Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eighteen ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have assigned a hold recommendation and eight have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 4,224.64 ($55.02).
A number of brokerages have issued reports on WTB. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 3,925 ($51.11) price objective on shares of Whitbread plc in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 4,700 ($61.21) target price on shares of Whitbread plc in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 4,100 ($53.39) target price on shares of Whitbread plc in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,800 ($49.49) target price on shares of Whitbread plc in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th. Finally, Berenberg Bank reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 5,000 ($65.11) price objective on shares of Whitbread plc in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th.
Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) opened at 3783.00 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 3,894.80 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 3,980.66. The company’s market cap is GBX 6.90 billion. Whitbread plc has a 1-year low of GBX 3,365.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 4,333.00.
In other Whitbread plc news, insider Adam Crozier bought 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 15th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 4,074 ($53.05) per share, with a total value of £40,740 ($53,053.78).
About Whitbread plc
Whitbread PLC is a hospitality company. The Company operates hotels, coffee shops and restaurants. The Company operates in two segments: Hotels & Restaurants, and Costa. The Hotels & Restaurants segment provides services in relation to accommodation and food. The Costa segment consists of operations of its branded, owned and franchised coffee outlets.
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