WillScot Corp (NASDAQ:WSC) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the eight analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $16.92.
Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. DA Davidson assumed coverage on shares of WillScot in a research report on Tuesday, June 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price objective for the company. TheStreet raised shares of WillScot from a “d-” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of WillScot from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 3rd.
WSC traded up $0.35 on Tuesday, reaching $14.44. 291,400 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 467,026. The company’s 50 day moving average is $15.02 and its 200-day moving average is $12.99. The company has a market cap of $1.64 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 76.00, a PEG ratio of 11.74 and a beta of 1.77. WillScot has a twelve month low of $8.21 and a twelve month high of $18.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.50, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a current ratio of 1.04.
Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in shares of WillScot by 78.0% during the 1st quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,606 shares of the company’s stock valued at $51,000 after buying an additional 2,019 shares during the last quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY boosted its stake in shares of WillScot by 356.6% during the 4th quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 10,854 shares of the company’s stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 8,477 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of WillScot by 87.8% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 9,263 shares of the company’s stock valued at $139,000 after buying an additional 4,330 shares during the last quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. purchased a new position in shares of WillScot during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $169,000. Finally, Zazove Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of WillScot by 2,457.5% during the 2nd quarter. Zazove Associates LLC now owns 2,500,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $193,000 after buying an additional 2,402,248 shares during the last quarter. 47.95% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
WillScot Company Profile
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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