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Wm. Morrison Supermarkets plc (LON:MRW)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating reiterated by investment analysts at BNP Paribas in a note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a GBX 175 ($2.98) price target on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price objective would suggest a potential downside of 3.95% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on MRW. Analysts at Societe Generale reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Wm. Morrison Supermarkets plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 160 ($2.73) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Wm. Morrison Supermarkets plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 190 ($3.24) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Shore Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Wm. Morrison Supermarkets plc in a research note on Monday. Twelve research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Wm. Morrison Supermarkets plc currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 214.30 ($3.65).

Shares of Wm. Morrison Supermarkets plc (LON:MRW) opened at 182.91 on Friday. Wm. Morrison Supermarkets plc has a 52 week low of GBX 178.40 and a 52 week high of GBX 312.30. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 194.5 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 219.6. The company’s market cap is £4.267 billion.

Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC is a food retailer. As of January 29, 2012, the Company had 475 stores across Britain, ranging in size from 3,000 to over 40,000 square feet.

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