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

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$180.91 -3.15 (-1.71 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 02:02 PM ET)
Previous Close$182.54
Today's Range$180.91 - $182.54
52-Week Range$141.61 - $192.94
Volume3,064 shs
Average Volume225,704 shs
Market Capitalization$6.88 billion
P/E Ratio32.40
Dividend Yield3.15%
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 Ratio26.72
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.34 billion
Price / Sales1.56
Cash Flow$6.0203 per share
Price / Cash30.05
Book Value$43.40 per share
Price / Book4.17


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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 2nd. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 3.19%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 16th. View Watsco's Dividend History.

How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

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

What price target have analysts set for WSO?

7 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Watsco's stock. Their forecasts range from $156.00 to $195.00. On average, they expect Watsco's stock price to reach $180.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.7%. 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?

Media headlines about WSO stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Watsco earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.60 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Watsco's major shareholders?

Watsco's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caledonia Investments PLC, Bank of Montreal Can, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Krueger & Catalano Capital Partners LLC, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $181.86.

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:  209 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  297 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  506
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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