Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) insider Adam Crozier purchased 2,000 shares of Whitbread stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 13th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 4,561 ($59.60) per share, with a total value of £91,220 ($119,195.09).

WTB stock opened at GBX 4,635 ($60.56) on Wednesday. Whitbread plc has a fifty-two week low of GBX 3,499.90 ($45.73) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 4,333 ($56.62).

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 8th will be issued a GBX 32.70 ($0.43) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 8th.

WTB has been the subject of several analyst reports. UBS Group reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($56.19) price target (down previously from GBX 4,460 ($58.28)) on shares of Whitbread in a report on Friday, July 20th. Barclays reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Whitbread in a report on Tuesday, August 21st. Numis Securities reissued an “under review” rating on shares of Whitbread in a report on Friday, August 31st. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,500 ($58.80) price target on shares of Whitbread in a report on Friday, August 31st. Finally, Kepler Capital Markets boosted their price target on shares of Whitbread from GBX 4,200 ($54.88) to GBX 4,900 ($64.03) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, September 3rd. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Whitbread currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 4,701.25 ($61.43).

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Whitbread Company Profile

Whitbread PLC operates hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops. The company operates through two segments, Premier Inn and Costa. It operates approximately 785 hotels with 72,466 rooms in the United Kingdom, as well as hotels under the Premier Inn brand name; hotels under the hub by Premier Inn brand name in the United Kingdom; and restaurants under the Brewers Fayre, Beefeater Grill, Bar+Block, and Table Table brands.

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