Market Intelligence Center  Jun 4  Comment 
Watsco Inc. (WSO) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 3.49% return in just 169 days. A covered call on Watsco at the $125.00 level expiring on Nov. '15 offers an assigned return rate of 3.49% or 7.53% annualized. This trade offers 5.99%...
Benzinga  Apr 15  Comment 
Watsco Inc (NYSE: WSO) shares touched a new 52-week high of $129.185 after the company reported upbeat Q1 results. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) shares climbed 1.27 percent to reach a new 52-week high of $63.84. JPMorgan reported...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 2  Comment 
After Wednesday’s trading in Watsco Inc. (WSO) the algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center picked out a trade that offers a 2.74% or 7.09% (for comparison purposes only), while providing 6.34% downside...
SeekingAlpha  Mar 8  Comment 
Market Intelligence Center  Feb 19  Comment 
After Wednesday’s trading in Watsco Inc. (WSO) the algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center picked out a trade that offers a 3.14% or 13.48% (for comparison purposes only), while providing 3.88% downside...


Watsco, Inc. (WSO) is the largest distributor of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment and related parts and supplies (HVAC/R) in the United States. It distributes products such as residential air conditioners and commercial air conditioners parts such as replacement compressors, evaporator coils and motors as well as supplies such as thermostats, insulation materials, refrigerants, grills, registers, sheet metal, tools, concrete pads, tape, and adhesives. At the end of 2006, sale of air conditioning and heating equipment comprised about half of its distribution revenue.

As for its suppliers, WSO has relationships with the main industry players including Rheem, Carrier, Nordyne, Goodman, American Standard, and Lennox. Watsco distributes products through 436 locations to over 40,000 customers in 34 states. In addition to well-respected, branded manufacturers, WSO sells private-label products in an effort to gain market share and grow overall revenue. In our view, the company has plenty of room for growth. With the industry size approximated at $26 billion and annual growth set to grow well above 3%, WSO 2006 revenue of $1.8 billion represents a very small portion of the overall pie (7.4%).


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