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Williams-Sonoma - WSM Stock Forecast, Price & News

$155.74
+1.24 (+0.80%)
(As of 08/11/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$153.58
$161.43
50-Day Range
$110.95
$155.74
52-Week Range
$101.58
$223.32
Volume
1.30 million shs
Average Volume
1.39 million shs
Market Capitalization
$10.71 billion
P/E Ratio
10.11
Dividend Yield
2.02%
Price Target
$153.69

Williams-Sonoma MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.86 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.3% Downside
$153.69 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
18.87% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.10
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.15mentions of Williams-Sonoma in the last 14 days
Based on 19 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$8.76 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
0.12%
From $16.08 to $16.10 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.33 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

115th out of 219 stocks

Home Furniture, Furnishings & Equipment Stores Industry

2nd out of 4 stocks

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About Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) Stock

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as an omni-channel specialty retailer of various products for home. It offers cooking, dining, and entertaining products, such as cookware, tools, electrics, cutlery, tabletop and bar, outdoor, furniture, and a library of cookbooks under the Williams Sonoma Home brand, as well as home furnishings and decorative accessories under the Williams Sonoma lifestyle brand; and furniture, bedding, lighting, rugs, table essentials, and decorative accessories under the Pottery Barn brand. The company also provides home decor products under the West Elm brand; kids accessories under the Pottery Barn Kids brand; and an organic bedding to multi-purpose furniture under the Pottery Barn Teen brand. In addition, it offers made-to-order lighting, hardware, furniture, and home decors inspired by history under the Rejuvenation brand; and women's and men's accessories, travel, entertaining and bar, home décor, and seasonal items under the Mark and Graham brand, as well as operates a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. The company markets its products through e-commerce websites, direct-mail catalogs, and retail stores. It operates 544 stores comprising 502 stores in 41states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico; 20 stores in Canada; 19 stores in Australia; 3 stores in the United Kingdom; and 139 franchised stores, as well as e-commerce websites in various countries in the Middle East, the Philippines, Mexico, South Korea, and India. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Williams-Sonoma Stock Up 0.8 %

Shares of NYSE:WSM traded up $1.24 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $155.74. The company had a trading volume of 1,295,019 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,385,758. Williams-Sonoma has a 1-year low of $101.58 and a 1-year high of $223.32. The stock has a market cap of $10.71 billion, a PE ratio of 10.11, a P/E/G ratio of 1.62 and a beta of 1.63. The business's 50 day moving average price is $130.15 and its 200 day moving average price is $138.40.

Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 25th. The specialty retailer reported $3.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.99 by $0.51. Williams-Sonoma had a return on equity of 76.64% and a net margin of 13.74%. The firm had revenue of $1.89 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.81 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $2.93 EPS. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, research analysts expect that Williams-Sonoma will post 16.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Williams-Sonoma Dividend Announcement

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 22nd will be paid a $0.78 dividend. This represents a $3.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 21st. Williams-Sonoma's dividend payout ratio is currently 20.25%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

WSM has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Barclays decreased their target price on Williams-Sonoma from $186.00 to $173.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research note on Friday, May 27th. Telsey Advisory Group decreased their price objective on Williams-Sonoma from $198.00 to $165.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Friday, May 20th. Wells Fargo & Company dropped their target price on shares of Williams-Sonoma from $140.00 to $135.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 26th. Wedbush cut their price target on shares of Williams-Sonoma to $155.00 and set a "na" rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, May 17th. Finally, Robert W. Baird lowered their price objective on shares of Williams-Sonoma from $175.00 to $150.00 in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, Williams-Sonoma has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $153.69.

Insider Activity

In other Williams-Sonoma news, CEO Laura Alber sold 40,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $151.94, for a total value of $6,077,600.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 525,113 shares in the company, valued at $79,785,669.22. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. In other Williams-Sonoma news, CFO Julie Whalen sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $140.66, for a total value of $703,300.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 96,239 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $13,536,977.74. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Laura Alber sold 40,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $151.94, for a total value of $6,077,600.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 525,113 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $79,785,669.22. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 60,400 shares of company stock valued at $8,756,068 in the last quarter. Company insiders own 1.70% of the company's stock.

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WSM Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/27 Dividend
4/21/2022
Last Earnings
5/25/2022
Dividend Payable
5/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/26 Dividend
7/21/2022
Today
8/11/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/24/2022
Dividend Payable
8/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Home furniture, furnishings & equipment stores
Sub-Industry
Homefurnishing Retail
CUSIP
96990410
Employees
21,000
Year Founded
1956

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$153.69
High Stock Price Forecast
$205.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$100.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-1.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.86
Research Coverage
14 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.13 billion
Pretax Margin
17.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.25 billion
Cash Flow
$19.09 per share
Book Value
$22.81 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
67,594,000
Market Cap
$10.71 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.63

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WSM Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Williams-Sonoma stock right now?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Williams-Sonoma in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" WSM shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WSM, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Williams-Sonoma's stock price forecast for 2022?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Williams-Sonoma's shares. Their WSM share price forecasts range from $100.00 to $205.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $153.69 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.3%.
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How have WSM shares performed in 2022?

Williams-Sonoma's stock was trading at $169.13 at the start of the year. Since then, WSM shares have decreased by 7.9% and is now trading at $155.74.
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When is Williams-Sonoma's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 24th 2022.
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How were Williams-Sonoma's earnings last quarter?

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 25th. The specialty retailer reported $3.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.99 by $0.51. The specialty retailer had revenue of $1.89 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.81 billion. Williams-Sonoma had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 76.64% and a net margin of 13.74%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.93 EPS.

How often does Williams-Sonoma pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Williams-Sonoma?

Williams-Sonoma declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 16th. Investors of record on Friday, July 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.78 per share on Friday, August 26th. This represents a $3.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 21st.
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Is Williams-Sonoma a good dividend stock?

Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) pays an annual dividend of $3.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.02%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 17 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 20.25%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WSM will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.38% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Laura J. Alber's approval rating as Williams-Sonoma's CEO?

992 employees have rated Williams-Sonoma Chief Executive Officer Laura J. Alber on Glassdoor.com. Laura J. Alber has an approval rating of 55% among the company's employees. This puts Laura J. Alber in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 46.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Williams-Sonoma to a friend.

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Starbucks (SBUX) and Salesforce (CRM).

What is Williams-Sonoma's stock symbol?

Williams-Sonoma trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WSM."

Who are Williams-Sonoma's major shareholders?

Williams-Sonoma's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Congress Asset Management Co. MA (1.32%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.61%), Baird Financial Group Inc. (0.50%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (0.42%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.37%) and Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.34%). Insiders that own company stock include Adrian D P Bellamy, Alex Bellos, David Randolph King, Grace Puma Whiteford, Julie Whalen, Laura Alber, Marta Benson, Ryan Ross, Sabrina Simmons and Scott Arnold Dahnke.
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How do I buy shares of Williams-Sonoma?

Shares of WSM stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Williams-Sonoma's stock price today?

One share of WSM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $155.74.

How much money does Williams-Sonoma make?

Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) has a market capitalization of $10.71 billion and generates $8.25 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $1.13 billion in net income (profit) each year or $15.41 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Williams-Sonoma have?

The company employs 21,000 workers across the globe.

When was Williams-Sonoma founded?

Williams-Sonoma was founded in 1956.

How can I contact Williams-Sonoma?

Williams-Sonoma's mailing address is 3250 VAN NESS AVENUE, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94109. The official website for the company is www.williams-sonomainc.com. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at (415) 421-7900, via email at investorrelations@wsgc.com, or via fax at 415-434-0881.

This page (NYSE:WSM) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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