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Williams-Sonoma Inc WSM Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Feb 07, 2023, 7:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 133.74
  • Sector Consumer Cyclical
  • Industry Specialty Retail
  • Investment Style Mid Value
  • Day Range 131.50  –  134.66
  • Year Range 101.58  –  176.89
  • Market Cap 8.9027 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 625,089.0 /  1.2 Mil
  • Price / Sales 1.09
  • Price / Book 6.30
  • Forward Div Yield 2.33%
  • Trailing Div Yield 2.33%

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Profitability Holds Up at Williams-Sonoma Despite Cost Pressures and Waning Demand

Jaime M. Katz Senior Equity Analyst

Business Strategy and Outlook

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Williams-Sonoma has carved out a solid position in the $750 billion global home category and the $80 billion U.S. business-to-business industry. It has historically launched most of its brands organically in underserved segments and its brand intangible asset has been the supporting factor in its top- and bottom-line growth. Its ability to drive repeat business relies on customer loyalty and smart marketing and merchandising and the firm has access to some of the best analytics in retail. This should help Williams-Sonoma outperform its competitors and grow its market share, aided by new category expansions.

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Business Description

With a wide retail and direct-to-consumer presence, Williams-Sonoma is a leader in the $300 billion domestic home category, focused on expanding its exposure in the B2B, marketplace, and franchise areas. Namesake Williams-Sonoma (175 stores) offers high-end cooking essentials, while Pottery Barn (189) provides casual home accessories. Brand extensions include Pottery Barn Kids (52) and PBteen. West Elm (122) is an emerging concept for young professionals, and Rejuvenation (nine) offers lighting and house parts. Williams-Sonoma also has a business-to-business team that supports projects that range from residential to large-scale commercial.

3250 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA, 94109
Industry Specialty Retail
Employees 21,000

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FAQs for Williams-Sonoma Inc Stock

Yes. WSM has a forward dividend yield of 2.32%. See WSM’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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WSM’s market cap is 8.90 Bil.
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WSM’s stock style is Mid Value.
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WSM’s price/sales is 1.10.
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WSM’s price/forward earnings is 9.23.
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WSM’s price/book is 6.30.
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WSM’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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