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

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$53.16 +0.72 (+1.37 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$52.44
Today's Range$52.04 - $53.81
52-Week Range$46.92 - $73.99
Volume1.53 million shs
Average Volume1.90 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.35 billion
P/E Ratio14.73
Dividend Yield3.23%
Beta0.89
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
Phone415-421-7900

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27
Current Ratio1.54
Quick Ratio0.38

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.73
Forward P/E Ratio12.28
P/E Growth1.65

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.29 billion
Price / Sales0.81
Cash Flow$5.4804 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.70
Book Value$14.30 per share
Price / Book3.72

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.61
Net Income$259.54 million
Net Margins4.97%
Return on Equity29.75%
Return on Assets12.64%

Miscellaneous

Employees27,800
Outstanding Shares80,150,000
Market Cap$4.35 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 given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Wednesday, November 21st. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.24%. 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 has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $286,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Williams-Sonoma's earnings last quarter?

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 15th. The specialty retailer reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.01. The specialty retailer earned $1.36 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.37 billion. Williams-Sonoma had a return on equity of 29.75% and a net margin of 4.97%. 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 EPS guidance of $1.89-1.99 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Williams-Sonoma's stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect Williams-Sonoma's stock price to reach $58.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Williams-Sonoma.

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

19 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 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 stories about WSM stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Williams-Sonoma earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

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)

Who are Williams-Sonoma's major shareholders?

Williams-Sonoma's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Capital Research Global Investors (10.41%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.02%), BlackRock Inc. (8.93%), FMR LLC (5.10%), Blackhill Capital Inc. (5.03%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.48%). 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 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Capital Research Global Investors, Morgan Stanley, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc. VA and TIAA CREF Investment 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 $53.16.

How big of a company is Williams-Sonoma?

Williams-Sonoma has a market capitalization of $4.35 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:  553 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  896 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,449
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This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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