Shore Capital reaffirmed their sell rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon (LON:JDW) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. HSBC restated a buy rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a report on Monday, July 15th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,450 ($18.95) price objective (up from GBX 1,300 ($16.99)) on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Monday, September 9th. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Wednesday, July 10th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 1,321.88 ($17.27).
JDW opened at GBX 1,550 ($20.25) on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 255.30, a current ratio of 0.26 and a quick ratio of 0.18. J D Wetherspoon has a fifty-two week low of GBX 1,051 ($13.73) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,645.20 ($21.50). The firm has a market capitalization of $1.63 billion and a PE ratio of 25.83. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,541.63 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,401.23.
About J D Wetherspoon
J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs and hotels in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. As of July 29, 2018, it operated 883 pubs. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Watford, the United Kingdom.
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