Deutsche Bank reissued their hold rating on shares of WH Smith (LON:SMWH) in a research note published on Thursday, January 25th. Deutsche Bank currently has a GBX 2,025 ($27.98) target price on the stock.
A number of other research firms have also issued reports on SMWH. Peel Hunt reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 1,850 ($25.56) price target on shares of WH Smith in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Barclays reissued an overweight rating and set a GBX 2,270 ($31.36) price target on shares of WH Smith in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Numis Securities raised shares of WH Smith to a hold rating and set a GBX 1,975 ($27.29) price target for the company in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an outperform rating and set a GBX 2,300 ($31.78) price target on shares of WH Smith in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price objective on shares of WH Smith from GBX 2,150 ($29.70) to GBX 2,300 ($31.78) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 2,034 ($28.10).
Shares of WH Smith (LON:SMWH) traded down GBX 20 ($0.28) during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 2,044 ($28.24). 155,205 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 359,805. WH Smith has a 52-week low of GBX 1,617 ($22.34) and a 52-week high of GBX 2,347 ($32.43). The stock has a market cap of $2,250.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,965.38.
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WH Smith 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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