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Watkin Jones Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 214.50
-0.75 (-0.35%)
(As of 07/4/2022 04:35 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
288,591 shs
Average Volume
573,623 shs
Market Capitalization
£550.04 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
GBX 325

Watkin Jones MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
51.5% Upside
GBX 325 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
£14.80 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

1.61 out of 5 stars

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About Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) Stock

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, Affordable Homes, and Accommodation Management segments. It is involved in the development of purpose-built student accommodation, build to rent accommodation, and residential housing 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Residential Construction
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
Dividend Payable

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 325
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 325
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 325
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
1 Analysts


Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£444.76 million
Cash Flow
GBX 17.42 per share
Book Value
GBX 61.50 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
£550.04 million
Not Optionable

Watkin Jones Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Watkin Jones stock right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Watkin Jones in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Watkin Jones stock.
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What is Watkin Jones' stock price forecast for 2022?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Watkin Jones' stock. Their WJG stock forecasts range from GBX 325 to GBX 325. On average, they predict Watkin Jones' stock price to reach GBX 325 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 51.5% from the stock's current price.
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How has Watkin Jones' stock performed in 2022?

Watkin Jones' stock was trading at GBX 261.50 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, WJG shares have decreased by 18.0% and is now trading at GBX 214.50.
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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 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.90 per share on Thursday, June 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.26%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 9th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Watkin Jones a good dividend stock?

Watkin Jones(LON:WJG) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.96%. 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 273.33%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
View Watkin Jones' dividend history.

Who are Watkin Jones' key executives?

Watkin Jones' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Richard C. Simpson, CEO & Director (Age 46, Pay $784.74k)
  • Ms. Sarah Sergeant, 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
  • 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
  • Kerry Watson, Group Company Sec.

What other stocks do shareholders of Watkin Jones own?

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 214.50.

How much money does Watkin Jones make?

Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) has a market capitalization of £550.04 million and generates £444.76 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Watkin Jones have?

Watkin Jones employs 709 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Watkin Jones?

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

This page (LON:WJG) was last updated on 7/4/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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