J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) insider Miles Slade purchased 376 shares of J D Wetherspoon plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 4th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 944 ($12.32) per share, with a total value of £3,549.44 ($4,633.13).

J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) opened at 931.00 on Thursday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.03 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 913.19 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 782.62. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 52 week low of GBX 589.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 993.50.

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The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 24th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 20th will be given a dividend of GBX 8 ($0.10) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.85%. This is an increase from J D Wetherspoon plc’s previous dividend of $4.00.

Several analysts recently commented on the stock. Canaccord Genuity upped their price target on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 625 ($8.16) to GBX 720 ($9.40) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 13th. Barclays PLC upped their price target on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 790 ($10.31) to GBX 1,000 ($13.05) and gave the company a ” overweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Monday, September 12th. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 13th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 685 ($8.94) price target on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. J D Wetherspoon plc currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 745.33 ($9.73).

J D Wetherspoon plc Company Profile

J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs across the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Company operates hotels. The Company owned an estate of around 951 pubs. The Company also offers food and drink services. The Company’s hotels include Guildhall and Linen Exchange, Dunfermline, and Hippodrome, March.

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