Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) Plans Dividend of GBX 4.50

Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJGGet Rating) declared a dividend on Wednesday, January 25th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 2nd will be given a dividend of GBX 4.50 ($0.06) per share on Thursday, March 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 4.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 2nd. This is an increase from Watkin Jones’s previous dividend of $2.90. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Watkin Jones Stock Performance

LON:WJG opened at GBX 107 ($1.32) on Wednesday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 100.90 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 140.99. The company has a current ratio of 3.28, a quick ratio of 1.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 91.33. The company has a market cap of £274.38 million and a P/E ratio of 3,633.33. Watkin Jones has a twelve month low of GBX 76.19 ($0.94) and a twelve month high of GBX 275 ($3.40).

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, Berenberg Bank reduced their target price on shares of Watkin Jones from GBX 260 ($3.22) to GBX 175 ($2.17) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th.

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 Student Accommodation, Build to Rent, Affordable Homes, and Accommodation Management segments. 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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