• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $281.33
  • Forecasted Upside: -10.53 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$314.46
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Analyst Price Target for WSO

Analyst Price Target is $281.33
▼ -10.53% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Watsco in the last 3 months. The average price target is $281.33, with a high forecast of $350.00 and a low forecast of $218.00. The average price target represents a -10.53% upside from the last price of $314.46.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 8 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Watsco. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/16/2020
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  • 6 hold ratings
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9/14/2020
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12/13/2020
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3/13/2021
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6/11/2021
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  • 1 sell ratings
9/9/2021
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  • 1 sell ratings
11/8/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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12/8/2021

Latest Recommendations

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  • 1 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/3/2021Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$300.00Low
7/23/2021StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$300.00 ➝ $350.00High
7/12/2021Wolfe ResearchDowngradePeer Perform ➝ Underperform$309.00 ➝ $304.00Medium
5/19/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoveragePeer Perform$309.00High
4/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$244.00 ➝ $266.00Low
4/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$244.00 ➝ $266.00N/A
4/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$233.00 ➝ $244.00High
3/1/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$185.00 ➝ $218.00Low
2/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$219.00 ➝ $233.00Low
1/20/2021William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformMedium
1/15/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$230.00 ➝ $250.00Medium
1/4/2021Vertical ResearchUpgradeSell ➝ HoldN/A
10/23/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$203.00 ➝ $219.00High
10/15/2020StephensInitiated CoverageEqual WeightLow
10/13/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$195.00 ➝ $203.00Low
10/7/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$175.00 ➝ $185.00High
8/12/2020Vertical ResearchDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow
7/27/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralLow
7/24/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$146.00 ➝ $195.00Low
6/23/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$127.00 ➝ $130.00Low
4/24/2020Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$170.00 ➝ $168.00High
3/23/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$147.00 ➝ $138.00Medium
3/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$158.00 ➝ $147.00High
2/18/2020StephensLower Price TargetOverweight$192.00 ➝ $190.00Medium
2/14/2020Buckingham ResearchLower Price TargetNeutral$164.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
1/16/2020William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/A
10/21/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$145.00 ➝ $158.00Low
10/18/2019Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$160.00 ➝ $175.00Low
10/18/2019Buckingham ResearchLower Price TargetNeutral$165.00 ➝ $164.00Low
10/10/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$132.00 ➝ $138.00Low
10/8/2019Buckingham ResearchBoost Price TargetNeutral$148.00 ➝ $165.00Low
12/18/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$144.00Medium
10/26/2018Buckingham ResearchLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$187.00 ➝ $167.00Low
10/12/2018Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$160.00Low
10/9/2018Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$187.00Low
9/21/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$166.00 ➝ $176.00High
7/30/2018Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
7/26/2018Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
7/3/2018Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$185.00Low
4/25/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$191.00 ➝ $194.00High
4/25/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$176.00 ➝ $185.00High
4/24/2018StephensSet Price TargetHold$185.00High
4/4/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$191.00Medium
2/12/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$180.00 ➝ $169.00Low
2/9/2018Susquehanna BancsharesSet Price TargetBuy$195.00Low
2/8/2018StephensSet Price TargetHold$169.00Low
11/17/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuyN/A
10/26/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$151.00 ➝ $156.00N/A
9/25/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$141.00 ➝ $151.00Low
9/7/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$154.00High
9/1/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$163.00Low
7/26/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweight$139.00 ➝ $141.00Low
7/11/2017Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
6/23/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$163.00 ➝ $176.00Low
4/26/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$152.00 ➝ $163.00Medium
4/26/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$145.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
2/15/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$165.00 ➝ $175.00N/A
12/19/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$160.00 ➝ $152.00N/A
12/13/2016StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightN/A
(Data available from 12/9/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.11 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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5/13/2021
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6/12/2021
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7/12/2021
  • 9 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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8/11/2021
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9/10/2021
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 13 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
10/10/2021
  • 9 very positive mentions
  • 17 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
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11/9/2021
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
12/9/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
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Watsco, Inc. engages in distribution of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment and related parts. Its products include residential central air conditioners, gas, electric & oil furnaces, commercial air conditioning & heating equipment, and other specialized equipment, parts, including replacement compressors, evaporator coils, motors and other component parts; and supplies, including thermostats, insulation material, refrigerants, ductwork, grills, registers, sheet metal, tools, copper tubing, concrete pads, tape, adhesives, and other ancillary supplies. The company was founded by William Wagner in 1956 and is headquartered in Miami, FL.
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Today's Range

Now: $314.46
Low: $312.53
High: $317.45

50 Day Range

MA: $291.15
Low: $264.62
High: $313.76

52 Week Range

Now: $314.46
Low: $217.01
High: $317.45

Volume

122,365 shs

Average Volume

156,831 shs

Market Capitalization

$12.19 billion

P/E Ratio

31.89

Dividend Yield

2.49%

Beta

0.78

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Watsco?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued research reports on Watsco in the last twelve months: Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Loop Capital, Morgan Stanley, Stephens, Vertical Research, William Blair, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for Watsco?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Watsco in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $281.33, suggesting a possible downside of 10.7%. Stephens has the highest price target set, predicting WSO will reach $350.00 in the next twelve months. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $218.00 for Watsco in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Watsco?

Watsco currently has 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in WSO, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Watsco's investor relations team?

Watsco's physical mailing address is 2665 SOUTH BAYSHORE DRIVE SUITE 901, MIAMI FL, 33133. The construction company's listed phone number is (305) 714-4100 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Watsco is www.watsco.com.