WH Smith Plc’s (SMWH) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by Peel Hunt in a report released on Thursday.
A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on SMWH. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 2,000 ($24.75) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a report on Monday, July 11th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,700 ($21.04) price objective on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 24th. Investec reduced their price objective on shares of WH Smith Plc from GBX 1,820 ($22.52) to GBX 1,550 ($19.18) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 24th. Haitong Bank reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,680 ($20.79) price objective on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 24th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,698.21 ($21.02).
Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) opened at 1578.00 on Thursday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.80 billion. WH Smith Plc has a one year low of GBX 1,174.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,893.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,550.59 and its 200-day moving average 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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