Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Williams-Sonoma (WSM)

Williams-Sonoma (WSM) has an average broker rating of 2.45, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 20 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 7 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. Nevertheless, the majority of 11 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold. 1 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company. 1 considers that the stock is a Sell.

Williams-Sonoma (WSM) : Currently there are 16 street experts covering Williams-Sonoma (WSM) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $75 and $44 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $57.06. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $7.58.


Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Also, Barclays maintains their rating on the shares of Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM). The current rating of the shares is Underweight. Equity Analysts at the Firm maintains the price target to $45 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 25, 2016.

Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM): The stock opened at $51.22 and touched an intraday high of $51.84 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $50.71, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $51.73 with a gain of 1.05% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 1,850,000. The stock had closed at $51.19 in the previous trading session.

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 Companys products are also available to customers through its catalogs and online across the world.

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