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DOW   32,654.59
QQQ   306.17
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QQQ   306.17

Watsco (WSO) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+5.87 (+2.27%)
(As of 05/17/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
202,143 shs
Average Volume
223,386 shs
Market Capitalization
$10.30 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Watsco

Watsco, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes air conditioning, heating, refrigeration equipment, and related parts and supplies. The company distributes equipment comprising residential ducted and ductless air conditioners, such as gas, electric, and oil furnaces; commercial air conditioning and heating equipment systems; and other specialized equipment. It also offers parts, including 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. The company serves contractors and dealers that service the replacement and new construction markets for residential and light commercial central air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. As of December 31, 2021, it operated from 671 locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, as well as 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

Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies
Trading Companies & Distributors
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.28 billion
Cash Flow
$11.81 per share
Book Value
$51.52 per share


Net Income
$418.95 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$10.30 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/29 Dividend
Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Overall MarketRank

2.53 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

49th out of 137 stocks

Hardware, & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Watsco (NYSE:WSO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Watsco a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watsco in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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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When is Watsco's next earnings date?

Watsco is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 28th 2022.
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How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 21st. The construction company reported $2.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.82 by $1.08. The construction company earned $1.52 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.39 billion. Watsco had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.76% and a net margin of 7.16%. Watsco's quarterly revenue was up 34.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.39 EPS.
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How often does Watsco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Watsco?

Watsco announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 14th will be given a dividend of $2.20 per share on Friday, April 29th. This represents a $8.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.33%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 13th. This is a boost from Watsco's previous quarterly dividend of $1.95.
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Is Watsco a good dividend stock?

Watsco pays an annual dividend of $8.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.40%. Watsco has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Watsco is 71.84%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Watsco will have a dividend payout ratio of 63.31% next year. This indicates that Watsco will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WSO?

5 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Watsco's shares. Their forecasts range from $277.00 to $350.00. On average, they expect Watsco's stock price to reach $316.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.8% from the stock's current price.
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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 81, Pay $688.65k)
  • Mr. Aaron J. Nahmad, Pres & Director (Age 41, Pay $806.12k)
  • Ms. Ana M. Menendez, CFO & Treasurer (Age 57, Pay $437.77k)
  • Mr. Barry S. Logan, Exec. VP of Planning & Strategy and Sec. (Age 59, Pay $490.89k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Steven Rupp, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Paul W. Johnston, Exec. VP (Age 69)
  • 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.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Home Depot (HD), 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.73%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.56%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (5.32%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (2.97%), State Street Corp (2.33%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (1.85%). Company insiders that own Watsco stock include Barry S Logan, Brian E Keeley and George Sape.
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Which major investors are selling Watsco stock?

WSO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Motley Fool Asset Management LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Watsco stock?

WSO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., State Street Corp, Sandler Capital Management, Eaton Vance Management, WBI Investments Inc., and Raymond James & Associates.
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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 $264.41.

How much money does Watsco make?

Watsco has a market capitalization of $10.30 billion and generates $6.28 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $418.95 million in net income (profit) each year or $12.25 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Watsco have?

Watsco employs 6,900 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.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 305-858-4492.

This page was last updated on 5/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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