WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts
Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the ten research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,993.10 ($27.03).
A number of research firms have weighed in on SMWH. Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,850 ($25.09) target price on shares of WH Smith in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,950 ($26.44) target price on shares of WH Smith in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Numis Securities upgraded WH Smith to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,975 ($26.78) target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 2,300 ($31.19) target price on shares of WH Smith in a research note on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 2,270 ($30.78) target price on shares of WH Smith in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th.
WH Smith (LON SMWH) traded up GBX 32 ($0.43) on Friday, reaching GBX 2,186 ($29.64). 377,644 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 373,907. WH Smith has a 12 month low of GBX 1,469 ($19.92) and a 12 month high of GBX 2,347 ($31.83). The firm has a market capitalization of $2,420.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,101.92.
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WH Smith 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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