News headlines about Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Williams-Sonoma earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.9349842692188 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- 8 Stocks To Watch For March 14, 2018 (feeds.benzinga.com)
- Earnings Scheduled For March 14, 2018 (feeds.benzinga.com)
- Williams-Sonoma CEO Laura Alber on working her way to the top and bringing others with her (finance.yahoo.com)
- WEST ELM LAUNCHES WEST ELM LOCAL EXPERIENCES, BRINGING CUSTOMERS CLOSER TO THE CRAFTSMANSHIP OF REGIONAL ARTISTS (finance.yahoo.com)
- One Stock for Low Risk Investors: Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
Williams-Sonoma (NYSE WSM) opened at $52.74 on Wednesday. Williams-Sonoma has a twelve month low of $42.68 and a twelve month high of $55.89. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,381.32, a P/E ratio of 14.83, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.31 and a beta of 0.82.
WSM has been the topic of a number of research reports. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Williams-Sonoma in a research report on Sunday, November 19th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Williams-Sonoma from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Morgan Stanley assumed coverage on shares of Williams-Sonoma in a report on Friday, November 17th. They set a “hold” rating and a $48.00 price objective for the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Williams-Sonoma from an “overweight” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $46.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Friday, November 17th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group cut shares of Williams-Sonoma from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $51.20.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc is a multi-channel specialty retailer of products for the home. The Company operates retail stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia and the United Kingdom. It operates through two segments: e-commerce and retail. The e-commerce segment has various merchandising strategies, such as Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm, PBteen, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation and Mark and Graham, which sell its products through the Company’s e-commerce Websites and direct-mail catalogs.
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