Wolseley plc Company Profile (LON:WOS)

About Wolseley plc

Wolseley plc logoWolseley plc is the holding company of the Wolseley Group of companies. The Company is engaged in the distribution of plumbing and heating products and building materials. The Company's segments include USA, UK, Nordic, and Canada and Central Europe. The Company operates seven business units in the United States, six of these mainly operate in the business to business (B2B) market with one operating in the business to consumer (B2C) market. The Company, through Wolseley UK, operates approximately three businesses in the B2B market and has over 737 branches covering the whole country. The Nordic region consists of five businesses that operate a total of approximately 256 branches across over four countries, supported by approximately five distribution centers. The Company's businesses serve residential repair, maintenance and improvement (RMI) and new construction markets. Ferguson Enterprises, Inc (Ferguson) is the Company's primary brand in the USA segment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: WOS
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $61.60
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $4969.78
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $4633.94
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 3,489 - GBX 5,115
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.87
  • P/E Growth: 1.22
  • Market Cap: $12.21B
  • Outstanding Shares: 250,614,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 4,566.16

Analysts' Ratings History for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/21/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,975View Rating Details
2/9/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetReduceGBX 3,930 -> GBX 4,370View Rating Details
2/1/2017AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 4,722View Rating Details
12/21/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/8/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 5,000View Rating Details
12/7/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
12/6/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,600View Rating Details
12/5/2016Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 4,140 -> GBX 4,700View Rating Details
11/30/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 3,700 -> GBX 4,300View Rating Details
11/23/2016HSBC Holdings plcBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 4,450 -> GBX 5,350View Rating Details
10/21/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,500View Rating Details
10/13/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 4,400 -> GBX 4,900View Rating Details
10/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageNeutralGBX 4,600View Rating Details
9/30/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price Target NeutralGBX 4,400 -> GBX 4,350View Rating Details
9/28/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 4,600View Rating Details
9/28/2016Numis Securities LtdBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 3,845 -> GBX 4,240View Rating Details
9/26/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 4,200View Rating Details
6/3/2016Berenberg BankLower Price TargetBuyGBX 4,400 -> GBX 4,200View Rating Details
6/2/2016NatixisReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 3,900View Rating Details
6/2/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutralGBX 4,150View Rating Details
3/22/2016Oddo SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 4,100View Rating Details
1/19/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual WeightGBX 3,575View Rating Details
11/13/2015Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,570View Rating Details
11/10/2015Davy ResearchReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
6/2/2015Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 3,517View Rating Details
3/25/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $293.82 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/27/2016GBX 66.721.57%10/27/201610/27/201612/1/2016
3/22/2016GBX 33.280.85%3/31/20163/31/20164/29/2016
9/29/2015GBX 60.501.65%10/22/201510/22/201512/3/2015
9/30/2014GBX 551.7%10/16/201410/16/201411/27/2014
3/25/2014GBX 27.500.81%4/2/20144/2/20145/1/2014
10/23/2013GBX 1103.31%12/2/201312/2/201312/16/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/7/2016Frank RoachInsiderSell40,880GBX 4,199£1,716,551.20
7/18/2016Shoylekov,RichardInsiderSell352GBX 4,093£14,407.36
6/21/2016Lopez,PilarInsiderBuy600GBX 3,752£22,512
4/18/2016Martin,John WInsiderSell34,785GBX 3,858£1,342,005.30
4/6/2016Shoylekov,RichardInsiderSell15,094GBX 3,942£595,005.48
1/27/2016Martin,John WInsiderSell8,078GBX 3,399£274,571.22
1/18/2016Roach,FrankInsiderSell7,260GBX 3,358£243,790.80
3/26/2015Jacky SimmondsInsiderBuy2,000GBX 4,007£80,140
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoWolseley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WOS-GB : February 24, 2017 (LON:WOS)
www.capitalcube.com - February 24 at 8:42 AM
News IconLooking at the Levels for Wolseley PLC (WOS.L) - BVN (LON:WOS)
bvnewsjournal.com - February 22 at 11:00 AM
marketwatch.com logoWolseley to merge Tobler unit with Walter Meier - MarketWatch (LON:WOS)
www.marketwatch.com - February 21 at 8:08 AM
thestreet.com logoFerguson Owner Wolseley Merges Swiss Plumbing & Heating Business With Local Firm (LON:WOS)
www.thestreet.com - February 21 at 8:08 AM
News IconInvestor Center: Technical Watch for Wolseley plc (WOS.L) - Providence Standard (LON:WOS)
providencestandard.com - February 14 at 7:05 AM
News IconWatching the Charts on Shares of Wolseley plc (WOS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:WOS)
springdaletimes.com - January 27 at 6:47 AM
News IconWolseley PLC (LON:WOS) Receives 'Reduce' Rating From Brokers ... - UK Market News (LON:WOS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 25 at 4:56 PM
News IconAnalysts At Peel Hunt Reiterated Wolseley PLC (LON:WOS) As Reduce - NewsDen (LON:WOS)
newsden.net - January 24 at 3:29 PM
money.aol.co.uk logoIs Essentra plc's 10% slump on profit warning a buying opportunity? (LON:WOS)
money.aol.co.uk - January 24 at 3:28 AM
News IconFocusing on the Charts for Wolseley plc (WOS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:WOS)
springdaletimes.com - January 24 at 3:28 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs Essentra plc’s 10% slump on profit warning a buying opportunity? (LON:WOS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 3:28 AM
News IconTechnical Watch on These Shares: Wolseley plc (WOS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:WOS)
springdaletimes.com - January 20 at 3:47 PM
News IconTracking Williams %R for Wolseley plc (WOS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:WOS)
springdaletimes.com - January 17 at 8:58 PM
News IconLiberum Capital Downgraded Wolseley PLC (LON:WOS) To 'Hold' - UK Market News (LON:WOS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 13 at 6:37 AM
News IconSuperGroup PLC (LON:SGP) Receives Buy Rating From Liberum Capital Analysts (LON:WOS)
vouxmagazine.com - January 12 at 7:52 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Goodbody Reiterates Buy on Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) (LON:WOS)
marketexclusive.com - December 22 at 1:55 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Goodbody Reiterates Buy on Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) - Market Exclusive (LON:WOS)
marketexclusive.com - December 21 at 11:35 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs it too late to buy 2016’s winners? (LON:WOS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 2:29 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Barclays PLC Reiterates Overweight on Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) (LON:WOS)
marketexclusive.com - December 8 at 11:07 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoWolseley shares look a “bit expensive” to one City broker (LON:WOS)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - December 7 at 2:15 AM
marketwatch.com logoWolseley revenue up; on track for FY profit (LON:WOS)
www.marketwatch.com - December 6 at 9:15 PM
News IconWolseley PLC (LON:WOS) Receives Hold Rating From Jefferies & Co Analysts - NewsDen (LON:WOS)
newsden.net - December 6 at 12:54 PM
News IconRating of The Day: Wolseley PLC (LON:WOS) Stock Rating Kept at Jefferies International; The GBX 4700.00 Target ... - Thorold News (LON:WOS)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 5 at 8:10 AM
News IconImportant Rating: Wolseley PLC (LON:WOS) "Overweight" Rating Reconfirmed by Barclays Capital; The Target Price ... - Thorold News (LON:WOS)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 2 at 9:34 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 stocks I reckon could detonate in December (LON:WOS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 2 at 9:34 AM
News IconNewest Rating: Wolseley (LON:WOS) "Hold" Rating Kept at Deutsche; With GBX 4300.00 Target - Thorold News (LON:WOS)
www.whatsonthorold.com - November 30 at 12:18 PM
stockmarketwire.com logoMost Traded Stocks by Value at 15:00 - Stock Market Wire (LON:WOS)
www.stockmarketwire.com - November 23 at 8:36 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: Severn Trent Plc, Weir Group PLC, Wolseley plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:WOS)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - November 23 at 11:52 AM
fool.co.uk logoBarratt Developments plc slashes the price of its homes. Is it time to sell up? - Motley Fool UK (LON:WOS)
www.fool.co.uk - November 16 at 12:22 PM
publicnow.com logoQ1 Interim Management Statement (LON:WOS)
www.publicnow.com - November 15 at 12:10 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Wolseley Plc : November 11, 2016 (LON:WOS)
www.capitalcube.com - November 11 at 8:08 PM
capitalcube.com logoWolseley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WOS-GB : November 10, 2016 (LON:WOS)
www.capitalcube.com - November 10 at 12:07 PM
stockmarketwire.com logoMost Traded Stocks by Value at 16:00 - Stock Market Wire (LON:WOS)
www.stockmarketwire.com - November 9 at 11:36 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Trump's priorities: help the pour (LON:WOS)
www.ft.com - November 9 at 11:36 AM
investing.com logoUK stocks higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.47% - Investing.com (LON:WOS)
www.investing.com - October 29 at 11:02 AM
capitalcube.com logoWolseley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WOS-GB : October 27, 2016 (LON:WOS)
www.capitalcube.com - October 27 at 9:04 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Cobham shares slide 15% on fresh profit warning (LON:WOS)
www.ft.com - October 24 at 6:20 AM
News IconBooker Group Plc (BOK) To Go Ex-Dividend on October 27th (LON:WOS)
canalcncarauca.com - October 22 at 10:04 AM
News IconCan This Stock Build Some Momentum: Wolseley plc (WOS.L) - Yankee Analysts (LON:WOS)
yankeeanalysts.com - October 20 at 8:25 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoTravis Perkins to close branches as warns on 2016 profit (LON:WOS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 6:17 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Wolseley Plc : October 18, 2016 (LON:WOS)
www.capitalcube.com - October 18 at 7:56 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Wolseley Plc : October 6, 2016 (LON:WOS)
www.capitalcube.com - October 6 at 7:53 PM
capitalcube.com logoWolseley Plc :WOS-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : October 5, 2016 (LON:WOS)
www.capitalcube.com - October 5 at 6:07 AM
capitalcube.com logoWolseley Plc :WOS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended July 31, 2016 : October 5, 2016 (LON:WOS)
www.capitalcube.com - October 5 at 6:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoColtello™ Kitchen Collection by Brizo® Elevates Classic Silhouette (LON:WOS)
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 7:35 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoUK housebuilding in good shape, suggests Deutsche (LON:WOS)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - October 4 at 6:04 AM
reuters.com logoWolseley to cut up to 800 jobs in tough British market (LON:WOS)
www.reuters.com - September 29 at 8:01 PM
capitalcube.com logoWolseley Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:WOS) : September 29, 2016 (LON:WOS)
www.capitalcube.com - September 29 at 8:01 PM
News IconWolseley plc (WOS) Exceeds Expectations, Raises Dividend By 10.2 ... - Simply Wall St (LON:WOS)
simplywall.st - September 28 at 6:10 AM
capitalcube.com logoWolseley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WOS-GB : September 28, 2016 (LON:WOS)
www.capitalcube.com - September 28 at 6:10 AM

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What is Wolseley plc's stock symbol?

Wolseley plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WOS."

How often does Wolseley plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wolseley plc?

Wolseley plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, September 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 66.72 per share on Thursday, December 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 27th. This is an increase from Wolseley plc's previous dividend of $33.28. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Where is Wolseley plc's stock going? Where will Wolseley plc's stock price be in 2017?

20 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Wolseley plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,900 to GBX 5,500. On average, they anticipate Wolseley plc's share price to reach GBX 4,566.16 in the next twelve months.

When will Wolseley plc announce their earnings?

Wolseley plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 28th 2017.

How do I buy Wolseley plc stock?

Shares of Wolseley plc 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.

How much does a share of Wolseley plc stock cost?

One share of Wolseley plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 4,873.


Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff