Watkin Jones Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 213.50
+1.00 (+0.47 %)
(As of 06/24/2021 03:31 PM ET)
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52-Week Range
Volume390,720 shs
Average Volume520,134 shs
Market Capitalization£546.91 million
P/E Ratio27.03
Dividend Yield4.72%
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About Watkin Jones

Watkin Jones Plc engages in the development and the management of properties for residential occupation in the United Kingdom. The company operates through Student Accommodation, Build to Rent, Residential, and Accommodation Management segments. It is involved in the development of purpose-built student accommodation, build to rent accommodation, and traditional residential property; and management of student accommodation and build to rent property. The company was formerly known as Watkin Jones Limited and changed its name to Watkin Jones Plc in March 2016. Watkin Jones Plc was founded in 1791 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


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Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Watkin Jones a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watkin Jones in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Watkin Jones stock.
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Wall Street analysts have given Watkin Jones a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Watkin Jones wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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How has Watkin Jones' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Watkin Jones' stock was trading at GBX 241 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WJG stock has decreased by 11.4% and is now trading at GBX 213.50.
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How often does Watkin Jones pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Watkin Jones?

Watkin Jones announced a dividend on Tuesday, May 18th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.60 per share on Wednesday, June 30th. This represents a yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 8th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Watkin Jones a good dividend stock?

Watkin Jones pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.07 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.72%. WJG has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Watkin Jones is 0.93%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for WJG?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Watkin Jones' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 261 to GBX 280. On average, they anticipate Watkin Jones' share price to reach GBX 273.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Watkin Jones' key executives?

Watkin Jones' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Richard C. Simpson, CEO & Director (Age 45, Pay $537.04k)
  • Mr. Philip Byrom, CFO, Company Sec. & Director
  • Mr. Alex Pease, Investment Director
  • Mr. Geraint Morgan, Managing Director of Student Accommodation South West & South Wales
  • Mr. Berwyn Evans, Managing Director of Homes Division
  • Mr. Graham Davies, Managing Director of Student Accommodation North West & Midlands
  • Mr. Andrew McDonough, Managing Director of Student Accommodation North & South
  • Mr. Jim Davies, Managing Director of Newmark Devel.s
  • Mr. Jeremy Fletcher, Chief Exec. Officer of Fresh Property Group

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What is Watkin Jones' stock symbol?

Watkin Jones trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WJG."

How do I buy shares of Watkin Jones?

Shares of WJG and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
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What is Watkin Jones' stock price today?

One share of WJG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 213.50.

How much money does Watkin Jones make?

Watkin Jones has a market capitalization of £546.91 million and generates £346.87 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Watkin Jones have?

Watkin Jones employs 728 workers across the globe.

What is Watkin Jones' official website?

The official website for Watkin Jones is www.watkinjonesplc.com.

Where are Watkin Jones' headquarters?

Watkin Jones is headquartered at Llandygai Industrial Estate, GWYNEDD, LL57 4YH, United Kingdom.

How can I contact Watkin Jones?

Watkin Jones' mailing address is Llandygai Industrial Estate, GWYNEDD, LL57 4YH, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1248-362516.

This page was last updated on 6/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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