Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) Reaches New 12-Month Low at $38.35

Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJGGet Free Report) shares hit a new 52-week low during trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as GBX 38.35 ($0.48) and last traded at GBX 40 ($0.50), with a volume of 1318527 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 42.65 ($0.53).

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Separately, Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 140 ($1.75) price target on shares of Watkin Jones in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd.

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Watkin Jones Stock Performance

The business’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 50.45 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 72.18. The stock has a market cap of £102.58 million, a PE ratio of 426.50 and a beta of 1.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 51.79, a quick ratio of 1.55 and a current ratio of 2.88.

Insider Activity at Watkin Jones

In related news, insider Alan Giddins bought 416,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 19th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 47 ($0.59) per share, with a total value of £195,520 ($244,675.26). 10.48% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Watkin Jones Company Profile

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Watkin Jones Plc engages in the development and the management of properties for residential occupation in the United Kingdom. The company operates through four segments: Student Accommodation, Build to Rent, Affordable Homes, and Accommodation Management. It is involved in the development of purpose-built student accommodation, build to rent accommodation, and residential housing property; and management of student accommodation and build to rent property.

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