Wolseley plc’s (WOS) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Societe Generale
A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on WOS. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 4,100 ($53.52) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a research note on Friday, May 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an overweight rating and issued a GBX 4,300 ($56.13) price objective on shares of Wolseley plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. Goodbody reissued a hold rating on shares of Wolseley plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. Peel Hunt reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 3,890 ($50.78) price objective on shares of Wolseley plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 4,400 ($57.43) price objective on shares of Wolseley plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 4,235.68 ($55.29).
Shares of Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) opened at 4382.00 on Friday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 11.18 billion. Wolseley plc has a one year low of GBX 3,214.00 and a one year high of GBX 4,458.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 4,305.64 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 3,999.95.
In related news, insider Shoylekov,Richard sold 352 shares of the company’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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