Insider Selling: J D Wetherspoon plc (JDW) Insider Sells £6,754.02 in Stock
J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) insider Nigel Connor sold 546 shares of J D Wetherspoon plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,237 ($16.41), for a total transaction of £6,754.02 ($8,958.77).
Nigel Connor also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, October 2nd, Nigel Connor sold 488 shares of J D Wetherspoon plc stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,229 ($16.30), for a total transaction of £5,997.52 ($7,955.33).
Shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON JDW) opened at 1252.00 on Monday. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 52 week low of GBX 810.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,296.00. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,137.18 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,035.73. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.33 billion.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 26th will be given a dividend of GBX 8 ($0.11) per share. This is an increase from J D Wetherspoon plc’s previous dividend of $4.00. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 26th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.67%.
JDW has been the topic of several recent research reports. Peel Hunt lowered shares of J D Wetherspoon plc to a “reduce” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from GBX 1,000 ($13.26) to GBX 875 ($11.61) in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Liberum Capital initiated coverage on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. They issued a “hold” rating and a GBX 1,050 ($13.93) price target on the stock. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Investec reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,150 ($15.25) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 820 ($10.88) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. J D Wetherspoon plc currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,007.69 ($13.37).
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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