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NYSE:WSO - Watsco Stock Price, Forecast & News

$178.49
+1.18 (+0.67 %)
(As of 01/24/2020 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$175.86
Now: $178.49
$178.94
50-Day Range
$174.99
MA: $178.62
$182.03
52-Week Range
$136.45
Now: $178.49
$183.00
Volume156,633 shs
Average Volume187,380 shs
Market Capitalization$6.80 billion
P/E Ratio27.46
Dividend Yield3.61%
Beta0.82
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.55 billion
Cash Flow$7.15 per share
Book Value$42.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$242.93 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,200
Market Cap$6.80 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Thursday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, January 16th will be given a dividend of $1.60 per share on Friday, January 31st. This represents a $6.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 15th. View Watsco's Dividend History.

How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 17th. The construction company reported $2.20 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.23 by $0.03. The construction company had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.38 billion. Watsco had a net margin of 5.29% and a return on equity of 15.07%. Watsco's revenue was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.11 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 Thursday, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Watsco.

What price target have analysts set for WSO?

5 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Watsco's shares. Their forecasts range from $138.00 to $175.00. On average, they expect Watsco's share price to reach $158.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Watsco.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Watsco?

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

Has Watsco been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WSO stock has trended very positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Watsco earned a news sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Watsco.

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), United Parcel Service (UPS), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), IBM (IBM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Coca-Cola (KO) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are Watsco's key executives?

Watsco's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Watsco's major shareholders?

Watsco's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include DAVENPORT & Co LLC (1.98%), Howland Capital Management LLC (0.40%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.31%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.31%), Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.17%) and Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co. (0.14%). Company insiders that own Watsco stock include Barry S Logan, Bob L Moss and George Sape. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Watsco.

Which major investors are selling Watsco stock?

WSO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Verity & Verity LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., NEXT Financial Group Inc, Groesbeck Investment Management Corp NJ, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Riverbridge Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Watsco company stock in the last year include Bob L Moss and George Sape. View Insider Buying and Selling for Watsco.

Which major 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, Howland Capital Management LLC, NewSquare Capital LLC, Sciencast Management LP, Compass Ion Advisors LLC, Ambassador Advisors LLC and RFG Advisory 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Watsco's stock price today?

One share of WSO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $178.49.

How big of a company is Watsco?

Watsco has a market capitalization of $6.80 billion and generates $4.55 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $242.93 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.49 on an earnings per share basis. Watsco employs 5,200 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Watsco.

What is Watsco's official website?

The official website for Watsco is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Watsco (NYSE WSO)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  407 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  700
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 1/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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