Watkin Jones

WJG: 211.00 -3.00 (-1.40%) delayed: 12 Nov 2019, 17:51

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Bid Price 211.00 High Price 217.35
Ask Price 211.50 Low Price 211.00
Open Price 214.50 Spread 0.24%
Prev Close 211.00 Volume 1,196,618

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Name Watkin Jones
Epic WJG
Sector Home Construction
ISIN GB00BD6RF223
Activites Watkin Jones plc is a leading UK developer and constructor of multi-occupancy residential property assets, with a focus on the student accommodation and build to rent sectors. The Group has strong relationships with institutional investors, and a good reputation for successful, on-time-delivery of high quality developments. Since 1999, Watkin Jones has delivered 38,000 student beds across 117 sites, making it a key player and leader in the UK purpose built student accommodation market. In addition, the Fresh Property Group, the Group's specialist accommodation management company, manages over 15,000 student beds and build to rent apartments on behalf of its institutional clients. Watkin Jones has also been responsible for over 80 residential developments, ranging from starter homes to executive housing and apartments. The Group is now expanding its operations into the build to rent sector.
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Latest Share Price (p) 211.00 Net Gearing (%) 10.32
Market Capitalisation (£m) 547.25 Gross Gearing (%) 47.15
Shares in issue (m) 255.72 Debt Ratio 15.25
P/E Ratio 12.36 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.20
Total dividends per share (p) 7.60 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.89
Dividend Yield (%) 3.68 Price to book value 3.58
Dividend Cover 2.20 ROCE (%) 30.10
Earning per share (p) 17.32 EPS Growth (%) 23.54
52-week high / low (p) 248.00 / 190.00 DPS Growth (%) 15.15

Watkin Jones Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
05 Nov Peel Hunt Buy 211.00 265.00 280.00 Reiterates
04 Nov Peel Hunt Buy 211.00 265.00 - Reiterates
28 Oct Peel Hunt Buy 211.00 265.00 - Reiterates
15 Oct Peel Hunt Buy 211.00 265.00 - Reiterates
03 Oct Peel Hunt Buy 211.00 265.00 - Reiterates
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Watkin Jones Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
04 Jul 2019 Richard Simpson Exercise 453,224 @ 0.00p £0.00
04 Jul 2019 Richard Simpson Sale Post-Exercise 216,900 @ 205.22p £445,130.86
26 Feb 2019 Phillip Byrom Sell 567,891 @ 225.05p £1,278,058.00
07 Mar 2018 Mark Watkin Jones Sell 3,825,000 @ 195.00p £7,458,750.00
24 Mar 2017 Phillip Byrom Sell 1,000,000 @ 140.00p £1,400,000.00
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