WH Smith (LON:SMWH) Shares Cross Above 200 Day Moving Average of $0.00

WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) shares passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Tuesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 0 ($0.00) and traded as high as GBX 1,518 ($19.83). WH Smith shares last traded at GBX 1,514.50 ($19.79), with a volume of 375,389 shares changing hands.

Separately, Royal Bank of Canada upgraded WH Smith to an “outperform” rating and increased their price target for the company from GBX 2,100 ($27.44) to GBX 2,200 ($28.74) in a research note on Friday, April 16th.

The company has a market cap of £2.19 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -6.49. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 1,686.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 513.56, a current ratio of 0.76 and a quick ratio of 0.38.

In related news, insider Simon Emeny acquired 1,475 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 5th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,685 ($22.01) per share, for a total transaction of £24,853.75 ($32,471.58).

WH Smith Company Profile (LON:SMWH)

WH Smith PLC operates as a retailer in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates in two segments, Travel and High Street. The Travel segment offers news, books, and convenience for travelling customers. As of August 31, 2020, it operated 1,174 units primarily in airports, hospitals, railway stations, motorway service areas, and workplaces.

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