NYSE:WSO

Watsco Stock Forecast, Price & News

$273.87
-2.76 (-1.00 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$273.86
$278.21
50-Day Range
$271.48
$295.14
52-Week Range
$216.25
$307.81
Volume374,911 shs
Average Volume169,947 shs
Market Capitalization$10.61 billion
P/E Ratio30.43
Dividend Yield2.82%
Beta0.77
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About Watsco

Watsco, Inc. engages in distribution of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment and related parts. Its products include residential central air conditioners, gas, electric & oil furnaces, commercial air conditioning & heating equipment, and other specialized equipment, parts, including replacement compressors, evaporator coils, motors and other component parts; and supplies, including thermostats, insulation material, refrigerants, ductwork, grills, registers, sheet metal, tools, copper tubing, concrete pads, tape, adhesives, and other ancillary supplies. The company was founded by William Wagner in 1956 and is headquartered in Miami, FL.

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1.94 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

86th out of 137 stocks

Hardware, & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Watsco (NYSE:WSO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Watsco a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watsco in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Watsco stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WSO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Watsco?

Wall Street analysts have given Watsco a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Watsco wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Watsco's next earnings date?

Watsco is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 28th 2021.
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How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 22nd. The construction company reported $3.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.15 by $0.56. The construction company had revenue of $1.85 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.68 billion. Watsco had a net margin of 6.19% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.20%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 36.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.26 EPS.
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How has Watsco's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Watsco's stock was trading at $164.89 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WSO shares have increased by 66.1% and is now trading at $273.87.
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How often does Watsco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Watsco?

Watsco announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 15th will be given a dividend of $1.95 per share on Friday, July 30th. This represents a $7.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 14th.
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Is Watsco a good dividend stock?

Watsco pays an annual dividend of $7.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.82%. The dividend payout ratio of Watsco is 111.27%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Watsco will have a dividend payout ratio of 74.22% next year. This indicates that Watsco will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WSO?

8 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Watsco's shares. Their forecasts range from $218.00 to $350.00. On average, they anticipate Watsco's stock price to reach $281.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Watsco's key executives?

Watsco's management team includes the following people:
  • Albert H. Nahmad, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Aaron J. Nahmad, President & Director
  • Ana M. Menendez, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  • Steven Rupp, Chief Technology Officer
  • Marcos Trinidad, Director-Technology & Supply Chain

What is Albert H. Nahmad's approval rating as Watsco's CEO?

15 employees have rated Watsco CEO Albert H. Nahmad on Glassdoor.com. Albert H. Nahmad has an approval rating of 85% among Watsco's employees. 68.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Watsco to a friend.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Watsco own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Watsco investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), The Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Home Depot (HD), The Coca-Cola (KO), Netflix (NFLX), Tesla (TSLA), Visa (V) and AbbVie (ABBV).

What is Watsco's stock symbol?

Watsco trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WSO."

Who are Watsco's major shareholders?

Watsco's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.21%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.59%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (5.36%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (2.72%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (2.28%) and State Street Corp (2.22%). Company insiders that own Watsco stock include Barry S Logan, Bob L Moss and George Sape.
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Which institutional investors are selling Watsco stock?

WSO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Ninety One UK Ltd, FMR LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co., and Wells Fargo & Company MN.
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Which institutional investors are buying Watsco stock?

WSO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., State Street Corp, Sandler Capital Management, Premier Fund Managers Ltd, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, and Balyasny Asset Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Watsco?

Shares of WSO 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 Watsco's stock price today?

One share of WSO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $273.87.

How much money does Watsco make?

Watsco has a market capitalization of $10.61 billion and generates $5.05 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $269.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.01 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Watsco have?

Watsco employs 5,800 workers across the globe.

When was Watsco founded?

Watsco was founded in 1945.

What is Watsco's official website?

The official website for Watsco is www.watsco.com.

Where are Watsco's headquarters?

How can I contact Watsco?

Watsco's mailing address is 2665 SOUTH BAYSHORE DRIVE SUITE 901, MIAMI FL, 33133. The construction company can be reached via phone at (305) 714-4100 or via email at [email protected].


This page was last updated on 9/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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