Shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the fourteen analysts that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 956.67 ($12.49).

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on JDW shares. Goodbody upgraded shares of J D Wetherspoon plc to a “buy” rating and raised their price objective for the stock from GBX 975 ($12.73) to GBX 1,095 ($14.30) in a research report on Thursday, March 23rd. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 820 ($10.71) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Peel Hunt raised their price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 925 ($12.08) to GBX 1,000 ($13.06) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Berenberg Bank restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 750 ($9.79) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. Finally, Barclays PLC raised their price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 1,050 ($13.71) to GBX 1,150 ($15.02) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 4th.

Shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) traded down 0.10% during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 1020.00. 202,457 shares of the company traded hands. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 52 week low of GBX 795.54 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,060.00. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 996.96 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 973.01. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.11 billion.

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In other J D Wetherspoon plc news, insider Nigel Connor sold 733 shares of J D Wetherspoon plc stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,048 ($13.69), for a total transaction of £7,681.84 ($10,031.13). Over the last quarter, insiders have acquired 41 shares of company stock valued at $41,730.

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.

Analyst Recommendations for J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW)

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