Brokerages Set WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) Price Target at $1,660.42
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the fourteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,660.42 ($21.67).
A number of research analysts recently commented on the stock. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,695 ($22.13) price objective on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 8th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 2,000 ($26.11) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Monday, July 11th. Liberum Capital decreased their price target on shares of WH Smith Plc from GBX 1,900 ($24.80) to GBX 1,700 ($22.19) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,900 ($24.80) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,850 ($24.15) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Thursday, June 9th.
Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) opened at 1572.00 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,556.64 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,636.77. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.79 billion. WH Smith Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,174.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,893.00.
About WH Smith Plc
WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retail company. The Company operates through two divisions, namely, 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. Its Travel business operates from around 740 units, including in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals and workplaces.
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