J D Wetherspoon plc (JDW) Insider Acquires £147.14 in Stock
J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) insider Ben Whitley acquired 14 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 18th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,051 ($13.64) per share, with a total value of £147.14 ($191.02).
Ben Whitley also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Tuesday, June 20th, Ben Whitley acquired 15 shares of J D Wetherspoon plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,018 ($13.22) per share, with a total value of £152.70 ($198.23).
Shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON JDW) traded up 0.57% on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1061.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 51,431 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,016.25 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 991.67. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 52 week low of GBX 810.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,063.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.16 billion.
A number of brokerages have recently commented on JDW. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 750 ($9.74) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 820 ($10.65) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Canaccord Genuity raised J D Wetherspoon plc to a “hold” rating and lifted their price objective for the company from GBX 850 ($11.03) to GBX 1,000 ($12.98) in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Finally, Barclays PLC boosted their price target on J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 1,050 ($13.63) to GBX 1,150 ($14.93) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 956.67 ($12.42).
J D Wetherspoon plc Company Profile
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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