WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) had its price objective lifted by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 1,950 ($25.73) to GBX 2,150 ($28.37) in a report released on Friday, October 13th. The brokerage presently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 5.81% from the stock’s current price.
Other analysts have also issued reports about the company. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,850 ($24.41) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Thursday, June 15th. Barclays PLC reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,990 ($26.26) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Deutsche Bank AG lowered WH Smith Plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,950 ($25.73) price target on the stock. in a research note on Friday, September 8th. Finally, Investec reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,100 ($27.71) price target on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Friday, August 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. WH Smith Plc has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,853.10 ($24.45).
Shares of WH Smith Plc (SMWH) opened at 2032.00 on Friday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,996.81 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,825.75. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 2.26 billion. WH Smith Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,398.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 2,106.00.
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WH Smith Plc 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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