Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) had its price objective lifted by Barclays PLC from GBX 4,400 ($57.43) to GBX 5,000 ($65.27) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. Barclays PLC currently has an overweight rating on the stock.

Analyst Recommendations for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)

Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Canaccord Genuity upped their target price on shares of Wolseley plc from GBX 4,150 ($54.17) to GBX 4,340 ($56.65) and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, September 6th. Jefferies Group cut shares of Wolseley plc to a hold rating and upped their target price for the company from GBX 3,980 ($51.95) to GBX 4,180 ($54.56) in a report on Friday, August 5th. Credit Suisse Group AG restated an outperform rating and issued a GBX 4,600 ($60.04) target price on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. BNP Paribas restated an underperform rating and issued a GBX 4,200 ($54.82) target price on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Thursday, July 14th. Finally, Liberum Capital restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 4,100 ($53.52) target price on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Tuesday, July 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. Wolseley plc currently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 4,235.68 ($55.29).

Shares of Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) opened at 4358.00 on Thursday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 11.12 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 4,301.27 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 3,998.80. Wolseley plc has a 12 month low of GBX 3,214.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 4,458.00.

In related news, insider Shoylekov,Richard sold 352 shares of the 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).

About Wolseley plc

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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