WillScot Corp (NASDAQ:WSC)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Thursday . The company traded as high as $18.84 and last traded at $18.75, with a volume of 16596 shares. The stock had previously closed at $18.75.
Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Barclays reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 price target on shares of WillScot in a report on Sunday, November 10th. DA Davidson upped their price target on shares of WillScot to $23.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 25th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of WillScot from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price target for the company in a research report on Saturday, October 12th. ValuEngine cut shares of WillScot from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, January 3rd. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of WillScot from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, November 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $18.13.
The stock’s 50-day moving average is $17.97 and its 200 day moving average is $16.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.50, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 0.96. The company has a market cap of $2.12 billion, a PE ratio of 98.58, a PEG ratio of 1.73 and a beta of 1.88.
Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its position in WillScot by 1,505.1% during the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 2,857 shares of the company’s stock valued at $45,000 after buying an additional 2,679 shares during the period. FNY Investment Advisers LLC purchased a new position in WillScot during the third quarter valued at $62,000. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its holdings in WillScot by 87.8% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 9,263 shares of the company’s stock valued at $139,000 after purchasing an additional 4,330 shares in the last quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY lifted its holdings in WillScot by 57.0% during the third quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY now owns 17,040 shares of the company’s stock valued at $265,000 after purchasing an additional 6,186 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Susquehanna International Group LLP purchased a new position in WillScot during the second quarter valued at $321,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 45.95% of the company’s stock.
About WillScot (NASDAQ:WSC)
Willscot Corp. operates as a holding company, which engages in the provision of modular space and portable storage markets. Its services include furniture rental, transportation and logistics, storage & facilities services and commercial real estate. The company was founded by Albert Vaughn Williams in 1944 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.
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