Inc. (5.13%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.32%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.32%) and HS Management Partners LLC (3.39%). Company insiders that own Williams-Sonoma stock include Alex Bellos, Anthony Greener, David Randolph King, Janet Hayes, Julie Whalen, Laura Alber, Marta Benson and Sabrina Simmons. 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 Argent Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, APG Asset Management N.V. and Man Group plc. Company insiders that have sold Williams-Sonoma company stock in the last year include David Randolph King, Janet Hayes, Marta Benson and Sabrina Simmons. 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 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., AXA, AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Artemis Investment Management LLP. 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 $64.60.

How big of a company is Williams-Sonoma?

Williams-Sonoma has a market capitalization of $5.08 billion and generates $5.67 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $333.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.46 on an earnings per share basis. Williams-Sonoma employs 28,200 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Williams-Sonoma.

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:  571 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  972 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,543
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This page was last updated on 8/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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