The stock of WORKSPACE GROUP PLC ORD GBP1 (LON:WKP) gapped up by GBX 0.97 today and has GBX 717.52 target or 4.00% above today’s GBX 689.92 share price. The 7 months technical chart setup indicates low risk for the GBX company. The gap was reported on Nov, 30 by Barchart.com. If the GBX 717.52 price target is reached, the company will be worth GBX more.
Gaps up are useful for using as a support level and to some extent as a tradeable event. If investors already hold the stock and experience a price gap up, then its usually a good idea to hold the stock for a stronger up move. Back-tests of these patterns indicate that two-thirds of the times the stock performance improves after the gap. The area gaps close 89% of the time, the breakaway gaps, 2%, the continuation gaps 4% and the exhaustion gaps 61%. The stock decreased 0.44% or GBX 3.08 on November 30, hitting GBX 689.92. About 268,438 shares traded hands or 1.40% up from the average. WORKSPACE GROUP PLC ORD GBP1 (LON:WKP) has declined 18.56% since May 4, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.79% the S&P500.
WORKSPACE GROUP PLC ORD GBP1 (LON:WKP) Ratings Coverage
Out of 10 analysts covering Workspace Group (LON:WKP), 6 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 60% are positive. Workspace Group has been the topic of 77 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 14 by Peel Hunt. The company was maintained on Monday, September 19 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Add” rating given on Friday, November 13 by Numis Securities. Numis Securities maintained WORKSPACE GROUP PLC ORD GBP1 (LON:WKP) on Friday, June 17 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt given on Friday, November 6. Jefferies maintained WORKSPACE GROUP PLC ORD GBP1 (LON:WKP) on Thursday, October 27 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Friday, January 15 with “Buy”. Numis Securities downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, March 24 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, January 25 by Jefferies. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 1081 target price in Tuesday, July 21 report.
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