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

August 12, 2018 - By Yee Bell

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.23, from 1.01 in 2017Q4. It improved, 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. Denver Invest Advisors Limited Liability Corp holds 0.57% or 206,266 shares in its portfolio. The Pennsylvania-based Wheatland Advsrs Inc has invested 0.23% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Bessemer Group Inc stated it has 20,194 shares. Cambridge Investment Research Advsr owns 13,931 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Yorktown Mngmt And Research Com has 5,700 shares. Prudential holds 0.02% or 232,628 shares in its portfolio. Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 2.51 million shares. Advsr Ltd Com holds 0.86% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 215,238 shares. Boyd Watterson Asset Management Limited Com Oh holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 5,847 shares. Renaissance Tech Lc has invested 0.03% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). The Netherlands-based Shell Asset Management has invested 0.01% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Price Michael F invested in 77,000 shares. Stonebridge Cap holds 1.24% or 70,320 shares in its portfolio. Asset holds 4,947 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement has 139,354 shares.

Since March 19, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $8.22 million activity. Hayes Janet had sold 9,034 shares worth $466,696. Greener Anthony had sold 5,000 shares worth $302,550 on Monday, July 2. 97,965 shares valued at $5.31M were sold by ALBER LAURA on Monday, March 19. Whalen Julie sold $1.63 million worth of stock or 30,000 shares.

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. RBC Capital Markets maintained Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) on Thursday, March 15 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, March 15 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Thursday, May 24. Jefferies maintained Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) on Wednesday, March 14 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Thursday, May 24 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 13 by Argus Research. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, April 2. On Wednesday, June 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Loop Capital with “Hold” on Thursday, March 15. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, March 15.

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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