WHC - UBS rates the stock as Buy
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Media reports indicate Whitehaven Coal is one of the companies bidding for Rio Tinto's ((RIO)) remaining coal assets. Given the low cost of funding the potential acquisition would be highly accretive to FY19 earnings, UBS suggests, assuming a US$2bn estimate for the assets.
The broker believes Whitehaven Coal has capacity to bid for one or all of the assets. Buy rating maintained. Target is $5.35.
Target price is $5.35.Current Price is $4.19. Difference: $1.16 - (brackets indicate current price is over target). If WHC meets the UBS target it will return approximately 22% (excluding dividends, fees and charges - negative figures indicate an expected loss).
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