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Watkin Jones
WJG: 226.50 +4.50 ( +2.03 %) delayed: 17:41PM
Bid price 225.00 High price 230.00
Ask price 226.50 Low price 220.00
Open price 230.00 Spread 0.66%
Prev close 226.50 Volume 197,692

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Name Watkin Jones Epic WJG
Activities 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. ISIN GB00BD6RF223
Latest Share Price (p) 226.50 Net Gearing (%) 10.32
Market Capitalisation (pm) 566.70 Gross Gearing (%) 47.15
Shares in issue (m) 255.27 Debt Ratio 15.25
P/E Ratio 12.82 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 3.70
Dividend Cover 2.28 ROCE (%) 30.10
Earning per share (p) 17.32 EPS Growth (%) 23.54
52-week high / low (p) 238.50 / 185.40 DPS Growth (%) 15.15
Watkin Jones - Broker views
Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes
09 Apr Jefferies International Buy 250.00 - Reiterates
04 Apr Peel Hunt Buy 250.00 - Reiterates
05 Mar Peel Hunt Buy 250.00 - Reiterates
16 Jan Peel Hunt Buy 240.00 250.00 Reiterates
15 Jan Peel Hunt Buy 240.00 250.00 Reiterates

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

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