WH Smith Plc Given Outperform Rating at BNP Paribas (SMWH)
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at BNP Paribas in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 1,300 ($21.81) target price on the stock. BNP Paribas’ target price indicates a potential upside of 20.04% from the stock’s previous close.
Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) traded up 1.20% on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1096.00. 53,664 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. WH Smith Plc has a one year low of GBX 791.00 and a one year high of GBX 1246.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1100. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1099.. The company’s market cap is £1.315 billion.
SMWH has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a GBX 1,250 ($20.97) price target on the stock. Separately, 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 ($20.55) price target on the stock. Finally, 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 ($21.56) price target on the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. WH Smith Plc presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,216.50 ($20.41).
WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retail company. The Company has two businesses divisions: Travel and High Street.
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