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WSM

Williams-Sonoma NYSE:WSM Stock Report

Last Price

US$108.15

Market Cap

US$7.6b

7D

-14.2%

1Y

-33.7%

Updated

21 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
WSM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends5/6

WSM Stock Overview

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as an omni-channel specialty retailer of various products for home.

Williams-Sonoma Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Williams-Sonoma
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$108.15
52 Week HighUS$223.32
52 Week LowUS$104.94
Beta1.51
1 Month Change-22.94%
3 Month Change-22.95%
1 Year Change-33.65%
3 Year Change107.66%
5 Year Change120.13%
Change since IPO5,114.38%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 29
At US$138, Is Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Worth Looking At Closely?

At US$138, Is Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Worth Looking At Closely?

While Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ( NYSE:WSM ) might not be the most widely known stock at the moment, it saw significant...

Shareholder Returns

WSMUS Specialty RetailUS Market
7D-14.2%-8.9%-2.7%
1Y-33.7%-28.3%-12.9%

Return vs Industry: WSM underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -28.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WSM underperformed the US Market which returned -12.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is WSM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WSM volatility
WSM Average Weekly Movement8.4%
Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement8.6%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: WSM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: WSM's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
195616,600Laura Alberhttps://www.williams-sonomainc.com

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as an omni-channel specialty retailer of various products for home. It offers cooking, dining, and entertaining products, such as cookware, tools, electrics, cutlery, tabletop and bar, outdoor, furniture, and a library of cookbooks under the Williams Sonoma Home brand, as well as home furnishings and decorative accessories under the Williams Sonoma lifestyle brand; and furniture, bedding, lighting, rugs, table essentials, and decorative accessories under the Pottery Barn brand. The company also provides home decor products under the West Elm brand; kids accessories under the Pottery Barn Kids brand; and an organic bedding to multi-purpose furniture under the Pottery Barn Teen brand.

Williams-Sonoma Fundamentals Summary

How do Williams-Sonoma's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WSM fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$7.57b
Earnings (TTM)US$1.13b
Revenue (TTM)US$8.25b

6.7x

P/E Ratio

0.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
WSM income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$8.25b
Cost of RevenueUS$4.61b
Gross ProfitUS$3.63b
Other ExpensesUS$2.51b
EarningsUS$1.13b

Last Reported Earnings

Jan 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

May 25, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)16.08
Gross Margin44.05%
Net Profit Margin13.66%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did WSM perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.9%

Current Dividend Yield

17%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Williams-Sonoma undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: WSM ($108.15) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($345.59)

Significantly Below Fair Value: WSM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WSM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (6.7x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (6.3x).

PE vs Market: WSM is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.7x) compared to the US market (15.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: WSM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WSM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.6x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (1.7x).


Future Growth

How is Williams-Sonoma forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


1.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: WSM's forecast earnings growth (1.2% per year) is below the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: WSM's earnings (1.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: WSM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: WSM's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: WSM's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: WSM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (38.7%)


Past Performance

How has Williams-Sonoma performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

5/6

Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


31.4%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WSM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WSM's current net profit margins (13.7%) are higher than last year (10%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WSM's earnings have grown significantly by 31.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WSM's earnings growth over the past year (65.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (31.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: WSM earnings growth over the past year (65.8%) underperformed the Specialty Retail industry 82.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: WSM's Return on Equity (67.7%) is considered outstanding.


Financial Health

How is Williams-Sonoma's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WSM's short term assets ($2.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: WSM's short term assets ($2.3B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WSM is debt free.

Reducing Debt: WSM has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.08%.

Debt Coverage: WSM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: WSM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Williams-Sonoma current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

5/6

Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


2.88%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: WSM's dividend (2.88%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.58%).

High Dividend: WSM's dividend (2.88%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.11%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: WSM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: WSM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (17.1%), WSM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (19.1%), WSM's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

8.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Laura Alber (52 yo)

15.83yrs

Tenure

US$21,324,327

Compensation

Ms. Laura J. Alber serves as Director at salesforce.com, inc. since November 30, 2021. She has been the Chief Executive Officer at Williams-sonoma Inc. since May 26, 2010 and has been its President since J...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Laura's total compensation ($USD21.32M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD8.23M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Laura's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: WSM's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: WSM's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: WSM insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
  • Ticker: WSM
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1956
  • Industry: Homefurnishing Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: US$7.574b
  • Shares outstanding: 70.03m
  • Website: https://www.williams-sonomainc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
  • 3250 Van Ness Avenue
  • San Francisco
  • California
  • 94109
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/21 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 00:00
Earnings2022/01/30
Annual Earnings2022/01/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.