John Wood Group PLC (OTCMKTS:WDGJF – Get Rating) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 225,000 shares, a growth of 532.0% from the April 15th total of 35,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 75.0 days.
WDGJF remained flat at $$2.72 during trading on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $2.35 and its 200-day moving average is $2.66. John Wood Group has a 1-year low of $2.00 and a 1-year high of $4.07.
WDGJF has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their price objective on John Wood Group from GBX 290 ($3.58) to GBX 285 ($3.51) in a research note on Monday, April 25th. Jefferies Financial Group upgraded John Wood Group from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, April 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $307.50.
John Wood Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides consulting, project management, and engineering solutions to energy and built environment worldwide. It operates through four segments: Asset Solutions Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia; Assets Solutions Americas; Technical Consulting Solutions; and Investment Services.
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