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Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronics Distribution    NAICS: 423730    SIC: 5075
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Watsco Inc and its subsidiaries is a distributor of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment and related parts and supplies in the HVAC/R distribution industry in North America.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 28.97
WSO.B's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 20.52 vs. WSO.B: 28.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WSO.B' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.32  Med: 25.75 Max: 44.41
Current: 28.97
13.32
44.41
Forward PE Ratio 27.40
WSO.B's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.83 vs. WSO.B: 27.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 28.97
WSO.B's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
66% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 20.87 vs. WSO.B: 28.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WSO.B' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.89  Med: 25.75 Max: 44.41
Current: 28.97
12.89
44.41
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 26.67
WSO.B's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
69% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.53 vs. WSO.B: 26.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WSO.B' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.84  Med: 25.54 Max: 234.36
Current: 26.67
8.84
234.36
PB Ratio 5.26
WSO.B's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 2258 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. WSO.B: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WSO.B' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.88 Max: 5.61
Current: 5.26
1.58
5.61
PS Ratio 1.14
WSO.B's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. WSO.B: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WSO.B' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.23
Current: 1.14
0.5
1.23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.75
WSO.B's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. WSO.B: 20.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WSO.B' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.18  Med: 18.61 Max: 108.37
Current: 20.75
8.18
108.37
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 17.48
WSO.B's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
71% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. WSO.B: 17.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WSO.B' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.9  Med: 17.31 Max: 71.56
Current: 17.48
7.9
71.56
EV-to-EBIT 16.54
WSO.B's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. WSO.B: 16.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WSO.B' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.3  Med: 13.05 Max: 25.5
Current: 16.54
8.3
25.5
EV-to-EBITDA 15.64
WSO.B's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
61% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. WSO.B: 15.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WSO.B' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 12.3 Max: 23.1
Current: 15.64
7.8
23.1
PEG Ratio 2.67
WSO.B's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. WSO.B: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WSO.B' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.46 Max: 59.11
Current: 2.67
0.63
59.11
Shiller PE Ratio 44.76
WSO.B's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 32.71 vs. WSO.B: 44.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WSO.B' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.01  Med: 31.44 Max: 47.67
Current: 44.76
17.01
47.67
Current Ratio 3.94
WSO.B's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 2208 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. WSO.B: 3.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WSO.B' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.76  Med: 3.74 Max: 5.28
Current: 3.94
2.76
5.28
Quick Ratio 1.76
WSO.B's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. WSO.B: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WSO.B' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 1.68 Max: 2.4
Current: 1.76
1.27
2.4
Days Inventory 82.35
WSO.B's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 72.14 vs. WSO.B: 82.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WSO.B' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.41  Med: 77.43 Max: 82.35
Current: 82.35
67.41
82.35
Days Sales Outstanding 41.16
WSO.B's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 1849 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 75.96 vs. WSO.B: 41.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WSO.B' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.48  Med: 40.1 Max: 48.55
Current: 41.16
32.48
48.55
Days Payable 21.25
WSO.B's Days Payable is ranked lower than
85% of the 1767 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 58.22 vs. WSO.B: 21.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WSO.B' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.06  Med: 21.22 Max: 34.99
Current: 21.25
17.06
34.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.54
WSO.B's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
57% of the 1735 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. WSO.B: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WSO.B' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.57 Max: 5.69
Current: 2.54
0.96
5.69
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.70
WSO.B's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1155 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. WSO.B: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WSO.B' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.7
0.31
1.35
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 46.30
WSO.B's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. WSO.B: 46.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WSO.B' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.4  Med: 15.9 Max: 75.3
Current: 46.3
-17.4
75.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.74
WSO.B's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
59% of the 1697 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. WSO.B: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.98
WSO.B's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
67% of the 2201 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. WSO.B: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WSO.B' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 4.12 Max: 9.12
Current: 3.98
1.54
9.12
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.70
WSO.B's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. WSO.B: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WSO.B' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.2  Med: -2 Max: 4.7
Current: 4.7
-8.2
4.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 14.25
WSO.B's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. WSO.B: 14.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
WSO.B' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 4.23 Max: 31.74
Current: 14.25
2.29
31.74
Price-to-Tangible-Book 11.31
WSO.B's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. WSO.B: 11.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WSO.B' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 3.63 Max: 19.67
Current: 11.31
1.74
19.67
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.80
WSO.B's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. WSO.B: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WSO.B' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.02
Current: 1.8
0.77
2.02
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 2.05
WSO.B's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
72% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. WSO.B: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.49
WSO.B's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 2046 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WSO.B: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WSO.B' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.49
0.32
1.53
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.57
WSO.B's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. WSO.B: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
WSO.B' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.27 Max: 3.55
Current: 2.57
0.56
3.55
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.82
WSO.B's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
85% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. WSO.B: 3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WSO.B' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.73 Max: 4.92
Current: 3.82
0.98
4.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.01
WSO.B's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 2324 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. WSO.B: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WSO.B' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 7.7 Max: 12.1
Current: 6.01
3.9
12.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 15.05
WSO.B's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.33 vs. WSO.B: 15.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WSO.B' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.3  Med: 18 Max: 31
Current: 15.05
-2.3
31

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,221
EPS (TTM) $ 5.14
Beta0.70
Short Percentage of Float0.03%
52-Week Range $126.01 - 157.72
Shares Outstanding (Mil)35.61

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 4,319 4,506
EPS ($) 5.59 6.35
EPS without NRI ($) 5.59 6.35
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 4.57 4.57
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