Williams-Sonoma (WSM) was Reiterated by Wedbush to “Neutral” while Lowering the Price Target of the company shares to $ 53 from a previous price target of $54 . Wedbush advised their investors in a research report released on May 16, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Williams-Sonoma. Shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on May 16, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 63 from a previous price target of $65 .Williams-Sonoma was Initiated by Longbow to “Neutral” on May 10, 2016. Barclays Initiated Williams-Sonoma on Mar 31, 2016 to “Underweight”, Price Target of the shares are set at $45.
On the company’s financial health, Williams-Sonoma reported $1.52 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.06 based on the information available during the earnings call on Mar 16, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.58. The company had revenue of $1586.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1621.42 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.52 EPS.
Williams-Sonoma closed down -1.9 points or -3.49% at $52.61 with 31,55,418 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $53.71, the shares hit an intraday low of $52.03 and an intraday high of $53.93 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
In a different news, on Nov 27, 2015, Anthony Greener (director) sold 5,000 shares at $63.12 per share price. According to the SEC, on Jun 10, 2015, Adrian T Dillon (director) sold 19,888 shares at $78.67 per share price. On Jun 3, 2015, David Randolph King (SVP GENERAL COUNSEL) sold 7,126 shares at $78.54 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Williams-Sonoma Inc. is an e-commerce and multi-channel specialty retailer of products for the home with some brands in home furnishings. The Company operates in two segments: e-commerce and retail. The e-commerce segment has the merchandising strategies which include Williams-Sonoma Pottery Barn Pottery Barn Kids West Elm PBteen Williams-Sonoma Home Rejuvenation and Mark and Graham which sells its products through its e-commerce Websites and direct-mail catalogs. The retail segment has the merchandising strategies which include Williams-Sonoma Pottery Barn Pottery Barn Kids West Elm and Rejuvenation which sells its products through its retail stores. The Company operates retail stores in the United States Canada Puerto Rico Australia and the United Kingdom and franchises its brands to third-parties in various countries in the Middle East and the Philippines. The Company’s products are also available to customers through its catalogs and online across the world.