Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.33
Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, June 20th, American Banking News.com reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 25th will be given a dividend of 0.33 per share on Tuesday, August 26th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.89%.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Barrington Research initiated coverage on shares of Williams-Sonoma in a research note on Monday, June 2nd. They set an “outperform” rating and a $80.00 price target on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at Piper Jaffray upgraded shares of Williams-Sonoma from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 28th. They now have a $85.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $71.00. Finally, analysts at Oppenheimer raised their price target on shares of Williams-Sonoma from $67.00 to $68.00 in a research note on Thursday, May 22nd. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $69.81.
Shares of Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) traded up 0.23% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $69.74. The stock had a trading volume of 914,155 shares. Williams-Sonoma has a one year low of $51.70 and a one year high of $70.25. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $66.02 and a 200-day moving average of $61.04. The company has a market cap of $6.564 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.91.
Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, May 21st. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $974.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $941.88 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.41 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Williams-Sonoma will post $3.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc is a multi-channel specialty retailer of products for the home. The Company is an e- commerce retailer with brands in home furnishings.
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