November 23, 2016 - By Marguerite Chambers
In analysts report revealed to investors and clients on Wednesday, 23 November, Wolseley (LON:WOS) stock Hold was kept at Canaccord Genuity. They currently have a GBX 4600.00 target on the stock. Canaccord Genuity’s target gives a potential downside of -2.67% from the company’s current price.
Out of 26 analysts covering Wolseley (LON:WOS), 12 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 12 “Hold”. This means 46% are positive. GBX 5500 is the highest target while GBX 3400 is the lowest. The GBX 4338.92 average target is -7.98% below today’s (GBX 4715) stock price. Wolseley has been the topic of 159 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 4 with “Hold”. Canaccord Genuity maintained Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) on Tuesday, May 17 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, June 3 by Berenberg. The stock of Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, November 10 by Barclays Capital. Numis Securities maintained Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) on Monday, November 16 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, July 21 by BNP Paribas. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy” on Friday, October 7. Liberum Capital maintained the shares of WOS in a report on Tuesday, September 20 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Liberum Capital on Monday, January 18. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 14 report.
About 1.08M shares traded hands or 23.07% up from the average. Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) has risen 18.61% since April 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.28% the S&P500.
Wolseley plc is the holding company of the Wolseley Group of companies. The company has a market cap of 11.91 billion GBP. The Firm is engaged in the distribution of plumbing and heating products and building materials. It has a 23.82 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include USA, UK, Nordic, and Canada and Central Europe.
Another recent and important Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) news was published by Marketwatch.com which published an article titled: “Wolseley shares drop 4.1% after financial results” on May 28, 2009.
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