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Watsco Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:WSO)

$176.98
+2.45 (+1.40 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 08:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$173.21
Now: $176.98
$178.29
50-Day Range
$159.88
MA: $167.00
$177.34
52-Week Range
$131.88
Now: $176.98
$178.29
Volume230,292 shs
Average Volume264,304 shs
Market Capitalization$6.74 billion
P/E Ratio27.27
Dividend Yield3.67%
Beta0.85
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. Read More…

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$4.55 billion
Cash Flow$7.18 per share
Book Value$42.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$242.93 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,200
Market Cap$6.74 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Tuesday, October 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 15th will be given a dividend of $1.60 per share on Thursday, October 31st. This represents a $6.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 11th. View Watsco's Dividend History.

How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 17th. The construction company reported $2.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.23 by $0.03. The construction company had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.38 billion. Watsco had a return on equity of 15.41% and a net margin of 5.29%. The company's revenue was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $2.11 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 Thursday, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Watsco.

What price target have analysts set for WSO?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Watsco's stock. Their predictions range from $138.00 to $175.00. On average, they expect Watsco's stock price to reach $158.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Watsco.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Watsco?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watsco in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 3 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 stories about WSO stock have trended negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Watsco earned a media sentiment score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Watsco.

Are investors shorting Watsco?

Watsco saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,840,000 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the August 15th total of 1,750,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 234,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.8 days. Approximately 5.7% of the company's shares are sold short. View Watsco's Current Options Chain.

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 Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), United Parcel Service (UPS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Boeing (BA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Coca-Cola (KO) and Intel (INTC).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include DAVENPORT & Co LLC (1.93%), Howland Capital Management LLC (0.37%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.31%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.24%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.19%) and Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.17%). 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 Brookstone Capital Management, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, NEXT Financial Group Inc, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Stephens Inc. AR, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Watsco.

Which major investors are buying Watsco stock?

WSO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DAVENPORT & Co LLC, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Howland Capital Management LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc., Welch & Forbes LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Fenimore Asset Management 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Watsco's stock price today?

One share of WSO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $176.98.

How big of a company is Watsco?

Watsco has a market capitalization of $6.74 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.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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Watsco (NYSE WSO)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  276 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  389 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  665
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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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