Shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen ratings firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have issued a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 959.17 ($12.39).

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their target price on J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 640 ($8.27) to GBX 660 ($8.52) and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, May 19th. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,150 ($14.85) price target on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Liberum Capital started coverage on J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. They issued a “hold” rating and a GBX 1,050 ($13.56) price target on the stock. Shore Capital restated a “sell” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd restated a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 820 ($10.59) price target on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Thursday, July 13th.

J D Wetherspoon plc (LON JDW) traded down 5.66% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 992.50. 298,562 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,041.26 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,002.07. J D Wetherspoon plc has a one year low of GBX 810.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,094.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.08 billion.

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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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