J D Wetherspoon plc (JDW) Receives “Reduce” Rating from Peel Hunt
Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a sell rating and issued a GBX 750 ($9.77) price target on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a report on Wednesday, May 10th. Deutsche Bank AG upped their price target on J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 640 ($8.33) to GBX 660 ($8.59) and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Friday, May 19th. Barclays PLC upped their price target on J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 1,050 ($13.67) to GBX 1,150 ($14.98) and gave the company an overweight rating in a report on Thursday, May 4th. Goodbody raised J D Wetherspoon plc to a buy rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 975 ($12.70) to GBX 1,095 ($14.26) in a report on Thursday, March 23rd. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a sell rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. J D Wetherspoon plc has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 956.67 ($12.46).
J D Wetherspoon plc (LON JDW) traded up 0.20% on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1024.00. The stock had a trading volume of 157,421 shares. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.12 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,003.45 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 984.61. J D Wetherspoon plc has a one year low of GBX 810.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,060.00.
In other J D Wetherspoon plc news, insider Nigel Connor sold 733 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,048 ($13.65), for a total value of £7,681.84 ($10,003.70). Over the last 90 days, insiders have purchased 41 shares of company stock worth $41,730.
About J D Wetherspoon plc
J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Company aims to provide customers with food and drinks. The Company operates a trading estate of approximately 926 pubs. The Company operates over 40 hotels and approximately 900 rooms. The Company’s hotels include George Hotel, the Shrewsbury Hotel and the Unicorn, Ripon.
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