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

Watsco, Inc. (WSO): $247.78

1.10 (+0.45%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where WSO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.19% of US stocks.
  • WSO's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • WSO's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 22.64% of US stocks).

WSO Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for WSO is 3.77 -- better than 88.05% of US stocks.
  • Watsco Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.84% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of Watsco Inc's share price is greater than that of only 9.14% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Watsco Inc are CNXC, HSIC, DECK, RHI, 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.

WSO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, WSO's price/sales ratio is 42.42% lower, now standing at 1.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, WSO's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 11.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, WSO's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 11.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WSO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WSO 2021-08-26 1.9 6.8 30.3 24.0
WSO 2021-08-25 1.9 6.8 30.6 24.3
WSO 2021-08-24 1.9 6.8 30.4 24.1
WSO 2021-08-23 1.9 6.8 30.3 24.0
WSO 2021-08-20 1.9 6.8 30.3 24.0
WSO 2021-08-19 1.9 6.7 30.1 23.8

WSO Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 83.22%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -11.77%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 15.95%.
WSO's revenue has moved up $2,124,501,000 over the prior 70 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
2021-12-31 6,280.192 349.566 418.945
2021-09-30 5,923.043 481.273 386.069
2021-06-30 5,677.145 355.006 351.693
2021-03-31 5,182.89 454.775 294.169
2020-12-31 5,054.928 534.379 269.579
2020-09-30 4,972.527 511.018 260.847

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)

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WSO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $247.78 52-week high $318.98
Prev. close $246.68 52-week low $239.62
Day low $246.77 Volume 231,100
Day high $250.59 Avg. volume 226,524
50-day MA $282.54 Dividend yield 3.55%
200-day MA $285.50 Market Cap 9.65B

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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Yahoo | February 17, 2022

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Yahoo | February 16, 2022

KeyBanc Upgrades Watsco To Overweight, Sees Notable Upside

KeyBanc analyst Jeffrey Hammond upgraded Watsco Inc (NYSE: WSO ) to Overweight from Sector Weight with a price target of $320 , implying an upside of 23%. The analyst believes pessimism around the residential HVAC cycle has gotten too negative near-term, while he has gotten "increasingly comfortable" that a significant portion of Watsco''s recent gross margin improvement is sustainable long-term. With upward EPS revisions against a recent correction in Watsco''s share price, Hammond contends that valuation is now at the low end of its historical trading range. Recently , Watsco reported Full story available on Benzinga.com

Benzinga | February 14, 2022

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WSO Price Returns

1-mo -14.85%
3-mo -2.58%
6-mo N/A
1-year -10.86%
3-year 74.65%
5-year 107.72%
YTD -19.69%
2021 42.09%
2020 30.57%
2019 34.99%
2018 -15.54%
2017 18.36%

WSO Dividends

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