NYSE:WSO

Watsco Stock Forecast, Price & News

$279.66
+2.77 (+1.00 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$275.72
Now: $279.66
$279.91
50-Day Range
$233.66
MA: $256.08
$279.88
52-Week Range
$144.16
Now: $279.66
$281.88
Volume121,079 shs
Average Volume195,603 shs
Market Capitalization$10.80 billion
P/E Ratio45.85
Dividend Yield2.56%
Beta0.79
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, including 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 materials, refrigerants, ductworks, grills, registers, sheet metals, tools, copper tubing, concrete pads, tapes, adhesives, and other ancillary supplies, as well as plumbing and bathroom remodeling 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
CUSIP94262220
Phone305-714-4100
Employees5,800
Year Founded1945

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.77 billion
Cash Flow$8.55 per share
Book Value$45.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$245.95 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$10.80 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Headlines

Watsco (WSO) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
April 15, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Watsco (NYSE:WSO) Price Target Raised to $244.00
April 12, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Watsco (NYSE:WSO) Reaches New 12-Month High at $277.28
April 12, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Watsco (NYSE:WSO) Reaches New 1-Year High at $268.65
April 5, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.26 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

102nd out of 206 stocks

Hardware, & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Industry

1st out of 4 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$279.66
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(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Watsco (NYSE:WSO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Watsco a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watsco in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Watsco wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks 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, April 22nd 2021.
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How can I listen to Watsco's earnings call?

Watsco will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 22nd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 11th. The construction company reported $1.14 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.13. The construction company had revenue of $1.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.13 billion. Watsco had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.38% and a net margin of 4.77%.
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How has Watsco's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Watsco's stock was trading at $164.89 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WSO shares have increased by 69.6% and is now trading at $279.66.
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How often does Watsco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Watsco?

Watsco declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 15th will be given a dividend of $1.95 per share on Friday, April 30th. This represents a $7.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 14th. This is a boost from Watsco's previous quarterly dividend of $1.78.
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Is Watsco a good dividend stock?

Watsco pays an annual dividend of $7.10 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.56%. Watsco does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Watsco is 109.23%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Watsco will have a dividend payout ratio of 104.72% in the coming year. This indicates that Watsco may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WSO?

8 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Watsco's stock. Their forecasts range from $168.00 to $250.00. On average, they anticipate Watsco's share price to reach $220.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 21.3%.
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Who are Watsco's key executives?

Watsco's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Albert H. Nahmad, Chairman & CEO (Age 80, Pay $890.72k)
  • Mr. Aaron J. Nahmad, Pres & Director (Age 40, Pay $558.25k)
  • Ms. Ana M. Menendez, CFO & Treasurer (Age 56, Pay $303.1k)
  • Mr. Barry S. Logan, Exec. VP of Planning & Strategy and Sec. (Age 58, Pay $374.95k)
  • Mr. Steven Rupp, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Paul W. Johnston, Exec. VP (Age 68)
  • Mr. Rick Gomez, VP of Corp. Devel.

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.

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 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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Welch & Forbes LLC (0.52%), Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co. (0.15%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.11%), Bath Savings Trust Co (0.07%), Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.05%) and Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. (0.04%). 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 Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Pacer Advisors Inc., and Private Capital Group LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Watsco stock?

WSO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Welch & Forbes LLC, Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co., Bath Savings Trust Co, Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc., FDx Advisors Inc., First Bank & Trust, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Retirement Systems of Alabama.
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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 $279.66.

How much money does Watsco make?

Watsco has a market capitalization of $10.80 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.

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?

Watsco is headquartered at 2665 SOUTH BAYSHORE DRIVE SUITE 901, MIAMI FL, 33133.

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 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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