LON:WJG - Watkin Jones Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 219 +1.50 (+0.69 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 217.50
Today's RangeGBX 215.50 - GBX 220
52-Week RangeGBX 173 - GBX 238.50
Volume134,309 shs
Average Volume648,788 shs
Market Capitalization£558.51 million
P/E Ratio12.66
Dividend Yield4.56%
Watkin Jones plc operates as a construction and development company in the United Kingdom. It develops and constructs multi occupancy property assets focusing on student accommodations. The company operates through three segments: Student Accommodation Development, Residential Development, and Student Accommodation Management. It is also involved in the management of student accommodation property; and development of traditional residential 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 headquartered in Bangor, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Residential Construction
SectorConsumer Cyclical



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£363.05 million
Cash FlowGBX 41.53 per share
Book ValueGBX 60.10 per share



Market Cap£558.51 million
Next Earnings Date5/20/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Watkin Jones' stock symbol?

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

How often does Watkin Jones pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Watkin Jones?

Watkin Jones declared a dividend on Tuesday, January 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 24th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.13 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 24th. This is a positive change from Watkin Jones's previous dividend of $2.47. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Watkin Jones' Dividend History.

When is Watkin Jones' next earnings date?

Watkin Jones is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Watkin Jones.

What price target have analysts set for WJG?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Watkin Jones' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 235 to GBX 250. On average, they expect Watkin Jones' share price to reach GBX 242.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Watkin Jones.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Watkin Jones?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watkin Jones in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Watkin Jones.

Has Watkin Jones been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WJG stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Watkin Jones earned a coverage optimism score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Watkin Jones' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Watkin Jones own?

Who are Watkin Jones' key executives?

Watkin Jones' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Philip Byrom, CFO & Director
  • Mr. Richard C. Simpson, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 43)
  • 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

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.

What is Watkin Jones' stock price today?

One share of WJG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 219.

How big of a company is Watkin Jones?

Watkin Jones has a market capitalization of £558.51 million and generates £363.05 million in revenue each year.

What is Watkin Jones' official website?

The official website for Watkin Jones is http://www.watkinjonesplc.com/.

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.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Watkin Jones (LON WJG)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  171 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  149 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  320
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Watkin Jones and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WJG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WJG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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