Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Analysts See $0.69 EPS

August 12, 2018 - By Mark Babin

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 Williams-Sonoma, Inc. 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.
Etrade Cap Mngmt Limited Com holds 9,809 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 20,300 shares. Schroder Investment Group Inc holds 535,304 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Kempner accumulated 2.12% or 58,985 shares. 6,134 are owned by Riverhead Cap Llc. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 91,486 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Group Inc One Trading Lp invested in 0.01% or 29,394 shares. State Street stated it has 0.01% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Pnc Fincl Group holds 17,864 shares. Trust Of Vermont owns 100 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Captrust Advisors stated it has 0% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Blair William & Il invested 0.01% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Moreover, Ashfield Prtnrs Ltd Com has 0.05% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Wells Fargo Communications Mn reported 0.01% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Cap Ltd accumulated 215,238 shares.

Since March 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $8.22 million activity. Bellos Alex sold $203,759 worth of stock. Hayes Janet had sold 9,034 shares worth $466,696. The insider Greener Anthony sold $302,550. ALBER LAURA sold $5.31 million worth of stock or 97,965 shares.

Analysts expect Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) to report $0.69 EPS on August, 22.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 13.11 % from last quarter’s $0.61 EPS. WSM’s profit would be $57.34 million giving it 21.10 P/E if the $0.69 EPS is correct. After having $0.67 EPS previously, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.’s analysts see 2.99 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.13% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $58.23. About 2.02M 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. UBS maintained the shares of WSM in report on Thursday, May 24 with “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, March 15 report. On Thursday, March 15 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Underperform”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, April 2. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $53 target in Thursday, May 24 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Thursday, May 24. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 15 by Gordon Haskett. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, March 15 with “Sell”. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral” on Wednesday, June 20. Loop Capital maintained it with “Hold” rating and $55 target in Thursday, March 15 report.

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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