|Bid||0.00 x 900|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's range||63.62 - 65.99|
|52-week range||42.68 - 65.99|
|PE ratio (TTM)||21.26|
|Earnings date||21 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.72 (3.58%)|
|1y target est||55.10|
Compared to the fiscal first quarter of the previous year, BBBY operated six more stores at the end of the fiscal fourth quarter of 2017. To drive its SSSG (same-store sales growth), BBBY’s management is focusing on a differentiated merchandise assortment, dynamic pricing, its membership program, and a frictionless digital experience. The company has been restructuring its merchant organization to create a best-in-class digital merchandising strategy. During the same period, Williams-Sonoma (WSM) posted revenue growth of 8.2%, while RH (RH) posted a revenue fall of 0.8%.
On June 15, analysts’ target price for Williams-Sonoma (WSM) stock was $55.10, which represented an 11.6% fall from its price of $62.31 that day. The company’s better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and raised guidance appear to have compelled analysts to raise their target prices. Since the announcement of Williams-Sonoma’s first-quarter earnings, Morgan Stanley, RBC, Deutsche Bank, Telsey Advisory Group, and Jefferies have all increased their price targets. Peers’ price targets and return potential are as follows: Bed Bath & Beyond’s (BBBY) analyst price target is $17. ...
On June 15, Williams-Sonoma (WSM) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.43 at an annualized rate of $1.72 and a payout ratio of 40.7%. The dividend is set to be paid on August 24 to shareholders as of July 20. Based on its June 15 stock price of $62.31, Williams-Sonoma’s dividend yield was 2.8%.
In the next four quarters, analysts expect Williams-Sonoma’s (WSM) EPS to rise 12.6% YoY (year-over-year) to $4.30 from $3.82. Williams-Sonoma has guided for EPS of $4.15–$4.25, which represents 13.4%–16.1% YoY growth from $3.66. The company’s EPS growth is expected to be driven by revenue growth, net margin expansion, and share repurchases, which we’ll discuss in the next article.
Analysts expect Williams-Sonoma’s (WSM) revenue to grow 5.2% YoY (year-over-year) to $5.7 billion in the next four quarters. Meanwhile, the company has guided for revenue of $5.5 billion–$5.7 billion this year and SSSG (same-store sales growth) of 2.0%–5.0%. However, its store count is expected to come down by ten units, with 30 stores closing down and 20 opening. In the second quarter, the company expects revenue of $1.25 billion–$1.28 billion and SSSG of 3.0%–5.0%.
As of June 15, Williams-Sonoma (WSM) was trading at $62.31, which represents a 20.5% rise since the announcement of its first-quarter earnings on May 23. In the quarter, Williams-Sonoma posted EPS of $0.67 on revenue of $1.20 billion, while analysts were expecting the company to post EPS of $0.58 on revenue of $1.16 billion. After its strong first quarter, the company raised its revenue and EPS guidance for 2018, boosting investors’ confidence and its stock price. ...
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Steelcase and West Elm today announce plans to combine their expertise to create new kinds of workplace solutions to support the changing preferences of people at work. Steelcase expects to offer a selection of West Elm furniture designed specifically for the workplace through its network of U.S. and Canadian dealers by the end of the year. This partnership builds upon the successful relationship West Elm established in 2015 with Designtex, a Steelcase company, which designs textiles and surface materials, and manufactures and distributes West Elm fabrics.
RH's efforts to redesign its supply chain network, rationalize product offerings along with its new membership model are going to help post better numbers in Q1.
Williams-Sonoma Inc (NYSE:WSM) trades with a trailing P/E of 17.7x, which is lower than the industry average of 19.4x. While this makes WSM appear like a great stock to buy,Read More...
Of the 26 analysts who follow Williams-Sonoma (WSM), 7.7% favor a “buy,” 76.9% favor a “hold,” and 15.4% are favor a “sell” rating. In the next 12 months, analysts expect WSM’s stock price to reach $54.85, which represents a return potential of 5.6%.
Valuation multiples help investors compare companies with similar business models. We’ve opted for the forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple due to the high visibility in Williams-Sonoma’s (WSM) earnings. The forward PE multiple is calculated by dividing the company’s current stock price with analysts’ EPS estimates for the next four quarters.
Williams-Sonoma (WSM) posted EPS of $0.54 for the first quarter. However, removing special or one-time items, the company’s adjusted EPS stood at $0.67, outperforming analysts’ expectation of $0.58 by 15.5%.
Williams-Sonoma (WSM) posted a gross margin, EBITDA margin, and net margin of 36.0%, 10.2%, and 4.7%, respectively. These margins were at 35.6%, 10.2%, and 4.0%, respectively, in the corresponding quarter of the previous year.
Of the 33 analysts following Lowe’s Companies (LOW), 78.8% are favoring a “buy,” and 21.2% are favoring a “hold.” None of them are recommending a “sell.” Analysts are expecting LOW stock to reach $106.31 in the next 12 months, which represents a return potential of 12.3%.
Williams-Sonoma (WSM) posted SSSG (same-store sales growth) of 5.5% in the first quarter, outperforming analysts’ estimate of 4.0%. The SSSG for West Elm stood at 9.0%, while Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn Kids and Teen, and Pottery Barn posted SSSG of 5.6%, 5.3%, and 2.7%, respectively.
Williams-Sonoma (WSM) posted revenue of $1.20 billion in the first quarter with retail sales forming 46.3% of the total revenue, while e-commerce generated 53.7%. The revenue growth was driven by growth in both retail as well as E-commerce sales. During the quarter, revenue from retail sales increased 4.9% to $556.8 million.
Retailer Williams-Sonoma is a new addition to the IBD Dividend Leaders list after reporting strong quarterly results.
Williams-Sonoma (WSM) posted its first-quarter earnings after the market closed on May 23. The company posted adjusted EPS of $0.67 on revenues of $1.20 billion. Year-over-year, the company’s EPS grew 31.4% while its revenue increased 8.2%.