Shares of Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and eight have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,156.33 ($55.13).

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on WTB shares. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 4,000 ($53.06) price objective on shares of Whitbread plc in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Kepler Capital Markets raised their target price on Whitbread plc from GBX 3,500 ($46.43) to GBX 3,600 ($47.75) and gave the stock a “reduce” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Panmure Gordon restated a “hold” rating on shares of Whitbread plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 4,870 ($64.60) price target on shares of Whitbread plc in a research report on Monday, July 3rd. Finally, Citigroup Inc. cut Whitbread plc to a “sell” rating and lowered their price target for the stock from GBX 4,800 ($63.67) to GBX 3,200 ($42.45) in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th.

Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) traded up 0.34% during trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 3845.00. The stock had a trading volume of 434,430 shares. The firm’s market cap is GBX 7.01 billion. Whitbread plc has a 52-week low of GBX 3,365.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 4,333.00. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 3,741.32 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 3,934.41.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: “Whitbread plc (WTB) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages” was originally posted by American Banking News and is owned by of American Banking News. If you are viewing this report on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of U.S. and international trademark & copyright laws. The correct version of this report can be read at

About Whitbread plc

Whitbread PLC is a 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 consists of operations of its branded, owned and franchised coffee outlets.

Analyst Recommendations for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)

Receive News & Ratings for Whitbread plc Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Whitbread plc and related companies with's FREE daily email newsletter.