Williams-Sonoma Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts (NYSE:WSM)
Shares of Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the twenty-three ratings firms that are covering the stock, American Banking News reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have issued a hold recommendation and eleven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $69.56.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Williams-Sonoma in a research note on Tuesday, August 12th. They now have a $74.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Makor Capital initiated coverage on shares of Williams-Sonoma in a research note on Thursday, July 17th. They set a “sell” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Nomura initiated coverage on shares of Williams-Sonoma in a research note on Wednesday, July 16th. They set a “buy” rating and a $85.00 price target on the stock.
Shares of Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) traded up 1.02% on Monday, hitting $71.33. The stock had a trading volume of 51,750 shares. Williams-Sonoma has a 52 week low of $51.70 and a 52 week high of $73.45. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $70.26 and its 200-day moving average is $64.66. The company has a market cap of $6.713 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.26.
Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) last posted its quarterly earnings results 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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