Here's What You May Have Missed About Williams-Sonoma (WSM)

Mid-cap consumer discretionary company Williams-Sonoma has moved 6.0% this afternoon, reaching $171.0 per share. In contrast, the average analyst target price for the stock is $151.41.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as an omni-channel specialty retailer of various products for home. The company is based in the United States. Williams-Sonoma currently returns an annual dividend yield of 2.1%.

Make Sure to Consider the Following Before Buying Williams-Sonoma:

  • Williams-Sonoma has moved 32.0% over the last year.

  • WSM has a forward P/E ratio of 11.9 based on its EPS guidance of 14.4.

  • Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of 32.5%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -1.64.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 6.77

Williams-Sonoma Has Irregular Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 1,052,822 354,117 698,705 -38.96
2022 1,371,147 226,517 1,144,630 3.56
2021 1,274,848 169,513 1,105,335 3642.29
2020 89,950 121,154 -31,204 -107.88
2019 585,986 190,102 395,884 27.71
2018 499,704 189,712 309,992

Williams-Sonoma's free cash flows have a decent average of $603.89 Million over the last 6 years, but they are highly variable since their coefficient of variability is 279.5%. The compounded average growth rate over this period is 14.5%.

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