Liberum Capital reissued their hold rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon (LON:JDW) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Shore Capital restated a sell rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Friday. Peel Hunt restated a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,450 ($18.95) target price (up previously from GBX 1,300 ($16.99)) on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Monday, September 9th. Finally, HSBC restated a buy rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Monday, July 15th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,321.88 ($17.27).

LON JDW opened at GBX 1,486 ($19.42) on Friday. The company has a market cap of $1.56 billion and a PE ratio of 24.77. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 1,538.97 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 1,404.88. J D Wetherspoon has a 1-year low of GBX 1,051 ($13.73) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,645.20 ($21.50). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 255.30, a current ratio of 0.26 and a quick ratio of 0.18.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 24th will be given a GBX 8 ($0.10) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.52%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 24th. This is an increase from J D Wetherspoon’s previous dividend of $4.00. J D Wetherspoon’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.20%.

About J D Wetherspoon

J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs and hotels in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. As of July 29, 2018, it operated 883 pubs. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Watford, the United Kingdom.

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