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NYSE:WSOWatsco Stock Price, Forecast & News

$237.53
+3.95 (+1.69 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$234.69
Now: $237.53
$237.71
50-Day Range
$170.56
MA: $196.41
$237.45
52-Week Range
$132.97
Now: $237.53
$238.78
Volume109,075 shs
Average Volume274,429 shs
Market Capitalization$9.11 billion
P/E Ratio38.94
Dividend Yield3.04%
Beta0.8
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: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.29 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
CUSIP94262220
Phone305-714-4100

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.77 billion
Cash Flow$7.11 per share
Book Value$45.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$245.95 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,800
Market Cap$9.11 billion
Next Earnings Date10/15/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$237.53
+3.95 (+1.69 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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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 (WHO). Since then, WSO shares have increased by 44.1% and is now trading at $237.53.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Watsco?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watsco in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Watsco's next earnings date?

Watsco is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 15th 2020.
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How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 23rd. The construction company reported $2.26 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.38. The construction company had revenue of $1.36 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.31 billion. Watsco had a return on equity of 13.38% and a net margin of 4.77%. Watsco's quarterly revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $2.40 earnings per share.
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How often does Watsco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Watsco?

Watsco declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 16th will be given a dividend of $1.775 per share on Friday, July 31st. This represents a $7.10 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 15th.
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What price target have analysts set for WSO?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Watsco's shares. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $195.00. On average, they expect Watsco's stock price to reach $168.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 29.0%.
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Has Watsco been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WSO stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie 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 -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Watsco earned a media sentiment score of -1.9 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 news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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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), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Coca-Cola (KO) and United Parcel Service (UPS).

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include DAVENPORT & Co LLC (1.96%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.78%), Raymond James & Associates (0.69%), Dearborn Partners LLC (0.52%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.51%) and Welch & Forbes LLC (0.49%). Company insiders that own Watsco stock include Barry S Logan, Bob L Moss and George Sape.
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Which institutional investors are selling Watsco stock?

WSO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scharf Investments LLC, Cambridge Trust Co., Northstar Investment Advisors LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Dearborn Partners LLC, WASHINGTON TRUST Co, Unigestion Holding SA, and WINTON GROUP Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Watsco company stock in the last year include Barry S Logan, Bob L Moss, and George Sape.
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Which institutional investors are buying Watsco stock?

WSO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Welch & Forbes LLC, Pembroke Management LTD, GW&K Investment Management LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Rafferty Asset Management LLC, Swiss National Bank, and Raymond James & Associates.
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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 $237.53.

How big of a company is Watsco?

Watsco has a market capitalization of $9.11 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.

What is Watsco's official website?

The official website for Watsco is 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 8/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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