John Wood Group PLC (WG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
Shares of John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the sixteen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and eight have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 806.69 ($10.70).
WG has been the topic of several recent research reports. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 820 ($10.88) target price on shares of John Wood Group PLC in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 600 ($7.96) price objective on shares of John Wood Group PLC in a report on Monday, June 26th. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,000 ($13.26) price objective on shares of John Wood Group PLC in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 770 ($10.21) price objective on shares of John Wood Group PLC in a report on Friday, June 30th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada cut their price objective on shares of John Wood Group PLC from GBX 980 ($13.00) to GBX 750 ($9.95) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, June 30th.
John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) traded up 0.27% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 730.00. The stock had a trading volume of 53,078,238 shares. John Wood Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 553.00 and a one year high of GBX 909.00. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 625.38 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 682.53. The company’s market cap is GBX 2.72 billion.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st were given a dividend of $0.11 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 31st.
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