November 23, 2016 - By Darrin Black
The financial company have set price target of GBX 4600.00 on Wolseley PLC (LON:WOS) shares. This is -2.75% from the last stock close. In an analyst report shared with investors and clients on Wednesday morning, Canaccord Genuity maintained their Hold rating on shares of WOS.
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 -8.50% below today’s (GBX 4742) stock price. Wolseley has been the topic of 159 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, November 16 report. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Friday, October 7 with “Buy”. The stock of Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, May 17. On Wednesday, March 23 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, October 14, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, September 21 report. The rating was maintained by BNP Paribas on Thursday, June 30 with “Underperform”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, November 13 by BNP Paribas. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy” on Monday, August 17. The stock of Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, January 19 by Barclays Capital.
About 447,923 shares traded hands. 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 11.98 billion GBP. The Firm is engaged in the distribution of plumbing and heating products and building materials. It has a 23.96 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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By Darrin Black