Watsco is a industrial distribution company located in Florida, United States, which is part of the Industrials sector, and is traded under the ticker WSO on the NYSE exchange.
Watsco stock last closed at $340.76, up 4.15% from the previous day, and has increased 29.51% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Industrial Distribution industry by 0.06 percentage points. Watsco stock is currently +54.41% from its 52-week low of $220.68, and -4.44% from its 52-week high of $356.60.
At the moment, there are 38.96M WSO shares outstanding. The market capitalization of WSO is $13.27B. In the past 24 hours, 288,673 WSO shares were traded.
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Analysts use a variety of different financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge WSO's true value.
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Out of 9 Wall Street analysts who give forecasts on WSO, the consensus analyst rating on WSO is a Hold
Please note that analyst forecasts are not recommendations, nor are they investment advice.
Damian Karas, a bottom 40% analyst from UBS maintains WSO with a hold rating and raises their WSO price target from $280.00 to $340.00, on May 23, 2023.
Joseph Allman, a top 31% analyst from Deutsche Bank maintains WSO with a hold rating and raises their WSO price target from $331.00 to $380.00, on Apr 24, 2023.
Chris Dankert, a top 19% analyst from Loop Capital maintains WSO with a hold rating and raises their WSO price target from $315.00 to $335.00, on Apr 24, 2023.
Tommy Moll, a top 17% analyst from Stephens & Co. maintains WSO with a strong buy rating and raises their WSO price target from $375.00 to $400.00, on Apr 21, 2023.
Joshua Pokrzywinski, a top 4% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains WSO with a strong sell rating and raises their WSO price target from $269.00 to $289.00, on Apr 21, 2023.
You can dig deeper into what analysts are forecasting on the Watsco stock forecast page.
Last year, WSO earnings were $597.94M. During the past 5 year, WSO's earnings have increased by 20.84% per year. This was faster than the Industrial Distribution industry average of 18.56%.
Last year, WSO revenue was $7.30B. Over the last five year, WSO's revenue has increased by 10.68% per year. This was slower than the Industrial Distribution industry average of 13.22%.
Learn more about WSO's earnings and revenue performance here.
Over the last 12 months, executives and large shareholders at WSO have sold more shares than they have bought.
Cesar L. Alvarez, Director of WSO, was the latest WSO insider to sell. They sold $1,330,560.00 worth of WSO stock on May 22, 2023.
Learn more about who owns WSO stock here.
Watsco pays a dividend of 2.73%, compared to the Industrial Distribution industry's average dividend yield of 2.09%. If you owned $1,000 of WSO stock, you would have received $27.29 last year.
Watsco dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
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