WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Earns Hold Rating from Investec
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by research analysts at Investec in a note issued to investors on Thursday. They presently have a GBX 1,550 ($19.18) price objective on the stock. Investec’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 1.64% from the company’s current price.
A number of other brokerages have also commented on SMWH. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 1,870 ($23.14) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Haitong Bank reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,680 ($20.79) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 24th. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,700 ($21.04) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 24th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($24.75) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Tuesday, October 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. WH Smith Plc presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,698.21 ($21.02).
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) opened at 1580.00 on Thursday. WH Smith Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1,174.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,893.00. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.80 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,550.59 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,624.10.
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WH Smith Plc Company Profile
WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retail company. The Company operates through two divisions, namely, High Street and Travel. The Company’s Travel business sells its products to cater for people on the move or in need of a convenience offer. Its Travel business operates from around 740 units, including in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals and workplaces.
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