NYSE:WSO - Watsco Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$180.72 -3.34 (-1.81 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$184.06
Today's Range$180.52 - $183.56
52-Week Range$141.61 - $192.94
Volume192,700 shs
Average Volume268,263 shs
Market Capitalization$6.88 billion
P/E Ratio32.40
Dividend Yield3.17%
Watsco logoWatsco, 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.06
Current Ratio3.63
Quick Ratio1.49


Trailing P/E Ratio32.40
Forward P/E Ratio26.69
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.34 billion
Price / Sales1.55
Cash Flow$6.0140 per share
Price / Cash30.05
Book Value$43.40 per share
Price / Book4.16


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.48
Net Income$208.22 million
Net Margins4.92%
Return on Equity14.44%
Return on Assets9.79%


Outstanding Shares37,360,000
Market Cap$6,876.11

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 2nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 17th will be given a dividend of $1.45 per share on Tuesday, July 31st. This represents a $5.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 16th. View Watsco's Dividend History.

How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The construction company reported $0.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.89. The construction company earned $926.58 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $911.45 million. Watsco had a net margin of 4.92% and a return on equity of 14.44%. The company's revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.71 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 Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Watsco.

What price target have analysts set for WSO?

7 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Watsco's shares. Their forecasts range from $156.00 to $195.00. On average, they anticipate Watsco's share price to reach $180.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.0%. View Analyst Ratings 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, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Watsco's key competitors?

Who are Watsco's key executives?

Watsco's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Albert H. Nahmad, Chairman & CEO (Age 77)
  • Mr. Aaron J. Nahmad, Pres & Director (Age 37)
  • Ms. Ana M. Menendez, CFO, Treasurer & Assistant Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Barry S. Logan, Sr. VP & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Paul W. Johnston, Exec. VP (Age 65)

Has Watsco been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WSO stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Watsco earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the construction company an impact score of 43.72 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Watsco's major shareholders?

Watsco's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include DAVENPORT & Co LLC (1.50%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (0.50%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.43%), Caledonia Investments PLC (0.42%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.40%) and Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.08%). Company insiders that own Watsco stock include Barry S Logan and Technologies Corp /De/ United. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Watsco.

Which institutional investors are selling Watsco stock?

WSO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Private Trust Co. NA and Pennsylvania Trust Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Watsco.

Which institutional investors are buying Watsco stock?

WSO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caledonia Investments PLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Wendell David Associates Inc., KAMES CAPITAL plc, Krueger & Catalano Capital Partners LLC, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.. 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 $180.72.

How big of a company is Watsco?

Watsco has a market capitalization of $6.88 billion and generates $4.34 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $208.22 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.48 on an earnings per share basis. Watsco employs 5,200 workers across the globe.

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:  210 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  297 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  507
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 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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