NYSE:WSO - Watsco Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$181.61 -1.39 (-0.76 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 02:48 PM ET)
Previous Close$181.61
Today's Range$181.1750 - $185.0450
52-Week Range$141.61 - $192.94
Volume292,376 shs
Average Volume198,321 shs
Market Capitalization$6.84 billion
P/E Ratio32.22
Dividend Yield3.17%
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

Industry Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.06
Current Ratio3.63
Quick Ratio1.49


Trailing P/E Ratio32.22
Forward P/E Ratio26.71
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.34 billion
Price / Sales1.56
Cash Flow$6.08 per share
Price / Cash29.87
Book Value$43.40 per share
Price / Book4.18


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.48
Net Income$208.22 million
Net Margins4.92%
Return on Equity14.44%
Return on Assets9.79%


Outstanding Shares37,360,000

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 2nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 16th will be given a dividend of $1.45 per share on Monday, April 30th. This represents a $5.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 13th. This is an increase from Watsco's previous quarterly dividend of $1.25. View Watsco's Dividend History.

How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The construction company reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.89. The construction company had revenue of $926.58 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $911.45 million. Watsco had a return on equity of 14.44% and a net margin of 4.92%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.71 EPS. View Watsco's Earnings History.

When is Watsco's next earnings date?

Watsco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Watsco.

What price target have analysts set for WSO?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Watsco's shares. Their forecasts range from $156.00 to $195.00. On average, they expect Watsco's stock price to reach $180.6667 in the next year. 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. Paul W. Johnston, Exec. VP (Age 65)

Has Watsco been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WSO stock have been trending very positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Watsco earned a media sentiment score of 0.70 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 43.66 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Watsco's major shareholders?

Watsco's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.72%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (2.47%), Blair William & Co. IL (2.21%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.20%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.03%) and Thomaspartners Inc. (1.69%). 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., Blair William & Co. IL, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Oak Ridge Investments LLC, Sei Investments Co., Crawford Investment Counsel Inc. and Clinton Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Watsco.

Which institutional investors are buying Watsco stock?

WSO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Chicago Capital LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Sandler Capital Management, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC. 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 $181.61.

How big of a company is Watsco?

Watsco has a market capitalization of $6.84 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 (WSO)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  200 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  285 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  485
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 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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