Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) Given New GBX 230 Price Target at Berenberg Bank

Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) had its price target lifted by Berenberg Bank from GBX 225 ($2.96) to GBX 230 ($3.03) in a research report report published on Friday, Digital Look reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

WJG has been the topic of a number of other reports. Jefferies Financial Group dropped their price target on Watkin Jones from GBX 282 ($3.71) to GBX 267 ($3.51) and set a buy rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, March 20th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.29) price target (down from GBX 280 ($3.68)) on shares of Watkin Jones in a research note on Tuesday, May 19th.

Shares of Watkin Jones stock traded down GBX 5.40 ($0.07) on Friday, hitting GBX 167.20 ($2.20). 352,546 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 648,788. Watkin Jones has a one year low of GBX 118.17 ($1.55) and a one year high of GBX 299.50 ($3.94). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 106.97, a current ratio of 3.27 and a quick ratio of 2.01. The company has a fifty day moving average of GBX 163.93 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 213.28. The company has a market capitalization of $394.32 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.72.

Watkin Jones Company Profile

Watkin Jones plc engages in the development and the management of properties for residential occupation in the United Kingdom. It develops and constructs multi occupancy property assets focusing on student accommodations. The company operates through Student Accommodation, Build To Rent, Residential, and Accommodation Management segments.

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