Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty-three brokerages that are presently covering the firm. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, ten have given a hold recommendation and twelve have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,482.39 ($58.51).
Several analysts have recently issued reports on WTB shares. Credit Suisse Group AG decreased their target price on shares of Whitbread plc from GBX 4,400 ($57.43) to GBX 4,360 ($56.91) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 5,000 ($65.27) target price on shares of Whitbread plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. Deutsche Bank AG decreased their target price on shares of Whitbread plc from GBX 5,128 ($66.94) to GBX 4,665 ($60.89) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 4,400 ($57.43) target price on shares of Whitbread plc in a research report on Monday, September 19th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Whitbread plc to a “neutral” rating and decreased their target price for the company from GBX 4,400 ($57.43) to GBX 3,682 ($48.06) in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th.
Shares of Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) traded down 0.51% during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 3874.00. 463,683 shares of the stock traded hands. The company’s market cap is GBX 7.04 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 4,068.92 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 3,932.92. Whitbread plc has a 52 week low of GBX 3,283.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 4,968.00.
In other Whitbread plc news, insider Smalley,Louise sold 470 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,962 ($51.72), for a total value of £18,621.40 ($24,306.75). Also, insider Cadbury ,Nicholas sold 12,138 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,501 ($45.70), for a total transaction of £424,951.38 ($554,694.40).
About Whitbread plc
Whitbread PLC is a United Kingdom-based hospitality company. The Company operates hotels, coffee shops and restaurants. The Company operates in two segments: Hotels & Restaurants and Costa. The Hotels & Restaurants segment provides services in relation to accommodation and food. The Costa segment generates income from the operation of its branded, owned and franchised coffee outlets.
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