Royal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms Outperform Rating for WH Smith Plc (SMWH)
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by equities researchers at Royal Bank Of Canada in a research note issued on Tuesday. They presently have a GBX 2,000 ($26.11) price objective on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 27.23% from the company’s current price.
Several other analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,700 ($22.19) target price on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 24th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 1,870 ($24.41) target price on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,900 ($24.80) target price on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,695 ($22.13) target price on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,698.21 ($22.17).
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) opened at 1572.00 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,556.64 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,636.77. WH Smith Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,174.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,893.00. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.79 billion.
WH Smith Plc Company Profile
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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