Williams-Sonoma Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (NYSE:WSM)
Shares of Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the twenty-two analysts that are presently covering the company, AmericanBankingNews.com reports. Twelve research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $59.88.
Shares of Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) traded up 0.27% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $55.55. The stock had a trading volume of 31,818 shares. Williams-Sonoma has a 52 week low of $43.63 and a 52 week high of $61.56. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $55.16 and its 200-day moving average is $56.14. The company has a market cap of $5.302 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.75.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Wolfe Research upgraded shares of Williams-Sonoma from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 30th. Separately, analysts at McLean Capital Management downgraded shares of Williams-Sonoma from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, January 24th. Finally, analysts at Argus upgraded shares of Williams-Sonoma from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 9th. They now have a $68.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $59.66.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc is a multi-channel specialty retailer of products for the home. The direct-to-customer segment of the Company’s business sells its products through its six e-commerce Websites (NYSE:WSM) and seven direct-mail catalogs (Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Bed and Bath, PBteen, West Elm and Rejuvenation).
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