WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,805.10 ($23.31).
Several analysts have recently weighed in on SMWH shares. Barclays PLC upgraded shares of WH Smith Plc to an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,990 ($25.70) price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, May 22nd. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,850 ($23.89) price objective on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Thursday, June 15th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,700 ($21.96) price objective on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Investec lifted their price objective on shares of WH Smith Plc from GBX 1,900 ($24.54) to GBX 2,100 ($27.12) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG lowered shares of WH Smith Plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,950 ($25.18) price objective for the company. in a research note on Friday.
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Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) traded down 1.52% during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1881.00. 271,438 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,813.95 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,764.32. WH Smith Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,398.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,963.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.09 billion.
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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