Wbi Investments Inc Decreased Williams Sonoma Inc (NYSE:WSM) Stake By $25.98 Million

August 12, 2018 - By Carolyn Hewitt

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.23, from 1.01 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 31 investors sold WSM shares while 109 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 85.88 million shares or 0.19% more from 85.72 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Moreover, Comerica Bank has 0.02% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Moreover, Schroder Invest Mngmt Group has 0.05% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Tocqueville Asset Lp owns 93,204 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board reported 40,300 shares stake. Advisory Networks Ltd invested 0% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). B & T Cap Mngmt Dba Alpha Cap Mngmt has invested 1.01% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Kornitzer Inc Ks has 0.48% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Qv Invsts holds 206,810 shares. Wellington Management Grp Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 0% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Brinker Capital stated it has 15,747 shares. Ashfield Partners Lc invested in 0.05% or 6,627 shares. Amp Investors Limited has invested 0% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Moreover, Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas has 0.01% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Great Lakes Advsr Limited holds 213,664 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 4,340 shares.

Since March 19, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $8.22 million activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $302,550 was made by Greener Anthony on Monday, July 2. The insider ALBER LAURA sold 97,965 shares worth $5.31 million. 4,895 shares were sold by Hayes Janet, worth $300,259 on Friday, June 29. Whalen Julie also sold $1.63 million worth of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) on Tuesday, May 29.

Wbi Investments Inc decreased its stake in Williams Sonoma Inc (NYSE:WSM) by 97.11% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wbi Investments Inc sold 425,974 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.06% with the market. The institutional investor held 12,675 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $778,000, down from 438,649 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wbi Investments Inc who had been investing in Williams Sonoma Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.84B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.13% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $58.23. About 2.02 million shares traded or 3.44% up from the average. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has risen 8.10% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.47% the S&P500.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 8% are positive. Williams-Sonoma had 14 analyst reports since March 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, March 14. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Thursday, May 24. The stock has “Hold” rating by Gordon Haskett on Thursday, March 15. Credit Suisse maintained Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) rating on Thursday, March 15. Credit Suisse has “Underperform” rating and $48 target. The stock of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, May 24 by UBS. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, May 24. Argus Research maintained Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) on Friday, July 13 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) earned “Hold” rating by Loop Capital on Thursday, March 15. Deutsche Bank maintained Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) on Thursday, May 24 with “Hold” rating. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, June 20 by Citigroup.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of various products for home. The company has market cap of $4.84 billion. It operates through two divisions, E-commerce and Retail. It has a 18.65 P/E ratio. The firm offers cooking, dining, and entertaining products, including cookware, tools, electrics, cutlery, tabletop and bar, outdoor, furniture, and a library of cookbooks under the Williams-Sonoma brand, as well as home furnishings and decorative accessories under the Williams-Sonoma Home brand; and furniture, bedding, bathroom accessories, rugs, curtains, lighting, tabletop, outdoor, and decorative accessories under the Pottery Barn brand.

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