LON:WJG - Watkin Jones Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 197 +1.00 (+0.51 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 197
Today's RangeGBX 190 - GBX 200
52-Week RangeGBX 140 - GBX 251.25
Volume141,251 shs
Average Volume648,788 shs
Market Capitalization£479.91 million
P/E Ratio1,280.00
Dividend YieldN/A
Watkin Jones logoWatkin 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

Stock Exchange LON
Industry Residential Construction
SectorConsumer Cyclical


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E Ratio1,280.00
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins11.12%
Return on Equity31.20%
Return on Assets16.76%


Outstanding Shares255,270,000
Market Cap£479.91

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, May 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, June 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.47 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Watkin Jones' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for WJG?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Watkin Jones' shares. Their predictions range from GBX 225 to GBX 240. On average, they expect Watkin Jones' share price to reach GBX 232.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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."

Who are some of Watkin Jones' key competitors?

Who are Watkin Jones' key executives?

Watkin Jones' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark Watkin Jones, CEO, Group MD & Director
  • Mr. Philip Byrom, CFO & 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

Has Watkin Jones been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WJG stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Watkin Jones earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.10 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 197.

How big of a company is Watkin Jones?

Watkin Jones has a market capitalization of £479.91 million.

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:  128 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  109 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  237
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 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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