NYSE:WSM - Williams-Sonoma Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $53.76 -6.80 (-11.23 %) (As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$60.56Today's Range$51.85 - $55.0052-Week Range$44.01 - $73.99Volume11.58 million shsAverage Volume1.90 million shsMarket Capitalization$5.23 billionP/E Ratio14.89Dividend Yield2.78%Beta0.95 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Home furniture, furnishings & equipment stores Sub-IndustryHomefurnishing Retail SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:WSM Previous Symbol CUSIP96990410 Webwww.williams-sonomainc.com Phone415-421-7900 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.28 Current Ratio1.56 Quick Ratio0.40 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.89 Forward P/E Ratio12.39 P/E Growth1.92 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.29 billion Price / Sales0.82 Cash Flow$4.6067 per share Price / Cash11.67 Book Value$14.30 per share Price / Book3.76 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.61 Net Income$259.54 million Net Margins4.84% Return on Equity28.68% Return on Assets12.55% Miscellaneous Employees27,800 Outstanding Shares80,560,000Market Cap$5.23 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 Monday, September 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Wednesday, November 21st. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 25th. View Williams-Sonoma's Dividend History. How will Williams-Sonoma's stock buyback program work? Williams-Sonoma declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $286,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 15th. The specialty retailer reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.01. The specialty retailer earned $1.36 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.37 billion. Williams-Sonoma had a net margin of 4.84% and a return on equity of 28.68%. 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 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? 23 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Williams-Sonoma's shares. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate Williams-Sonoma's stock price to reach $57.8571 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Williams-Sonoma. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Williams-Sonoma? 23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams-Sonoma in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 17 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? Media coverage about WSM stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Williams-Sonoma earned a coverage optimism score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Williams-Sonoma's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Williams-Sonoma include Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), At Home Group (HOME), Tile Shop (TTS), Container Store Group (TCS), Pier 1 Imports (PIR) and Appliance Recycling Cntrs of Amer (ARCI). Who are Williams-Sonoma's key executives? Williams-Sonoma's management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Laura J. Alber, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 49)Ms. Julie P. Whalen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)Ms. Janet M. Hayes, Pres of the Williams Sonoma, Mark & Graham Brands (Age 50)Ms. Marta H. Benson, Pres of Pottery Barn Brand (Age 55)Mr. Alex Bellos, Pres of WEST ELM Brand (Age 33) Who are Williams-Sonoma's major shareholders? Williams-Sonoma's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital Research Global Investors (10.41%), BlackRock Inc. (8.93%), FMR LLC (5.10%), Blackhill Capital Inc. (5.03%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.48%) and Select Equity Group L.P. (4.48%). Company insiders that own Williams-Sonoma stock include Alex Bellos, Anthony Greener, David Randolph King, James W Jr Brett, 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 AQR Capital Management LLC, Select Equity Group L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Schroder Investment Management Group, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, FMR LLC and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ. 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 major investors are buying Williams-Sonoma stock? WSM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Capital Research Global Investors, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc. VA, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, LSV Asset Management and Seven Eight Capital 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 $53.75. How big of a company is Williams-Sonoma? Williams-Sonoma has a market capitalization of $5.23 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 ()Outperform Votes: 549 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 880 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,429MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Williams-Sonoma and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WSM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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