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College athletes will need school approval for NIL deals under bill passed by Utah Legislature
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
In Senegal's capital, Nicaragua is a hot ticket among travel agents as migrants try to reach US
California authorizes expansion of Waymo's driverless car services to LA, SF peninsula
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
College athletes will need school approval for NIL deals under bill passed by Utah Legislature
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
In Senegal's capital, Nicaragua is a hot ticket among travel agents as migrants try to reach US
California authorizes expansion of Waymo's driverless car services to LA, SF peninsula
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
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Williams-Sonoma (WSM) Competitors

$236.64
+1.11 (+0.47%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

WSM vs. DKS, DPZ, CVNA, BURL, BBY, YUMC, KMX, PFGC, EXPE, and WBA

Should you be buying Williams-Sonoma stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Williams-Sonoma include DICK'S Sporting Goods (DKS), Domino's Pizza (DPZ), Carvana (CVNA), Burlington Stores (BURL), Best Buy (BBY), Yum China (YUMC), CarMax (KMX), Performance Food Group (PFGC), Expedia Group (EXPE), and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Williams-Sonoma vs.

DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) and Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, media sentiment, dividends, profitability, community ranking and analyst recommendations.

DICK'S Sporting Goods pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Williams-Sonoma pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. DICK'S Sporting Goods pays out 35.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Williams-Sonoma pays out 25.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. DICK'S Sporting Goods has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years and Williams-Sonoma has increased its dividend for 18 consecutive years.

DICK'S Sporting Goods received 749 more outperform votes than Williams-Sonoma when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 70.54% of users gave DICK'S Sporting Goods an outperform vote while only 49.45% of users gave Williams-Sonoma an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
DICK'S Sporting GoodsOutperform Votes
1427
70.54%
Underperform Votes
596
29.46%
Williams-SonomaOutperform Votes
678
49.45%
Underperform Votes
693
50.55%

68.2% of DICK'S Sporting Goods shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.8% of Williams-Sonoma shares are owned by institutional investors. 30.8% of DICK'S Sporting Goods shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Williams-Sonoma shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Williams-Sonoma has lower revenue, but higher earnings than DICK'S Sporting Goods. DICK'S Sporting Goods is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Williams-Sonoma, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
DICK'S Sporting Goods$12.37B1.20$1.04B$11.2116.17
Williams-Sonoma$8.67B1.75$1.13B$14.4116.42

DICK'S Sporting Goods currently has a consensus price target of $144.19, suggesting a potential downside of 20.44%. Williams-Sonoma has a consensus price target of $157.75, suggesting a potential downside of 33.34%. Given Williams-Sonoma's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe DICK'S Sporting Goods is more favorable than Williams-Sonoma.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DICK'S Sporting Goods
0 Sell rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.45
Williams-Sonoma
5 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.93

In the previous week, DICK'S Sporting Goods had 10 more articles in the media than Williams-Sonoma. MarketBeat recorded 19 mentions for DICK'S Sporting Goods and 9 mentions for Williams-Sonoma. DICK'S Sporting Goods' average media sentiment score of 1.01 beat Williams-Sonoma's score of 0.16 indicating that Williams-Sonoma is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
DICK'S Sporting Goods
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
15 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Williams-Sonoma
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

DICK'S Sporting Goods has a beta of 1.55, indicating that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Williams-Sonoma has a beta of 1.66, indicating that its stock price is 66% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Williams-Sonoma has a net margin of 11.99% compared to Williams-Sonoma's net margin of 7.76%. DICK'S Sporting Goods' return on equity of 59.65% beat Williams-Sonoma's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DICK'S Sporting Goods7.76% 40.94% 11.40%
Williams-Sonoma 11.99%59.65%21.18%

Summary

Williams-Sonoma beats DICK'S Sporting Goods on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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WSM vs. The Competition

MetricWilliams-SonomaHome furniture, furnishings & equipment stores IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$15.18B$5.19B$21.06B$17.59B
Dividend Yield1.53%1.53%182.88%3.57%
P/E Ratio16.4215.5621.4821.96
Price / Sales1.750.663.086.95
Price / Cash11.586.6616.3715.92
Price / Book9.264.145.885.86
Net Income$1.13B-$628.52M$654.00M$863.03M
7 Day Performance4.43%5.64%1.43%1.63%
1 Month Performance18.11%3.14%3.37%3.18%
1 Year Performance91.89%20.53%3.69%101.06%

Williams-Sonoma Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DKS
DICK'S Sporting Goods
4.3621 of 5 stars
$177.04
+0.9%
$144.19
-18.6%
+40.8%$14.47B$12.37B15.7952,800News Coverage
DPZ
Domino's Pizza
4.4626 of 5 stars
$446.27
-2.8%
$430.25
-3.6%
+48.2%$15.57B$4.54B30.5211,000Earnings Report
Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
CVNA
Carvana
2.4413 of 5 stars
$80.45
+15.1%
$41.53
-48.4%
+831.6%$16.06B$10.77B148.9816,600Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
BURL
Burlington Stores
3.1399 of 5 stars
$206.72
+0.3%
$212.56
+2.8%
-5.3%$13.34B$8.70B45.4361,166Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
BBY
Best Buy
4.5121 of 5 stars
$79.09
+3.5%
$77.43
-2.1%
-5.6%$17.04B$46.30B13.6490,000Earnings Report
Dividend Increase
Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
YUMC
Yum China
4.9191 of 5 stars
$42.53
+1.3%
$61.63
+44.9%
-29.0%$17.59B$10.98B21.70406,000
KMX
CarMax
2.1733 of 5 stars
$76.66
+3.7%
$77.40
+1.0%
+15.3%$12.10B$29.68B24.3430,621Analyst Report
News Coverage
PFGC
Performance Food Group
3.9485 of 5 stars
$76.69
+1.0%
$79.75
+4.0%
+34.0%$11.93B$57.25B27.9935,000Positive News
EXPE
Expedia Group
4.3893 of 5 stars
$136.24
+1.0%
$149.29
+9.6%
+28.9%$18.57B$12.84B25.3217,100Short Interest ↑
WBA
Walgreens Boots Alliance
4.6515 of 5 stars
$21.63
+3.0%
$25.83
+19.4%
-38.9%$18.65B$139.08B32.77331,000Analyst Revision

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This page (NYSE:WSM) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff