Wall Street sell-side analysts are projecting Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) to grow at an accelerated rate over the next 5 years. Brokerage firms are looking for the firm to grow 7.49% over the next year and 15.00% over the next five years.
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EPS measures what each share is worth and also indicates how much money their sharehoders would gain if the company was to pay out all of its profits. Watsco, Inc.’s trailing 12- months EPS is 6.45. Last year, their EPS growth was 17.00% and their EPS growth over the past five years was 11.90%.
Let’s start off by taking a look at how the stock has been performing recently. Over the past twelve months, Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO)’s stock was 12.34%. Last week, it was -1.69%, -0.10% over the last quarter, and 2.17% for the past half-year.
Over the past 50 days, Watsco, Inc. stock was -7.72% off of the high and 2.08% removed from the low. Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here. -15.46% (High), 18.52%, (Low).
Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO)’s performance this year to date is 12.34%. The stock has performed -1.69% over the last seven days, -3.49% over the last thirty, and -0.10% over the last three months. Over the last six months, Watsco, Inc.’s stock has been 2.17% and -7.87% for the year.
FUTURE GROWTH ESTIMATES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Wall Street analysts are have a consensus analyst recommendation of 2.70 on the stock. This is based on a 1-5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Brokerages covering the name have a $158.00 on the stock.
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