Wbi Investments Inc Decreased Williams Sonoma Inc (NYSE:WSM) Stake By $25.98 Million

August 12, 2018 - By Andrea Pope

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.23, from 1.01 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 31 investors sold WSM shares while 109 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 85.88 million shares or 0.19% more from 85.72 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. American Gru, a New York-based fund reported 168,700 shares. Ellington Mngmt Lc stated it has 0.44% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale owns 91,486 shares. Nordea Invest reported 0% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). 60,063 are owned by Linscomb And Williams. 712,630 were accumulated by Geode Cap Limited Liability Com. Captrust Advsrs holds 339 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma owns 20 shares. Etrade Ltd Liability Co reported 9,809 shares. Carroll Fincl Associate has 0% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 526 shares. Jaffetilchin Invest Prtnrs Lc has invested 0.09% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Stevens Cap Mgmt L P has 114,204 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement accumulated 139,354 shares. Qs Lc owns 5,940 shares. Marathon Asset Management Llp reported 366,509 shares stake.

Since March 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $8.22 million activity. 9,034 Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) shares with value of $466,696 were sold by Hayes Janet. The insider Whalen Julie sold 30,000 shares worth $1.63M. $5.31 million worth of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) shares were sold by ALBER LAURA. Bellos Alex sold 3,348 shares worth $203,759.

Wbi Investments Inc decreased its stake in Williams Sonoma Inc (NYSE:WSM) by 97.11% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wbi Investments Inc sold 425,974 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.06% with the market. The institutional investor held 12,675 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $778,000, down from 438,649 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wbi Investments Inc who had been investing in Williams Sonoma Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.84 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.13% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $58.23. About 2.02M shares traded or 3.44% up from the average. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has risen 8.10% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.47% the S&P500.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 8% are positive. Williams-Sonoma had 14 analyst reports since March 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, June 20 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, March 14 with “Hold”. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, May 24. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $61 target in Thursday, May 24 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 13 by Argus Research. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, March 15 with “Underperform”. The company was upgraded on Thursday, March 15 by Gordon Haskett. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, May 24 with “Hold”. As per Thursday, March 15, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of various products for home. The company has market cap of $4.84 billion. It operates through two divisions, E-commerce and Retail. It has a 18.65 P/E ratio. The firm offers cooking, dining, and entertaining products, including cookware, tools, electrics, cutlery, tabletop and bar, outdoor, furniture, and a library of cookbooks under the Williams-Sonoma brand, as well as home furnishings and decorative accessories under the Williams-Sonoma Home brand; and furniture, bedding, bathroom accessories, rugs, curtains, lighting, tabletop, outdoor, and decorative accessories under the Pottery Barn brand.

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