William Blair Weighs in on Ferguson plc’s Q2 2025 Earnings (NASDAQ:FERG)

Ferguson plc (NASDAQ:FERGFree Report) – William Blair lowered their Q2 2025 earnings estimates for Ferguson in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, June 4th. William Blair analyst R. Merkel now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $2.13 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $2.28. The consensus estimate for Ferguson’s current full-year earnings is $9.66 per share. William Blair also issued estimates for Ferguson’s Q4 2025 earnings at $3.26 EPS.

Ferguson (NASDAQ:FERGGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, June 4th. The company reported $2.32 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.27 by $0.05. Ferguson had a return on equity of 37.53% and a net margin of 6.33%. The firm had revenue of $7.31 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.32 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.20 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis.

FERG has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Royal Bank of Canada dropped their price target on Ferguson from $217.00 to $211.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday. Barclays dropped their price target on Ferguson from $236.00 to $232.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $191.25.

Check Out Our Latest Research Report on FERG

Ferguson Price Performance

Ferguson stock opened at $199.86 on Thursday. Ferguson has a one year low of $144.08 and a one year high of $224.86. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a current ratio of 1.80. The business has a fifty day moving average of $213.20 and a two-hundred day moving average of $199.94. The company has a market cap of $40.53 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.84, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 8.22 and a beta of 1.23.

Ferguson Dividend Announcement

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a $0.79 dividend. This represents a $3.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 14th. Ferguson’s dividend payout ratio is currently 34.54%.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Ferguson

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Richardson Financial Services Inc. acquired a new position in Ferguson during the 4th quarter worth approximately $25,000. Venturi Wealth Management LLC lifted its position in Ferguson by 60.0% during the 1st quarter. Venturi Wealth Management LLC now owns 136 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,000 after acquiring an additional 51 shares in the last quarter. McGlone Suttner Wealth Management Inc. acquired a new position in Ferguson during the 4th quarter worth approximately $29,000. CVA Family Office LLC acquired a new position in Ferguson during the 4th quarter worth approximately $31,000. Finally, Private Trust Co. NA lifted its position in Ferguson by 146.1% during the 4th quarter. Private Trust Co. NA now owns 187 shares of the company’s stock worth $36,000 after acquiring an additional 111 shares in the last quarter. 81.98% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Ferguson Company Profile

(Get Free Report)

Ferguson plc distributes plumbing and heating products in the United States and Canada. It offers plumbing and heating solutions to customers in the residential, commercial, civil/infrastructure, and industrial end markets. The company also provides expertise, solutions, and products, including infrastructure, plumbing, appliances, fire, fabrication, and others, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning products under the Ferguson brand name.

See Also

Earnings History and Estimates for Ferguson (NASDAQ:FERG)

Receive News & Ratings for Ferguson Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Ferguson and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.