Barclays Lowers WH Smith (LON:SMWH) Price Target to GBX 1,975

WH Smith (LON:SMWHGet Rating) had its target price decreased by analysts at Barclays from GBX 2,180 ($25.10) to GBX 1,975 ($22.74) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The brokerage presently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. Barclays‘s price objective points to a potential upside of 43.43% from the company’s current price.

Separately, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft dropped their target price on WH Smith from GBX 1,840 ($21.19) to GBX 1,390 ($16.00) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 20th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Based on data from MarketBeat.com, WH Smith has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,927.50 ($22.19).

WH Smith Price Performance

Shares of LON:SMWH opened at GBX 1,377 ($15.85) on Friday. The business’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,285.17 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,400.28. The company has a current ratio of 0.81, a quick ratio of 0.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 321.87. The firm has a market capitalization of £1.80 billion and a PE ratio of -51.57. WH Smith has a 1-year low of GBX 13.59 ($0.16) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,730 ($19.92).

Insider Transactions at WH Smith

In related news, insider Annette Court acquired 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 8th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,393 ($16.04) per share, for a total transaction of £41,790 ($48,117.44).

WH Smith Company Profile

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WH Smith PLC operates as a retailer in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates in two segments, Travel and High Street. The Travel segment offers news, books, and convenience for travelling customers. As of August 31, 2021, it operated 1, 166 units primarily in airports, hospitals, railway stations, motorway service areas, and workplaces.

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