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LON:WJGWatkin Jones Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 173
-2.00 (-1.14 %)
(As of 06/4/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
168.60
Now: GBX 173
176.80
50-Day Range
142.40
MA: GBX 163.68
176.40
52-Week Range
118.17
Now: GBX 173
299.50
Volume440,081 shs
Average Volume648,788 shs
Market Capitalization£442.40 million
P/E Ratio10.06
Dividend Yield6.93%
BetaN/A
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. It is also involved in the management of student accommodation property; development of traditional residential property; and development of build to rent accommodation. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.03 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Residential Construction
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-1248-362516

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£401.35 million
Cash FlowGBX 28.97 per share
Book ValueGBX 66 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees722
Market Cap£442.40 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Watkin Jones' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Watkin Jones' stock was trading at GBX 241 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WJG shares have decreased by 28.2% and is now trading at GBX 173. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Watkin Jones?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watkin Jones in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Watkin Jones.

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

Watkin Jones declared a dividend on Tuesday, January 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.60 per share on Friday, February 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 23rd. This is a positive change from Watkin Jones's previous dividend of GBX 2.75. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Watkin Jones' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WJG?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Watkin Jones' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 230 to GBX 267. On average, they anticipate Watkin Jones' share price to reach GBX 249 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 43.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Watkin Jones.

Has Watkin Jones been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WJG stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutWatkin Jones.

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 following people:
  • Mr. Philip Byrom, CFO & Director
  • Mr. Richard C. Simpson, CEO & Director (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

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.

What is Watkin Jones' stock price today?

One share of WJG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 173.

How big of a company is Watkin Jones?

Watkin Jones has a market capitalization of £442.40 million and generates £401.35 million in revenue each year. Watkin Jones employs 722 workers across the globe.

What is Watkin Jones' official website?

The official website for Watkin Jones is 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.

This page was last updated on 6/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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