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...
Benzinga  Feb 17  Comment 
Watsco Inc. (NYSE: WSO) shares reached a new 52-week high of $118.65. JP Morgan upgraded Watsco from Underweight to Neutral and lifted the price target from $90.00 to $109.00. Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HII) shares rose 0.56%...
Benzinga  Feb 17  Comment 
JP Morgan upgraded Watsco Inc. (NYSE: WSO) from Underweight to Neutral. The price target for Watsco has been raised from $90.00 to $109.00. Watsco shares have gained 20.94% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has surged 13.92% in...
Benzinga  Feb 17  Comment 
Motley Fool  Feb 12  Comment 
The company benefited from strong sales of residential heating and cooling systems.
Market Intelligence Center  Jan 7  Comment 
For a hedged play on Watsco Inc. (WSO), MarketIntelligenceCenter.com’s option-trade picking algorithms recommend the May. '15 $100.00 covered call for a net debit in the $97.92 area. That is also the break-even stock price for the covered call....
SeekingAlpha  Oct 28  Comment 
Motley Fool  Oct 23  Comment 
The distributor of residential heating and cooling solutions overcame some resistance from Mother Nature this quarter.


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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