WH Smith Plc Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages (LON:SMWH)
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the twelve ratings firms that are presently covering the company, Analyst Ratings Network reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,216.50 ($20.13).
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 1,250 ($20.69) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 1,100 ($18.20) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Investec reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Monday, August 18th. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($23.17) price target on the stock.
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) traded up 0.26% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting GBX 1140.00. The stock had a trading volume of 77,884 shares. WH Smith Plc has a one year low of GBX 811.00 and a one year high of GBX 1246.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1110. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1103.. The company’s market cap is £1.368 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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