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WSO - Watsco Inc Share Price

$229.44 -0.1  -0.0%

Last Trade - 25/09/20

Large Cap
Market Cap £6.92bn
Enterprise Value £7.17bn
Revenue £3.79bn
Position in Universe 817th / 6417
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
3,945 4,113 4,221 4,342 4,547 4,770 4,916 5,097 +3.9%
+17.6 +13.4 +5.0 +6.8 +17.0 +1.0 -2.51 +4.90
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, Watsco Inc revenues increased 3% to $2.36B. Net income applicable to common stockholders decreased 8% to $106M. Revenues reflect United States segment increase of 5% to $2.13B, Latin America and the Caribbean segment increase of 47% to $110.1M. Net income was offset by Selling, general and administrative expe increase of 6% to $397.4M (expense). Dividend per share increased from $3.20 to $3.38.
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Profile Summary

Watsco, Inc. is a distributor of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment, and related parts and supplies (HVAC/R) in the HVAC/R distribution industry in North America. As of December 31, 2016, the Company sold a range of non-equipment products, representing more than 300,000 stock keeping units, including parts, ductwork, air movement products, insulation, tools, installation supplies, thermostats and air quality products. It distributes products consisting of equipment, including residential ducted and ductless air conditioners ranging from 1 to 5 tons, gas, electric and oil furnaces ranging from 50,000 to 150,000 British Thermal Units, commercial air conditioning and heating equipment and systems ranging from 1.5 to 25 tons and other specialized equipment; parts, including replacement compressors and motors, and supplies, including ductwork, grills, registers, sheet metal, adhesives and other ancillary supplies. It also sells products to the refrigeration market.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated July 14, 1956
Public Since June 16, 1994
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 5,800
Sector Industrials
Industry Machinery, Equipment & Components
Index S&P 400 Mid Cap , S&P Composite 1500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 38,420,499
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Frequently Asked Questions for Watsco Inc
What is the Watsco Inc share price?

As of 25/09/20, shares in Watsco Inc are trading at $229.44, giving the company a market capitalisation of £6.92bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Watsco Inc share price performed this year?

Shares in Watsco Inc are currently trading at $229.44 and the price has moved by 38% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Watsco Inc price has moved by 25.89% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Watsco Inc?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Watsco Inc, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 7 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Watsco Inc is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Watsco Inc next release its financial results?

Watsco Inc is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the Watsco Inc dividend yield?

The Watsco Inc dividend yield is 2.87% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Watsco Inc pay a dividend?

Last year, Watsco Inc paid a total dividend of 6.58, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.87%. Looking ahead, Watsco Inc has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Watsco Inc next pay dividends?

Watsco Inc has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Watsco Inc shares is currently 2.87%.

How do I buy Watsco Inc shares?

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What is the market cap of Watsco Inc?

Shares in Watsco Inc are currently trading at $229.44, giving the company a market capitalisation of £6.92bn.

Where are Watsco Inc shares listed? Where are Watsco Inc shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Watsco Inc:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: WSO
What kind of share is Watsco Inc?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Watsco Inc is currently classified as a High Flyer. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Watsco Inc share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Watsco Inc are currently priced at $229.44. At that level they are trading at 9.78% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Watsco Inc currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 6.341 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Watsco Inc share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Watsco Inc. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 25.26%. At the current price of $229.44, shares in Watsco Inc are trading at 23.57% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Watsco Inc PE Ratio?

The Watsco Inc PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 37.01. The shares are currently trading at $229.44.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Watsco Inc?

Watsco Inc's management team is headed by:

Albert Nahmad - CHM
Barry Logan - EVP
Cesar Alvarez - VCH
Bob Moss - VCH
Ana Menendez - CFO
George Sape - IND
Denise Dickins - LED
Aaron Nahmad - PRE
Steven Rubin - IND
Brian Keeley - IND
J Custer - IND
Who are the major shareholders of Watsco Inc?

Here are the top five shareholders of Watsco Inc based on the size of their shareholding:

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 9.99% (3.28m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.39% (3.08m shares)
Baillie Gifford & Co. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.05% (1.66m shares)
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 3.76% (1.23m shares)
Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 3.27% (1.07m shares)
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