Watsco Inc (WSO)

WSO (NYSE:Wholesale)
$95.94
pos +4.22
+4.60%
Today's Range: 92.05 - 96.75 | WSO Avg Daily Volume: 238,900
Last Update: 10/23/14 - 4:05 PM EDT
Volume: 514,423
YTD Performance: -4.52%
Open: $92.16
Previous Close: $91.72
52 Week Range: $84.28 - $105.39
Oustanding Shares: 34,959,462
Market Cap: 2,796,412,587
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for WSO
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 3 4 4 4
Moderate Buy 1 0 0 0
Hold 4 4 4 4
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 2 2 2 2
Mean Rec. 2.70 2.60 2.60 2.60
Latest Dividend: 0.60
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.76%
Dividend Ex-Date: 10/10/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 22.32
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WSO Sector Avg. S&P 500
22.32 23.50 28.03
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-0.94% -4.53% 59.76%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 9.10 0.32 0.09
Net Income 19.10 0.68 0.19
EPS -20.20 0.48 0.14
Earnings for WSO:
EBITDA 0.29B
Revenue 3.74B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.55 $0.61 $4.24 $5.02
Number of Analysts 10 9 10 10
High Estimate $1.61 $0.65 $4.30 $5.38
Low Estimate $1.47 $0.54 $4.10 $4.85
Prior Year $1.32 $0.50 $3.68 $4.24
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 17.58% 21.33% 15.33% 18.38%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
Construction in this area has badly lagged, but recent data suggest it is now poised for improvement.
Bullish
Mar 05, 2013 | 7:18 AM EST
WSO earnings estimates were increased through 2014, said UBS. Increased optimism about the company's end markets drove the raise. Neutr...
A decades-long tenure at the top appears to mean good things for investors.
Bearish
Jan 15, 2013 | 6:43 AM EST
WSO was downgraded from Outperform to Neutral, Robert Baird said. Valuation call, based on a $77 price target.   
Bearish
Jan 11, 2013 | 7:45 AM EST
WSO was downgraded to Underweight, JP Morgan said. Valuation call, based on a $72 price target. 
Update
Jul 31, 2012 | 7:15 AM EDT
WSO was initiated with a Neutral rating, Lazard said. Valuation call. 
Update
Jul 06, 2012 | 8:08 AM EDT
Shares of WSO rated new Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. $80 price target. Fairly valued.
Bullish
Feb 13, 2012 | 7:55 AM EST
WSO was upgraded to Neutral from Sell, UBS said.  $72 price target.  Dividend raises value. 
Bullish
Feb 10, 2012 | 8:14 AM EST
Shares of WSO now seen reaching $78, Oppenheimer said. Expect positive outlook when the company reports on March 15th. Outperform ratin...
Bearish
Jan 18, 2012 | 7:44 AM EST
WSO was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Keybanc said. Stock has made a good move, but channel checks suggest lower HVAC demand.

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