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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
WSO.B's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 2176 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. WSO.B: 0.05 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 12.65
Current: 0.05

0.01
12.65
Equity to Asset 0.47
WSO.B's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. WSO.B: 0.47 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.47

0.32
0.8
Interest Coverage 58.73
WSO.B's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 468.50 vs. WSO.B: 58.73 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.11   Max: 9999.99
Current: 58.73

4.11
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.21
M-Score: -2.32
WACC vs ROIC
7.45%
18.71%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.95
WSO.B's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. WSO.B: 7.95 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 7.75
Current: 7.95

3.9
7.75
Net-margin (%) 3.95
WSO.B's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. WSO.B: 3.95 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 4.65
Current: 3.95

1.46
4.65
ROE (%) 17.98
WSO.B's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. WSO.B: 17.98 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.31   Max: 17.56
Current: 17.98

6.31
17.56
ROA (%) 8.43
WSO.B's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. WSO.B: 8.43 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.32   Max: 11.86
Current: 8.43

3.32
11.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 34.38
WSO.B's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2183 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. WSO.B: 34.38 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 16.18   Max: 41.52
Current: 34.38

16.18
41.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
WSO.B's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WSO.B: 7.90 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 34.7
Current: 7.9

0.1
34.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.30
WSO.B's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. WSO.B: 13.30 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.8   Max: 34.2
Current: 13.3

-14.8
34.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.60
WSO.B's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. WSO.B: 16.60 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.8   Max: 33.4
Current: 16.6

-19.8
33.4
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 27.80
WSO.B's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. WSO.B: 27.80 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.37   Max: 43.92
Current: 27.8

13.37
43.92
Forward P/E 22.03
WSO.B's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.22 vs. WSO.B: 22.03 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.10
WSO.B's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. WSO.B: 26.10 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.94   Max: 40.85
Current: 26.1

12.94
40.85
P/B 5.10
WSO.B's P/B is ranked lower than
93% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. WSO.B: 5.10 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.58   Max: 5.1
Current: 5.1

1.58
5.1
P/S 1.03
WSO.B's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 2157 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WSO.B: 1.03 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.21
Current: 1.03

0.5
1.21
PFCF 50.90
WSO.B's PFCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. WSO.B: 50.90 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.18   Max: 108.76
Current: 50.9

8.18
108.76
POCF 39.75
WSO.B's POCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. WSO.B: 39.75 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.89   Max: 70.38
Current: 39.75

7.89
70.38
EV-to-EBIT 15.87
WSO.B's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. WSO.B: 15.87 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.2   Max: 25.5
Current: 15.87

8.2
25.5
PEG 1.14
WSO.B's PEG is ranked higher than
63% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. WSO.B: 1.14 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 19.98
Current: 1.14

0.64
19.98
Shiller P/E 39.70
WSO.B's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WSO.B: 39.70 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.58   Max: 49.83
Current: 39.7

13.58
49.83
Current Ratio 3.58
WSO.B's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 2113 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. WSO.B: 3.58 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 6.77
Current: 3.58

1.47
6.77
Quick Ratio 1.33
WSO.B's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 2113 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. WSO.B: 1.33 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.41
Current: 1.33

0.67
3.41
Days Inventory 88.92
WSO.B's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
62% of the 2130 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 71.89 vs. WSO.B: 88.92 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 67.41   Max: 88.7
Current: 88.92

67.41
88.7
Days Sales Outstanding 39.92
WSO.B's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1865 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 70.75 vs. WSO.B: 39.92 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.48   Max: 54.6
Current: 39.92

32.48
54.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.04
WSO.B's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WSO.B: 2.04 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 5.69
Current: 2.04

0.85
5.69
Dividend Payout 0.47
WSO.B's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
62% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. WSO.B: 0.47 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 4.8
Current: 0.47

0.05
4.8
Dividend growth (3y) -3.60
WSO.B's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
56% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. WSO.B: -3.60 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -17.4   Max: 75.3
Current: -3.6

-17.4
75.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.66
WSO.B's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1491 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. WSO.B: 1.66 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 4.71
Current: 1.66

0.7
4.71
Share Buyback Rate -1.80
WSO.B's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. WSO.B: -1.80 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.6   Max: -11.8
Current: -1.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 14.30
WSO.B's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
111% of the 2046 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. WSO.B: 14.30 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 20.19
Current: 14.3

1.5
20.19
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
WSO.B's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
69% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WSO.B: 1.70 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 19.19
Current: 1.7

0.77
19.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
WSO.B's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WSO.B: 1.40 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.4

0.3
1.55
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.50
WSO.B's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WSO.B: 1.50 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 3.77
Current: 1.5

0.4
3.77
Price/Graham Number 3.70
WSO.B's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
92% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WSO.B: 3.70 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 3.97
Current: 3.7

0.77
3.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.30
WSO.B's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2150 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. WSO.B: 6.30 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 12.2
Current: 6.3

3.9
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.61
WSO.B's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. WSO.B: 18.61 )
WSO.B' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.6   Max: 32.3
Current: 18.61

-3.6
32.3

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronics Distribution
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Traded in other countries:WSO.France, 0NRY.UK, WC3.Germany,
Watsco Inc a Florida corporation was incorporated in 1956. The Company is an independent distributor of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment and related parts and supplies (HVAC/R) in the HVAC/R distribution industry in North America. The products that the Company distributes consist of: equipment, including residential central air conditioners ranging from 1-1/2 to 5, gas, electric and oil furnaces ranging from 50,000 to 150,000 BTUs, commercial air conditioning and heating equipment and systems ranging from 1-1/2 to 25 tons 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. At December 31, 2013 it operated from 569 locations, through which it serves more than 50,000 contractors and dealers that service the replacement and new construction markets. The Company distributes its products to customers using one of 634 trucks or a third party logistics provider, or it make products available for pick-up at the location nearest to the customer. The Company competes with a number of distributors and also with several air conditioning and heating equipment manufacturers that distribute a portion of their products through their own distribution organizations in certain markets. The Companys business is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to the generation, storage, handling, transportation and release of hazardous materials into the environment.
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