|Bid||0.00 x 900|
|Ask||0.00 x 1200|
|Day's Range||47.25 - 49.59|
|52 Week Range||42.68 - 56.38|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||16.28|
|Earnings Date||May 22, 2018 - May 29, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.72 (3.52%)|
|1y Target Est||53.21|
Williams-Sonoma crushed first-quarter estimates after the close, following strong results earlier from other upscale consumer stocks.
Williams-Sonoma Inc. shares surged in the extended session Wednesday after the high-end home furnishings retailer's results topped Wall Street estimates and the company raised its outlook. Williams-Sonoma shares jumped 15% after hours, following a 4% gain to close the regular session at $49.18. The company reported first-quarter net income of $45.2 million, or 54 cents a share, compared with $39.6 million, or 45 cents a share, in the year-ago period.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. today announced operating results for the first fiscal quarter ended April 29, 2018 versus the first fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2017.
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Williams-Sonoma WSM soared nearly 15 percent in after hours trading. The home and kitchen retailer reported first quarter earnings and revenue that blasted past analyst expectations and prompted the company to strengthen outlook for fiscal 2018 revenue and earnings.
On May 17, Lowe’s (LOW) was trading at $85.47 per share. On that day, analysts expected the company’s stock price to reach $105.24 for a return potential of 23.1%.
Due to its high visibility in Lowe’s (LOW) earnings, we have opted for the forward price-to-earnings multiple. The forward PE multiple is calculated by dividing the company’s stock price by analysts’ earnings per share estimates for the next four quarters. The lower-than-expected margins and EPS during the fourth quarter of 2017 led Lowe’s stock price and its valuation multiple to fall.
Analysts expect Lowe’s (LOW) to post earnings per share of $1.22, which represents 18.4% year-over-year growth from $1.03. The company’s EPS growth is expected to be driven by revenue growth, expansion of its net margin, and share repurchases. Analysts expect Lowe’s net margin to improve from 5.2% to 5.8% due to the lower effective tax rate.
Analysts expect Lowe’s (LOW) to post revenues of ~$17.5 billion in the first quarter, which represents year-over-year growth of 3.7% from ~$16.9 billion. Lowe’s revenue growth is expected to be driven by the addition of new stores in the last four quarters, positive SSSG (same-store sales growth), and incremental sales from the acquisition of Maintenance Supply Headquarters. By the end of the fourth quarter of 2017, Lowe’s (LOW) operated 2,152 stores compared to 2,137 by the end of the first quarter of 2017.
Lowe’s (LOW) is scheduled to announce its first-quarter earnings before the market opens on May 23. On May 17, Lowe’s was trading at $85.47, which represents a fall of 10.8% since the announcement of its Q4 2017 earnings on February 28.
As of May 15, Home Depot (HD) was trading at $187.98. That day, analysts’ 12-month price target for the stock was $211.14, implying a 12.3% return.
Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen, members of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) portfolio of brands, today unveil two exclusive collections in partnership with Rachel Ashwell, founder of home décor empire “Shabby Chic” and her fashion designer daughter, Lily Ashwell. The Rachel Ashwell for Pottery Barn Kids Collection for nursery and baby includes furniture, bedding and decorative accessories that are true to Rachel Ashwell’s coveted romantic English Country meets causal California style.
Due to its high visibility in Home Depot’s (HD) future earnings, we have opted to use the company’s PE (price-to-earnings) multiple. Forward PE multiples are calculated by dividing a company’s stock price by analysts’ EPS (earnings per share) estimate for the next four quarters.
Home Depot (HD) posted adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $2.08 in the first quarter, against analysts’ estimate of $2.05. Year-over-year, the company’s EPS grew 24.6%, driven by revenue growth, net margin expansion, and share repurchases.
Home Depot (HD) posted a gross margin, EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) margin, and net margin of 34.5%, 13.6%, and 9.6%, respectively, in the first quarter, compared with 34.1%, 14.0%, and 8.4% in the same quarter last year.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. announced today that it will release its first quarter 2018 results on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, after the market close. Following the release via the wire services, the Company will host a conference call beginning at 5:00 PM Eastern Time, which can be accessed at http://ir.williams-sonomainc.com/events.
Home Depot (HD) posted revenue of $24.95 billion in the first quarter, against analysts’ estimate of $25.15 billion. It blamed unfavorable weather for its lower-than-expected sales. However, the company’s revenue rose 4.4% YoY (year-over-year) from $23.89 billion. As shown in the graph below, its revenue has grown 4.4% on average in the last five quarters.
Home Depot (HD) reported its first-quarter earnings before the market opened on May 15, posting adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $2.08 on revenue of $24.95 billion. Year-over-year, the company’s EPS grew 24.6%, while its revenue grew 4.4%.
As of May 10, Home Depot (HD) was trading at $187.16. That day, analysts were expecting its stock price to reach $211.24, which represents a 12.9% rise from its current price.
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Analysts expect Home Depot (HD) to post revenue of $25.2 billion, which represents 5.5% growth from the $23.9 billion it saw in 1Q17. The company posted revenue growth of 4.9%, 6.2%, 8.1%, and 7.5% in 1Q17, 2Q17, 3Q17, and 4Q17, respectively.
Home Depot (HD) is set to announce its 1Q18 earnings before the market opens on May 15. As of May 10, Home Depot was trading at $187.16, which represents a 0.1% rise since its 4Q17 earnings announcement on February 20.
West Elm and Pottery Barn Kids, members of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, unveiled today an exclusive collection of affordable and stylish nursery furnishings and decor.