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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 2161 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. WSO.B: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.10 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 2070 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. WSO.B: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.47
0.32
0.8
Interest Coverage 58.73
WSO.B's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 339.33 vs. WSO.B: 58.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.67  Med: 24.14 Max: 9999.99
Current: 58.73
3.67
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.15
M-Score: -2.32
WACC vs ROIC
9.13%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.95
WSO.B's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2156 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. WSO.B: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.9  Med: 5.79 Max: 7.75
Current: 7.95
3.9
7.75
Net-margin (%) 3.95
WSO.B's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2156 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. WSO.B: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.46  Med: 2.93 Max: 4.65
Current: 3.95
1.46
4.65
ROE (%) 17.98
WSO.B's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2130 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. WSO.B: 17.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.31  Med: 10.77 Max: 17.56
Current: 17.98
6.31
17.56
ROA (%) 8.43
WSO.B's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WSO.B: 8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.32  Med: 7.01 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 2170 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. WSO.B: 34.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 13.9  Med: 30.08 Max: 41.52
Current: 34.38
13.9
41.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
WSO.B's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. WSO.B: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 9.00 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
69% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. WSO.B: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.8  Med: 13.30 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
68% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WSO.B: 16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.8  Med: 14.50 Max: 37.7
Current: 16.6
-19.8
37.7
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 26.70
WSO.B's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1533 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. WSO.B: 26.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.37  Med: 24.19 Max: 43.92
Current: 26.7
13.37
43.92
Forward P/E 21.46
WSO.B's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.58 vs. WSO.B: 21.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.60
WSO.B's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. WSO.B: 25.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.94  Med: 22.94 Max: 40.85
Current: 25.6
12.94
40.85
P/B 4.84
WSO.B's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 2122 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. WSO.B: 4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.73 Max: 5.09
Current: 4.84
1.58
5.09
P/S 1.01
WSO.B's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 2213 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. WSO.B: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.21
Current: 1.01
0.5
1.21
PFCF 48.78
WSO.B's PFCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.13 vs. WSO.B: 48.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.18  Med: 19.63 Max: 108.76
Current: 48.78
8.18
108.76
POCF 38.07
WSO.B's POCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. WSO.B: 38.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.89  Med: 18.11 Max: 70.38
Current: 38.07
7.89
70.38
EV-to-EBIT 15.58
WSO.B's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.03 vs. WSO.B: 15.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.2  Med: 12.90 Max: 25.5
Current: 15.58
8.2
25.5
PEG 1.12
WSO.B's PEG is ranked higher than
62% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. WSO.B: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.26 Max: 19.98
Current: 1.12
0.64
19.98
Shiller P/E 38.17
WSO.B's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 23.86 vs. WSO.B: 38.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.58  Med: 28.17 Max: 49.49
Current: 38.17
13.58
49.49
Current Ratio 3.58
WSO.B's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. WSO.B: 3.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.47  Med: 3.45 Max: 6.77
Current: 3.58
1.47
6.77
Quick Ratio 1.33
WSO.B's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. WSO.B: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.55 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 2116 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 71.74 vs. WSO.B: 88.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 67.41  Med: 77.06 Max: 90.16
Current: 88.92
67.41
90.16
Days Sales Outstanding 39.92
WSO.B's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 71.63 vs. WSO.B: 39.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.48  Med: 40.54 Max: 57.62
Current: 39.92
32.48
57.62

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.10
WSO.B's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 1881 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. WSO.B: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.60 Max: 5.69
Current: 2.1
0.85
5.69
Dividend Payout 0.47
WSO.B's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
60% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. WSO.B: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.34 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
57% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. WSO.B: -3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -17.4  Med: 9.50 Max: 75.3
Current: -3.6
-17.4
75.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.74
WSO.B's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1926 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. WSO.B: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.15 Max: 4.71
Current: 1.74
0.7
4.71
Share Buyback Rate -1.80
WSO.B's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. WSO.B: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.6  Med: -1.40 Max: -21.8
Current: -1.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 17.60
WSO.B's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. WSO.B: 17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.99  Med: 4.23 Max: 31.74
Current: 17.6
1.99
31.74
Price/Tangible Book 13.92
WSO.B's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 2067 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. WSO.B: 13.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 3.46 Max: 20.19
Current: 13.92
1.5
20.19
Price/Projected FCF 1.68
WSO.B's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WSO.B: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.27 Max: 19.19
Current: 1.68
0.77
19.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.37
WSO.B's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 2085 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WSO.B: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.55
Current: 1.37
0.3
1.55
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.46
WSO.B's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. WSO.B: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.11 Max: 3.77
Current: 1.46
0.4
3.77
Price/Graham Number 3.65
WSO.B's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WSO.B: 3.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.81 Max: 3.97
Current: 3.65
0.77
3.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.53
WSO.B's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2150 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. WSO.B: 6.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.9  Med: 7.70 Max: 12.2
Current: 6.53
3.9
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.68
WSO.B's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Electronics Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. WSO.B: 18.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WSO.B' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -3.6  Med: 19.40 Max: 32.3
Current: 18.68
-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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