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

Watsco, Inc. (WSO): $356.38

9.91 (+2.86%)

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WSO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $356.38 52-week high $383.83
Prev. close $346.47 52-week low $228.61
Day low $347.86 Volume 402,500
Day high $363.46 Avg. volume 322,965
50-day MA $358.85 Dividend yield 2.75%
200-day MA $323.87 Market Cap 13.92B

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  • WSO scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 95.66% of US stocks.
  • WSO's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • WSO's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 4.31% of US stocks).

WSO Stock Summary

  • WSO's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 1,644.74 -- higher than 98.07% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • WATSCO INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.16% of US equities in our set.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for WATSCO INC is higher than 88.44% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to WATSCO INC, a group of peers worth examining would be OXM, MG, SKY, ROST, and ICFI.
  • WSO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WATSCO INC's official web site, go to www.watsco.com.

WSO Valuation Summary

  • WSO's price/sales ratio is 1.9; this is 58.33% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, WSO's price/earnings ratio has gone up 6.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WSO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WSO 2023-09-15 1.9 6.8 23.8 20.4
WSO 2023-09-14 1.9 6.8 24.1 20.5
WSO 2023-09-13 1.9 6.6 23.4 20.0
WSO 2023-09-12 1.9 6.6 23.4 20.0
WSO 2023-09-11 1.9 6.7 23.7 20.3
WSO 2023-09-08 1.9 6.7 23.6 20.2

WSO Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 46.5%.
  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 62.2%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at -11.58%.
WSO's revenue has moved up $2,427,104,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows WSO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 7,274.344 571.964 601.167
2022-09-30 7,204.986 388.774 542.382
2022-06-30 6,951.759 340.756 525.606
2022-03-31 6,667.644 285.689 477.151
2021-12-31 6,280.192 349.566 418.945
2021-09-30 5,923.043 481.273 386.069

WSO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WSO has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 89.12% of graded US stocks.
  • WSO's asset turnover comes in at 2.073 -- ranking 33rd of 105 Wholesale stocks.
  • ASPN, HSIC, and ASH are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WSO.

The table below shows WSO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 2.073 0.252 0.272
2021-03-31 1.982 0.245 0.239
2020-12-31 1.953 0.242 0.213
2020-09-30 1.908 0.242 0.195
2020-06-30 1.846 0.241 0.171
2020-03-31 1.853 0.242 0.168

WSO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WSO, see our WSO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $303.86 Average Broker Recommendation 1.89 (Hold)

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.

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

KB Home (KBH) to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in the Offing?

KB Home's (KBH) fiscal Q3 performance is likely to have reflected tough year-over-year comparisons given rising rates. Yet, the lack of existing homes in the market will drive demand.

Yahoo | September 18, 2023

Watsco (WSO) Boosts Market Presence With Gateway Supply Buyout

Watsco (WSO) enhances its position in the HVAC/R industry through the strategic acquisition of Gateway Supply Company, Inc.

Yahoo | September 7, 2023

Watsco to Present at the 11th Annual Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference on September 13, 2023

MIAMI, Sept. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Watsco, Inc. (NYSE: WSO) announced today that Barry Logan, Executive Vice President, is scheduled to speak at Morgan Stanley’s 11th Annual Laguna Conference on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at 10:35 a.m. (EDT). Internet users can listen to a live webcast of the presentation at the Investor Relations section of Watsco’s website at www.watsco.com. About Watsco Watsco operates the largest distribution network for heating, air conditioning and refrigeration

Yahoo | September 7, 2023

Multibillion-dollar public company acquires South Carolina HVAC distributor for $103 million

A multibillion-dollar corporation based in Miami's Coconut Grove paid $103 million for the acquisition of a business in the Carolinas that distributes plumbing supplies as well as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products. Watsco (NYSE: WSO) announced Sept. 6 that it completed the acquisition of Gateway Supply Co. The Columbia, South Carolina-based company was acquired with $4 million in cash and 280,215 shares of Watsco's common stock, according to a filing with the SEC. Founded in 1964, Gateway Supply had about $180 million in annual sales and serves 4,000 customers from 15 locations in South Carolina and one in North Carolina.

Yahoo | September 6, 2023

Watsco Acquires Gateway Supply Company

$180 Million Distributor Adds 16 Locations in Core Sunbelt MarketsGateway Builds on Watsco’s Leading Scale in Fragmented $50 Billion HVAC Marketplace MIAMI, Sept. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Watsco, Inc. (NYSE: WSO) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Gateway Supply Company, Inc., a distributor of plumbing and HVAC products. Founded in Columbia, South Carolina in 1964, Gateway Supply has annual sales of approximately $180 million and serves approximately 4,000 customers from 15 l

Yahoo | September 6, 2023

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WSO Price Returns

1-mo 2.89%
3-mo -1.78%
6-mo 17.94%
1-year 45.48%
3-year 70.19%
5-year 140.63%
YTD 46.28%
2022 -17.74%
2021 42.09%
2020 30.57%
2019 34.99%
2018 -15.54%

WSO Dividends

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