WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG in a research note issued to investors on Friday.
Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on SMWH. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 2,000 ($24.75) target price on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Monday, July 11th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,700 ($21.04) target price on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 24th. Investec reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,550 ($19.18) target price on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Thursday. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,900 ($23.51) target price on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,525 ($18.87) target price on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Thursday. One equities research 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 currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,686.07 ($20.87).
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) opened at 1532.00 on Friday. 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 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,549.03 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,623.46. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.75 billion.
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The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 12th will be paid a dividend of GBX 30.50 ($0.38) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 12th. This represents a yield of 1.99%. This is a boost from WH Smith Plc’s previous dividend of $13.40.
About WH Smith Plc
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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