WH Smith Plc Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages (LON:SMWH)
Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the twelve analysts that are covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,199.50 ($20.54).
A number of research firms have recently commented on SMWH. Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Tuesday, June 17th. They now have a GBX 1,225 ($20.97) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Thursday, June 12th. They now have a GBX 1,285 ($22.00) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Investec reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 11th. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($23.97) price target on the stock.
Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) opened at 1089.00 on Tuesday. WH Smith Plc has a one year low of GBX 756.50 and a one year high of GBX 1246.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1081. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1088.31. The company’s market cap is £1.307 billion.
WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retail company. The Company has two businesses divisions: Travel and High Street.
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