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

+2.45 (+1.40 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 09:11 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $176.98
50-Day Range
MA: $167.00
52-Week Range
Now: $176.98
Volume197,688 shs
Average Volume264,304 shs
Market Capitalization$6.74 billion
P/E Ratio27.27
Dividend Yield3.67%
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



Sales & Book Value

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


Net Income$242.93 million


Market Cap$6.74 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)

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

How were Watsco's earnings last quarter?

Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 17th. The construction company reported $2.20 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 the consensus estimate of $1.38 billion. Watsco had a return on equity of 15.41% and a net margin of 5.29%. Watsco's revenue was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.11 EPS. 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 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Watsco's stock. Their predictions range from $138.00 to $175.00. On average, they anticipate 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 coverage about WSO stock has been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Watsco earned a daily sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Watsco.

Are investors shorting Watsco?

Watsco saw a increase in short interest during 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 presently 7.8 days. Currently, 5.7% of the shares of the stock 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Watsco stock?

WSO stock was purchased 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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