John Wood Group PLC’s (WG) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at BNP Paribas
John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by research analysts at BNP Paribas in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. They currently have a GBX 725 ($8.95) target price on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price target points to a potential downside of 0.41% from the company’s previous close.
A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on the company. Morgan Stanley raised John Wood Group PLC to an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($12.35) target price on the stock in a report on Monday, March 13th. Numis Securities Ltd raised John Wood Group PLC to an “add” rating and raised their target price for the stock from GBX 880 ($10.87) to GBX 902 ($11.14) in a report on Tuesday, March 14th. HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 875 ($10.81) target price on shares of John Wood Group PLC in a report on Tuesday, March 14th. Jefferies Group LLC cut John Wood Group PLC to a “hold” rating and raised their target price for the stock from GBX 750 ($9.26) to GBX 863 ($10.66) in a report on Monday, February 6th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity raised their target price on John Wood Group PLC from GBX 875 ($10.81) to GBX 900 ($11.12) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 803.53 ($9.92).
John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) traded up 0.97% during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 728.00. The company had a trading volume of 2,004,248 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 782.31 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 797.91. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 2.71 billion. John Wood Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 570.00 and a one year high of GBX 909.00.
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In other news, insider Jann M. Brown acquired 962 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 23rd. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 866 ($10.70) per share, with a total value of £8,330.92 ($10,288.90).
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