Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Whitbread plc (LON: WTB):

  • 9/19/2016 – Whitbread plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 4,400 ($57.43) price target on the stock.
  • 9/19/2016 – Whitbread plc is now covered by analysts at HSBC. They set a “buy” rating and a GBX 4,800 ($62.66) price target on the stock.
  • 9/15/2016 – Whitbread plc had its price target raised by analysts at Panmure Gordon from GBX 3,800 ($49.60) to GBX 4,000 ($52.21). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 9/14/2016 – Whitbread plc had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley.
  • 9/13/2016 – Whitbread plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from GBX 4,400 ($57.43) to GBX 4,360 ($56.91). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 9/9/2016 – Whitbread plc had its “underweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 3,220 ($42.03) price target on the stock.
  • 8/10/2016 – Whitbread plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They now have a GBX 5,000 ($65.27) price target on the stock.

Shares of Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) traded down 1.57% during trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 4003.00. 556,694 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 4,060.03 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 3,925.29. Whitbread plc has a 52 week low of GBX 3,283.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 4,968.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 7.28 billion.

In related news, insider Smalley,Louise sold 470 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,962 ($51.72), for a total transaction of £18,621.40 ($24,306.75). Also, insider Cadbury ,Nicholas sold 12,138 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,501 ($45.70), for a total transaction of £424,951.38 ($554,694.40).

Whitbread PLC is a United Kingdom-based 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 generates income from the operation of its branded, owned and franchised coffee outlets.

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