LON:WJG - Watkin Jones Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 219 +1.50 (+0.69 %) (As of 03/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 217.50Today's RangeGBX 215.50 - GBX 22052-Week RangeGBX 173 - GBX 238.50Volume134,309 shsAverage Volume648,788 shsMarket Capitalization£558.51 millionP/E Ratio12.66Dividend Yield4.56%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive WJG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WJG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Residential Construction Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Cyclical Current SymbolLON:WJG Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.watkinjonesplc.com Phone+44-1248-362516Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio17.31 Current Ratio2.44 Quick Ratio1.23Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.66 Forward P/E Ratio0.16 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£363.05 million Price / Sales1.54 Cash FlowGBX 41.53 per share Price / Cash Flow5.27 Book ValueGBX 60.10 per share Price / Book3.64Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares255,026,000Market 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? Some companies that are related to Watkin Jones include Redrow (RDW), Bovis Homes Group (BVS), Skyline (SKY), Crest Nicholson (CRST), Galliford Try (GFRD), McCarthy & Stone (MCS), Glenveagh Properties (GLV), MJ Gleeson (GLE), Henry Boot (BOOT), Abbey (ABBY), Telford Homes (TEF), Springfield Properties (SPR), Tamawood (TWD), Boyuan Construction Group (BOY) and Cairn Homes (CRN). What other stocks do shareholders of Watkin Jones own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Watkin Jones investors own include McColl's Retail Group (MCLS), NovaGold Resources (NG), NetSol Technologies (NTWK), Somero Enterprises (SOM), Hotel Chocolat Group (HOTC), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), Zscaler (ZS), Fidelity Japan Trust (FJV), Masco (MAS) and Glencore (GLEN). Who are Watkin Jones' key executives? Watkin Jones' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Philip Byrom, CFO & DirectorMr. Richard C. Simpson, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 43)Mr. Alex Pease, Investment DirectorMr. Geraint Morgan, Managing Director of Student Accommodation South West & South WalesMr. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 171 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 149 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 320MarketBeat'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 StaffFeatured Article: Day Trading - Risk Worth the Reward?