Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) had its price target decreased by Jefferies Group from GBX 4,180 ($54.56) to GBX 4,140 ($54.04) in a research note published on Tuesday morning. Jefferies Group currently has a hold rating on the stock.
WOS has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Societe Generale reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 4,600 ($60.04) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Friday, September 16th. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 4,650 ($60.70) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Tuesday, September 27th. Barclays PLC lifted their price target on shares of Wolseley plc from GBX 4,400 ($57.43) to GBX 5,000 ($65.27) and gave the company an overweight rating in a report on Thursday, September 15th. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated an outperform rating and issued a GBX 4,600 ($60.04) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 4,400 ($57.43) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Tuesday, September 20th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 4,280.18 ($55.87).
Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) opened at 4530.373 on Tuesday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 11.48 billion. Wolseley plc has a one year low of GBX 3,214.00 and a one year high of GBX 4,569.00. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 4,362.86 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 4,048.53.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, October 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 66.72 ($0.87) per share. 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.
In other Wolseley plc news, insider Shoylekov,Richard sold 352 shares of the business’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 transaction 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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