Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the sixteen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,243.08 ($59.49).
A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Barclays reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 3,920 ($54.96) target price on shares of Whitbread in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 4,020 ($56.37) target price on shares of Whitbread in a research report on Friday, January 19th. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($60.29) target price on shares of Whitbread in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 4,150 ($58.19) price target on shares of Whitbread in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Whitbread in a report on Friday, January 19th.
Shares of Whitbread (WTB) traded down GBX 5 ($0.07) during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting GBX 3,761 ($52.73). The stock had a trading volume of 456,720 shares, compared to its average volume of 587,778. Whitbread has a one year low of GBX 3,499.90 ($49.07) and a one year high of GBX 4,333 ($60.75). The firm has a market capitalization of $6,900.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,463.42.
Whitbread PLC is a 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 consists of operations of its branded, owned and franchised coffee outlets.
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