WH Smith (LON:SMWH) Given Buy Rating at Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reiterated their buy rating on shares of WH Smith (LON:SMWHGet Rating) in a research note released on Thursday, MarketBeat.com reports. The brokerage currently has a GBX 1,840 ($22.23) target price on the stock.

A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised WH Smith to an overweight rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 1,760 ($21.27) to GBX 1,900 ($22.96) in a report on Wednesday, May 18th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an outperform rating and issued a GBX 2,100 ($25.37) price objective on shares of WH Smith in a report on Monday, May 30th. Finally, Barclays reissued an overweight rating and issued a GBX 2,180 ($26.34) price objective on shares of WH Smith in a report on Tuesday, August 9th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 2,074.29 ($25.06).

WH Smith Stock Performance

Shares of SMWH opened at GBX 1,418.50 ($17.14) on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,429.44 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,467.14. The company has a quick ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 0.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 423.56. The company has a market capitalization of £1.86 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -52.36. WH Smith has a 52-week low of GBX 1,259.71 ($15.22) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,809.50 ($21.86).

Insider Buying and Selling at WH Smith

In related news, insider Annette Court purchased 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 8th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,393 ($16.83) per share, with a total value of £41,790 ($50,495.41).

About WH Smith

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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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