WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,822.82 ($23.74).
Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,850 ($24.09) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a report on Thursday, June 15th. Barclays PLC raised shares of WH Smith Plc to an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,990 ($25.91) target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, May 22nd. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their target price on shares of WH Smith Plc from GBX 1,750 ($22.79) to GBX 1,950 ($25.39) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. Liberum Capital boosted their target price on shares of WH Smith Plc from GBX 1,700 ($22.14) to GBX 1,850 ($24.09) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co boosted their target price on shares of WH Smith Plc from GBX 1,850 ($24.09) to GBX 1,950 ($25.39) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 13th.
Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON SMWH) opened at 1814.00 on Friday. The company’s market cap is GBX 2.01 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,726.92 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,731.13. WH Smith Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,398.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,963.00.
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About WH Smith Plc
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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