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18-May-2021 07:48 AM

Watkin Jones first-half profit falls 3.3%; declares 2.6p/share dividend

Build-to-rent and student accommodation developer Watkin Jones posted a 3.3% decline in first-half profit as the pandemic weighed on sales. Pre-tax profit for the six months through March fell to £25.8 million, down from £26.7 million year-on
14-Apr-2021 07:33 AM

Watkin Jones expects slight fall in first-half operating profit

Build-to-rent and student accommodation developer Watkin Jones said it expected to report a first-half operating profit slightly down year-on-year, but in line with its expectations. The company added that it had a 'good' half-year liquidity po
19-Jan-2021 07:35 AM

Watkin Jones cuts dividend as pandemic weighs on profit

Rental and student accommodation developer Watkin Jones booked a 47% drop in annual profit after the pandemic led to the deferral of forward sales on developments. Pre-tax profit for the year through September fell to £25.3 million, down from &poun
06-Nov-2020 09:14 AM

Watkin Jones reports strong second half recovery

Watkin Jones had a 'strong recovery' in the second half of the year and believes its resilient business model is 'well-placed to navigate the challenges', according to its latest trading update. The company said its adjusted operating
02-Jun-2020 08:10 AM

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Berenberg today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) and raised its price target to 230p (from 225p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
20-May-2020 09:10 AM

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) and cut its price target to 250p (from 280p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
19-May-2020 07:44 AM

Watkin Jones first-half profit rises 19%; reopens most development sites

Rental property and student accommodation focused developer Watkin Jones reported a 19% rise in first-half profit but acknowledged the gains were largely made before the Covid-19 crisis hit. Pre-tax profit for the six months through March increased to &p
06-May-2020 04:30 PM

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Berenberg today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) and cut its price target to 225p (from 290p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
27-Mar-2020 09:44 AM

Watkin Jones closes development sites as Covid-19 spreads

Residential property developer Watkin Jones said it had closed its active development sites temporarily, with the exception of a small number of sites that would remain open whilst essential services works were completed. 'We are taking proactive st
20-Mar-2020 08:10 AM

Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Jefferies International today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) and cut its price target to 267p (from 282p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
06-Feb-2020 09:30 AM

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Berenberg today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) and raised its price target to 290p (from 255p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
14-Jan-2020 07:51 AM

Watkin Jones profit falls on payment to CEO; underlying performance improves

Student accommodation and build-to-rent focused developer Watkin Jones reported an 8.5% fall in annual profit owing to higher expenses including a one-off payout to its chief executive. Pre-tax profit for the year through September declined to £49.
05-Nov-2019 08:30 AM

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) and raised its price target to 280p (from 265p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
05-Nov-2019 07:54 AM

Watkin Jones says trading in line after 'strong' fourth quarter

Student accommodation and build-to-rent developer Watkin Jones said it expected to report annual revenue and earnings in line with expectations following 'strong' trading in the fourth quarter. The company said six purpose-built student accommo
27-Sep-2019 11:30 AM

Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Jefferies International today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) and raised its price target to 279p (from 253p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
21-May-2019 09:40 AM

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) and raised its price target to 265p (from 250p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
21-May-2019 07:55 AM

Watkin Jones profit edges back after compensation payment to new CEO

Residential property developer Watkin Jones posted a small fall in first-half profit, owing to a one-off compensation payment to new its chief executive Richard Simpson. Pre-tax profit for the six months through March reversed 0.9% to £23.4m, as re
04-Apr-2019 07:18 AM

Watkin Jones delivers in line trading

Watkin Jones continued to deliver a good trading performance, in line with its expectations in the half year ending 31 March 2019. The group added to its forward sold development pipeline, reflecting continued strong demand from institutional investors.
16-Jan-2019 08:00 AM

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) and raised its price target to 250p (from 240p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
15-Jan-2019 10:30 AM

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) and raised its price target to 250p (from 240p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
15-Jan-2019 07:45 AM

Watkin Jones annual profit up 26% on robust student accommodation sales

Residential property developer Watkin Jones posted a rise in annual profits 'slightly ahead' of its previous expectations, driven by strong student accommodation sales. Pre-tax profit for the year through September rose 26% to £54.3m, as
31-Oct-2018 08:04 AM

Watkin Jones sees slight annual revenue and earnings beat

Property developer Watkin Jones said it expected to report annual revenue and underlying earnings slightly ahead of its previous expectations. The company said it had completed all 10 student accommodation developments due for delivery during the period.
30-Oct-2018 09:50 AM

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Berenberg today initiates coverage of Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) with a buy investment rating and price target of 235p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
22-May-2018 10:00 AM

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Watkin Jones Plc

Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Watkin Jones Plc (LON:WJG) and raised its price target to 240p (from 230p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk...
22-May-2018 09:31 AM

Watkin Jones profit up 12% on increased student housing revenue

Property developer Watkin Jones posted a 12% rise in annual profit after it collected more revenue from its student accommodation developments. Pre-tax profit rose to £23.6m on the back of an 18% increase in revenue to £158.3m. The company d

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