Wincanton plc (LON:WIN) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the five ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 336.67 ($4.40).

WIN has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Wincanton in a research note on Tuesday, February 12th. Numis Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 360 ($4.70) price objective on shares of Wincanton in a research note on Thursday, May 16th. Finally, Shore Capital restated a “not rated” rating on shares of Wincanton in a research note on Thursday, May 16th.

Shares of WIN stock traded down GBX 1 ($0.01) on Thursday, hitting GBX 265 ($3.46). 7,199 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 125,132. The company has a market capitalization of $324.57 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.75. Wincanton has a one year low of GBX 200 ($2.61) and a one year high of GBX 280 ($3.66).

Wincanton (LON:WIN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 16th. The company reported GBX 33.50 ($0.44) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of GBX 31.90 ($0.42) by GBX 1.60 ($0.02). On average, analysts predict that Wincanton will post 2830.00010520446 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 4th will be paid a GBX 7.29 ($0.10) dividend. This represents a yield of 2.8%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 4th. This is an increase from Wincanton’s previous dividend of $3.60. Wincanton’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.29%.

About Wincanton

Wincanton plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides logistic and supply chain solutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It operates through Retail & Consumer and Industrial & Transport segments. The company offers contract logistics services to retail general merchandise, retail grocery, and consumer products market sectors.

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