According to Fintel, Peel Hunt Limited has recently reiterated its Buy recommendation on Watkin Jones (LSE:WJG).
Shares Projected to Increase by 106.19%
The average one-year price target for Watkin Jones is 158.36, with a range between 112.11 and 183.75. This represents an increase of 106.19% from its latest closing price of 76.80.
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Expected Revenue and EPS
It is projected that Watkin Jones will generate annual revenue of 570MM, an increase of 54.92%. Meanwhile, the projection for annual non-GAAP EPS stands at 0.16.
Watkin Jones Dividend Yield
The company’s dividend yield is currently at 9.64%, while its payout ratio is 0.72. It is generally expected that companies with lower growth potential will pay out most of their income in dividends with a payout ratio between 0.5 and 1.0. Companies with higher growth prospects, on the other hand, are expected to allocate more earnings to invest in their growth prospects, with a payout ratio of zero to 0.5.
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Fund Sentiment and Shareholders
There are 23 funds or institutions reporting positions in Watkin Jones, a decrease of 11 owner(s) or 32.35% in the last quarter. Average portfolio weight of all funds dedicated to WJG is 0.04%, an increase of 0.47%. Total shares owned by institutions decreased in the last three months by 36.61% to 3,343K shares.
Details on Other Shareholders
Dfa Investment Trust Co – The United Kingdom Small Company Series holds 951K shares representing 0.38% ownership of the company. It reported owning 962K shares in its prior filing, representing a decrease of 1.14%. The firm increased its portfolio allocation in WJG by 7.90% over the last quarter.
DLS – WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividend Fund N holds 737K shares representing 0.29% ownership of the company. In its prior filing, the firm reported owning 545K shares, representing an increase of 26.07%. The firm decreased its portfolio allocation in WJG by 14.17% over the last quarter.
DFIEX – International Core Equity Portfolio – Institutional Class holds 432K shares representing 0.17% ownership of the company, unchanged from the last quarter.
DFE – WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund N holds 389K shares representing 0.15% ownership of the company. In its prior filing, the firm reported owning 260K shares, representing an increase of 33.19%. The firm decreased its portfolio allocation in WJG by 1.38% over the last quarter.
DFA Investment Dimensions Group Inc – International Sustainability Core 1 Portfolio Shares holds 140K shares representing 0.06% ownership of the company, unchanged from the previous quarter.
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