Watsco (WSO) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

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In other Watsco news, SVP Barry S. Logan sold 3,246 shares of Watsco stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 22nd. (NYSE:WSO) for 10,961 shares. KeyCorp reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Watsco in a report on Friday, November 17th. (NYSE:WSO) on Monday, June 6 with "Buy" rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of WSO in report on Thursday, October 26 with "Underweight" rating. The company was maintained on Monday, October 5 by Barclays Capital. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, April 26. (NYSE:WSO) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, March 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21. Profund Advsrs Lc reported 0.02% stake. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag has 0% invested in Watsco, Inc. The institutional investor held 7,836 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.99M, down from 11,751 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bank N S Halifax now has $78.50B valuation. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $8.45. About 73,527 shares traded. About 26,984 shares traded. iShares Asia 50 ETF (NASDAQ:AIA) has risen 38.42% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.95% the S&P500.

Watsco, Inc is a distributor of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment, and related parts and supplies (HVAC/R) in the HVAC/R distribution industry in North America. The company has a market capitalization of $6,260.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.97 and a beta of 0.83. It also distributes various parts comprising replacement compressors, evaporator coils, motors, and other component parts; and supplies, such as thermostats, insulation material, refrigerants, ductwork, grills, registers, sheet metal, tools, copper tubing, concrete pads, tapes, adhesives, and other ancillary supplies.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.58 in 2017 Q3. The company has a quick ratio of 1.42, a current ratio of 3.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21. It improved, as 29 investors sold Watsco, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 5 shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., a California-based fund reported 400,450 shares. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc holds 0.06% in Watsco, Inc.

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Media stories about Watsco (NYSE:WSO) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Capital Advisors Limited Limited Liability stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Watsco, Inc.

Watsco, Inc. has a 52-week low of $110.38 and a 52-week high of $159.55. Aureus Asset Management Limited Liability Company has invested 0.32% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Moreover, Monarch Capital Management Inc has 0.25% invested in the company for 76,783 shares. Clinton Gp owns 5,427 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 18,918 shares of the construction company's stock worth $2,917,000 after acquiring an additional 66 shares during the period. Its down 64.18% from 13,400 shares previously. Bernstein maintained the shares of BA in report on Monday, October 30 with "Outperform" rating. Bath Savings Company stated it has 25,421 shares. Capital Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Co accumulated 325 shares. (NYSE:WSO). Hsbc Public Limited Company invested 0% in Watsco, Inc. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.594 during the last trading session, reaching $172.466. It has underperformed by 7.95% the S&P500.

Among 23 analysts covering Boeing (NYSE:BA), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. The stock of The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 28 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 11. (NYSE:WSO) rating on Sunday, December 10. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of BA in report on Tuesday, June 13 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, August 31 by FBR Capital. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Underweight" rating in Monday, April 18 report.

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