WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Receives Neutral Rating from Haitong Bank
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Haitong Bank in a research report issued on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 1,680 ($20.79) price target on the stock. Haitong Bank’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 10.16% from the company’s current price.
SMWH has been the topic of several other research reports. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Thursday. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($24.75) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Tuesday, October 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 1,870 ($23.14) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, Investec reduced their price target on shares of WH Smith Plc from GBX 1,820 ($22.52) to GBX 1,550 ($19.18) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, August 24th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,698.21 ($21.02).
Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) opened at 1585.00 on Thursday. 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 capitalization is GBX 1.81 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,550.59 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,624.10.
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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