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NYSE:WSOWatsco Stock Price, Forecast & News

$236.07
+1.62 (+0.69 %)
(As of 07/31/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$232.44
Now: $236.07
$236.23
50-Day Range
$170.56
MA: $189.15
$234.59
52-Week Range
$132.97
Now: $236.07
$236.23
Volume167,551 shs
Average Volume277,365 shs
Market Capitalization$9.06 billion
P/E Ratio38.70
Dividend Yield3.01%
Beta0.68
Watsco, 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.42 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
CUSIP94262220
Phone305-714-4100

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.77 billion
Cash Flow$7.10 per share
Book Value$45.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$245.95 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,800
Market Cap$9.06 billion
Next Earnings Date10/15/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$236.07
+1.62 (+0.69 %)
(As of 07/31/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Watsco (NYSE:WSO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Watsco's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Watsco's stock was trading at $164.89 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WSO shares have increased by 43.2% and is now trading at $236.07.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Watsco?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watsco in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Watsco's next earnings date?

Watsco is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 15th 2020.
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How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 23rd. The construction company reported $2.26 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.38. The construction company had revenue of $1.36 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.31 billion. Watsco had a net margin of 4.77% and a return on equity of 13.38%. Watsco's quarterly revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $2.40 EPS.
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How often does Watsco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Watsco?

Watsco announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 16th will be paid a dividend of $1.775 per share on Friday, July 31st. This represents a $7.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.01%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 15th.
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What price target have analysts set for WSO?

7 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Watsco's stock. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $195.00. On average, they anticipate Watsco's share price to reach $168.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 28.6%.
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Has Watsco been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WSO stock has been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Watsco earned a media sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Who are some of Watsco's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Watsco own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Watsco investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Coca-Cola (KO) and United Parcel Service (UPS).

Who are Watsco's key executives?

Watsco's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Albert H. Nahmad, Chairman & CEO (Age 78)
  • Mr. Aaron J. Nahmad, Pres & Director (Age 38)
  • Ms. Ana M. Menendez, CFO, Treasurer & Assistant Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Barry S. Logan, Sr. VP & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Stephen F. Rush, Exec. VP & COO (Age 69)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include DAVENPORT & Co LLC (1.96%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.78%), Raymond James & Associates (0.69%), Dearborn Partners LLC (0.52%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.49%) and Howland Capital Management LLC (0.42%). 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 Scharf Investments LLC, Northstar Investment Advisors LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Dearborn Partners LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Watsco company stock in the last year include Barry S Logan, Bob L Moss, and George Sape.
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Which institutional investors are buying Watsco stock?

WSO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Welch & Forbes LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Heritage Wealth Advisors, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD., and Howland Capital 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Watsco's stock price today?

One share of WSO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $236.07.

How big of a company is Watsco?

Watsco has a market capitalization of $9.06 billion and generates $4.77 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $245.95 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.50 on an earnings per share basis. Watsco employs 5,800 workers across the globe.

What is Watsco's official website?

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

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 8/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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