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WSO Watsco PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Watsco stock as of Jun 20, 2024 is 36.91. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $13.04 and the stock price of $481.29 per share. The PE ratio has grown by 29% from its last 4 quarters average of 28.7.

WSO PE ratio history

How has WSO's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Watsco for the last ten years is 26.61. The current P/E ratio of 36.91 is 39% higher than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, WSO's PE ratio peaked in the Sep 2020 quarter at 34.66, when the price was $232.89 and the EPS was $6.72. The lowest point was in the Dec 2022 quarter, when it reached 16.13 with a price of $249.4 and an EPS of $15.46.


Watsco PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 93.61% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -44.17% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 31.23 93.61%
2022 16.13 -44.17%
2021 28.89 -10.36%
2020 32.23 16.48%
2019 27.67 29.24%
2018 21.41 -26.85%
2017 29.27 1.95%
2016 28.71 20.33%
2015 23.86 -3.44%
2014 24.71 -5.07%

WSO average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of WSO for the past years

The current PE ratio of WSO is higher than its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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WSO PE vs peers

What is WSO's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peer stocks GWW and LII, WSO's PE ratio is higher. Watsco's PE ratio is trading above the peer average of 20.9.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
HDSN Hudson Technologies Inc 8.66 $398.22M
WCC Wesco International Inc 13.38 $8.34B
GWW Ww Grainger Inc 25.15 $44.9B
POOL Pool Corp 26.17 $12.94B
LII Lennox International Inc 31.31 $19.34B
WSO Watsco Inc 36.21 $19.03B
BECN Beacon Roofing Supply Inc N/A $5.98B

Frequently asked questions

What is Watsco's PE ratio?

WSO's price to earnings ratio is 36.91 as of Jun 20, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Watsco (WSO)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for WSO stock is 24.97.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Watsco (WSO)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for WSO stock is 26.68.

What is the highest PE ratio for WSO?

The current PE of 36.91 represents the highest historical value in the last ten years.

How does the current PE ratio for WSO compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of WSO is 39% higher than the 10-year historical average.

How is WSO's PE ratio calculated (Watsco PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is obtained by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 20, 2024), Watsco's share price is $481.29. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $13.04. Therefore, Watsco's PE ratio for today is 36.91. PE RATIO(36.91) = STOCK PRICE($481.29) / TTM EPS($13.04)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.