NYSE:WSM - Williams-Sonoma Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$57.94 -0.87 (-1.48 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$58.81
Today's Range$57.56 - $59.48
52-Week Range$42.68 - $65.99
Volume1.64 million shs
Average Volume1.78 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.84 billion
P/E Ratio16.05
Dividend Yield2.88%
Beta0.74
Williams-Sonoma logoWilliams-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
SymbolNYSE:WSM
CUSIP96990410
Phone415-421-7900

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.25
Current Ratio1.73
Quick Ratio0.53

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.05
Forward P/E Ratio13.70
P/E Growth1.73

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.29 billion
Price / Sales0.91
Cash Flow$5.5392 per share
Price / Cash10.46
Book Value$14.30 per share
Price / Book4.05

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.61
Net Income$259.54 million
Net Margins4.93%
Return on Equity27.10%
Return on Assets12.29%

Miscellaneous

Employees27,800
Outstanding Shares83,110,000
Market Cap$4.84 billion

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 Friday, June 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, August 24th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.97%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 19th. View Williams-Sonoma's Dividend History.

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

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

How were Williams-Sonoma's earnings last quarter?

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 23rd. The specialty retailer reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.58 by $0.09. The specialty retailer earned $1.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.16 billion. Williams-Sonoma had a return on equity of 27.10% and a net margin of 4.93%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.51 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, August, 22nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Williams-Sonoma.

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

Williams-Sonoma updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.15-4.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.18. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.495-5.655 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.57 billion.Williams-Sonoma also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.65-0.70 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WSM?

25 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Williams-Sonoma's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect Williams-Sonoma's share price to reach $54.4348 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Williams-Sonoma.

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

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams-Sonoma in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 18 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Williams-Sonoma.

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

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)

Has Williams-Sonoma been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WSM stock have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Williams-Sonoma earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 47.40 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Williams-Sonoma.

Who are Williams-Sonoma's major shareholders?

Williams-Sonoma's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.83%), FMR LLC (5.19%), Select Equity Group L.P. (5.13%), Blackhill Capital Inc. (4.84%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.36%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.85%). Company insiders that own Williams-Sonoma stock include Alex Bellos, Anthony Greener, James W Jr Brett, Janet Hayes, Julie Whalen and Laura Alber. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Williams-Sonoma.

Which institutional investors are selling Williams-Sonoma stock?

WSM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Select Equity Group L.P., FMR LLC, WBI Investments Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Stevens Capital Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Williams-Sonoma company stock in the last year include Alex Bellos, Anthony Greener, Janet Hayes, Julie Whalen and Laura Alber. View Insider Buying and Selling for Williams-Sonoma.

Which institutional investors are buying Williams-Sonoma stock?

WSM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Argent Capital Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Cooke & Bieler LP, BTIM Corp., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Impax Asset Management LLC. 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 $57.94.

How big of a company is Williams-Sonoma?

Williams-Sonoma has a market capitalization of $4.84 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.

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:  532 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  838 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,370
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This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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