Bright Rock Capital Management LLC Purchases New Position in Watsco Inc (WSO)

It has outperformed by 8.52% the S&P500.

Washington Trust Company increased its stake in Watsco Inc (WSO) by 2.61% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock of Moelis & Company (NYSE:MC) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 29 by UBS. Baillie Gifford & Company stated it has 701,295 shares. The company has market cap of $397.05 million. The stock decreased 0.79% or $1.37 during the last trading session, reaching $171.69. About 45,045 shares traded. Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) has risen 8.75% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.39% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.58 in Q3 2017. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a current ratio of 3.13 and a quick ratio of 1.42.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding WSO? Oak Ridge Invs Ltd Liability Corporation, Illinois-based fund reported 267,025 shares. 19,248 were accumulated by Prudential Financial. Barbara Oil holds 0.56% or 5,000 shares in its portfolio. Watsco earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. William Blair also issued estimates for Watsco's Q4 2017 earnings at $0.98 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $2.14 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $1.06 EPS. (NYSE:WSO) earned "Overweight" rating by Stephens on Wednesday, October 28. Benjamin F Edwards & Incorporated stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Watsco, Inc.

Among 13 analysts covering Moelis & Co (NYSE:MC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. (NYSE:WSO). Vanguard Gru invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) has "Buy" rating given on Sunday, December 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stevens Cap Mngmt L P, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 7,818 shares. Blackrock has 0.02% invested in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO). Comerica Financial Bank reported 27,277 shares. Brown Advisory reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO). 3,889 were accumulated by Cadence Cap Ltd Liability Corp. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 70% are positive. The Bank Of Nova Scotia had 17 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:WSO) on Monday, September 25 with "Underweight" rating. KeyCorp reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Watsco in a research note on Friday, November 17th.

The stock of Watsco, Inc. As per Wednesday, July 26, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, April 21. FBR Capital downgraded the stock to "Market Perform" rating in Thursday, May 11 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of WSO in report on Thursday, October 26 with "Underweight" rating. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $184.0 target. Therefore 11% are positive. Boeing had 88 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. As per Monday, June 6, the company rating was initiated by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, August 23 with "Buy". Also, the Hold rating count is 8 as of 01/09/18. The rating was initiated by Susquehanna on Wednesday, June 1 with "Positive". "The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 11 by Bruyette & Woods". It increased, as 29 investors sold WSO shares while 68 reduced holdings.

Analysts await The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on January, 31 before the open. Watsco has a fifty-two week low of $134.08 and a fifty-two week high of $174.84. DE's profit will be $350.22 million for 38.52 P/E if the $1.09 EPS becomes a reality. Its up 0.08, from 0.44 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 64 investors sold DE shares while 312 reduced holdings. 165 funds opened positions while 367 raised stakes. 4,217 shares were sold by CAPOZZI HEIDI B, worth $1.02 million. Sei reported 92,005 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Watsco, Inc. Another trade for 2,522 shares valued at $616,499 was sold by Verbeck Robert E. (NYSE:KRO) is performing 3.65%. Saybrook Capital Nc accumulated 12,887 shares or 1.61% of the stock. They expect $2.87 earnings per share, up 16.19% or $0.40 from last year's $2.47 per share. Bridgewater Assocs Ltd Partnership invested in 0.03% or 32,041 shares. First Citizens Bancorporation And Tru has invested 0.41% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 229,875 shares stake. Barry John F had bought 408,207 shares worth $2.81M on Monday, December 18. Gilles Jean H sold 12,361 shares worth $1.61M. ESMC's SI was 700 shares in January as released by FINRA.

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