Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are presently covering the firm. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,710.92 ($21.38).
Several research analysts have recently commented on SMWH shares. Haitong Bank raised shares of WH Smith Plc to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,900 ($23.74) price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, January 26th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,750 ($21.87) price objective on shares of WH Smith Plc in a research note on Tuesday, January 3rd. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,800 ($22.49) target price on shares of WH Smith Plc in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 1,870 ($23.37) target price on shares of WH Smith Plc in a report on Thursday, January 26th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity raised their target price on shares of WH Smith Plc from GBX 1,610 ($20.12) to GBX 1,661 ($20.76) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 26th.
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Shares of WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) opened at 1617.00 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,576.00 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,541.37. WH Smith Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,174.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,893.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.81 billion.
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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