NYSE:WSO - Watsco Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$169.88 -0.17 (-0.10 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$170.05
Today's Range$169.51 - $171.65
52-Week Range$141.61 - $192.94
Volume164,724 shs
Average Volume274,169 shs
Market Capitalization$6.43 billion
P/E Ratio31.11
Dividend Yield3.36%
Beta0.75
Watsco logoWatsco, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment; and related parts and supplies in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. It offers residential ducted and ductless air conditioners; gas, electric, and oil furnaces; commercial air conditioning and heating equipment systems; and other specialized equipment. The company also provides parts comprising replacement compressors, evaporator coils, motors, and other component parts; and supplies, such as thermostats, insulation material, refrigerants, ductwork, grills, registers, sheet metal, tools, copper tubing, concrete pads, tapes, adhesives, and other ancillary supplies. It serves contractors and dealers that service the replacement and new construction markets for residential and light commercial central air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. In addition, the company exports its products to Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. Watsco, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
SectorConstruction
SymbolNYSE:WSO
CUSIP94262220
Phone305-714-4100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.09
Current Ratio3.10
Quick Ratio1.43

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio31.11
Forward P/E Ratio25.51
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.34 billion
Price / Sales1.46
Cash Flow$6.0520 per share
Price / Cash28.07
Book Value$43.40 per share
Price / Book3.91

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.48
Net Income$208.22 million
Net Margins5.05%
Return on Equity14.26%
Return on Assets10.01%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,200
Outstanding Shares37,370,000
Market Cap$6.43 billion

Watsco (NYSE:WSO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Watsco's stock symbol?

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

How often does Watsco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Watsco?

Watsco announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 2nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 17th will be given a dividend of $1.45 per share on Tuesday, July 31st. This represents a $5.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 16th. View Watsco's Dividend History.

How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The construction company reported $2.40 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.47 by $0.07. The construction company had revenue of $1.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.34 billion. Watsco had a net margin of 5.05% and a return on equity of 14.26%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $2.07 earnings per share. View Watsco's Earnings History.

When is Watsco's next earnings date?

Watsco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Watsco.

What price target have analysts set for WSO?

9 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Watsco's stock. Their predictions range from $156.00 to $195.00. On average, they anticipate Watsco's stock price to reach $180.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Watsco.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Watsco?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watsco in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Watsco.

Who are some of Watsco's key competitors?

Who are Watsco's key executives?

Watsco's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Albert H. Nahmad, Chairman & CEO (Age 77)
  • Mr. Aaron J. Nahmad, Pres & Director (Age 37)
  • Ms. Ana M. Menendez, CFO, Treasurer & Assistant Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Barry S. Logan, Sr. VP & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Steven Rupp, Chief Technology Officer

Has Watsco been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WSO stock have trended somewhat negative on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Watsco earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 48.58 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Watsco.

Who are Watsco's major shareholders?

Watsco's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.98%), FMR LLC (2.78%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.35%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.07%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.96%) and Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. (1.67%). Company insiders that own Watsco stock include Barry S Logan and Technologies Corp /De/ United. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Watsco.

Which institutional investors are selling Watsco stock?

WSO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OppenheimerFunds Inc., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Sei Investments Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Watsco.

Which institutional investors are buying Watsco stock?

WSO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc., United Services Automobile Association, Caledonia Investments PLC, BlackRock Inc., First Quadrant L P CA, First Trust Advisors LP, Raymond James & Associates and Baillie Gifford & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Watsco.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Watsco's stock price today?

One share of WSO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $169.75.

How big of a company is Watsco?

Watsco has a market capitalization of $6.43 billion and generates $4.34 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $208.22 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.48 on an earnings per share basis. Watsco employs 5,200 workers across the globe.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Watsco (NYSE WSO)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  218 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  303 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  521
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Watsco and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WSO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WSO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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