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NYSE:WSOWatsco Stock Price, Forecast & News

$161.48
+4.12 (+2.62 %)
(As of 04/10/2020 08:37 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$157.04
Now: $161.48
$162.54
50-Day Range
$138.42
MA: $159.95
$182.86
52-Week Range
$132.97
Now: $161.48
$186.87
Volume241,640 shs
Average Volume392,089 shs
Market Capitalization$6.18 billion
P/E Ratio25.23
Dividend Yield4.07%
Beta0.73
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.46 out of 5 stars


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$4.77 billion
Cash Flow$7.28 per share
Book Value$45.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$245.95 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,800
Market Cap$6.18 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Watsco (NYSE:WSO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Watsco's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Watsco's stock was trading at $164.89 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WSO stock has decreased by 2.1% and is now trading at $161.48. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Watsco?

6 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Watsco.

When is Watsco's next earnings date?

Watsco is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 28th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Watsco.

How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 13th. The construction company reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.08. The construction company had revenue of $1.07 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.08 billion. Watsco had a return on equity of 14.68% and a net margin of 5.16%. The company's revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.02 earnings per share. View Watsco's earnings history.

How often does Watsco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Watsco?

Watsco declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 15th will be paid a dividend of $1.775 per share on Thursday, April 30th. This represents a $7.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.40%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 14th. This is a boost from Watsco's previous quarterly dividend of $1.60. View Watsco's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WSO?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Watsco's shares. Their forecasts range from $138.00 to $190.00. On average, they anticipate Watsco's share price to reach $160.20 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.8%. View analysts' price targets for Watsco.

Has Watsco been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WSO stock have been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Watsco earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the construction company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutWatsco.

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), United Parcel Service (UPS), AbbVie (ABBV) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are Watsco's key executives?

Watsco's management team includes the following 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)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bath Savings Trust Co (0.06%), Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Verity & Verity LLC (0.01%) and Fulcrum Equity Management (0.00%). Company insiders that own Watsco stock include Barry S Logan, Bob L Moss and George Sape. 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 Bath Savings Trust Co, Fulcrum Equity Management, and Verity & Verity LLC. Company insiders that have sold Watsco company stock in the last year include Barry S Logan, Bob L Moss, and George Sape. View insider buying and selling activity for Watsco.

Which institutional investors are buying Watsco stock?

WSO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $161.48.

How big of a company is Watsco?

Watsco has a market capitalization of $6.18 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. Watsco employs 5,800 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]

This page was last updated on 4/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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