Liberum Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for WH Smith Plc (SMWH)
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by research analysts at Liberum Capital in a report released on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 1,100 ($18.39) price target on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price objective would suggest a potential downside of 1.79% from the stock’s previous close.
Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) opened at 1124.00 on Thursday. WH Smith Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 806.4999 and a 52-week high of GBX 1246.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1108. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1103.. The company’s market cap is £1.349 billion.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Investec reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Monday. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($23.40) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at BNP Paribas reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 12th. They now have a GBX 1,300 ($21.73) 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 Tuesday, August 12th. They now have a GBX 1,250 ($20.90) price target on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. WH Smith Plc presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,216.50 ($20.34).
WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retail company. The Company has two businesses divisions: Travel and High Street.
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