WH Smith Plc Receives “Overweight” Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (SMWH)
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report released on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 1,285 ($21.60) target price on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s target price indicates a potential upside of 15.66% from the stock’s previous close.
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) traded up 1.53% on Thursday, hitting GBX 1128.00. The stock had a trading volume of 344,878 shares. WH Smith Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 689.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1246.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1061. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1068.. The company’s market cap is £1.354 billion.
SMWH has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Investec reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($23.54) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 1,250 ($21.02) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Thursday, June 5th. They now have a GBX 1,250 ($21.02) price target on the stock. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,032.62 ($17.36).
WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retail company. The Company has two businesses divisions: Travel and High Street.
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