Watkin Jones (LON:WJG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Jefferies Financial Group in a report issued on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Separately, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 240 ($3.14) price target on shares of Watkin Jones in a research report on Monday, December 10th.

WJG stock opened at GBX 226 ($2.95) on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $576.36 million and a PE ratio of 13.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 17.31, a quick ratio of 1.23 and a current ratio of 2.44. Watkin Jones has a one year low of GBX 185.40 ($2.42) and a one year high of GBX 238.50 ($3.12).

In other news, insider Philip Byrom sold 11,500 shares of Watkin Jones stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 226 ($2.95), for a total transaction of £25,990 ($33,960.54).

Watkin Jones Company Profile

Watkin Jones plc engages in the development and the management of properties for residential occupation in the United Kingdom. It develops and constructs multi occupancy property assets focusing on student accommodations. The company operates through Student Accommodation, Build To Rent, Residential, and Accommodation Management segments.

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