Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on WOS. Peel Hunt reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 3,890 ($50.78) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an overweight rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($56.13) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Canaccord Genuity reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 4,400 ($57.43) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Natixis reissued a neutral rating and set a GBX 3,900 ($50.91) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Thursday, June 2nd. Finally, Goodbody reissued a hold rating on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 4,265 ($55.67).
Shares of Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) opened at 4300.00 on Wednesday. Wolseley plc has a 52-week low of GBX 3,214.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 4,458.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 10.97 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 4,327.97 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 4,021.63.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 27th will be paid a GBX 66.72 ($0.87) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 27th. This represents a yield of 1.57%. This is an increase from Wolseley plc’s previous dividend of $33.28.
In other Wolseley plc news, insider Shoylekov,Richard sold 352 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 4,093 ($53.43), for a total value of £14,407.36 ($18,806.11).
Wolseley plc Company Profile
Wolseley plc is a Switzerland-based specialist trade distributor of plumbing and heating products and building materials in North America, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. The Company operates in seven segments: USA, UK, Canada, Nordic, France, Central and Eastern Europe, and Group. The Group has a network of distribution centers which serve branches for its plumbing and heating businesses with 2,917 branches across 11 countries.
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