WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,805.10 ($23.43).
A number of analysts have commented on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada restated an “outperform” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Monday. Liberum Capital boosted their price target on shares of WH Smith Plc from GBX 1,700 ($22.07) to GBX 1,850 ($24.02) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Peel Hunt restated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,850 ($24.02) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Thursday, June 15th. Barclays PLC upgraded shares of WH Smith Plc to an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,990 ($25.83) price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, May 22nd. Finally, Investec boosted their price target on shares of WH Smith Plc from GBX 1,900 ($24.67) to GBX 2,100 ($27.26) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th.
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WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) remained flat at GBX 1815.00 on Tuesday. The stock had a trading volume of 237,473 shares. The company’s market cap is GBX 2.01 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,735.54 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,738.22. WH Smith Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,398.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,963.00.
WH Smith Plc Company Profile
WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retailer in convenience, books and news for travelling customers. The Company is a high street stationer, bookseller and newsagent. The Company operates through two segments: 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.
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