Williams-Sonoma WSM is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Thursday, 2023-03-16. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.
Analysts estimate that Williams-Sonoma will report an earnings per share (EPS) of $5.45.
Williams-Sonoma bulls will hope to hear the company announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.
New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).
Past Earnings Performance
Last quarter the company beat EPS by $0.01, which was followed by a 6.24% drop in the share price the next day.
Here's a look at Williams-Sonoma's past performance and the resulting price change:
|Quarter||Q3 2022||Q2 2022||Q1 2022||Q4 2021|
|Price Change %||-6.24%||2.17%||12.93%||5.3%|
Shares of Williams-Sonoma were trading at $118.94 as of March 14. Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 27.55%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are likely upset going into this earnings release.
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