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Barclays Capital disclosed WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH), upping its target price to 2,270.00GBX today

WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) had its price target upped to 2,270.00GBX by Barclays Capital in an issued report announced 10/13/2017. The bumped up target suggests persistent performance compared to the company's previous stock price.

Previously on 10/09/2017, Deutsche Bank reported on WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) maintained the target price at 1,950.00GBX that indicated a possible downside of -0.06%.

Yesterday WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) traded -0.53% lower at 0.00GBX. The company’s 50-day moving average is 1,946.14GBX and its 200-day moving average is 1,809.03GBX. With the last close down 13.87% relative to the two hundred day average, compared with the S&P 500 Index which has increased 0.03% over the same period. Volume of trade was down over the average, with 153,204 shares of SMWH changing hands under the typical 325,433

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With a total market value of 0 GBX, WH Smith PLC has price-earnings ratio of 21.06 with a 52 week low of 1,398.00GBX and a 52 week high of 2,095.00GBX .

In addition to Barclays Capital reporting its target price, a total of 12 firms have issued a report on the company. The average stock price target is 1,726.67GBX with 0 brokers rating the company a strong buy, three equity analysts rating the company a buy, nine analysts rating the company a hold, two analysts rating the company a underperform, and lastly zero analysts rating the company a sell.

More About WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH)

WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retailer in convenience, books and news for travelling customers. The Company is a high street stationer, bookseller and newsagent. The Company operates through two segments: High Street and Travel. The Company's Travel business sells its products to cater for people on the move or in need of a convenience offer. The Travel business operates from approximately 768 units mainly in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas and hospitals. The High Street business sells a range of Stationery (including greetings cards, general stationery, art and craft, and gifting), News and Impulse (including newspapers, magazines, confectionery and drinks) and Books. The High Street business operates from approximately 612 High Street stores. The Company's digital business operates through two Websites: and It also operates across Australia, South East Asia, India and the Middle East.

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