Watsco, Inc. (WSO): Price and Financial Metrics

Watsco, Inc. (WSO): $246.44

-4.40 (-1.75%)

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WSO Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 374.94, Watsco Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 89.77% of US stocks.
  • WSO's went public 35.19 years ago, making it older than 92.77% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -43.03%, Watsco Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 7.46% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Watsco Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be RHI, BEN, AOS, SKX, and FND.
  • Visit WSO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.watsco.com.

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WSO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $246.44 52-week high $265.18
Prev. close $250.84 52-week low $132.97
Day low $244.78 Volume 288,700
Day high $250.94 Avg. volume 202,790
50-day MA $241.68 Dividend yield 2.83%
200-day MA $222.36 Market Cap 9.48B

Watsco, Inc. (WSO) Company Bio

Watsco distributes air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment; and related parts and supplies in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. The company was founded in 1945 and is based in Miami, Florida.

WSO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$246.44$445.26 78%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Watsco Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Watsco Inc ranked in the 66th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 78.5% on a DCF basis. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Watsco Inc ended up being:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 280.42; that's higher than 98.04% of US stocks in the Industrials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 2% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 11.21% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • WSO's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 49.41% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

PAC, ICFI, HXL, BAH, and BCO can be thought of as valuation peers to WSO, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest WSO News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Watsco Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WSO as an investment opportunity.

Don't Worry, Watsco Has It Covered

It happened in 2020 and again last week. Watsco (WSO) raised its dividend rate to an amount well above its prior year's adjusted diluted earnings per share. Watsco was so confident about its trajectory for 2020 that it increased its dividend rate to $7.10 per share despite adjusted diluted earnings...

Jenks Jumps on Seeking Alpha | February 19, 2021

Did You Participate In Any Of Watsco's (NYSE:WSO) Fantastic 134% Return ?

The main point of investing for the long term is to make money. But more than that, you probably want to see it rise...

Yahoo | February 15, 2021

Watsco (NYSE:WSO) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.13 EPS

Watsco (NYSE:WSO) released its earnings results on Thursday. The construction company reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.13, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Watsco had a return on equity of 13.38% and a net margin of 4.77%. Shares of WSO stock opened at $248.16 on […]

Transcript Daily | February 13, 2021

Watsco, Inc. (WSO) CEO Albert Nahmad on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Watsco, Inc. (WSO) Q4 2020 Results Earnings Conference Call February 11, 2021, 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Albert Nahmad - CEO A.J. Nahmad - President Paul Johnston - EVP Barry Logan - EVP Conference Call Participants Stephen Volkmann - Jefferies David Manthey - Baird Jeffrey Hammond - KeyBanc Capital Markets...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 11, 2021

Watsco (WSO) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Watsco (NYSE:WSO) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, February 11th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.01 per share for the quarter. Parties interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link. Shares of WSO stock opened at $253.25 […]

Transcript Daily | February 10, 2021

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WSO Price Returns

1-mo 3.33%
3-mo 12.09%
6-mo 3.98%
1-year 55.50%
3-year 63.66%
5-year 124.46%
YTD 9.61%
2020 30.57%
2019 34.99%
2018 -15.54%
2017 18.36%
2016 29.97%

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