Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) declared a dividend on Tuesday, September 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 66.72 ($0.87) per share on Thursday, December 1st. This represents a yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 27th. This is a boost from Wolseley plc’s previous dividend of $33.28. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) opened at 4278.00 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 4,325.14 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 4,018.06. The company’s market cap is GBX 10.91 billion. Wolseley plc has a 1-year low of GBX 3,214.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 4,458.00.
In other Wolseley plc news, insider Shoylekov,Richard sold 352 shares of Wolseley plc stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 4,093 ($53.43), for a total transaction of £14,407.36 ($18,806.11).
A number of research analysts have issued reports on WOS shares. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 4,200 ($54.82) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Thursday, June 2nd. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,700 ($48.30) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Thursday, June 2nd. Goodbody reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 3,910 ($51.04) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Thursday, June 30th. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,100 ($53.52) price target on shares of Wolseley plc in a report on Tuesday, July 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 4,235.68 ($55.29).
Wolseley plc Company Profile
Wolseley plc is a Switzerland-based specialist trade distributor of plumbing and heating products and building materials in North America, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. The Company operates in seven segments: USA, UK, Canada, Nordic, France, Central and Eastern Europe, and Group. The Group has a network of distribution centers which serve branches for its plumbing and heating businesses with 2,917 branches across 11 countries.
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