WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) Insider Sells £1,022,420.61 in Stock
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) insider Stephen Clarke sold 47,799 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,139 ($27.95), for a total transaction of £1,022,420.61 ($1,335,973.62).
Shares of WH Smith stock opened at GBX 2,122 ($27.73) on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $2.29 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.23. WH Smith Plc has a twelve month low of GBX 1,678 ($21.93) and a twelve month high of GBX 2,222 ($29.03). The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,023.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 143.09, a current ratio of 0.99 and a quick ratio of 0.40.
SMWH has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. UBS Group reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Daimler in a research note on Wednesday, May 22nd. Royal Bank of Canada set a €565.00 ($656.98) target price on shares of Kering and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Barclays set a $14.00 target price on shares of Vale and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 12th. Peel Hunt lowered shares of Low & Bonar to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price for the stock from GBX 20 ($0.26) to GBX 15 ($0.20) in a research note on Monday, May 20th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €78.00 ($90.70) target price on shares of Porsche Automobil and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, April 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,303 ($30.09).
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, 2018, it operated 867 units primarily in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals, and workplaces.
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