NYSE:WSO - Watsco Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $156.75 +0.29 (+0.19 %) (As of 05/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$156.46Today's Range$155.06 - $157.5552-Week Range$131.88 - $191.86Volume125,500 shsAverage Volume300,903 shsMarket Capitalization$5.88 billionP/E Ratio24.15Dividend Yield4.09%Beta0.98 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors SectorConstruction Current SymbolNYSE:WSO Previous Symbol CUSIP94262220 CIK105016 Webwww.watsco.com Phone305-714-4100Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.09 Current Ratio3.17 Quick Ratio1.27Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.15 Forward P/E Ratio23.29 P/E Growth1.86 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.55 billion Price / Sales1.29 Cash Flow$7.0928 per share Price / Cash Flow22.10 Book Value$42.61 per share Price / Book3.68Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.49 Net Income$242.93 million Net Margins5.05% Return on Equity14.23% Return on Assets10.09%Miscellaneous Employees5,200 Outstanding Shares37,534,000Market Cap$5.88 billion Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 1st. Investors of record on Monday, April 15th will be paid a dividend of $1.60 per share on Tuesday, April 30th. This represents a $6.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.08%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 12th. View Watsco's Dividend History. How were Watsco's earnings last quarter? Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 23rd. The construction company reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.88. The construction company earned $931.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $942.05 million. Watsco had a net margin of 5.05% and a return on equity of 14.23%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.89 EPS. View Watsco's Earnings History. When is Watsco's next earnings date? Watsco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Watsco. What price target have analysts set for WSO? 7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Watsco's shares. Their predictions range from $144.00 to $185.00. On average, they expect Watsco's share price to reach $166.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Watsco. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Watsco? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watsco in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 6 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Watsco. Has Watsco been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about WSO stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Watsco earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Watsco's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Watsco include Weyerhaeuser (WY), FERROVIAL S A/ADR (FRRVY), Lennar (LEN), Vulcan Materials (VMC), D. R. Horton (DHI), Lennar (LEN.B), Martin Marietta Materials (MLM), Nippon Paint (NPCPF), Rollins (ROL), NVR (NVR), Masco (MAS), Lennox International (LII), Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC), United Rentals (URI) and PulteGroup (PHM). What other stocks do shareholders of Watsco own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Watsco investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), United Parcel Service (UPS), Boeing (BA), Verizon Communications (VZ), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS), IBM (IBM), 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.01%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.00%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (2.50%), FMR LLC (2.24%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (1.91%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.91%). 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, SEI Investments Co, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Nordea Investment Management AB and Man Group plc. 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 Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Raymond James & Associates, BlackRock Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. 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 $156.75. How big of a company is Watsco? Watsco has a market capitalization of $5.88 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 260 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 364 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 624MarketBeat'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. 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