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

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GBX 220 +18.00 (+8.91 %)
(As of 05/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 220
Today's RangeGBX 213.05 - GBX 224.50
52-Week RangeGBX 140 - GBX 251.25
Volume425,624 shs
Average Volume648,788 shs
Market Capitalization£479.91 million
P/E Ratio1,280.00
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Watkin Jones (LON:WJG)

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

Industry Residential Construction
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Cyclical
SymbolLON:WJG
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1248-362516

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

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

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares255,270,000

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 announced a dividend on Tuesday, May 22nd. Stockholders 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 of this dividend is Thursday, June 7th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Watkin Jones' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for WJG?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Watkin Jones' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 225 to GBX 250. On average, they anticipate Watkin Jones' stock price to reach GBX 238.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Watkin Jones.

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 been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Watkin Jones earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.26 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 220.

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 (WJG)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  123 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  98 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  221
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.

Analyst Ratings

Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
3 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Watkin Jones in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 238.33The high price target for WJG is GBX 250 and the low price target for WJG is GBX 225. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.672.672.672.67
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 238.33GBX 235GBX 235GBX 235

Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Watkin Jones (LON:WJG)

Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/18/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 230 ➝ GBX 240View Rating Details
1/4/2018Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingSpeculative BuyGBX 225View Rating Details
6/22/2017Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 250View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/22/2018GBX 2.471.19%6/7/20186/7/20186/29/2018
1/15/2018GBX 4.402.13%1/25/20181/25/20182/28/2018
6/1/2017GBX 2.201.2%6/8/20176/8/20176/30/2017
1/18/2017GBX 2.672.06%1/26/20171/26/20172/28/2017
6/9/2016GBX 1.331.16%6/16/20166/16/20166/30/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Watkin Jones (LON WJG) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Watkin Jones (LON:WJG)

Watkin Jones (LON WJG) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/7/2018Mark Watkin JonesInsiderSell3,825,000GBX 195£7,458,750
6/24/2016Turner,GrenvilleInsiderBuy90,900GBX 106£96,354
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Watkin Jones (LON WJG) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Watkin Jones Announces Dividend of GBX 2.47 (WJG)Watkin Jones Announces Dividend of GBX 2.47 (WJG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 10:19 AM
Watkin Jones (WJG) Receives "Buy" Rating from Peel HuntWatkin Jones (WJG) Receives "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 1:18 PM
Watkin Jones (WJG) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel HuntWatkin Jones' (WJG) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 6:54 PM
Should You Buy Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG)?Should You Buy Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG)?
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 4:22 PM
Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Watkin Jones (WJG)Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Watkin Jones (WJG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 6:36 AM
Beaufort Securities Boosts Watkin Jones (WJG) Price Target to GBX 225Beaufort Securities Boosts Watkin Jones (WJG) Price Target to GBX 225
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 4:40 PM
Watkin Jones (WJG) Buy Rating Reiterated at Peel HuntWatkin Jones' (WJG) Buy Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 12:27 PM
2 cheap Neil Woodford dividend stocks I’d buy for my ISA today2 cheap Neil Woodford dividend stocks I’d buy for my ISA today
www.fool.co.uk - April 5 at 8:49 AM
Is Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) A Great Dividend Stock?Is Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) A Great Dividend Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - April 4 at 5:14 PM
Watkin Jones (WJG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel HuntWatkin Jones (WJG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 9:55 PM
Watkin Jones (WJG) Speculative Buy Rating Reiterated at Beaufort SecuritiesWatkin Jones' (WJG) Speculative Buy Rating Reiterated at Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 7:48 PM
What You Must Know About Watkin Jones Plc’s (LON:WJG) Financial StrengthWhat You Must Know About Watkin Jones Plc’s (LON:WJG) Financial Strength
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 10:07 AM
Watkin Jones Secures Consent For Two Student Bed PortfoliosWatkin Jones Secures Consent For Two Student Bed Portfolios
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 21 at 10:51 AM
DIRECTOR DEALINGS: Watkin Jones CEO Sells 1.5% Stake To Settle DivorceDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Watkin Jones CEO Sells 1.5% Stake To Settle Divorce
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 7 at 5:05 PM
Insider Selling: Watkin Jones PLC (WJG) Insider Sells 3,825,000 Shares of StockInsider Selling: Watkin Jones PLC (WJG) Insider Sells 3,825,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 12:56 PM
A Look At The Fair Value Of Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG)A Look At The Fair Value Of Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 4:27 PM
Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG): Dividend Is Coming In 3 Days, Should You Buy?Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG): Dividend Is Coming In 3 Days, Should You Buy?
finance.yahoo.com - January 22 at 5:42 PM
Watkin Jones PLC (WJG) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 4.40 Per ShareWatkin Jones PLC (WJG) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 4.40 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 20 at 8:36 AM
What’s Installed For Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG)?What’s Installed For Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG)?
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 4:22 PM
Watkin Jones CEO To Leave As Profit Rises In First Year Post-IPOWatkin Jones CEO To Leave As Profit Rises In First Year Post-IPO
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 16 at 10:37 AM
Peel Hunt Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Watkin Jones (WJG)Peel Hunt Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Watkin Jones (WJG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 15 at 11:08 PM
Watkin Jones Secures Planning Consents As Both Divisions Do WellWatkin Jones Secures Planning Consents As Both Divisions Do Well
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 3 at 9:51 AM
Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG): Time For A Financial Health CheckWatkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG): Time For A Financial Health Check
finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 4:20 PM
Watkin Jones Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but good fundamentalsWatkin Jones Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but good fundamentals
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 10:00 AM
Watkin Jones Plc (AIM:WJG) Delivered A Better ROE Than The Industry, Here’s WhyWatkin Jones Plc (AIM:WJG) Delivered A Better ROE Than The Industry, Here’s Why
finance.yahoo.com - November 5 at 8:14 AM
Should You Sell Watkin Jones Plc (AIM:WJG) At £2.2?Should You Sell Watkin Jones Plc (AIM:WJG) At £2.2?
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 8:29 AM
Peel Hunt Increases Watkin Jones PLC (WJG) Price Target to GBX 230Peel Hunt Increases Watkin Jones PLC (WJG) Price Target to GBX 230
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 1:58 PM
Watkin Jones PLCs (WJG) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Peel HuntWatkin Jones PLC's (WJG) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 8:10 PM
Watkin Jones Plc : Undervalued relative to peers, but don’t ignore the other factorsWatkin Jones Plc : Undervalued relative to peers, but don’t ignore the other factors
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 4:04 PM
Planning consent for BTR development - London South East (registration) (blog)Planning consent for BTR development - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - August 15 at 3:56 PM
Full Year 2016 Watkin Jones PLC Earnings Release - Time Not SuppliedFull Year 2016 Watkin Jones PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied
biz.yahoo.com - January 19 at 7:58 AM
Watkin Jones Share ChatWatkin Jones Share Chat
www.lse.co.uk - December 30 at 3:39 PM
Sunday share tips: Thomas Cook, Watkin JonesSunday share tips: Thomas Cook, Watkin Jones
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 8:24 PM

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