J D Wetherspoon plc (JDW) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts
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.
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.
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