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Watkin Jones
WJG: 231.00 -0.50 ( -0.22 %) delayed: 17:30PM
Bid price 231.00 High price 234.11
Ask price 232.50 Low price 228.00
Open price 228.00 Spread 0.65%
Prev close 231.00 Volume 159,966

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Watkin Jones - Share price information
Name Watkin Jones Epic WJG
Activities Watkin Jones plc is a leading UK developer and constructor of multi occupancy 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 over 34,500 student beds across 107 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 16,000 student beds on behalf of its institutional clients. Watkin Jones has also been responsible for over 50 residential developments, ranging from starter homes to executive housing and apartments. The Group is now expanding its operations into the build to rent sector. ISIN GB00BD6RF223
Latest Share Price (p) 231.00 Net Gearing (%) 10.32
Market Capitalisation (pm) 590.95 Gross Gearing (%) 47.15
Shares in issue (m) 255.27 Debt Ratio 15.25
P/E Ratio 13.37 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.20
Total dividends per share (p) 7.60 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.89
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 3.86
Dividend Cover 2.28 ROCE (%) 30.10
Earning per share (p) 17.32 EPS Growth (%) 23.54
52-week high / low (p) 238.50 / 173.00 DPS Growth (%) 15.15
Watkin Jones - Broker views
Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes
16 Jan Peel Hunt Buy 240.00 250.00 Reiterates
15 Jan Peel Hunt Buy 240.00 250.00 Reiterates
10 Dec Peel Hunt Buy 240.00 - Reiterates
31 Oct Peel Hunt Buy 240.00 - Reiterates
30 Oct Berenberg Buy - 235.00 Initiates/Starts

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Watkin Jones - Director deals
Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade value
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
27 Jun 2016 Grenville Turner Buy 90,900 @ 106.40p £96,717.60

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