Watsco, Inc. (WSO) Dividends

Watsco, Inc. (WSO)

Today's Latest Price: $221.53 USD

4.68 (-2.07%)

Updated Dec 2 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Industrial - Equipment

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Regarding dividend history, note that this is the 22nd consecutive quarter dividends for WSO have increased.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with WSO's price: XPER, NEE, BKCC, BRC and PEBO.
WSO Ex-Dividend Date
WSO Dividend Yield
3.14%
WSO Annual Dividend
$7.10
WSO Payout Ratio

WSO Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$221.53$1062.73 356.62%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. As for WSO, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 356.62% relative to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Watsco Inc's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Industrials sector, the expected return of 356.62%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than 97.72% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
  • Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, Watsco Inc bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than 97.72% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
  • Compared to other dividend issuers in the mid-sized market cap category, WSO has a beta lower than 97.29% of them.

WSO Dividend Chart


WSO Dividend History

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WSO Dividends vs. Peers

WSO's dividend yield currently ranks #4 of 62 vs. its peers in the Industrial - Equipment category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 ESND Essendant Inc. 4.38%
2 MSM MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. 3.63%
3 NL NL Industries, Inc. 3.46%
4 WSO Watsco, Inc. 3.14%
5 NVT nVent Electric plc Ordinary Shares 3.04%
6 EMR Emerson Electric Company 2.67%
7 LYTS LSI Industries Inc. 2.53%
8 HUBB Hubbell Inc 2.42%
9 BGC General Cable Corporation 2.40%
10 EML Eastern Company (The) 2.07%
11 FAST Fastenal Company 2.06%
12 PKOH Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. 1.74%
13 HURC Hurco Companies, Inc. 1.71%
14 AIT Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. 1.65%
15 HOLI Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. 1.59%
16 AVY Avery Dennison Corporation 1.53%
17 GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. 1.48%
18 PNR Pentair plc. Ordinary Share 1.47%
19 NPO EnPro Industries Inc 1.46%
20 B Barnes Group, Inc. 1.39%
21 PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation 1.30%
22 PLPC Preformed Line Products Company 1.28%
23 SXI Standex International Corporation 1.25%
24 SSD Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. 0.99%
25 ENS EnerSys 0.85%
26 SNHY Sun Hydraulics Corporation 0.81%
27 OFLX Omega Flex, Inc. 0.77%
28 KAI Kadant Inc 0.75%
29 BDC Belden Inc 0.51%
30 FTV Fortive Corporation 0.40%
31 ESE ESCO Technologies Inc. 0.32%
32 AMOT Allied Motion Technologies, Inc. 0.29%
33 AIMC Altra Industrial Motion Corp. 0.28%
34 HWCC Houston Wire & Cable Company 0.00%
35 PLUG Plug Power, Inc. 0.00%
36 HYGS Hydrogenics Corporation 0.00%
37 DXPE DXP Enterprises, Inc. 0.00%
38 BLDP Ballard Power Systems, Inc. 0.00%
39 PPSI Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. 0.00%
40 NNBR NN, Inc. 0.00%
41 PRCP Perceptron, Inc. 0.00%
42 WCC WESCO International, Inc. 0.00%
43 TGEN Tecogen Inc. 0.00%
44 CIR CIRCOR International, Inc. 0.00%
45 TITN Titan Machinery Inc. 0.00%
46 AMSC American Superconductor Corporation 0.00%
47 TRS TriMas Corporation 0.00%
48 CBAT CBAK Energy Technology Inc. 0.00%
49 CUI CUI Global, Inc. 0.00%
50 GTLS Chart Industries, Inc. 0.00%
51 BW Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. 0.00%
52 FCEL FuelCell Energy, Inc. 0.00%
53 ULBI Ultralife Corporation 0.00%
54 BE Bloom Energy Corporation 0.00%
55 CETX Cemtrex Inc. 0.00%
56 HDS HD Supply Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
57 AXE Anixter International Inc. 0.00%
58 ROLL RBC Bearings Incorporated 0.00%
59 VRT Vertiv Holdings LLC 0.00%
60 HNH Handy & Harman Ltd. 0.00%
61 MTSC MTS Systems Corporation 0.00%
62 LAWS Lawson Products, Inc. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on WSO dividends?

Want to see what other sources are saying about Watsco Inc's dividends? Try the links below:

Watsco Inc Common Stock (WSO) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Watsco Inc (WSO) - Dividend Investor
Watsco Inc (WSO) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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